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Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall. - Joseph Addison

I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round! - Muhammad Ali

When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it. - Bernard Baily

It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so. - Georges Bernanos

He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. [Ecclesiasticus 13:1] - Bible

And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It ain't bragging if you can do it. - Dizzy Dean

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments. - Benjamin Franklin

My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering. - W. S. Gilbert

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold. - Thomas Jefferson

Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages. - Samuel Johnson

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility. - Paul Keating

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence. - Johann Kaspar Lavater

There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side. - Oscar Levant

To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak. - Jean Baptiste Masillon

The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession. - Iris Murdoch

Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride. - Friedrich Nietzsche

The nobler the blood the less the pride. - Danish Proverb

Pride is the mask of one's own faults. - Jewish Proverb

Pride, like laudanum and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others. - Frederick Saunders

Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals. - Fulton John Sheen

Swallow your pride occasionally, it's not fattening. - Frank Tyger

Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion - Source Unknown


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