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Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise, - His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love. (Quote by - Jose Bergamin)

Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride. (Quote by - David Foster Wallace)

Attacks of divine transports are of pride and I accept the part assigned. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barton)

Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete. (Quote by - Linford Christie)

No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool. (Quote by - Thomas V. Smith)

Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home (Quote by - Thornton Wilder)

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny (Quote by - Mark Twain)

In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and, I do believe, an object of affection and-yes, love. (Quote by - Arthur Ochs Sulzberger)

Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity. (Quote by - Vanna Bonta)

By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier. (Quote by - Susan Lieberman)

She bears a duke's revenues on her back, And in her heart she scorns our poverty. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Pride breakfasted with Plenty, dined with Poverty, supped with Infamy. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home-it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love. (Quote by - Margaret Truman)

Pride ruined the angels. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can't do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I'm going to do something, I go all the way. (Quote by - Tom Cruise)

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay. (Quote by - Francois De La Rochefoucauld)

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival? (Quote by - Theodore Bikel)

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Though pride is not a virtue, it is the parent of many virtues. (Quote by - George Chapman)

I have ventured, Like little wanton boys that swim on bladders, This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth. My high-blown pride At length broke under me, and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream that must for ever hide me. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Iris Murdoch)


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