A person is obligated to say:
"The world was created for me" (Talmud - Sanhedrin 37a), and
"When will my deeds reach the level of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob?"
The Torah attitude is that we are obligated to be aware of our greatness. Feel proud that you are created in the image of the Almighty. Pride in the elevation of your soul is not only proper, but is actually an obligation to recognize your virtues and to live with this awareness.
(Toras Avraham, p.49; Gateway to Happiness, p.119)
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