Quotes on Pride

Pride Quote

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You Can Stand Tall Without Standing On Someone

"Pride must be a special challenge in this dispensation, because the Book of Mormon, which was written to the people of our day, contains the most intensive and repetitive teachings about the evils of pride. It identifies pride as the cause of the spiritual and temporal downfall of the people of God."

-Dallin H. Oaks-

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"But there is danger...if we become lifted up in the pride of our hearts and think, because we have gathered an abundance of the wealth of this world, that we are a little better than our poor brother who labors eight or ten hours day at the hardest kind of labor. Any person having the name of Latter-day Saint who feels that he is better than, and distinguishes himself from, the poor and supposes that he belongs to a little higher class than they, is in danger."

Orson Pratt

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Men become "puffed up in the pride of their hearts" from wisdom and learning as well as from riches.

See 2 Nephi 28:15

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"Some of us are inclined to look to the weaknesses and shortcomings of others in order to expand our own comfort zone." 

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"You can stand tall without standing on someone.  You can be a victor without having victims."

Harriet Woods

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