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Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
– Benjamin Franklin
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Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
– Henry Bolingbroke
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Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
– Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
– Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
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Pride is a powerful narcotic, but it doesn't do much for the auto-immune system.
– Stuart Stevens
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Pride is a spiritual Cancer: It eats up the very possibilty of love, or contentment, or even common sense.
– C. S. Lewis, First things First
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Pride is a vice which pride itself inclines every man to find in others and overlook in himself.
– Johnson
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Pride is all very well, but a sausage is a sausage
– Terry Pratchett
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Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
– Johnson
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Pride is the recognition of the fact that you are your own highest value and, like all of man's values, it has to be earned.
– Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
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Pride not thyself on thy religious works, Give to the poor, but talk not of thy gifts: By pride religious merit melts away, The merit of thy alms, by ostentation.
– Manu
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Pride sullies the noblest character.
– Claudianus
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Pride that comes from others achievements is for those with no accomplishments.
– Matthew Charles Thomas
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Pride the first peer and president of hell.
– Daniel Defoe
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Pride would be a lot easier to swallow if it didn't taste so bad.
– Brad Moore
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Pride, envy, avarice -- these are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.
– Alighieri Dante
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Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.
– Frederick Saunders
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Priest is a fisherman and Holy Book is a fishook. We either refuse to be a fish or we burn in the frying pan of irrationality!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Prima la musica, poi le parole (first the music, then the words)
– Antonio Salieri, title of an opera
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Primer rayo de sol no sólo trae la luz, sino también la felicidad y la esperanza al mundo, abrillantado, la actualización de la vida en la tierra. Mirar hacia adelante, con gratitud, esperanza y optimismo, a ese primer rayo, el cual comienza nuestro maravilloso día - todos los días! Hacer un gran día!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Prince Akeem Oh, it was a most amazing game. The Giants of New York took on the Packers of Green Bay. The Giants triumphed by kicking a pigskin ball through a big H. A most ripping victory. Cleo McDowell Son... I'm just going to tell you this one time. If you want to keep working here, stay off the drugs.
– Coming to America
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Principal Any attempt to cheat, especially with my wife, who is a dirty, dirty, tramp, and I am just gonna snap.
– Billy Madison
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Principal Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.
– Billy Madison
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Principles have no real force except when one is well fed.
– Mark Twain
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Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
– Mark Twain
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