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Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
I think that the idea that I'm writing for many more people than I ever imagined has created a certain general responsibility that is literary and political. There's even pride involved, in not wanting to fall short of what I did before.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
It's no one's fault to be born ugly, but, honestly, must it be worn as a symbol of pride?
If you take a loud pride in anything, people will rightly shoot you down.
There will never be another Ed Koch. He was an original, but he represented a significant, if shrinking, segment of American Jewry who refused to compromise their liberal values, their support for Israel or their Jewish pride.
I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride.
I do take a lot of pride in my look and I work out - do work out a lot.
I have no love for myself as a human being, but I have immense pride in the music I make.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
But sports photography isn't something you just pick up overnight. You can't do it once a year for fun and expect to do a good job. And I take pride in what I do.
The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.
We have so much pride in welcoming these passengers onto the plane, and they have so much pride in travel. It's something that I definitely always remember, when I'm playing a scene on the plane, just to imbue everything with that sense of excitement.
My sign is Leo. A Leo has to walk with pride. When he takes a step, he has to put his foot down. You walk into a room and you want people to know your presence, without you doing anything.
I grew up reading 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Pride and Prejudice' - girly kind of books.
Look, I've got incredible pride for my family. I've absolutely fallen into that cliche of a dad who could just happily talk about my daughter endlessly.
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.
With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
Most of us think of pride as self-centeredness, conceit, boastfulness, arrogance, or haughtiness. All of these are elements of the sin, but the heart, or core, is still missing. The central feature of pride is enmity - enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen.
Ezra Taft Benson
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 pride myself on breaking any box that anyone wants to put me in.
A man's pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.
After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part, cause we have nicknames. So I named my private part pride... it's not much but at least I have my pride.
There is no shame in taking pride in achievements or position. But nobody gets to the top alone.
Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride.
David Foster Wallace
I want to write without shame or pride or over-compensation in one direction or another. To write freely.
If you are a housewife, take pride in that.
Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
Alain Rene Le Sage
If I'd have went on the ice when this thing happened, someone would have speared me or something. It's a great feeling of accomplishment and pride. They had to do it; it was their moment.
Israel no longer has allies in Egypt and in Tunisia, we are saying to the Zionist enemies that times have changed and that the time of the Arab Spring, the time of the revolution, of dignity and of pride has arrived.
Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
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