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Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
Americans take justifiable pride in the freedoms given to them by nature or God and enshrined in the Constitution's Bill of Rights.
By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier.
I grew up in one of the most socially conservative neighborhoods in Ohio, and my parents were traditional Catholics. But in her old age, my mother got her home health care from a guy who was gay, who was wonderful to her. Before she died, she rode a float in the Cincinnati Gay Pride Parade.
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
We don't live by just sleeping and eating. We need pride and dignity in our lives. Work gives you that.
Religion is often just tribalism: pride in a group one was born into, a group that is often believed to have 'God' on its side.
There's pride on Bourbon Street for the musicians that work there. They take it very seriously. I've never worked there or played in band there, but it's a part of the city. They play for the tourists and represent a whole different side of the culture of our city.
A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.
Colonialism bred an innate arrogance, but when you undertake that sort of imperial adventure, that arrogance gives way to a feeling of accommodativeness. You take pride in your openness.
People are often shy to acknowledge that they are Bengalis. They somehow take pride in saying that they cannot speak or read the language.
Pride and vanity, the opposites of humility, can destroy our spiritual health as surely as a debilitating disease can destroy our physical health.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.
I feel so much pride to represent my community and be Latino. No doubt about it, above my career and sales being a Latino comes first.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
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.
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
Some prideful people are not so concerned as to whether their wages meet their needs as they are that their wages are more than someone else's. Their reward is being a cut above the rest. This is the enmity of pride.
Ezra Taft Benson
I take some pride in... representing myself exactly how I would like to have my son remember me to his kids.
Robert Downey, Jr.
Everyone I know has attention deficit, and they say it with great pride. It's a bad time to be right.
A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Michel de Montaigne
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