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Proverbs 13:10 says, "Pride goeth before destruction and an haughty spirit before a fall." The ancients were concerned that such overreaching insulted a higher power, but we know today that the main danger is psychological. Hubris can lead to errors of judgment, and your best defense against your own human fallibility is a humble spirit and an investing discipline that controls your risk. Just as speed kills, overconfidence can bankrupt.