Pride Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Pride

#1. Stop all this weeping, swallow your pride/
You will not die, its not poison
-Tombstone Blues - Author: Bob Dylan
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#2. In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations. - Author: Claude Bernard
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#3. All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride. - Author: Sophocles
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#4. They don't know the meaning of danger or fear or pain. It's only their pride that can be truly hurt. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#5. Be wary of the praise of men; don't let it pump you up unnecessarily and don't let it paralyze your progress - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
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#6. Never let yourself be swayed by emotions,' her mother had said. 'Emotions are fleeting. They come and go. But reality stays with you forever. - Author: Monica Fairview
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#7. The ideal situation for a parent is one that no one has - having a fulfilling job that requires you to work three days a week. It's better for the parents, because they get to spend time with the children and also have a source of pride and achievement - and income - outside the home. - Author: Tina Fey
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#8. A woman went so far as to hire private detectives to contact me to help bring her out of what she called a hypnotic trance. - Author: Charley Pride
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#9. Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of his pride, they are at least sufficient to animate his industry. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#10. It's a big mistake to think that your own cause, or your own country, or your own side has God in its corner. For one thing, it commits the sin of pride. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#11. But some characters in books are really real
Jane Austen's are; and I know those five Bennets at the opening of Pride and Prejudice, simply waiting to raven the young men at Netherfield Park, are not giving one thought to the real facts of marriage. - Author: Dodie Smith
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#12. It's okay to be proud of your good English. But don't be proud of being poor at your Mother tongue. Only the scum of the earth do that. - Author: Manasa Rao
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#13. Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. - Author: Petrarch
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#14. God intended motherhood to be a relay race. Each generation would pass the baton on to the next. - Author: Mary Pride
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#15. When pride retreats from a man, humility begins to dwell in him, and the more pride is diminished, so much more does humility grow. The one gives way to the other as to its opposite. Darkness departs and light appears. Pride is darkness, but humility is light. - Author: Tikhon Of Zadonsk
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#16. Penny, how can you behave like a total idiot?"
Anne giggled, "I have no pride when it comes to winning back people I love. - Author: Anya Wylde
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#17. Every time I'm in Canada I feel more Swedish, and every time I'm in Sweden I feel more Canadian. I belong in both places and I love them both equally. It's funny because the Swedes claim me as their Swedish pride and the Canadians call me their Canadian girl. I'll take it all. - Author: Malin Akerman
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#18. MAMA (Quietly, woman to woman)
He finally come into his manhood today, didn't he? Kind of like a rainbow after the rain ...
RUTH (Biting her lip, lest her own pride explode in front of Mama)
Yes, Lena. - Author: Lorraine Hansberry
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#19. The sin of pride is the sin of sins; in which all subsequent sins are included, as in their germ; they are but the unfolding of this one. - Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
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#20. Love can either be your greatest companion or your worst enemy, depending on your pride to accept or deny things. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#21. Therefore it was not pride that took me into the village twice a week, or even stubbornness, but only the simple need for books and food. - Author: Shirley Jackson
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#22. The cold was our pride, the snow was our beauty. It fell and fell, lacing day and night together in a milky haze, making everything quieter as it fell, so that winter seemed to partake of religion in a way no other season did, hushed, solemn. - Author: Patricia Hampl
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#23. My pride fell with my fortunes. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#24. The queen who mended her stockings in prison must have looked every inch a queen and even more a queen than at sumptuous banquets and levees. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#25. You have to coddle menfolks on account of their pride. - Author: Michael Lee West
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#26. 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. - Author: Alphonso Jackson
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#27. What has patriotism come to be but greed and false pride, when the only way it can show itself is by shedding blood to gain gold? More economic advantage, more territory, more power. - Author: Sylvia Thompson
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#28. There are few couples as unhappy as those who are too proud to admit their unhappiness. - Author: P.D. James
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#29. You must understand what the Parthenon Marbles mean to us. They are our pride. They are our sacrifices. They are our noblest symbol of excellence. They are a tribute to the democratic philosophy. They are our aspirations and our name. They are the essence of Greekness. - Author: Melina Mercouri
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#30. Most of all, I love Manchester. The crumbling warehouses, the railway arches, the cheap abundant drugs. That's what did it in the end. Not the money, not the music, not even the guns. That is my heroic flaw: my excess of civic pride. - Author: Tony Wilson
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#31. [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. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#32. Life keeps getting better. If anything, you start to carry a certain pride in having survived all those years. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#33. 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. - Author: Chris Hadfield
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#34. If you take pride in your attainment or become discouraged because of your idealistic effort, your practice will confine you by a thick wall. - Author: Shunryu Suzuki
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#35. When thou shewest Respect to any one, see that thy Submissions be proportionable to the Homage thou owest him. There is Stupidity and Pride in doing too little; but in over acting of it, there is Abjection and Hypocrisy. - Author: Max Frisch
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#36. Curiosity is only vanity. We usually only want to know something so that we can talk about it. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#37. Prate not to me of suicide, Faint heart in battle, not for pride I say Endure, but that such end denied Makes welcomer yet the death that's to be died. - Author: Stevie Smith
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#38. For the pride of trace and trail was his, and sick unto death, he could not bear that another dog should do his work. - Author: Jack London
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#39. If I'm trading bars with somebody, it certainly is not because I have a release coming. Joe Budden prides himself on the music and not the sales aspect. - Author: Joe Budden
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#40. I recall when this place was a good 'n honest community hall with a great sense of place and pride but now it's just a hall and fuck the community. - Author: Jonathan Dunne
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#41. We are men of action. Lies do not become us.
Westley - Author: William Goldman
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#42. Four tears in my face and you ain't never heard me cry/ I'm richer than all y'all, I got a bank full of pride - Author: Lil' Wayne
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#43. You must forgive my cousin, Mr. Carroll; his manners are deplorable."
Colonel Fitzwilliam feigned offence and turned to the butler while addressing his cousin's barb. "Mr. Carroll and I have an understanding, don't we, man? He knows I prefer to walk in unannounced. - Author: KaraLynne Mackrory
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#44. The finest of athletes have, along with skill, a few more essential qualities: to conduct their life with dignity, with integrity, with courage and modesty. All these, are totally compatible with pride, ambition, determination and competitiveness - Author: Donald Bradman
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#45. [My father] loved me tenderly and shyly from a distance, and later on took a naive pride in seeing my name in print. - Author: Arthur Koestler
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#46. So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me. - Author: Tim Cook
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#47. Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#48. As in some Irish houses, where things are so-so,
One gammon of bacon hangs up for a show;
But, for eating a rasher of what they take pride in,
They'd as soon think of eating the pan it is fried in. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#49. Of all the fools that pride can boast, A Coxcomb claims distinction most. - Author: John Gay
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#50. There is no country in the world with the diversity, confidence and talent and black pride like Nigeria. - Author: Binyavanga Wainaina
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#51. It always came down to his freaking pride. - Author: Cari Quinn
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#52. We can never be a nation of snobs so long as we are willing to poke fun at ourselves. - Author: Edgar Wilson Nye
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#53. Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#54. Only in recent history has "working hard" signaled pride rather than shame for lack of talent, finesse and, mostly, sprezzatura . - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#55. Always remember, no matter how big you get in life, God is still bigger; when you feel to be at your lowest point, Satan is still at the bottom. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#56. His face contained for me all possibilities of fierceness and sweetness, pride and submissiveness, violence, self-containment. I never saw more in it than I had when I saw it first, because I saw everything then. The whole thing in him that I was going to love, and never catch or explain. - Author: Alice Munro
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#57. Stranger! henceforth be warned; and know that pride,
Howe'er disguised in its own majesty,
Is littleness; that he, who feels contempt
For any living thing, hath faculties
Which he has never used; that thought with him
Is in its infancy ... - Author: William Wordsworth
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#58. Gymnastics, for me, gave me a lot of self-pride: that drive to want to be great at something for myself. But it also gave me a sense of appreciation toward God. Now that I'm getting older, I really appreciate the talents God gave me. Not just physically, but mentally and emotionally. - Author: Amanda Borden
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#59. What good's a black face if it means I'm just someone else's property? Why give me these arms and legs just to carry someone else's load, not my own? - Author: Stacey Lee
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#60. There's an old saying, Zill. Freedom can't be given, only earned. - Author: Brian K. Vaughan
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#61. Brazilians need to work on their own national pride. I always think that they suffer from national low-self esteem. It's a lesser-developed country, and they have struggled so much. Sometimes they have an attitude that, if it's Brazilian, it can't be good. - Author: Amy Irving
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#62. I have a screened in porch, and it's nice to curl up with a book outside when it's raining, especially an old battered classic like 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.' - Author: Amanda Hocking
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#63. My mind reeling with the concept that a human being, a man, could feel pride over sodomizing another man, - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#64. For him, death is merely the ultimate frailty. Humans whimper when they die. They claw for life even if there is no hope. He will not. Death is not grander than his pride. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#65. I passed what I thought was a Halloween parade, which was disorienting since I was fairly sure this was May. When I stopped on the corner of Sixteenth Street and made a closer inspection it turned out to be something called a "Gay Pride Parade," which made my stomach turn. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#66. I think that the idea that I'm writing for many more people than I ever imagined has created a certain general responsibility that is literary and political. There's even pride involved, in not wanting to fall short of what I did before. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#67. When you move away from where you grew up, I think you tend to have even more pride of where you came from. - Author: Kristopher Belman
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#68. Success is a nice thing because it always means you've taken a step forward and it gives you a sense of pride, which in turn gives you confidence and experience-a positive circle, so to speak. - Author: Roger Federer
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#69. The reality is that everybody makes mistakes. The issue isn't whether you will make them, it's what you will do about them. It's whether you will choose the path of humility and courage or the path of ego and pride. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#70. I'm a woman and a lesbian and a feminist and a Jew and so many other things, and those identities are a source of pride and strength for me. - Author: Sally Kohn
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#71. Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of ... - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#72. Don't be cocky, 'Pride cometh before the fall - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#73. Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn? - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#74. He was driven to use the prerogatives of his profession, to act the parson. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#75. A man has integrity if his interest in the good of the service is at all times greater than his personal pride, and when he holds himself to the same line of duty when unobserved as he would follow if his superiors were present - Author: Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall
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#76. It was amazing the things you could bring yourself to do when you felt insecure, when you were out to protect your heart. You could deny it what it wants most, just for the sake of saving your pride or dodging another bullet. - Author: Rachael Wade
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#77. Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, is a proud man. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#78. I thought of all the hardships and people that I had lost in the past few days alone, but, most of all, I thought of how I didn't regret any of it. - Author: Shannon A. Thompson
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#79. Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#80. Snobbery is the pride of those who are not sure of their position. - Author: Berton Braley
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#81. I worked it through with pride,I almost spoke without words, and i'm masterly at speaking without words.All my life I have spoken without words, and I have passed through whole tragedies on my own account without words - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#82. All too often cowardice wears the habit of wounded pride.' Anomander - Author: Steven Erikson
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#83. It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride. - Author: John Ruskin
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#84. It makes me sad, sad inside, to see a warrior without his pride. - Author: Adam Ant
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#85. He could hear his granny speaking. "No one's too poor to buy soap." Of course, many people were. But in Cockbill Street they bought soap just the same. The table might not have any food on it but, by gods, it was well scrubbed. That was Cockbill Street, where what you mainly ate was your pride. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#86. We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That's what families care about. - Author: Jodi Rell
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#87. The person who did most to give to analysis the generality and symmetry which are now its pride, was also the person who made mechanics analytical; I mean Euler. - Author: William Whewell
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#88. Has he written to you?'
'He writes frequently.'
'Shew me his letters this instant, I order you'; and M. de Renal added six feet to his stature. - Author: Stendhal
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#89. Life is short and a man should take pride in his work, even if his work makes him feel like a total loser - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#90. Do not turn your face from others with pride, nor walk arrogantly on earth. Verily the Almighty does not like those who are arrogant and boastful. - Author: Anonymous
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#91. Pride is never so loud as when in chains. - Author: Lew Wallace
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#92. CERN is a centre of scientific excellence and a source of pride and inspiration for physicists from all over the world, a cradle for technology and innovation, and a shining concrete example of scientific cooperation and peace. - Author: Fabiola Gianotti
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#93. The pride of those who cannot edify lies in destruction - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#94. Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend. - Author: Jules Renard
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#95. I wouldn't have minded a rather more detailed conclusion (to Pride and Prejudice) - say, a twenty-page sex scene featuring the two principals, with Mr. Darcy, furthermore, acquitting himself uncommonly well. - Author: Martin Amis
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#96. I won't just be swallowing my pride; I'll be choking on it. - Author: Wendy Higgins
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#97. I used to pride myself on being the first in the office in the morning and one of the last to leave at night. Now, that's so dated: It's not about effort, it's about outcomes. - Author: Maynard Webb
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#98. She's talking about herself in the third person because the idea of being who she is, of acknowledging that she is herself, is more than her pride can take. - Author: Sarah Kane
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#99. if we have any unforgiveness, bitterness, selfishness, pride, anger, irritation, or resentment in our hearts, our prayers will not be answered. - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#100. I am beauty, courage, honor, hope and modesty. They are my steady hold, my purity, confidence, pride, and safety. Apart, we are broken. But together, we are whole again. - Author: Kristan Billups
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