7 Deadly sins : PRIDE – secretsensations

7 Deadly sins : PRIDE


It was Pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. - St. Augustine


The Sin of Pride is said by some to be the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins. Hubris is the gateway through which all other sin enters the mortal soul. 

What it is

Pride is excessive belief in one's own abilities, that interferes with the individual's recognition of the grace of God. It has been called the sin from which all others arise. Pride is also known as Vanity.

Why you do it

Well-meaning elementary school teachers told you to "believe in yourself."

Your punishment in Hell will be

You'll be broken on the wheel.

Associated symbols & such

Pride is linked with the horse and the color violet.

But remember this Pride goeth before the fall...

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