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A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.
Jean de la Bruyere
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Samuel Johnson
A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his talent
Honore de Balzac
A mule has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity
Robert Green Ingersoll
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Walter Winchell
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good; And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right
Alexander Pope
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Alexander Pope
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Alexander Pope
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Jules Renard
By profession I am a Soldier and take pride in that fact, but I am prouder to be a father
Douglas MacArthur
Columbus's eggs lie around by the hundreds of thousands, but Columbuses are met with less frequently.
Adolf Hitler
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran
He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise
William Shakespeare
Human pride is not worthwhile; there is always something lying in wait to take the wind out of it
Mark Twain
I think I can say, and say with pride, that we have some legislatures that bring higher prices than any in the world
Mark Twain
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Benjamin Franklin
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments
Benjamin Franklin
If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
Socrates
If Pride leads the Van, Beggary brings up the Rear
Benjamin Franklin
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
John Ruskin
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