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Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Pride Quotes

Quotes about Pride
  • A man is never so proud as when striking an attitude of humility. C. S. Lewis (1898–1963)
  • A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you’re looking down, you can’t see something that’s above you. C. S. Lewis (1898–1963)
  • A vain man can never be utterly ruthless; he wants to win applause, and therefore he accommodates himself to others. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
  • Absalom was vain about his hair, therefore was he hanged by his hair. Talmud
  • An egotist is a man whose self-importance makes his mind shrink while his head swells.
  • And the devil did grin, for his darling sin Is pride that apes humility. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
  • In the final analysis our great problem with holiness is not that our concepts of holiness are feeble, but that our hearts are rebellious. We are selfish, that's our problem.  And the fact that we often won't admit our selfishness shows how deep the pride goes.     -- Floyd McClung
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