Quotes by haughty

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
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    Every great house is full of haughty servants.
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
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    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Victory is by nature insolent and haughty.
  • Who dreads to the dust returning?
    Who shrinks from the sable shore,
    Where the high and haughty yearning
    Of the soul can sting no more?
    Source: The Revel: Time of the Famine and Plague in India, reported in Bartletts Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
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