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Pride. 10 th Grade Gifted/ Honors English. There was sadness in being a man, but it was a proud thing too. Stephen Vincent Benet, American author. Pride is hateful before God and man. Bible, Ecclesiasticus10:7. The tyrant is a child of Pride Who drinks from this great sickening cup

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  1. Pride 10th Grade Gifted/ Honors English

  2. There was sadness in being a man, but it was a proud thing too. Stephen Vincent Benet, American author

  3. Pride is hateful before God and man. Bible, Ecclesiasticus10:7

  4. The tyrant is a child of Pride Who drinks from this great sickening cup Recklessness and vanity, Until from his high crest headlong He plummets to the dust of hope - Sophocles, Greek playwright

  5. A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and of course, as you’re looking down, you can’t see something that’s above you. C.S. Lewis, British Novelist

  6. Pride will have a fall; for pride goes before the fall and shame follows after. Proverbs

  7. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese American novelist

  8. In general, pride is at the bottom of all mistakes. John Ruskin, English writer and critic

  9. We are rarely proud when we are alone. Voltaire, French writer

  10. When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity. Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer

  11. To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us. Charles Caleb Colton British cleric, writer, and collector

  12. Pride sullies the noblest character. Claudianus, Gallo-Roman theologian

  13. The pride of youth is in its strength and beauty; the pride of old age is in its discretion. Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher

  14. Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend. Jules Renard French author

  15. The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. William Hutton, English geologist and book editior

  16. 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 Swiss Psychiatrist

  17. Pride and excess bring disaster for man. Xun Zi Chinese Confucian Philosopher

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

  19. Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men. Dante Alighieri Italian Writer

  20. The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. Samuel Butler British Poet

  21. What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you - what a revelation. Emil M. Cioran Romanian philiospher

  22. Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility. Adam Clarke British theologian and Biblical scholar

  23. Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up. Mohandas Gandhi Spiritual leader of India

  24. 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 English literary critic, grammarian, and philosopher

  25. 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 Italian scholar and poet

  26. My pride fell with my fortunes. William Shakespeare British dramatist

  27. God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble. James 4:6

  28. Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. Emily Bronte, British Novelist

  29. There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so. Charles Caleb Colton British cleric, writer, and collector

  30. Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. T. S. Eliot, British/American Writer

  31. Pride cost more than hunger, thirst, and cold. Thomas Jefferson, American President

  32. Has God forgotten all that I have done for Him? Louis XIV, King of France

  33. When there are not tigers, a wild-cat is very important. Korean Proverb

  34. No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. Booker T. Washington American Black Leader and Educator

  35. Temper gets you in trouble. Pride keeps you there. Anonymous

  36. Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us. Jane Austin British Novelist

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