Quotations About / On:
Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 93, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 111 (1886).)
The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.
(Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. letter, February 23, 1873, to Mme. Gustave de Maupassant, trans. by William G. Allen. Correspondance, VII, p. 10, Conard (1926-1933).)
Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.
(José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 36, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).)
Love, Arthur, is a poodle's chance of attaining the infinite, and personally I have my pride.
(Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961), French author. Ferdinand Bardamu, in Journey to the End of the Night, 1966 edition, p. 8 (orig. publ. 1932, trans. 1934).)
Pride must have a fall.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Richard, in Richard II, act 5, sc. 5, l. 88.
If you wanna be accomplished in your aspirations, shed your pride and be a consoler of hearts.
Pride is in sword spear and chivalry medal of knights not in Russia West China and Japan make.
(One should be proud of his own.)
If Creator granted you privilege and might He won't be content you use them for pride on other for He's only the highest.
(Modesty is best grace.)
Authority is pride lead by a figurehead principal, but not by moral accountability; a principal is a principle obstacle to progress, vanity rules stupidity wears head masks.
(Terence George Craddock April 29 2015.)
A person who is blinded by pride cannot see anything but his own delusion; he cannot even see the blindfold that is covering his eyes.
(My comment on a conversation with a Catholic about a close-minded pastor who believes in the 'kenosis theology.')