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Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. - Khalil Gibran


The pride of the peacock is the glory of God. The lust of the goat is the bounty of God. The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God. The nakedness of a woman is the work of God. - William Blake


When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us. - Charles Caleb Colton


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. - Iris Murdoch


There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us; and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


Our energy is in proportion to the resistance it meets. We attempt nothing great but from a sense of the difficulties we have to encounter, we persevere in nothing great but from a pride in overcoming them. - William Hazlitt


Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments. - Benjamin Franklin


To be a man is to be responsible. It is to feel shame at the sight of what seems to be unmerited misery. It is to take pride in a victory won by one's comrades. It is to feel, when setting one's stone, that one is contributing to the building of the world. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery