Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
Women love the lie that saves their pride, but never an unflattering truth
My pride fell with my fortunes.
Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men
By profession I am a Soldier and take pride in that fact, but I am prouder to be a father
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity desires the esteem of others.
Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Humility is pride in Godţ
If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition (or whatever is their prevailing passion) on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
One may be humble out of pride.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt
I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution.
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