Arrogance diminishes wisdom
...the image of the Lord had been replaced by a mirror.
Jorge Luis Borges
(August 24, 1899 - June 14, 1986)
When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities
(May 07, 1711 - August 25, 1776)
Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
Sydney J. Harris
People who worship only themselves get a slick, polished look -- like monuments. Too bad they had to go so soon.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Hemingway described literary New York as a bottle full of tapeworms trying to feed on each other
(March 18, 1932 - )
See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.