Deep is the sea, and deep is hell, but pride mineth deeper; it is coiled as a poisonous worm about the foundations of the soul.
When flowers are full of heaven-descended dews, they always hang their heads; but men hold theirs the higher the more they receive, getting proud as they get full.
Small things make base men proud.
To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak.
Pride is observed to defeat its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
What the weak head with stronger bias rules, Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
And walk not proudly on the earth: verily thou shalt never cleave the earth, nor reach to the mountains in height!
The human mind is prone to pride even when not supported by power; how much more, then, does it exalt itself when it has that support.