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...the image of the Lord had been replaced by a mirror.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.
All I can remember is sitting on the bench in a cold rain. All year long. Every day, it was raining. It just didn't work out.
For thou didst separate them from among all the people of the earth, to be thine inheritance, as thou spakest by the hand of Moses thy servant, when thou broughtest our fathers out of Egypt, O LORD God.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.