“Maurice and Alec still roam the greenwood.”

— E.M. Forster, Maurice, Share via Whatsapp

“Pride is a shiny weakness.”

— Toba Beta, Share via Whatsapp

“Stand like you deserve to be here”

— Ethan Hawke, Rules for a Knight, Share via Whatsapp

“Completely and perfectly and incandescently happy...”

— Jane Austen, Share via Whatsapp

“Pride is never so loud as when in chains.”

— Lew Wallace, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, Share via Whatsapp

“Warwickshire is the Monarch of all Shires”

— Lavinia Valeriana, Adrift in Acheron, Share via Whatsapp

“Don’t let your pride write a check your heart can’t pay for.”

— R.E. Bradshaw, Before It Stains, Share via Whatsapp

“It s hard to know that you re flying too high until the feathers start dropping.”

— Darcie Little Badger, Elatsoe, Share via Whatsapp

“Did she love me? I d never know because I d never ask. That was the thing about pride, it shortsighted our hearts.”

— Tarryn Fisher, Atheists Who Kneel and Pray, Share via Whatsapp

“The wretch, concentred all in self, Living, shall forfeit fair renown, And, doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonored, and unsung.”

— Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel 1805, Share via Whatsapp

“He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken.”

— François de La Rochefoucauld, Share via Whatsapp

“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”

— Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Share via Whatsapp

“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.”

— Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo, Share via Whatsapp

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.”

— C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity, Share via Whatsapp

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

— Khalil Gibran, Sand and Foam, Share via Whatsapp

“I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.”

— Michel de Montaigne, Share via Whatsapp

“I m so proud of you that it makes me proud of me. I hope you know that.”

— John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson, Share via Whatsapp