"Take A Walk Around Yourself"

When you're criticizing others,
And are finding here and there
A fault or two to speak of
Or a weakness you can tear;
When you're blaming someone's meanness,
It's time you went out
To take a walk around yourself.

There's a lot of human failures
In the average of us all,
And lots of grave shortcomings
In the short ones and the tall;
But when we think of evils
Men should lay upon the shelves
It's time we all went out
And took a walk around ourselves.

We need so oft in this life,
Some balancing set of scales,
Thus seeing how much of us wins
And how much of us fails;
But before you judge another,
Just to lay him on the shelf,
It would be a splendid plan
To take a walk around yourself.
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