Friday, August 14, 2009

Quotes: Pride.

Pride 73 "Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is; our pride remembers it forever." Lord Chesterfield. 1748. Gross, ed. Oxford Book of Aphorisms.

Pride 201 "What is the sign of a proud man? ….never praises any one." The Zohar. 13th century. Gross, ed. Oxford Book of Aphorisms.

Pride 367 "Too much humility is pride." German. Dictionary of Foreign Terms

Pride 377 "But an Englishman cannot be proud of being simple and direct, and still remain simple and direct...the matter of these...virtues, to know them is to kill them." G. K. Chesterton, “On Sandals and Simplicity.” 1905. Gross, ed. Essays.Once you realize you are good at something, you probably will not be that good again.

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