I like Alice (I know you do too) so consider the following more just as information in general<quoted text>
Have I ever told you how much I loathe your logic?
1 Peter 5:6 -
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:
There is more but I'm walking out the door
But I am sure people say it as metaphorical or illustrative more than anything