Hospitality still survives among foreigners, although it is buried under false pride among the poorest Americans.
(Jane Addams (1860-1935), U.S. social worker and social reformer. Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 11 (1910).
Addams was the founding director of Hull-House, a pioneer "settlement house" in a poor Chicago neighborhood populated largely by immigrants from Italian and Bohemian peasant backgrounds.)
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).)
... it is seldom a medical man has true religious viewsthere is too much pride of intellect.
(George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. Middlemarch, ch. 31 (1871-1872).
The novel's character named Mrs. Bulstrode is warning her beautiful niece, Rosamond Vincy, about the likely impiety of the latter's prospective fiance, Dr. Lydgate.)