"He that is ..." Quote of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
He that is proud eats up himself. Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise.
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Agamemnon, in Troilus and Cressida, act 2, sc. 3, l. 154-7. Speaking to Ajax, who is as proud as any of the Greeks.

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