Is pride the never-failing vice of fools?

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Health consists with temperance alone.

Health consists with temperance alone.

Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels angels would be gods. Aspiring to be

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.

Not to go back is somewhat to advance and men must walk at least before they dance.

Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk at least before they dance.

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

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    I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.

    I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.

    There are neither winners nor losers; there are only stages that must be gone through. When the human heart understands this, it is free and able to accept difficult times without being deceived by moments of glory

    There are neither winners nor losers; there are only stages that must be gone through. When the human heart understands this, it is free and able to accept difficult times without being deceived by moments of glory.

    Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.

    Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.

    There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

    There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

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