Hubris itself will not let you be an artist.
The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life. What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story.
I think there's a lot of naivete and hubris within our mix of personalities. That's probably our worst crime. I keep wondering what a "mature" record means.
Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature.
The broader message is that technological hubris will always get you in trouble with nature.
It just doesn't mesh. He grossly overestimated his political capital. Hubris, whatever, I can't explain it. He didn't have a lot of political capital. That was wrong.
That's a hubris that, if he had paid attention to what happened to himself and other presidents, he wouldn't have made that mistake. It was a very predictable mistake.
He's stuck it out when lesser men would walk away. I don't care what you call that, hubris or whatever. I truthfully think just changing the captain on the ship wouldn't have made any difference. If anything, it may have slowed things down because at least that captain knows the mistakes he made.
It's only hubris if I fail.
Hubris is an issue at every one of these Silicon Valley companies that are successful. I don't know if it's any worse at Google than it's been at other highly successful technology companies.
The antidote to hubris, to overweening pride, is irony, that capacity to discover and systematize ideas. Or, as Emerson insisted, the development of consciousness, consciousness, consciousness.
Her particular brand of hubris, not withstanding her apology and contrition, well, you had to understand that everybody would be watching. There is great risk in putting her back in front of so many people.
Their hubris was amazing. But are supposedly nice people really all that different now? The ability to misuse another person and then find reasons to excuse it is a universal human trait.