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Nothing gives us greater pride than the importance of India's scientific and engineering colleges, or the army of Indian scientists at organizations such as Microsoft and NASA. Our temples are not the god-encrusted shrines of Varanasi, but Western scientific institutions like Caltech and MIT, and magazines like 'Nature' and 'Scientific American.'

Tags: American, Nature  ✍ Author: Aravind Adiga

If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride, here it is delivering the goods.

Tags: Here, Ideology  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.

Tags: Good, Wise  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger.

Tags: Poor, Rich  ✍ Author: Sholom Aleichem

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

Tags: Humility, Men  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

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

Tags: Giving, Less  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

My pride fell with my fortunes.

Tags: Fell, Fortunes  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

There has been a cultural shift. It is difficult to measure all that right now, but Chilean women have seen my presidency as a source of pride. Women are performing in jobs in Chile now that 20 or 30 years ago nobody would have dared to imagine.

Tags: Difficult, Women  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

Tags: Family, Life  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.

Tags: Perhaps, Vanity  ✍ Author: Philip James Bailey

Look, I've got incredible pride for my family. I've absolutely fallen into that cliche of a dad who could just happily talk about my daughter endlessly.

Tags: Dad, Family  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Tags: Business, Work  ✍ Author: Hosea Ballou

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.

Tags: Arrogance, Ignorance  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.

Tags: Give, Government  ✍ Author: Kim Campbell

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

Tags: Against, Preach  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

I take pride in being one of the most successful producers in hip-hop history, having the most successful record in hip-hop history, I have the most number ones.

Tags: History, Successful  ✍ Author: Puff Daddy

I don't say it in a cocky way, but I take pride in being one of the best at doing what I do.

Tags: Best, Cocky  ✍ Author: Puff Daddy

I'm fully aware that 'Doctor Who' will always, always be part of my life, and that's not something I would run away from in the slightest. I wear it with pride, definitely.

Tags: Away, Life  ✍ Author: Freema Agyeman

The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.

Tags: Art, Cult  ✍ Author: Gustave Flaubert

Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Tags: Her, Humility  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

Pride will spit in pride's face.

Tags: Face, Spit  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.

Tags: Great, Wrestling  ✍ Author: Dan Gable

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

Tags: Anger, Enemy  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

So we take a lot of pride in that. It's really on us to turn this thing around. I think this last month we've done just that. We've pointed ourself in the direction that we want to be, and I think we're starting to head towards that. Right now we're in a nice rhythm.

Tags: Done, Nice  ✍ Author: Kevin Garnett

Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.

Tags: American, Lifestyle  ✍ Author: Billy Graham
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So without that Canadian invention we were grounded. And so that was a really important and key part of the mission and Canadians should take real pride in it.

Tags: Key, Real  ✍ Author: Chris Hadfield

I feel pride in being a Greenlander.

 ✍ Author: Aleqa Hammond

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.

Tags: Great, Living  ✍ Author: William Hazlitt

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

Tags: Between, Wrong  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.

Tags: Ignorance, Truth  ✍ Author: Edward Irving

They take pride in their schools. They begin to participate, where, when they are renters, they don't do that. So what we're doing by this program is strengthening America.

Tags: America, Begin  ✍ Author: Alphonso Jackson

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.

Tags: Defense, Skillful  ✍ Author: Helen Hunt Jackson

I'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.

Tags: Black, Proud  ✍ Author: Michael Jackson

When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.

Tags: Everyone, Reading  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.

Tags: Deep, Small  ✍ Author: Carl Jung

Despite what people think of cowboys, they take pride in how they look, and that look is important to them.

Tags: Cowboys, Despite  ✍ Author: Steve Kanaly

These days cry out, as never before, for us to pay attention, so we can move through them and get our joy and pride back.

Tags: Attention, Joy  ✍ Author: Anne Lamott

I pride myself on having a journalistic remove.

Tags: Remove  ✍ Author: Erik Larson

The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.

Tags: God, Pleasure  ✍ Author: Martin Luther

I want to do something that people can really say, 'Hey, man, that was good, I'm proud of you, I'm proud of that.' 'Pride' and 'Transformers' and things like that.

Tags: Good, Proud  ✍ Author: Bernie Mac

There is no shame in taking pride in achievements or position. But nobody gets to the top alone.

Tags: Alone, Nobody  ✍ Author: Connie Mack

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.

Tags: Hatred, Labor  ✍ Author: James Madison

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.

Tags: Power, Small  ✍ Author: Norman Mailer

It is with tremendous excitement and pride that EMILY's List endorses Senator Hillary Clinton for president.

Tags: Excitement, President  ✍ Author: Ellen Malcolm

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.

Tags: Humility, Real  ✍ Author: Thomas Merton

One may be humble out of pride.

Tags: Humble, May  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

I've learned there's nothing wrong with being a little fussy. I used to pride myself on being low-maintenance - I wore it like a badge of honor.

Tags: Learned, Wrong  ✍ Author: Becki Newton

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.

Tags: Nation, Religion  ✍ Author: Reinhold Niebuhr

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

Tags: Freedom, Sense  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Tags: Hardest, Vanity  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

Take pride in exactly what it is you do and remember it's okay to fail as long as you don't give up.

Tags: Give, Remember  ✍ Author: Dan O\'Brien

You'll find that no pride is greater than the pride that comes with being thick. Britain is filled with people who are really proud of their stupidity.

Tags: Proud, Stupidity  ✍ Author: Paul O\'Grady

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.

Tags: Power, Simple  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.

Tags: Broken, Heart  ✍ Author: Gilbert Parker

Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.

Tags: Fools, Vice  ✍ Author: Alexander Pope

Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.

Tags: Best, Men  ✍ Author: Alexander Pope

Chicago is incredibly gracious. People here have so much pride.

Tags: Chicago, Here  ✍ Author: Giuliana Rancic

From what I can see, too many kids don't learn pride in their country anymore.

Tags: Country, Learn  ✍ Author: John Ratzenberger

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

Tags: Pay, Wish  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating of it too.

Tags: Envy, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.

Tags: English, Vanity  ✍ Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.

Tags: Done, Nobly  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

Tags: Great, Mistakes  ✍ Author: John Ruskin

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.

Tags: Original, Sins  ✍ Author: Francoise Sagan

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.

Tags: Age, Old  ✍ Author: George Santayana

That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.

Tags: Ambition, Rather  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.

Tags: Big, Coffee  ✍ Author: John Steinbeck

I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.

Tags: Grateful, Lion  ✍ Author: John Steinbeck

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.

Tags: Difficult, Yourself  ✍ Author: Margaret Thatcher

So it's a source of fun and a source of pride to have been a part of this little movie that could.

Tags: Fun, Movie  ✍ Author: Blair Underwood

I want people to take pride in Spanish Harlem. These are people that everyone in the community could relate to... people who mean something special to us.

Tags: Mean, Special  ✍ Author: Alexa Vega

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

Tags: Great, Infinitely  ✍ Author: Voltaire

Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride.

Tags: Black, Poverty  ✍ Author: David Foster Wallace

One thing that I pride myself on is, everything that I do is completely legit. We go through every channel, and do it the proper way.

Tags: Channel, Proper  ✍ Author: Nik Wallenda

The first and most fundamental issue of sin is pride.

Tags: Issue, Sin  ✍ Author: David Warner

There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.

Tags: Experience, Real  ✍ Author: George Washington

What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.

Tags: Rocket, Stars  ✍ Author: William Wordsworth

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.

Tags: Enemy, Matter  ✍ Author: Isoroku Yamamoto

I feel so much pride to represent my community and be Latino. No doubt about it, above my career and sales being a Latino comes first.

Tags: Career, Doubt  ✍ Author: Daddy Yankee

Most of my albums have a concept. They all have some kind of theme, some kind of feeling. I really take pride in that.

Tags: Concept, Feeling  ✍ Author: Yelawolf

Have you got a Beemer, an Audi, a Saab or a Volvo that replaced a Ford, Vauxhall, Rover or Nissan? Many Brits have. Your first Beemer. A particularly nice smell of leather. Something rather plain but satisfactory about the interior. And that lovely enamel wotsit in the middle of the steering wheel. A moment of quiet 'because I'm worth it' pride.

Tags: Moment, Nice  ✍ Author: Peter York

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.

Tags: Glory, Rise  ✍ Author: Andrew Young

Pride and excess bring disaster for man.

Tags: Bring, Disaster  ✍ Author: Oleksandr Zhuravliov

Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit.

Tags: Family, Makes  ✍ Author: John Zimmerman

When you live in Paris, and fashion is such a point of pride for the French, it's always around and you're very much exposed to it from an early age. It was always something I knew about and really liked.

Tags: Age, Fashion  ✍ Author: Sidney Altman

I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.

Tags: Suffer, Used  ✍ Author: Francesca Annis

The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.

Tags: Morning, School  ✍ Author: Mary Antin

All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.

Tags: Greatest, Themselves  ✍ Author: Michael Apted

I take pride in everything I do. I don't want to be handed anything. I want to earn it.

Tags: Earn, Handed  ✍ Author: Evelyn Ashford

Attacks of divine transports are of pride and I accept the part assigned.

Tags: Accept, Divine  ✍ Author: Edmund Barton

Kiwis must not fall behind the standards of other countries. We pride ourselves on our quality of life. Thus we must pave the road in the right way for the future generations.

Tags: Future, Life  ✍ Author: Kylie Bax

I really take pride in the relationship that I have with my husband.

Tags: Husband  ✍ Author: Julie Benz

Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.

Tags: Confused, Woman  ✍ Author: Peter Berg

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

Tags: Order, Rise  ✍ Author: Georges Bernanos

At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre. It's part of who you are and doesn't need to be discussed anymore.

Tags: Point, Whole  ✍ Author: Sandra Bernhard

What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance. I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures. But it is mine.

Tags: Arrogance, Culture  ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel

Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?

Tags: Matter, Put  ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel

One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.

Tags: Best, Wants  ✍ Author: Josh Billings

Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.

Tags: Creativity, Short  ✍ Author: David Binder

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

Tags: Contempt, End  ✍ Author: Henry Bolingbroke