If he could only see how small a vacancy his death would leave, the proud man would think less of the place he occupies in his lifetime.
There is one vice of which no man in the world is free; which every one in the world loathes when he sees it in someone else; and of which hardly any people, except Christians, ever imagine that they are guilty themselves. I have heard people admit that t
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Pride hath no other glass To show itself, but pride; for supple knees Feed arrogance, and are the proud man's fees.
Be modest It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
I'm keenly aware of the Pride coming before the Fall . . . but I really do like what I've been able to do here.
Pride would be a lot easier to swallow if it didn't taste so bad.
Pride is a powerful narcotic, but it doesn't do much for the auto immune system.
To find yourself jilted is a blow to your pride. Do your best to forget it and if you don't succeed, at least pretend to.
Pride, envy, avarice these are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.
'Tis said the lion will turn and flee From a maid in the pride of her purity.
Avarice, envy, pride,Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of allOn Fire.
I hate when vice can bolt her arguments, And virtue has no tongue to check her pride.
All the world wondered as they witnessed ... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it for when we fail our pride supports us when we succeed, it betrays us.
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, 'Something is out of tune.'
And whether coldness, pride, or virtue, dignify A woman; so she's good, what does it signify?
I thought of Chatterton, the marvellous boy, The sleepless soul that perish'd in his pride. Of him who walk'd in glory and in joy, Following his plough along the mountain side.
Jerry I am out here for you. You don't know what it's like to be ME out here for YOU. It is an up at dawn, pride swallowing siege that I will never fully tell you about, ok
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words Ich bin ein Berliner
Itt 's pride that putts the countrye doune, Then take thine old cloake about thee.
And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.
Life is not to be bought with heaps of gold: Not all Apollo's Pythian treasures hold, Or Troy once held, in peace and pride of sway, Can bribe the poor possession of a day.
I like to think of my best moment on the job as quiet victories. Victories over what Over the system, over the various bureaucracies not watching me, over my colleagues' indifference, over my patron's ignorance, over the very concept of horn blowing pride.