Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
– Jules Renard
In this chapter you will:
They say that pride comes before a fall, but that’s a different kind of pride to the positive pride promoted in this chapter. The negative kind of pride is better known as hubris, which means extreme haughtiness, pride or arrogance, and often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of a person’s competence or capabilities – particularly when the person has a position of power.
It’s a shame that in the English language the word pride has taken ...