Why is it that we, especially when we are young, do not want our friends to meet? Is it a selfishness, or is it some thinly-masked fear that they will discover we are more than one person?
We are not the same to all people, nor should we be. All people are not the same to us.
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.