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Difference between Get off one’s high horse and Get off one’s soap box

get off one’s high horse—(coll.) stop behaving arrogant or superior:

  • He does need to get off his high horse and rid himself of the belief that he is going to save the world.

get off one’s soap box—stop speaking out in an irritatingly overbearing way:

  • You really need to get off your soap box. Every comment you make you have to add your egotistical attitude into it.