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Swallow your pride occasionally, it's not fattening.

I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round!
Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.
He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. [Ecclesiasticus 13:1]
I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed. [Luke 16:3]
It is my PRIDE, my damned, native, unconquerable Pride, that plunges me into Distraction. You must know that 19 - 20th of my Composition is Pride. I must either live a Slave, a Servant; to have no Will of my own, no Sentiments of my own which I may freely declare as such; --or DIE --perplexing alternative!
Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, is a proud man.
A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.
Pride the first peer and president of hell.
There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.
My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.
Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
There was one who thought himself above me, and he was above me until he had that thought.
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.
Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.
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.
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.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.
Where there are no tigers, a wild cat is very self-important.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
Pride, like laudanum 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.
Man, proud man, drest in a little brief authority, most ignorant of what he's most assur d, glassy essence, like an angry ape, plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven, as make the angels weep.
We should be ashamed of our pride, but never proud of our shame.
Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity desires the esteem of others.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
Always think highly of yourself and take pride in whatever you do! Cant nobody dictate your future but you