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Pride

Posted by on Oct 9, 2011 in Life, Personal | 2 comments

Pride ruins relationships. I don’t know why people cling to this. Most of the time, when I argue with someone, I am the first one to swallow my pride. I know better now than before and I know that it’s just pointless to keep it there.

I mean pride in a certain amount is ok, sometimes it’s good. But too much of something is just not good at all.

It’s such a heavy feeling and literally, it can put me emotionally and physically down. It’s such a stress.

It’s best to just pause, breathe deeply, clear my thoughts for a while and think slowly… Think on what matters most and what makes sense.

If I bother putting down my pride just to save my relationship with friends, family and loved ones – that means I really care about you guys.

If I don’t bother, that just means you’re not worth my time and ignore you.

So do know that when I say I’m sorry, put down my crown of pride, go up to you and talk it out… That means I care about our relationship.

And some points to ponder on. I know pride lingers in everyone, but think about it 🙂

“Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.”

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you’re looking down, you can’t see something that’s above you.” – C.S. Lewis

“No one ever choked to death swallowing his pride”

“In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.”

2 Comments

  1. PAK! 🙂
    Pride … swallow it na lang raw …
    It’ll bring no good naman eh.
    Good to have it sometimes but not all the time.

  2. Mukhang marami tayong pag-uusapan sa Bacolod hehe one word title lang to eh 😀

    Cheer up, Hannah! 😀

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