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Pride the first peer and president of hell. ...
by Daniel Defoe

Pride the first peer and president of hell.
- Daniel Defoe

I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world,
considering us as a civilized and a Christian country,
that we deny the advantages of learning to women.
- Daniel Defoe

Vice came in always at the door of necessity,
not at the door of inclination.
- Daniel Defoe

He that is rich is wise.
- Daniel Defoe

 

As covetousness is the root of all evil,
so poverty is the worst of all snares.
- Daniel Defoe

It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep,
than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.
- Daniel Defoe

An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch.
- Daniel Defoe

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The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond,
and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
- Daniel Defoe

Necessity makes an honest man a knave.
- Daniel Defoe

Justice is always violent to the party offending,
for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
- Daniel Defoe

Nature has left this tincture in the blood,
That all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Daniel Defoe

The best of men cannot suspend their fate:
The good die early,
and the bad die late.
- Daniel Defoe

All our discontents about what we want appeared to
spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.
- Daniel Defoe

All men would be tyrants if they could.
- Daniel Defoe

In trouble to be troubled, Is to have your trouble doubled.
- Daniel Defoe

'Tis no sin to cheat the devil.
- Daniel Defoe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

We have indeed at the moment little cause for pride:
as a profession we have made a mess of things.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything
it would have to be something I'd done myself.
Race pride is kind of stupid.
- Carroll O'Connor

The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride.
Everything else they do is crap, and they know it.
- Fred W. Friendly

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

Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
- Adrienne Rich

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

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride
and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal

For too long, we have focused on our differences -
in our politics and backgrounds,
in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the
unity and pride that binds us together.
- Bob Riley

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart,
and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
- Joe Paterno

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

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

This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride,
namely, that none should account himself better before God than others,
though perhaps adorned with greater gifts,
and endowments.
- Johann Arndt

Generosity is giving more than you can,
and pride is taking less than you need.
- Khalil Gibran

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

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

The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
- Martin Luther

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
- Thomas Merton

I believe in the nobility of entertaining people and I take great,
great pride that people are willing to give me two
or three hours of their busy lives.
- John Lasseter

Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears
all competition and dreads all rivals.
- Fulton J. Sheen

What I miss when I'm away is the pride in baseball.
Especially the pride of being on a team that wins.
- Billy Martin

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

The Russians have a lot at stake, and the power of
Moscow pride should never be underestimated.
- Bob Schaffer

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

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

The Democratic Party is like a mule.
It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
- Ignatius Donnelly

I've been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer,
so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch
of marines is quite attractive,
and probably a necessary dose of male energy.
- Rosamund Pike

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

Sometimes people who are Jewish are held to a higher
standard which sometimes we take great pride in.
- Gary Ackerman

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

What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you -
what a revelation.
- Emile M. Cioran

Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
- Thornton Wilder

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

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

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

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.
- Jay London

That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather
an ambition than a bounty.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I look upon pride as a sin.
- Tommy Lee Jones

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

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

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

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 are some lawyers who think of themselves as basically
instruments of whoever their clients are,
and they pride themselves on their professional craft.
- Cass Sunstein


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