Anyone who tries to understand humanity, will get frustrated quickly. Look at the people on the island where Paul shipwrecked.
First, they showed unusual kindness to all the shipwrecked people, including Paul. Second, they considered him a murder when a viper attacked him. Third, when he shook off the viper and had no reaction, they called him a god. Fourth, as the shipwrecked passengers, and Paul prepared to depart from the island, Luke said,
“They also honored us in many ways; and when we departed, they provided such things as were necessary” (Acts 28:10).
In a short time, they changed their opinion toward Paul, going from one extreme to another.
Be wary of a compliment; thank the person who gave it, enjoy it, but do not let it go to your head, for tomorrow it might be severe criticism.
Be wary of criticisms; do not let them destroy you, because tomorrow the critic might think you are the wisest person he ever met.