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Excessive Pride Quotes By Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Things that are attached to the body do not just add beauty to the body or probably enhances the self confidence of the man within, but they are also the very reasons for pride and excessive self confidence — Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Excessive Pride Quotes By Paul Haggis

We think we know what's right. With excessive pride comes blindness. — Paul Haggis

Excessive Pride Quotes By Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

If you have not seen the real end of the journey, don't boast much at the beginning and never be too proud and haughty in mid of the path. Keep the real end in mind and mind how to get to the real end successfully! — Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Excessive Pride Quotes By Larry Wall

A lazy person will try to always find some way to do something; they'll always be looking for ways of doing something faster, more efficiently, and if you really want to control the world, that's a really sort of hubristic notion - excessive pride, the thing that Zeus zaps you for having. — Larry Wall

Excessive Pride Quotes By Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

Like a child at the cinema, we get caught up in the illusion. From this comes all of our vanity, ambition, and insecurity. We fall in love with the illusions we have created and develop excessive pride in our appearance, our possessions, and our accomplishments. It's like wearing a mask and proudly thinking that the mask is really you. — Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

Excessive Pride Quotes By Paul Brunton

Such excessive preoccupation with his faults is not a truly spiritual activity but, on the contrary, a highly egoistic one.The recognition of his own faults should make a man humbler, when it is beneficial, not prouder, which the thought that he ought to have been above these faults makes him. — Paul Brunton

Excessive Pride Quotes By Thomas A Kempis

It happens very often that those whom men esteem highly are more seriously endangered by their own excessive confidence. Hence, for many it is better not to be too free from temptations, but often to be tried lest they become too secure, too filled with pride, or even too eager to fall back upon external comforts. — Thomas A Kempis

Excessive Pride Quotes By Ken Follett

When you're thinking, please remember this: excessive pride is a familiar sin, but a man may just as easily frustrate the will of God through excessive humility. — Ken Follett

Excessive Pride Quotes By Seneca.

the mind itself suggests to itself many perverted, vicious forms of pleasure? - in the first place arrogance, excessive self-esteem, swaggering precedence over other men, a shortsighted, nay, a blind devotion to his own interests, dissolute luxury, excessive delight springing from the most trifling and childish causes, and also talkativeness, pride that takes a pleasure in insulting others, sloth, and the decay of a dull mind which goes to sleep over itself. — Seneca.

Excessive Pride Quotes By William O'Neil

The market has a simple way of whittling all excessive pride and overblown egos down to size. After all, the whole idea is to be completely objective and recognize what the marketplace is telling you, rather than try to prove that the thing you said or did yesterday or six weeks ago was right. The fastest way to take a bath in the stock market or go broke is to try to prove that you are right and the market is wrong. — William O'Neil

Excessive Pride Quotes By St. Maximos The Confessor

The demons that wage war on us through our shortcomings in virtue are those that teach unchastity, drunkenness, avarice and envy. Those that wage war on us through our excessive zeal for virtue teach conceit, self-esteem and pride; they secretly pervert what is commendable into what is reprehensible. — St. Maximos The Confessor

Excessive Pride Quotes By Joseph Conrad

And yet is not mankind itself, pushing on its blind way, driven by a dream of its greatness and its power upon the dark paths of excessive cruelty and of excessive devotion. And what is the pursuit of truth, after all? — Joseph Conrad

Excessive Pride Quotes By Francesca Annis

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

Excessive Pride Quotes By Hiromu Arakawa

You've certainly mellowed out ... you used to be fun, full of life and emotion. Lust, Greed, Sloth, Gluttony, Envy, Wrath, and Pride. Of course, excessive want will destroy anyone, but those same desires are necessary to understand what it means to be human. Why did you rid yourself of them? — Hiromu Arakawa

Excessive Pride Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

[Heraclitus had] the highest form of pride [stemming] from a certainty of belief in the truth as grasped by himself alone. He brings this form, by its excessive development, into a sublime pathos by involuntary identification of himself with his truth. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Excessive Pride Quotes By Carol Lewis

seven deadly sins and their division into three categories of love. Excessive Love (lust, gluttony and greed), Deficient Love (sloth) and Malicious Love (wrath, envy and pride). — Carol Lewis

Excessive Pride Quotes By Matthew Henry

All those who rejoice in the success of the church's enemies will share with them in their downfall; and those who have most indulged themselves in pride and pleasure are the least able to bear calamities; their sorrows will be as excessive as their pleasure and jollity were before. — Matthew Henry

Excessive Pride Quotes By Genghis Khan

Heaven grew weary of the excessive pride and luxury of China ... I am from the Barbaric North. I wear the same clothing and eat the same food as the cowherds and horse-herders. We make the same sacrifices and we share.. our riches. I look upon the nation as a new-born child and I care for my soldiers as though they were my brothers. — Genghis Khan