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

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It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Humility
St. Augustine

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

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Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. [Proverbs 13:10]
Conflict
Bible

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

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Love, Arthur, is a poodle's chance of attaining the infinite, and personally I have my pride.
Love
Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
Ostentation
Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
Pride
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Pride
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.
Success
Charles Caleb Colton

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The nobler the blood the less the pride.
Pride
Danish Proverb

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Pride the first peer and president of hell.
Pride
Daniel Defoe

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No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
Assets
Mary Parker Follet

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The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
Death and Dying
John W. Foster

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Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Pride
Benjamin Franklin

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Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
Pride
Benjamin Franklin

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And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope.
Failure
Robert Frost

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Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
Pride
Thomas Fuller

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Too much humility is pride.
Humility
German Proverb

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

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My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.
Pride
W. S. Gilbert

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Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
Nationalities and Nationalism
Eric Hoffer

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Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
Pride
Thomas Jefferson

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Pride is the mask of one's own faults.
Pride
Jewish Proverb

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Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Pride
Samuel Johnson

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