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Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.

Never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up.
When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.
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.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Pride and poverty don't get along, but often live together.
The last time I saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand.
If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
Whoever shall exalt himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble [James 4:6]
I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
It ain't bragging if you can do it.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
I would not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.
Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.
Pride goeth before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall. [Proverbs 16:18]
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.
Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.
The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
The nobler the blood the less the pride.
Pride is the mask of one's own faults.
You cannot hold your head high with your hand out.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.

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