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.)
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
(Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Mary Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, ch. 5 (1813).)