From The SpiritWiki
List of Connection Obstacles
"It is an infamous thing to exalt oneself and to prefer oneself to all other creatures. You should learn a lesson from the pupil of the eye, which sees everyone else, and does not see itself. Shams Al-Din Hafiz" 
- Smith, Margaret. Readings from the Mystics of Islam. Westport, CT: PIR Publications, 1994. https://amzn.to/2MdrfqB.