Quotations About / On: PRIDE

  • 1.
    Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
    (Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 38 (1955).)
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  • 2.
    It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
    (Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 7 (1936).)
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  • 3.
    The truth has no room for pride!
    (Wisdom)
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  • 4.
    Many see virtue at own mediocrity and take pride in sending excellence to the guillotine.
    (Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, lives in Bhubaneswar, India. A former civil servant, he is a social activist and a columnist.)
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  • 5.
    Public offices are supposed to be free from pride and prejudice.
    (Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942- India- former Civil Servant; Social Activist.))
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  • 6.
    IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED, SUCCEED WITH PRIDE & COURAGE.
    (SOME ONE IS ALWAYS VERY AMBITIOUS BUT SUCCEEDS WITH FEAR, BUT IT RESULTS IN LACK OF SUCCESS.)
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  • 7.
    'Shyness is often mistaken for pride; paying same price'.
    (Life)
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  • 8.
    Our pride and self-importance are European, while our development and actions are Asiatic.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 87, "Nauka" (1980). Comments on the Russian character.)
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  • 9.
    Wounded pride can take a rich young man far who is surrounded by flatterers since birth.
    (Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783-1842), French novelist. The Charterhouse of Parma, ch. XIII, Dupont (1839) (trans. by Jeri King).)
  • 10.
    Pride sings and dances; humility sighs.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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