Saturday, February 2, 2013

Pride

                                                                                      Picture by Mcast1286
Image: A Fall's Pride - depiction of oak in Autumn
Source: Licensed through Wikimedia Commons (here)

Hold on to one’s own
Arrogance comes along side
Pride in one self

Pride before a fall
Not  a reason to quarrel
Humane in belief

Humility nudged
Being aware is being wise
A classic end all

Written for Leo's Haiku Heights #207 with prompt - pride

12 comments:

  1. Wise words indeed, even only to their own pride all would conceed.

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  2. "Being aware is being wise" - so true :-)

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  3. there is a fine line between dangerous pride and healthy pride..feeling good at ones work yet not being cocky you know...smiles.

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  4. There is self esteem and pride. The most successful people (in a societal sense)are the best schmoozers. Pride gets in the way of things.

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  5. Tee hee hee, Hank, "a fall's pride"...good pun. I'd have thought Pat or Brian or Anthony would have picked up on that. LOL
    K

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    1. You got it right Kay! A slight twist!

      Hank

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  6. These are great! You've plenty of reason to be proud here!

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  7. Wonderful words, Hank. I like 'humility nudged.'

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  8. wisdom indeed. there is very fine line between good pride and arrogance and there lies the pitfall.

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  9. Such great insights... I enjoyed your take on pride. :-)
    Eliz

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