Know When To Back Down
It takes a lot of courage to back down from a fight. At first, it can seem like a good idea, but it’s usually not. Backing down saves a lot of physical and mental damage. This arrogant person learned his lesson when he backed down from a fight. At first, he thought it’d be two guys arguing, but it quickly went south when he realized the guy wanted to physically fight.
Since he wasn’t up for it, he decided to take a deep breath and back down. He prevented a massive fight from happening, and probably even saved himself from getting a black eye or two. He’s one of the smarter arrogant people on this list and didn’t have to learn his lesson the hard way (via Constative).