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Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round!

Author: Muhammad Ali (1942)

Profession: American Boxer

The last time I saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand.

Author: Fred A. Allen (1894-1957)

Profession: American Radio Comic

Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.

Author: Fred A. Allen (1894-1957)

Profession: American Radio Comic

When science discovers the center of the universe a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.

Author: Bernard Baily

Profession:

It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.

Author: Georges Bernanos (1888-1948)

Profession: French Novelist, Political Writer

God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble [James 4:6]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. [Ecclesiasticus 13:1]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed. [Luke 16:3]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Whoever shall exalt himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.

Author: Henry Bolingbroke (1678-1751)

Profession: British Politician

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.

Author: Emily Bronte (1818-1848)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.

Author: Julius Caesar (101-44 BC)

Profession: Roman Emperor

It is my PRIDE, my damn d, native, unconquerable Pride, that plunges me into Distraction. You must know that 19 --20th of my Composition is Pride. I must either live a Slave, a Servant; to have no Will of my own, no Sentiments of my own which I may freely declare as such; --or DIE --perplexing alternative!

Author: Thomas Chatterton (1752 -1770)

Profession: British Poet

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author