By Bear Grylls
This power of democracy is a matter of pride for our country, something which we must always cherish, preserve and further strengthen.
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man’s error and misery.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
I find skydiving really hard. I broke my back while skydiving when I was in the military, and for 18 months all my nightmares were about falling.
You can’t become a decent horseman until you fall off and get up again, a good number of times. There’s life in a nutshell.
Sometimes you have to sacrifice your pride to really go after what you want.