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Pride can be either a virture or a vice

Pride can be either a virture or a vice Pride can be either a virture or a vice
Pride and Prejudice
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His pride," said Miss Lucas, "does not offend me so much as pride often does, because 
there is an excuse for it. One cannot wonder that so very fine a young man, with family, 
fortune, everything in his favour, should think highly of himself. If I may so express it, he 
has a right to be proud." 

"That is very true," replied Elizabeth, "and I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not 
mortified mine." 

"Pride," observed Mary, who piqued herself upon the solidity of her reflections,"is a very common failing, I believe. By all that I have ever read, I am convinced that it is very common indeed; that human nature is particularly prone to it, and that there are very few of us who do not cherish a feeling of self-complacency on the score of some quality or other, real or imaginary. Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us."

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