September 30, 1973 , Sunday evening ( Washington St .)
On Being Cautious About Praise
Ven. Master Hsuan Hua
When Guo Yi lectured the previous stanza this afternoon, she was especially praised by Professor Hsieh - who said, “She’s an American woman who has mastered Chinese to the point that she can lecture just like a Chinese person. A Chinese person couldn’t lecture it better than she did.” So, Guo Yi, someone is giving you a high hat to wear, but wear it cautiously.
Timely Teachings. Page 276.