Only when a person has peace of mind can he really feel love for humanity. Lack of peace of mind leads to animosity towards others. Peace of mind leads to love.
Only if a person has peace of mind will he be able to pass the test of dealing properly with other people. He will be able to kindhearted to everyone. His peace of mind will enable him to tolerate others and be patient with them.
(see Daas Chochmah Umussar, vol.2, p.203; Mussar Hatorah, p.10;
Gateway to Happiness, p.73)
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