is like an empty bag. Who can stand such a thing upright? It is hollow and
is often the effect of ignorance, for pride and folly attend each other.
Ignorance and pride keep constant company.
joined with many virtues, chokes them all. Pride is the bane of happiness.
must have a fall. Solomon said, “Pride goeth before destruction.”
and ill-nature will be hated in spite of all the wealth and greatness in the
is an honest pride, such as makes one ashamed to do an evil act, a degree of
self-esteem that makes one above doing an injury to any one; but it is the pride
which sets one above his fellows that we depreciate, that spirit which would
demand homage to itself as better and greater than others.
the pangs of pride! What misery is here covered up! Smiles abroad, tears at
is the ape of Charity. In seeking the one, take heed thou light not upon the
feeds the poor, so does Pride; Charity builds a hospital, so does Pride. In this
they differ: Charity gives her glory to God; Pride takes her glory from man.