Quotations About / On:
The truth has no room for pride!
Many see virtue at own mediocrity and take pride in sending excellence to the guillotine.
(Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, lives in Bhubaneswar, India. A former civil servant, he is a social activist and a columnist.)
Public offices are supposed to be free from pride and prejudice.
(Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942- India- former Civil Servant; Social Activist.))
IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED, SUCCEED WITH PRIDE & COURAGE.
(SOME ONE IS ALWAYS VERY AMBITIOUS BUT SUCCEEDS WITH FEAR, BUT IT RESULTS IN LACK OF SUCCESS.)
'Shyness is often mistaken for pride; paying same price'.
Our pride and self-importance are European, while our development and actions are Asiatic.
(Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 87, "Nauka" (1980).
Comments on the Russian character.)
Wounded pride can take a rich young man far who is surrounded by flatterers since birth.
(Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783-1842), French novelist. The Charterhouse of Parma, ch. XIII, Dupont (1839) (trans. by Jeri King).)
Pride sings and dances; humility sighs.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
Arrogance frowns; pride smiles.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
Many a peacock hides his peacock tail from all eyesand calls it his pride.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 87, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 73 (1886).)