Marcus Aurelius, Be critical of yourself, be gracious towards your neighbor
Marcus Aurelius asks us to consider, "when you are offended at any man's fault, immediately turn to yourself and reflect in what manner you yourself have erred," perhaps you harmed your neighbor in your pursuit of money or pleasure or reputation are good things in themselves, perhaps these things have become idols in your soul, idols you value over your neighbor, things you wish to deny your neighbor. You will quickly forget how took offense at your neighbor's fault when you consider what compels him to do what he does, that he is not that much different from you.