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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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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 - [Pride]

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Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater - [Pride]

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Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.
~ Louis XIV - [Pride]

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I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success. I am for those tiny, invisible loving human forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets, or like the capillary oozing of water, which, if given time, will rend the hardest monuments of pride.
~ William James - [Pride]

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I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom --one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
~ John Keats - [Pride]

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If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
~ Paul Keating - [Pride]

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

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Never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up.
~ Jesse Jackson - [Pride]

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Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
~ Josiah Gilbert Holland - [Pride]

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Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
~ Thomas Jefferson - [Pride]

 

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