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In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations. (Quote by - Claude Bernard)

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone (Quote by - Egyptian Proverb)

Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit. (Quote by - John Zimmerman)

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself. (Quote by - Baruch Spinoza)

As a scouting department, with the confidence we have in our player development, if a guy has the potential that we think they have and the makeup and they stay healthy, we think they will be a productive Major Leaguer. We take a lot of pride in that. (Quote by - Roy Clark)

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America. (Quote by - Joe Baca)

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. (Quote by - Margaret Thatcher)

The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does not concern himself about. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride. (Quote by - John Lennon)

A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride. (Quote by - Nancy Lopez)

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. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Robin had always wanted to go solo, so when it happened I wasn't angry at all. I understood the situation. But Barry is so full of pride and couldn't understand why Robin had done it. (Quote by - Maurice Gibb)

You can't give people pride, but you can provide the kind of understanding that makes people look to their inner strengths and find their own sense of pride (Quote by - Charleszetta Waddles)

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure. (Quote by - Gary Ryan Blair)

Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling. (Quote by - Adrienne Rich)

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong. (Quote by - Horace)

He is so plaguy proud that the death-tokens of it Cry 'No recovery.' (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Alan Paton)

It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject. (Quote by - Joseph Story)

It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur. (Quote by - Gilbert Parker)

Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating of it too. (Quote by - Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part, cause we have nicknames. So I named my private part pride... it's not much but at least I have my pride. (Quote by - Jay London)


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