And though you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you.
About This Quote
If you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you. This is a perfect example of the wisdom of the Bible. The Bible says in Proverbs 16:18 that “Pride goes before destruction.” Pride is the opposite of humility yet it seems to be the most common trait in human beings. In our pursuit of wealth, power, and romance we often forget that we are nothing more than dust in the wind. When we lose sight of this fact, we can become arrogant and prideful.
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