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Self-praise is no recommendation

You may be proud of your achievements; you may have a very high opinion of yourself; you may thing that others should be made to realize what a fine fellow you are. But nobody will ever have a high opinion of you if you have too high an opinion of yourself, because a person who praises himself is never believed.

I admit I didn’t score any of the goals, but it was largely due to me that we won the game.

Self-praise is no recommendation.