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    Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.

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O, this life
Is nobler than attending for a check,
Richer than doing nothing for a robe,
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O, this life
Is nobler than attending for a check,
Richer than doing nothing for a robe,
Prouder than rustling in unpaid-for silk:
Such pain the cap of him that makes him fine
Yet keeps his book uncrossed.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Pride Quotes,
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The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

by Voltaire Found in: Pride Quotes,
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Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

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Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Pride Quotes,
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It may do good; pride hath no other glass
To show itself but pride, for supple knees
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It may do good; pride hath no other glass
To show itself but pride, for supple knees
Feed arrogance and are the proud man's fees.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Pride Quotes,
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The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does read more

The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does not concern himself about.

by William Hazlitt Found in: Pride Quotes,
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There is this paradox in pride--it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.

There is this paradox in pride--it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Pride Quotes,
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He is so plaguy proud that the death-tokens of it
Cry 'No recovery.'

He is so plaguy proud that the death-tokens of it
Cry 'No recovery.'

by William Shakespeare Found in: Pride Quotes,
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One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts read more

One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.

by Josh Billings Found in: Pride Quotes,
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