When A Proud Man Hears Another Praised, He Feels Himself Injured. English Proverb
When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured.
What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?
-- Alan Paton, "Cry, The Beloved Country", 1948...
When all men speak, no man hears. KELLY
A man serves best, when he serves himself.
Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife
he is always proud of himself as the source of it. -- Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)...
The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors.
The first he does not admit of -- the last he does not concern himself about. -- William Hazli...
Beware a man of one book. -- English Proverb
He who says what he likes, hears what he does not like. Spanish Proverb
A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest. -- Paul Simo
When is man strong until he feels alone?
-- Robert Browning (1812-1890) -- Colombe's Birthday, Act iii...