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  • It is pride which has been the chief cause of misery in every nation and every family since the world began. - C. S. Lewis
  • God pickles the proud and preserves the foolish. - Anon
  • Did you hear about the clever salesman who closed hundreds of sales with this line: “Let me show you something several of your neighbors said you couldn’t afford.” - Anon
  • Pride is the dandelion of the soul. Its root goes deep; only a little left behind sprouts again. Its seeds lodge in the tiniest encouraging cracks. And it flourishes in good soil: The danger of pride is that it feeds on goodness. - David Rhodes
  • God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easily. - Guideposts
  • There is perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive. Even if I could conceive that I had completely overcome it, I should probably be proud of my humility. - Benjamin Franklin, from his autobiography
  • Pride is the only disease that makes everyone sick but the one who has it. - Anon
  • “Be not proud of race, face, place, or grace.” - C. H. Spurgeon

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