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Arrogance

Receive wealth or prosperity without arrogance; and be ready to let it go. - Marcus Aurelius, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus
Anger an arrogance are partners. Inner feelings of conceit lead a person to become angry. Conversely, humility leads to forgiveness. - Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon, aka Rabbi Avraham Maimuni, aka Rabbeinu Avraham ben ha-Rambam
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. - Samuel Butler
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism are the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young. -
The first American mingled with her pride a singular humility. Spiritual arrogance was foreign to his nature and teaching. He never claimed that his power of articulate speech was proof of superiority over “dumb creation”; on the other hand, speech to him is a perilous gift. He believes profoundly in silence - the sign of perfect equilibrium. silence is the absolute poise or balance of body, mind and spirit. The an who preserves his selfhood ever calm and unshaken by the storms of existence - not a leaf, as it were, astir on the tree, not a ripple upon the surface of the shining pool - his, in the mind of the unlettered sage, is the ideal attitude and conduct of life. - Charles Alexander Eastman, first named Ohiyesa
Through accepting suffering one can obtain much benefit. Suffering breaks a person’s arrogance and conceit. It leads him to humility and directs him to accept the sovereignty of the Almighty. - Avraham Shmuel Finkel
New ideas have a hard time in science. They tend to be suppressed by arrogance - condemnation by acknowledged leaders in the field... Dogmatism restrains, iconoclasm liberates. Vanity, powermongering, avariciousness, pride, dedication, love, industry, sadism and most other attributes of people apply to science and to scientists as well. - Lynn Margulis and Carl Lindegren
Arrogance in persons of merit affronts us more than arrogance in those without merit: merit itself is an affront. -
Arrogance is the outgrowth of prosperity. - Plautus, full name Titus Maccius Plautus
The boast of arrogance soon turns to shame. - Publius Syrus
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