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In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand
by Robert Hunter

In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand
how little grace is earned and how much given.
- Robert Hunter

At the top of the cycle you write policies for everybody,
no matter how bad, and at the bottom you cancel everybody,
no matter how good.
It's a manic-depressive cycle.
- Robert Hunter

When you get ready to vote, make sure you know what you are doing.
- Robert Hunter

You who choose to lead must follow.
But if you fall, you fall alone.
- Robert Hunter

 

Being in a floodplain is like sitting down in a bathtub.
- Robert Hunter

I feel I've got 10 books in me.
- Robert Hunter

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind;
the lawyer all the wickedness,
the theologian all the stupidity.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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It is a fact that cannot be denied:
the wickedness of others becomes our own wickedness
because it kindles something evil in our own hearts.
- Carl Jung

There is a method in man's wickedness;
it grows up by degrees.
- Francis Beaumont

We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness,
which we, from time to time, most grievously have committed,
by thought, word and deed.
- Camilla P. Bowles

Our goodness comes solely from thinking on goodness;
our wickedness from thinking on wickedness.
We too are the victims of our own contemplation.
- John Jay Chapman

This also is a part of the Church's teaching,
that the world was made and took its beginning at a certain time,
and is to be destroyed on account of its wickedness.
- Origen

War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness,
that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.
- James Madison

Human blunders usually do more to shape history than human wickedness.
- A. J. P. Taylor

This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to
acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us.
This makes us secret and rotten.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Tolerating evil leads only to more evil.
And when good people stand by and do nothing while wickedness reigns,
their communities will be consumed.
- Bob Riley

When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness
of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian.
- Billy Sunday

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
- Confucius

There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags;
and hell is a democracy of devils,
where all are equals.
- Herman Melville

Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once.
It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully.
Temperance is wickedness.
- Stephen Fry

What is their potential for evil; what is their potential
for wickedness? That's the only time that those characters
become interesting to watch.
- Jennifer Beals

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt...
doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel
beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary;
men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
- Joseph Conrad

If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime,
it is in wickedness.
You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind
of respect for the great criminal.
- Denis Diderot

Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness,
than all other holes in this world put together.
- Laurence Sterne

Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
- Lucretius

Wickedness is its own punishment.
- Francis Quarles

Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
- Sophocles

The proposition that we should encourage wickedness
and violence by exposing one side of the face to blows
because we have been beaten on the other is too great an absurdity.
- Thomas Mellon

It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong;
the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can
be overcome by physical means.
- Lydia M. Child

According to this way of arguing, there will be no
true principles in the world;
for there are none but what may be wrested and perverted to serve bad purposes,
either through the weakness or wickedness of men.
- Jonathan Mayhew

After a sound drubbing followed by half a day's fasting,
I felt more like laughing than like crying;
and,
in half a while, all was forgotten and my wickedness
began afresh and worse than ever.
- Stijn Streuvels

It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges
laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and
that they are always going to act according to the
wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness;
in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism.
Fear, either as a principle or a motive,
is the beginning of all evil.
- Anna Jameson

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

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

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

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

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

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

It was pride that changed angels into devils;
it is humility that makes men as angels.
- Saint Augustine

Stress is a designer ailment that many of the so-called
afflicted suffer from with pride.
- Janet Street-Porter

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

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

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

Pride is the master sin of the devil,
and the devil is the father of lies.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Jim Crow was king...
and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing,
and I felt pride in being alive.
- Lou Brock

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

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

Pride will spit in pride's face.
- Thomas Fuller

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other,
they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side;
on the other,
vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
- James Madison

We know these men are professionals whose services
are up for bid and whose bags are packed,
and yet we call them our own and take personal,
even civic pride in their accomplishments.
- John Thorn

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

One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness;
a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
- Josh Billings

A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride;
he certainly should have considered it an honor to
be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
- Zebulon Pike

When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes,
aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen

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

The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification
to the pride and independence of men.
- George Richards Minot

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

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

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

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity,
and their love to feed their pride.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially.
People thought I was a little strange.
- Charley Pride

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


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