Pride precedes falling, because pride likes to lie down... while life is movement. It is hard for a proud man to walk, he goes only to reach the goal and lie down. The meaning of being a proud man is not a movement or even a goal, but he likes to sleep, lie down, idleness and pleasure.
Pride precedes a fall, and it is not even that the greedy will stumble or fall into a pit. Everything is much more banal. Pride is a thirst pleasure. The proud man will climb into the hole and lie down to rest himself. The meaning of being a proud man is to lie down and sleep. Proud people love dreams.
A person can only assume the future, but not control it. The desire for power over the future precedes the fall. There is hope for the future, but only a proud man can demand submission and submission from him.