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Letter "P" » Pride
«A great business success was probably never attained by chasing the dollar, but is due to pride in one's work - the pride that makes business an art»
«A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.»
«At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.»
«At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense»
«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»
Author: Alexander Pope
, IS IS
, One Good Reason
, The Art of Reasoning
«A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his talent»
«A coxcomb is one whom simpletons believe to be a man of merit.»
«As soon as there was two there was pride»
«A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.»
«A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground»