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John W. Foster Quotes and Sayings

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The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
- John W. Foster

A man without decision can never be said to belong to himself.
- John W. Foster

The here-and-now is no mere filling of time,
but a filling of time with God.
- John W. Foster

One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the
power of lighting its own fire.
- John W. Foster

 

Few are sufficiently sensible of the importance of
that economy in reading which selects,
almost exclusively, the very first order of books.
Why, except for some special reason,
read an inferior book,
at the very time you might be reading one of the highest order?
- John W. Foster

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 PHOTO

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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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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 qualifies me to tell people how to act or what
to think? I'm Charley Pride,
country singer.
Period.
- Charley Pride

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

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's a fine thing to rise above pride,
but you must have pride in order to do so.
- Georges Bernanos

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

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

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

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

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

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who
seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
- Henry Bolingbroke

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

The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency,
is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
- Baruch Spinoza

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die.
Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
- Paul Keating

The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment
was reached on the bright September morning when I
entered the public school.
- Mary Antin

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

If you can once engage people's pride,
love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear
what their reason can do against you.
- Lord Chesterfield

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

I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen:
ignorance of theological truth,
and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
- Edward Irving

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

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

Pride and excess bring disaster for man.
- Xun Zi

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

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

I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things
to happen to country music,
to prove it belongs to everybody.
- Loretta Lynn

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

I take great pride in having been able to overcome
the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities
available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy.
- Zhu Rongji

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

Free nations with different histories,
economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will
never achieve complete agreement,
even when they desire the same objectives.
- Arthur H. Sulzberger

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

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

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
- Samuel Butler

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

The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.
- Gustave Flaubert

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

Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned.
A widely- read man never quotes accurately,
for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
- Hesketh Pearson

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

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.
- Tom Cruise

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

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

At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre.
It's part of who you are and doesn't need to be discussed anymore.
- Sandra Bernhard

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

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

All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
- W. Edwards Deming

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
- Hosea Ballou

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate;
they are green and vigorous in old age.
- George Santayana

There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride
in German technical and business skills.
- Douglas Hurd

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

The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger.
- Sholom Aleichem

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

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against
the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
- Norman Mailer


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