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Pride?

Arrogant
Dictionary says : full of pride


Pride
Dictionary says : an unruly high opinion of oneself ; dignity and self-respect ; haughtiness and arrogance


Rude
Dictionary says : crude and rough ; barbarous ; discourtenous


Someone told me these words. That was interesting. Because...nobody has ever told me this before. Well, people has always told me that I talked too much, my voice is too loud, wave my hands too much and maybe I talk too rough. Those are my bad points.
People also told me that I'm sociable, a good speaker and has confidence. Those are my good points.

But when someone told me that I'm rude, arrogant and overconfidence. It made me think. I've never thought of myself like this before.

So, the entire evening...I thought to myself...
Am I arrogant, overconfident and rude?

But then again, is pride something bad? Isn't pride the reason why some of us do things? Isn't pride something we all need?

And, sometimes I don't think I even have confidence. Sometimes, I'm just filled with self-doubt. But the only reason why I seem confident is because I fake it. Fake it till you make it.
fake Pictures, Images and Photos

But then again, there are some things that I'm really confident at. Even so, I'm not arrogant.

not arrogant Pictures, Images and Photos

Anyway, my conclusion is that we all need pride. And pride may be the reason why I do things. Pride don't let us fail so easily. Pride make us efficient. Pride don't let us lose. Who wants to lose?
So we need pride, and if you say having pride is being arrogant, then, call me arrogant.

Truly where is the boundary between arrogance and humility? Too humble and you shall be a doormat. Too arrogant and you shall be full of hot air and crap. Therefore, where is the boundary?
We need pride...Don't lie to me. I know you too have pride.

Comments

Luffy Sam said…
Aiyaya ...

How good am I also got people complain me ....
We cannot give up ~~

so must work hard hard .
Human got many kinds so some love to listen, some love to eat this , some love to eat that !!

so share good for all people.
They want listen or not , is their problem .

^_^
guitargirl said…
First off, lemme say that I don't know you all that well, but as far as I can tell, you don't seem arrogant to me :)

I have my own opinions on pride. As far as I know, there are two kinds of pride:

If a person is proud in a way that's like "I worked so hard to accomplish this and now I did it, so I'm happy!" kind of way, of course there's nothing wrong with it! :) Life would be pretty durn depressing if we couldn't get excited over stuff ;)

But if a person is proud like "I'm happy because I'm so much smarter than you" or cooler or prettier or whatever; I think there could be problems. It's not that these sort of thoughts don't come to all people every once in a while...it's just that when we do get to feeling that way it should be checked. Kind of the old "Do as you would be done by." rule I guess :)

I dunno. But those are just my thoughts. Wow. That was deep for me o.O LOL! Anyways, take care :-)
*End novel of a comment*
Jun said…
Everyone has pride~ *smiles* Without pride, how are you going to survive in this harsh world~ I have pride for myself, really sky-high pride XD

... ... Is it because of what have I said last time during the game session? If it really is, I am terribly sorry... *bows* I was just talking them for fun, because I want to finish the game as fast as possible... Sorry, really sorry...

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