Pride Comes Before The Fall

Crac des chevaliers syria.jpeg

At a famous, old castle in Syria called the Crac de Chevaliers is a famous inscription in Latin (photo here):

SIT TIBI COPIA
SIT SAPIENTIA
FORMAQUE DETUR
INQUINAT OMNIA SOLA
SUPERBIA SI COMITETUR

One translation is:

Grace, wisdom and beauty you may enjoy, but beware pride which alone can tarnish all the rest.

Something to think about.

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Author: Doug

A fellow who dwells upon the Pale Blue Dot who spends his days obsessing over things like Buddhism, KPop music, foreign languages, BSD UNIX and science fiction.

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