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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
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.
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I've got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
Pride will spit in pride's face.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
Fulton J. Sheen
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
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.
Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
I don't look to a man to get pride in myself. It's not about having a black president, it's about having a good president, and I think that's the most important thing.
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.
One of the things people don't really recognise about the similarities between country and hip-hop is that they're celebrations of pride in a lifestyle.
Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
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.
Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride, here it is delivering the goods.
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given.
That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.
When I was a kid, it was a huge insult to be a geek. Now it's a point of pride in a weird way.
J. J. Abrams
Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.
There's a deceptive sin that can keep us from walking in love: pride. It's deceptive because when you have pride, you're usually too proud to admit it. I know this because I used to have teachings on pride and they didn't sell well.
Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don't give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.
All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
W. Edwards Deming
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