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Odysseus Being Arrogant Quotes & Sayings
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Words Of Wisdom
There is a wonderful passage in the Odyssey where Odysseus meets the ghost of Achilles in Hades. They are profoundly courteous to each other. Odysseus, outlining his own toils, reminds Achilles that the supreme honor which the latter receives from all makes light of death; but Achilles, complimenting Odysseus on the magnificence of his adventures, answers that there is no consolation in death, for it is better to be the living slave of a poor man than king of all the dead. Yet, it is hard to imagine Achilles as the slave of a poor man, and hard to believe that he is speaking a literal truth. He is emphasizing the cost of his greatness, the incurable sorrow of being Achilles. He is saying, "I have suffered the wrost, and identified myself with it; you have merely survived. And Odysseus, for his part, says: "you are very honored indeed, but you are dead; I am doing the really difficult and great thing." In the gulf between the two men, and their characteristic views of life, in a few lin
Cedric H Whitman
Building confidence requires commitment and dedication. Arrogance simply poses to be self sufficient. In fact, it's easy to come off as arrogant. An arrogant person will rarely say, I don't know the answer, but I'll find out. Confident people admit mistakes and learn something from those experiences. Arrogant people can't see the strengths in their competitors, and if they do, they seek to minimize those competitors by bad-mouthing them.
Dr Anil Kumar Sinha
Being Humble quotes
People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I'm not arrogant, I'm focused.
It's arrogant for us to think our opinions are always the right ones & to put others down because they don't think exactly as we think?
If accomplishment is appreciated, be proud but never arrogant. Pride is feeling pleasurable satisfaction over an act, by which one measures one's stature or self-worth. A person who is arrogant may exaggerate one's own worth or importance in an overbearing manner.
Dr Anil Kumar Sinha
You call me arrogant? I say it's an accurate self-assessment because I work my butt off to be as good as I am at what I do and I'm proud of myself.
Presumption is our natural and original malady. The most vulnerable and frail of all creatures is man, and at the same time the most arrogant.
an arrogant man will still feel immortal, even on his death bed.
Sometimes I may be totally arrogant, sometimes I may totally be the most humble guy you've ever met, sometimes I may be in between. But that's life. Who isn't like that? What's the big deal if I had an arrogant moment.
Allowing your fear to stop somebody else from growing is insanely arrogant.
A Happy Loser is far better than a Arrogant Winner.
An arrogant man is only showcasing his vulnerability. When life offers you lemon, add sugar and change it to lemonade.
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Your reputation for hospitality is fast becoming legend.
When God blesses you, do not be arrogant, always stay humble. Do not look down on those who are beneath you.
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Like Odysseus, the President looked wiser when he was seated.
John Maynard Keynes
You'll come to learn a great deal if you study the Insignificant in depth
If the opponent is weak, victory can make you arrogant; but conquering over a powerful opponent not only shows your ability, but also gives you self satisfaction.
Be proud but not arrogant. You may be powerful today but remember time is most powerful. A tree makes so much of match sticks but it is one match stick that burns millions of trees.
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Truly strong people are not arrogant. Cowardice on the other hand causes arrogance. Cowards hide behind their own power and authority.
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