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View Quote Pride (of all others the most dang'rous fault)Proceeds from want of sense, or want of thought.
View Quote Wentworth Dillon, Essay on Translated Verse, line 161.
View Quote Zu strenge Ford'rung ist verborgner Stolz.
View Quote Too rigid scruples are concealed pride.
View Quote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Iphigenia auf Tauris, IV. 4. 120.
View Quote Oh! Why should the spirit of mortal be proud?Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast flying cloud,A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave,Man passes from life to his rest in the grave.
View Quote William Knox, Mortality (Lincoln's favorite hymn).
View Quote Thus unlamented pass the proud away,The gaze of fools and pageant of a day;So perish all, whose breast ne'er learn'd to glowFor others' good, or melt at others' woe.
View Quote Alexander Pope, Memory of an Unfortunate Lady (1717), line 4.
View Quote Is this that haughty, gallant, gay Lothario?
View Quote Nicholas Rowe, The Fair Penitent (1703), Act V, scene 1, line 37. Taken from Massinger's Fatal Dowry.
View Quote In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
View Quote John Ruskin, True and Beautiful, Morals and Religion, Conception of God, p. 426.
View Quote The Lords of creation men we call.
View Quote Lords of Creation; attributed by Hoyt's to Emily Anne Shuldham; reported as a folk song of unknown authorship in Songs of Ireland and Other Lands (1847), volume 2, p. 253.
View Quote Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
View Quote Solomon, Proverbs, XVI. 18.
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