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  • How could he have been guilty of such hubris?   (source)
  • The O.C. Bible was denounced as a work produced by "the hubris of reason."   (source)
  • My fatal flaw. That's what the Sirens showed me. My fatal flaw is hubris.   (source)
  • And yet man, being of the flesh, was susceptible to the sins of hubris, hatred, impatience, and greed.†   (source)
  • An act of hubris … "You signed my mind?"†   (source)
  • "I keep thinking that hubris is eventually going to bring Aphrodite down," Damien said.†   (source)
  • All the evils of the world, held captive in the kettle, and freed by a moment's hubris."†   (source)
  • To work for him, for his patients, to be his skilled assistant, was sufficient ambition, and it was an ambition without hubris, and God willing, it was something she could reasonably do.†   (source)
  • There's probably a hundred grand's worth of guitars in this room, but none of them sound as good as my old Les Paul Junior—the guitar I'd had for ages, the one I'd recorded our first albums on, the one that, in a fit of stupidity or hubris or whatever, I'd allowed to be auctioned off for charity.†   (source)
  • For example, do you remember Folly and Hubris, those birds I created in the Sidh?†   (source)
  • Deo was behaving like one of those arrogant ancient Greek heroes who, victorious in a battle, succumbs to hubris, claims he's mastered fate, doesn't fear Ata's retaliation, and for his stupid boast gets visited by Nemesis.†   (source)
  • Its adherents know no hubris.†   (source)
  • Hope and hubris.†   (source)
  • "Our analysis is that that is hubristic," the Chairman said, snorting.†   (source)
  • A form of pride, not unlike the classical hubris, the setting up of oneself on a level with the Creator.†   (source)
  • Hubris of the specially deadly, Christian kind.†   (source)
  • Hubris probably had something to do with it.   (source)
  • I paid a young and hubristic warlock to summon it for me.   (source)
    hubristic = excessively confident or arrogant
  • Ashamed that his hubris, if that was what it was, had caused all this.   (source)
    hubris = excessive confidence or arrogance
  • I bring up McCandless's hubris and the dumb mistakes he made, the two or three readily avoidable blunders that ended up costing him his life.   (source)
    hubris = excessive confidence
  • Hubris means deadly pride, Percy.   (source)
    hubris = excessive confidence or arrogance
  • Hubris isn't your fatal flaw.   (source)
  • (Jack London got it right in "To Build a Fire." McCandless is, finally, just a pale 20th-century burlesque of London's protagonist, who freezes because he ignores advice and commits big-time hubris)…… His ignorance, which could have been cured by a USGS quadrant and a Boy Scout manual, is what killed him.   (source)
    hubris = excessive confidence
  • Hubris is worse.   (source)
    hubris = excessive confidence or arrogance
  • I found myself thinking about tower fires and power failures as well as hubris.†   (source)
  • That Valentine should have such hubris—†   (source)
  • Why not call them Folly and Hubris and have done with it?†   (source)
  • I've kept tabs on him through Folly and Hubris.†   (source)
  • I'd love to knock the hubris right out of her bobble head," Erin said.†   (source)
  • If my father had possessed the words, he would have said the whole enterprise was bad hubris.†   (source)
  • My hubris was to think I understood America from such movies.†   (source)
  • They were Folly and Hubris, David's creations.†   (source)
  • Against such forces, fear and humility are better shields than hubris.†   (source)
  • But the real hubris I could see now was America's and it was hubris of scale.†   (source)
  • "Hubris," Stevie Rae explained, "having godlike arrogance."†   (source)
  • It was about the unthinking hubris of a race which dared to murder its homeworld through sheer carelessness and then carried that dangerous arrogance to the stars, only to meet the wrath of a god which humanity had helped to sire.†   (source)
  • Too much now I'm at the vortex of bad happenings, and I am almost sure I ought to festoon the facade of my house and the bumpers of my car and then garland myshoulders with immense black flags of warning, to let every soul know they must steer clear of this man, not to wave greetings or small-talk with him or do anything to provoke the hand of his agreeable, gentle-faced hubris.†   (source)
  • It seemed the height of hubris to imagine she had trapped holy fire in a weapon, the way that fire had been trapped in the blade of Glorious….†   (source)
  • Hubris was my taxi's speedometer, wider than the steering wheel, as if Dali had grabbed the round gauge and pulled its ears.†   (source)
  • Hubris was the needle now showing seventy miles per hour, or well over one hundred and ten kilometers per hour, a speed unimaginable in our faithful Volkswagen—even if we'd found a suitable road.†   (source)
  • The fact that both men were shy and unassuming seemed almost deceitful given the ambition, the hubris, that had allowed them to risk Shiva's life for mine.†   (source)
  • You spoke of 'hubris,' used that very word.†   (source)
  • Prometheus's deed was one of hubris as well, and his torments on the Scythian cliffs are for us a sacred martyrdom.†   (source)
  • But what about the other kind of hubris, when a man perishes in wanton experiments with the powers of unreason, with forces hostile to the human race?†   (source)
  • But the hubris of reason set against the dark powers is the highest form of humanity, and as such it evokes the rage of the envious gods; per esempio, when such a luxury ark founders and plummets to the depths, that is a downfall with honor.†   (source)
  • To be sure, just as Herr Settembrini had put it so graphically, the comforts on an ocean liner allowed one only superficially to forget the real situation and its dangers, and there was, if he might be permitted to add a comment of his own, even a kind of frivolous provocation about that perfect comfort, somewhat like what the ancients called hubris (in his desire to please, he was even citing the classics)—"I am the king of Babylon," and that sort of thing—in a word, sacrilege.†   (source)
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