Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eyes of pride, a false tongue, hands which take life without cause;
Pride goes before destruction, and a stiff spirit before a fall.
Before destruction the heart of man is full of pride, and before honour goes a gentle spirit.
Rods are being made ready for the man of pride, and blows for the back of the foolish.
And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not go down before him and give him honour, Haman was full of wrath.
The end of a thing is better than its start, and a gentle spirit is better than pride.
Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, was very angry; and he sent out, and put to death all the male children in Beth-lehem and in all the parts round about it, from two years old and under, acting on the knowledge which he had got with care from the wise men.
Send away the man of pride, and argument will go out; truly fighting and shame will come to an end.