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    Thankfully, it is getting better for women composers. We now have five women Pulitzer Prize winners in music since 1983: Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Shulamit Ran, Melinda Wagner, Jennifer Higdon, and Caroline Shaw. When Marin Alsop was asked what it felt like to conduct the Last Night of the Proms, she said, "I am exceedingly proud to be 'the first' but I am also a bit shocked that there can still be firsts for women in 2013!

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    Texas has long been known as the nation's largest energy producer, but we are equally proud of our distinction as the nation's leading energy innovator.

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    Thank you, people of Emmyland. To be nominated in such company is an honour, especially for two shows that I’m immensely proud of. I’m delighted.

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    That chemistry that we had [with Fred Savage] is very, very hard to find. We were lucky to have those 22 episodes [of The Grinder]. I'm unendingly proud of it.

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    That I was born to this circle - I am blessed. That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.

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    That's a skill that I'm proud of: to be able to be a jazz musician and go a bit crazy sometimes and other times be able to pull it all in and lay it down like a track.

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    That's her secret, I suppose. Everything that happens to her she's proud of. She makes it special by it happening to her.

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    That which prevents disagreeable flies from feeding on your repast, was once the proud tail of a splendid bird.

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    The accident was a horrible thing - but that horrible thing made Chris, at the end of his life, Superman. It's a happy irony if there is such a thing. I'm proud to have known him.

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    The chief characteristics of the tall building is that it is lofty. It must be every inch a proud and soaring thing, rising in sheer exultation so that from bottom to top it should be a unit without a single dissenting line.

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    The Americans made the decision out of principle to buy Russian equipment for us because our pilots and mechanics were trained on Russian aircraft. But, then, as a result of the Ukraine crisis, the US Congress imposed sanctions on Russia and the equipment could no longer be delivered to us. I am proud of our security and defense forces.

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    The condition of being forgiven is self-abandonment. The proud man prefers self-reproach, however painful --because the reproached self isn't abandoned; it remains intact.

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    The courage to try something new makes me proud.

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    The fact is that one significant way the Iranians have a posture different from the North Koreans, the North Koreans basically are saying we have a nuclear program. We are seeking weapons. We have produced weapons. We're proud of the fact that we have weapons.

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    The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I'm taking more chances; I'm bold and proud.

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    The greatest enemy of progress is your last success, you could become so proud of what you've already accomplished that you stop moving ahead to what you can still accomplish

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    The greatest of all fools is the proud fool--who is at the mercy of every fool he meets.

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    The great thing is these days I no longer have to work for a living and that all of the things that I'm able to do where money is paid as compensation for whatever it be, I'm able to donate all of that to charity. That's a wonderful position to find yourself in at the latest stages of your life and I'm proud to have walked the path that I have and I'm proud to be able to continue working and to be able to give away what I earn to some very good causes here in the Southwest.

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    The great thing, as a screenwriter, is that you are always proud of what ends up on the screen, you are able to create something in isolation and you have a lot of freedom.

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    That's why I'm very proud of being American. I'm proud to pay taxes. I pay a lot of taxes, but it sure beats the alternative.

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    The influence is really all over the place. Detroit, definitely because of Motown and Stooges. When you come from a place like Detroit, you're really proud of what you have there.

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    The insolent civility of a proud man is, if possible, more shocking than his rudeness could be; because he shows you, by his manner, that he thinks it mere condescension in him; and that his goodness alone bestows upon you what you have no pretense to claim.

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    The inheritance of a distinguished and noble name is a proud inheritance to him who lives worthily of it.

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    The Iranian people have a proud past. They merit a great future.

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    The largest known prime number is 2^32582657-1. I am proud to say that I memorized all its digits-in binary.

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    The Law is for the proud and the Gospel for the brokenhearted.

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    The little stations are very proud because the expresses have to pass them by.

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    The LORD Almighty has a day in store for all the proud and lofty, for all that is exalted (and they will be humbled).

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    The more transparent you are about, you know, the not so happy times, or the happy times, or the things that you're embarrassed or ashamed of or proud of, it's all in Kicker, and all in my music. I'm just inspired by life in general and what it's bringing to me.

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    Then she was pressing her little proud broken self against his face, as close as she could get, and then they died.

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    The one thing I am most proud of myself is that I know how to keep my cool and not be intimidated - anyone can be beat.

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    The one thing I would hope would go on my tombstone is, 'I made my parents proud.'

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    The outrages of the powerful, the insolence of the rich, scorn of the proud, and malice of the uncharitable, all beating against the broken spirit of the unfortunate.

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    The path of least resistance will never make you proud.

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    The most important thing is to be proud of the work that you put into something, and put the ego aside.

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    There is a choice, and it is a choice on life. I couldn't be more proud to be standing with Donald Trump, who's standing for the right to life. It's a principle that that you embrace.

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    The history of science is everywhere speculative. It is a marvelous hiatory. It makes you proud to be a human being.

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    The people always support me. If they come to see my show, they never forget me. They are very proud of me.

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    The people of Chicago are a proud people - and for good reason.

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    The pious sectarian is proud because he is confident of his right of possession in God. The man of devotion is meek because he is conscious of God's right of love over his life and soul.

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    The point of reading is to inhabit a consciousness that doesn't belong to the reader, immersing yourself in a life that's wholly realized. And a huge facet of our psychic and existential make-ups is the things we're not proud of, things we didn't ask to experience, the scenarios we flubbed.

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    The practical reason for freedom is that freedom seems to be the only condition under which any kind of substantial moral fiber can be developed - we have tried law, compulsion and authoritarianism of various kinds, and the result is nothing to be proud of.

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    The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow but its own.

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    The proud are ever most provoked by pride.

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    The proud do not change to improve, but defend their position by rationalizing. Repentance means change, and it takes a humble person to change.

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    The proud make every man their adversary by pitting their intellects, opinions, works, wealth, talents, or any other worldly measuring device against others.

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    The proud hate pride in others.

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    The proud man is forsaken of God.

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    The Ranger who trained me at the time was [American] Major Buck Kernan, who became Supreme Allied Commander. I hadn't spoken to him in a few years, but he reached out to me and said, "I'm so proud of you.

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    There are certain things in 'Twilight'... As much as I'm proud of that movie and I do like it, I feel like maybe I brought too much of myself to the character. I feel like I really know Bella now. But most readers feel like they know Bella because it's a first-person narrative.