[One who strives for perfection]
needs to inspect his [her] moral habits continually,
weigh his [her] actions,
and reflect upon the state of his [her] soul
every single day. [1]

self-examination 3


[1] Maimonides; “Eight Chapters,”; in Ethical Writings of Maimonides, eds. Raymond L. Weiss and Charles Butterworth (New York: New York University Press, 1975) ch. 4; p. 73