pride comes before a fall
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- pride goes before a fall, pride goeth before a fall, pride wenteth before a fall, pride cometh before a fall
- pride comes before the fall
Probably a misquote of:
- 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Book of Proverbs, 16:18,
- Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
a person who is excessively proud will often suffer a setback or failure