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Pride

“Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt. ” —Henry Bolingbroke Related articles The worst sin? Pride. (lifelibertyandallthatjazz.wordpress.com) My Pride vs. My Dignity (independentmichaela.wordpress.com) Swollen Pride (whereisthebeat.wordpress.com) A reading from the Church

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Peachy Centeno: Give it a try

“It’s impossible.” said pride. “It’s risky.” said experience. “It’s pointless.” said reason. “Give it a try.” whispered the heart. —Peachy Centeno

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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY

Image via Wikipedia It is more often from pride than from ignorance that we are so obstinately opposed to current opinions; we find the first places taken, and we do not want to be the last. -Francois De La Rochefoucauld,

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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect. -Eric Hoffer, philosopher and author (1902-1983)

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Indian cricket: Same old story of batting collapse against Black Caps

Image via Wikipedia The second innings collapse of the famed Indian batting line-up in the first Test against a weak New Zealand side supports my theory that Indians are notoriously poor starters. The first Test against the Australians in the

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Pride

Pride, like laudanum and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large, quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others. -Frederick Saunders, librarian and essayist (1807-1902) Related articles

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Patriotic Quote

I’ve come across this quote before and may have published it but it’s worth publicizing once more… “Patriotism is proud of a country’s virtues and eager to correct its deficiencies; it also acknowledges the legitimate patriotism of other countries, with

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  • IF YOU CANNOT SAY/WRITE WHAT YOU FEEL, YOU'RE BEST OFF NOT SAYING/WRITING ANYTHING AT ALL! 3 weeks ago
  • People only echo what they believe, not what they do not. 3 weeks ago
  • If it feels unjust, it usually is. It helps to know why and, better still, explain why. 3 weeks ago
  • Giving and gifting are not the same. The giver expects; giving should be sustainable. The gifter does not. Gifting is usually excess. 3 weeks ago
  • A change of heart in one does not necessarily imply a change of heart in all. 3 weeks ago
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