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A man of honour knows no false PRIDE.

Jean De La Bruyère

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.

Samuel Johnson

Down with your PRIDE of birth
And your golden gods of trade !
A man is worth to his mother Earth,
All that a man has made!

J.G. Neihardt

Friendship, peculiar boon of Heav’n,
The noble mind’s delight and PRIDE,
To men and angels only giv’n,
To all the lower world denied.

Samuel Johnson

From compromise and things half done,
Keep me with stern and stubborn PRIDE;
And when at last the fight is won,
God, keep me still unsatisfied.

Louis Untermeyer

I have been more and more convinced, the more I think
of it, that, in general, PRIDE is at the bottom of all great
mistakes. All the other passions do occasional good,
but whenever PRIDE puts in its work, everything goes

John Ruskin

In prosperity let us take great care to avoid PRIDE, scorn
and arrogance.


It thou wishest to ride over the difficulties, then humility
is the way for thee. If thou would not down thyself, to in
for PRIDE.


Just as a river produces a series of swirling waves
during the rains, wealth too whirls the foolish men into
eddies of PRIDE and haughtiness.

Shri Ram

Neither your wisdom be with PRIDE, nor your humility
without wisdom.

St. Augustine

PRIDE : the general root of all harms.

Geoffrey Chaucer

PRIDE changes angels into devils, humility makes man
into angels.

St. Augustine

PRIDE ends in destruction, humility ends in honour.

The Bible

PRIDE goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit
before a fall.

Old Testament

PRIDE is a tricky, glorious, doubleedged feeling.

Adrienne Rich

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