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Angels and devils

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Saint Augustine

As a free man
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words 'Ich bin ein Berliner!'
John F. Kennedy

Fame
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
William Hazlitt

Generosity and pride
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Khalil Gibran

My pride
My pride fell with my fortunes.
William Shakespeare

Our pride
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Secret pride in every human heart
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
William Hazlitt

Simple premise
Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
Barack Obama

The infinitely little
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.
Voltaire

Vice
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Alexander Pope

What is pride?
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
William Wordsworth

Without despair
Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
Blaise Pascal

Wounded
Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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