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Pride and conceit were the original sins of man. ...
by Alain Rene Le Sage

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
- Alain Rene Le Sage

Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.
- Alain Rene Le Sage

Justice is such a fine thing that we cannot pay too dearly for it.
- Alain Rene Le Sage

I am happy and content because I think I am.
- Alain Rene Le Sage

 

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

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.
- Carl Jung

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other.
Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar,
and a great hater of the truth.
- Susanna Moodie

Let's say black, the whole black religious experience,
here, is very impressive to me, because when I first
arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride.
- Boris Kodjoe

Pride is the first step in people unraveling and companies
unraveling and relationships unraveling.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Pride in the case of a rich man is bad,
but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
- Abu Bakr

Manchester has it's own pride and London has it's sort
of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other,
but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well.
- Graham Coxon

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.
- Alexander Pope

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion.
- Albert J. Nock

The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight;
he loses part of his future.
He's a step closer to the slum he came from.
- Floyd Patterson

Now the master paid a number of visits to England and,
as a Cambridge man, it is a source of pride that he
taught there for a longer period than elsewhere in my country.
- John G. D. Clark

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny.
You may order and drive an individual,
but you cannot make him respect you.
- William Hazlitt

Pride and excess bring disaster for man.
- Xun Zi

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride -
and never quit,
you'll be a winner.
The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
- Paul Bryant

Take pride in your work at all times.
Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on.
- Ford Frick

As a people, we know what we can do,
we know how to do it,
and we just want to get on with it.
How? By ensuring that Canada's place in the world is
one of influence and pride.
- Paul Martin

The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others,
and perverted them in the way of religion.
- George Gillespie

What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance.
I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures.
But it is mine.
- Theodore Bikel

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride,
to follow them to their inmost recesses,
and make them fear and dread us.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

This solution may not appeal to our human pride,
but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful.
- Walter Lang

I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride
and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work,
something I've been getting into recently.
- Garth Ennis

From what I can see, too many kids don't learn pride
in their country anymore.
- John Ratzenberger

It is in war that the State really comes into its own:
swelling in power,
in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society.
- Murray Rothbard

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.
- Horace

I always took a great deal of pride in being original.
- Roger Miller

Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
- Alexander Pope

Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed
pride will ever be better than good counsel.
- Aeschylus

Everyone I know has attention deficit,
and they say it with great pride.
It's a bad time to be right.
- Joni Mitchell

The first and most fundamental issue of sin is pride.
- Harold Warner

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.
- Joe Baca

I want people to take pride in Spanish Harlem.
These are people that everyone in the community could relate to...
people who mean something special to us.
- James De La Vega

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.
- Linford Christie

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that
will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women
humbler than they ought to be.
- Samuel Richardson

Generosity during life is a very different thing from
generosity in the hour of death;
one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence,
the other from pride or fear.
- Horace Mann

Brown v. Board helped unite us all, and gave us all
great pride knowing we all are truly E Pluribus Unum -
one people out of many.
- Mike Rogers

Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts
of progress as pride of opinion.
While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
- J. G. Holland

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

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.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

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.
- John Lennon

In response to the challenge of strangers,
sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community's
armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
- John Thorn

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having
smitten a sleeping enemy;
it is more a matter of shame,
simply, for the one smitten.
- Isoroku Yamamoto

There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine
knowledge and to a divine mission.
They are possessed with the sin of pride,
they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
- Walter Lippmann

Everything goes by the board: honor,
pride,
decency to get the book written.
- William Faulkner

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride
and ignorance in costly attire.
- William Penn

When I severe my connections with the A.I.A.
I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride
and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
- Ralph Thomas Walker

Anger is the enemy of non-violence
and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse,
but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
- John Steinbeck

If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride,
here it is delivering the goods.
- Theodor Adorno

I think it's great that they are getting funding,
but it's just too easy.
They don't have to work for it.
We did it because we had pride, because we loved it.
- Linford Christie

I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL,
and I strongly believe that AOL - once the leading
Internet company in the world -
can return to its past greatness.
- Steve Case

American history contains much matter for pride and congratulation,
and much matter for regret and humiliation.
- Herbert Croly

I really take pride in the relationship that I have with my husband.
- Julie Benz

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -
avarice,
ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished,
we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
- Petrarch

There is a pride in speaking this language.
- Bernard Pivot


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