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  • Pride

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Nov 9, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    Muhammad Ali, the great wrestler was never known for being a kind person. Once he was on an airplane and he often said, “I'm the greatest.” The airhostesses looked at him and saw he didn't have his seatbelt fastened. She said to him, “Mr. Ali, you'll have to fasten your seatbelt.” Ali more

  • Translating "Pride"

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Mar 26, 2007

    Dwight Lehman once heard a missionary tell how he was trying to do translation work in a particular tribe and found it hard to translate the word "pride," or at least the concept. He finally came to the idea to use their word or words for the ears’ being too far apart. In other words, he conveyed more

  • Subtlety Of Pride  PRO

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jul 13, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    SUBTLETY OF PRIDE Paul W. Powell once observed: “Pride is so subtle that if we aren’t careful we’ll be proud of our humility. When this happens our goodness becomes badness. Our virtues become vices. We can easily become like the Sunday School teacher who, having told the story of the Pharisee and more

  • Stripped Pride

    Contributed by John Scott on Aug 15, 2014

    Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad marches — or runs — to the beat of a different drummer. The 29-year-old French athlete was up to his old tricks Thursday. The two-time Olympic silver medalist was on the verge of winning his third straight title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the European more

  • Pride Is Deceitful

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on Oct 3, 2023

    You can even have pride in the fact that you aren’t proud • An Amish farmer put on a new pair of overalls • Of course the Amish are famous for their simplicity • So, as he was shaving his mustache one morning he stepped back and admired his new clothes in the mirror • He said This will never do, more

  • The Disease Of Pride  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    THE DISEASE OF PRIDE “Pride is the only disease known to man that makes everyone sick except the one who has it” more

  • Quotations On Pride

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 8, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    QUOTATIONS ON PRIDE Pride is the only disease known to man that makes everyone sick except the one who has it. - "Uncle" Bud Robinson It is out of self-love that all other evil passions spring. - Alexander Whyte Pride is the ground in which all other sins grow. - William Barkley None are so more

  • Pride (Augustine)

    Contributed by Dr. Fred W. Penney on Dec 31, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    Augustine on pride: Every proud man heeds himself and he who pleases himself seems great to himself. But he who pleases himself pleases a fool for more

  • Quotes On Pride

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 2, 2013

    QUOTES ON PRIDE Medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas said of pride: "Inordinate self-love is the cause of every sin ... the root of pride is found to consist in man not being, in some way, subject to God and His rule." "A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as more

  • Pride Is The King Of Vices. . . It Is The First ...  PRO

    Contributed by Wayne Major on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 8 ratings

    “Pride is the king of vices. . . it is the first of the pallbearers of the soul. . . other vices destroy only their opposite virtues, as wantonness destroys chastity; greed destroys temperance; anger destroys gentleness; more

  • Pride, The Idolatrous Worship Of Self, Is The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Feb 1, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    "Pride, the idolatrous worship of self, is the more

  • The Greatest Danger Inherent In Pride Is The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    The greatest danger inherent in pride is the effectiveness with which our own more

  • Pride Is Tasteless, Colorless, And Sizeless. ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "Pride is tasteless, colorless, and sizeless. Yet it is the more

  • Pride Is To The Character What The Attic Is To ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "Pride is to the character what the attic is to the housethe highest part, more

  • A Perverted Form Of Pride Is Inordinate ...

    Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 4, 2007

    A perverted form of pride is inordinate self-esteem. In the fall after we married Barbara took some drapes and a quilt to the cleaners. One afternoon she asked if I wanted to go with her to get them. The young girl behind the counter was feeling her oats – hair cut just right, permed just more

  • As I Mentioned At The Outset, "Pride Is A ...

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Aug 17, 2004

    As I mentioned at the outset, “Pride is a killer.” One man in history learned that lesson the hard way. During the Battle of the Wilderness in the Civil War, Union general John Sedgwick was inspecting his troops. At one point he came to a parapet, over which he gazed out in the direction of the more

  • Pride And Greed Spoil Relationships

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 18, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    PRIDE AND GREED SPOIL RELATIONSHIPS Are you so focused on your career, your raise and your ambitions for the future that you fail to realize the gift of relationships that God has given you today? The second rule is that people come before possessions and positions. Otherwise, you might find more

  • C.s. Lewis On Pride

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 23, 2010

    C.S. LEWIS ON PRIDE "A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and of course, as long as you're looking down, more

  • Pride And Peril: The Art Forger

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2011

    PRIDE AND PERIL: THE ART FORGER Yesterday I was reading about a man called Han van Meegeren who was a Dutch artist and an extremely talented ART FORGER. He forged some of the world’s most famous paintings so well that the best art critics and art experts of his time thought his paintings were more

  • Pride At The Donut Shop

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 28, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    PRIDE AT THE DONUT SHOP I was living in Phoenix at the time and on my way to work I stopped at a Dunkin Donuts drive through. I said to the woman at the window, "I'll have 3 cake donuts and a cup of coffee." She started mumbling something that I couldn't hear. I thought she may be able to hear me more