Put aside your pride, Set down your arrogance, And remember your grave.— Ali ibn Abi Talib
Irresistibly Hubris quotations
Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant.
Two things cause people to be destroyed: fear of poverty and seeking superiority through pride.
It's only hubris if I fail.
When you see someone who is not as religious, remember that you were once on the edge of the fire, and it was Allah Subhaanahu wa Ta'ala's favor upon you to guide you. Arrogance will wipe away any goodness from the transformation.
Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic drama; fathers and sons, martyred heroes, star-crossed lovers, the deaths of kings - stories that taught us of the danger of hubris and the primacy of humility.
Most of you are familiar with the virtues of a programmer.
There are three, of course: laziness, impatience, and hubris.
Hubris, arrogance, is just one step ahead of loss of integrity, because if you think you're better than other people, you know more, then you're going to think, as many leaders have, that the rules don't apply to them - so they lose their integrity.
For talking monkeys to speak of truth is hubris of the highest degree.
Where is it writ large that talking monkeys should be able to model the cosmos? If a sea urchin or a racoon were to propose to you that it had a viable truth about the universe, the absurdity of that assertion would be self-evident, but in our case we make an exception.
Feeling superior doesn't make one superior. Hubris does not humble others.
The worst kind of arrogance is arrogance from ignorance.
Continue to learn with humility, not hubris. Hubris is boring.
Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature.
It betrays hubris on the part of the artist to think his medium is limiting him, and I think we all recognize this
Amassing of wealth is an opportunity for good deeds, not hubris
Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life.
What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story
Hubris itself will not let you be an artist.
Hubris calls for nemesis, and in one form or another it's going to get it, not as a punishment from outside but as the completion of a pattern already started.
Don't worry. You don't know enough to worry. . . . Who do you think you are that you should worry, for cryin' out loud. It's a total waste of time. It presupposes such a knowledge of the situation that it is, in fact, a form of hubris.
The US is not a superpower. The US is a financially dependent country that foreign lenders can close down at will. Washington still hasn’t learned this. American hubris can lead the administration and Congress into a bailout solution that the rest of the world, which has to finance it, might not accept.
Hubris and science are incompatible.
We're all victims of our own hubris at times.
Even great men bow before the Sun; it melts hubris into humility.
It's hubris to think that the way we see things is everything there is.
(Insanity) is not hubris, not pride; it is inflation of the ego to its ultimate - confusion between him who worships and that which is worshipped. Man has not eaten God; God has eaten man.
The folly and hubris of the policy makers who heedlessly thrust the nation into an ill-defined and open-ended 'global war on terror' without the foggiest notion of what victory would look like, how it would be won, and what it might cost approached standards hitherto achieved only by slightly mad German warlords.
Hubris is one of the great renewable resources.
To act without rapacity, to use knowledge with wisdom, to respect interdependence, to operate without hubris and greed are not simply moral imperatives. They are an accurate scientific description of the means of survival.
The antidote to hubris, to overweening pride, is irony, that capacity to discover and systematize ideas.
There is a little bit of hubris to want to change the past.
It implies that you know better - that things didn't happen the way that they were supposed to.
What matters are those ordinary acts of kindness and of love, not vaulting ambition with its attendant hubris and smugness.
Hubris means deadly pride. Thinking you can do things better than anyone else.
My fatal flaw is hubris. The brown stuff they spread on veggie sandwiches? No, seaweed brain. That's hummus. Hubris is worse. What could be worse than hummus?
It now appears that the world is filled with people who believe that everyone should be interested in everything they have to say about anything - people who tweet, you might call them. I find this so astonishing, my own hubris pales in comparison.
Since the end of the World War II, the United States has fought three "small" wars...we lost all three of them and for the same reason-hubris.