Put aside your pride, Set down your arrogance, And remember your grave.— Ali ibn Abi Talib
Lavish Pride And Arrogance quotations
A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.
In the land of "I know," there is always competitiveness, jealousy, pretence, pride and arrogance. It is an aggressive realm - the realm of the ego. I say refuse citizenship. In the land of "I dont know," the inhabitants move without conflict and are naturally quiet, happy and peaceful. The wise stay here.
Two things cause people to be destroyed: fear of poverty and seeking superiority through pride.
Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees.
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.
close some doors today. not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere
You need your ego to survive in the three-dimensional world, but you need only that part of the ego which processes information. The rest - pride, arrogance, defensiveness, fear - is worse than useless. The rest of the ego separates you from wisdom, joy, and God.
Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles.
Spiritual pride is the most dangerous and the most arrogant of all sorts of pride.
Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit.
It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don't give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
Arrogance is the camouflage of insecurity.
God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.
Closing cycles. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because that no longer fits your life. Shut the door, change the record, clean the house, shake off the dust. Stop being who you were, and change into who you are.
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom.
There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad.
'Good pride' represents our dignity and self-respect. 'Bad pride' is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
It is our own arrogance and pride that cause pain.
The more that we think that we can do anything, the less we realize our complete dependence on God, and the worse the pain becomes.
In prosperity let us most carefully avoid pride, disdain, and arrogance.
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
Weakness may excite tenderness, and gratify the arrogant pride of man;
but the lordly caresses of a protector will not gratify a noble mind that pants for, and deserves to be respected. Fondness is a poor substitute for friendship.
The impression somehow prevails that the true believer, particularly the religious individual, is a humble person. The truth is that the surrendering and humbling of the self breeds pride and arrogance.
Children are taught to fear and obey;
the avarice, pride, or timidity of parents teaches children economy, arrogance, or submission. They are also encouraged to be imitators, a course to which they are already only too much inclined. No one thinks of making them original, courageous, independent.
Success breeds arrogance, and arrogance breeds failure.
I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator - that's beyond my conceit.
Turbulent, discontented men of quality, in proportion as they are puffed up with personal pride and arrogance, generally despise their own order.
It may do good; pride hath no other glass To show itself but pride, for supple knees Feed arrogance and are the proud man's fees.
Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be eaten up by the worms.
Pride and entitlement always go with unforgiveness.
The longer you hold someone's offense over them, the more likely you are to start feeling arrogant and entitled to your posture toward him.
An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life:A fight is going on inside me, he said to the boy. It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil - he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is good - he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same fight is going on inside you - and inside every other person, too.The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather,Which wolf will win?The old Cherokee simply replied, The one you feed.
There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride in German technical and business skills.
Be proud but never be satisfied.
One of the most disruptive forces in the Church is arrogance.
It is natural for people to bring their pride to Church, and try to prove their own greatness to others. This is an urge we need to constantly be fighting
Foolishness is more than being stupid, that deadly combination of arrogance and ignorance.
There is a danger that threatens everyone in the church, all of us.
The danger of worldliness. It leads us to vanity, arrogance and pride.
Pride makes for the most slippery shoes.
Trump provides a more direct and arrogant persona that produces the ugliness of a society ruled entirely by finance capital and savage market values, one that prides itself on the denigration of others as well as of justice, passion, and equality.
For me as a woman pride is not really sin, but rather something that I still have to learn. The male conception of the person who rebels against God by affirming himself, by acting proudly, arrogantly, and without constraints, is not a woman's concern. Rather, we women are in danger of not developing any pride, of never becoming independent, of constantly remaining within too narrow boundaries.
Our future may lie beyond our vision, but it is not completely beyond our control. It is the shaping impulse of America that neither fate nor nature nor the irresistible tides of history, but the work of our own hands, matched to reason and principle, that will determine our destiny. There is pride in that, even arrogance, but there is also experience and truth. In any event, it is the only way we can live.
For years I took pride in being resilient, but that turned me into this guy who can get hit by a brick bat every morning and still look kind of cute.
We are so conceited and so unproud.
Many businessmen fail to understand Python principles--the ultimate absurdity was an offer from America to buy the 'format' of the Python shows, that is, Monty Python without the Pythons--corporate methods do not have the conceptual framework to deal with an anarchist collective, run by intelligent and arrogant comedians who have proved that their method works.
Though a censure lies against those who are poor and proud, yet is Pride sooner to be forgiven in a poor person than in a rich one; since in the latter it is insult and arrogance; in the former, it may be a defense against temptations to dishonesty; and, if manifested on proper occasions, may indicate a natural bravery of mind, which the frowns of fortune cannot depress.
As we are set free by that love from our own pride and fear, our own greed and arrogance, so we are free in our turn to be agents of reconciliation and hope, or healing and love.
Even the wisest of mankind cannot live by reason alone;
pure arrogant reason, denying the claims of prejudice (which commonly are also the claims of conscience), leads to a wasteland of withered hopes and crying loneliness, empty of God and man: the wilderness in which Satan tempted Christ was not more dreadful than the arid expanse of intellectual vanity deprived of tradition and intuition, where modern man is tempted by his own pride.