I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
~ Aldous Huxley, who also died November 22, 1963
To see ourselves as others see us is a most salutary gift. Hardly less important is the capacity to see others as they see themselves.
~ Aldous Huxley
Which really means to see the best in people, because isn't that how we see ourselves? Even when we're hard on ourselves, we're often a little proud of being more rigorous (or more lame, more scatterbrained, more clean....)