Pride Quotes

By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
Gay
Jules renard - be modest it is the kind of pride least likely to...

George eliot, middlemarch, ch 8 - but pride only helps us to be generous; it never...
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it for when we fail our pride supports us when we succeed, it betrays us.
Charles Caleb Colton
Pride the first peer and president of hell.
Daniel Defoe
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Johnson

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us.
Charles Caleb Colton
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Dante alighieri, the divine comedy - avarice, envy, pride, three fatal sparks, have...
Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.
Nancy Lopez
Pride sullies the noblest character.
Claudianus
We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
Young
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Jules Renard
Memory says, I did that. Pride replies, I could not have done that. Eventually memory yields.
Friedrich Nietzsche, from the book Lies my Teacher Told Me. By James W. Loewen (1995)
The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers had, and all their disgust of emotion, and pride in self - Reliance. He is led no longer by Davy Crocketts he is led by cheer leaders, press agents, word mongers, uplifters.
Henry Louis Mencken
There is this paradox in pride - It makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
C. C. Colton
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno
Wounded vanity knows when it is mortally hurt and limps off the field, piteous, all disguises thrown away. But pride carries its banner to the last and fast as it is driven from one field unfurls it in another, never admitting that there is a shade less honor in the second field than in the first, or in the third than in the second.
Helen Hunt Jackson
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran
All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words Ich bin ein Berline.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
Clive Staples Lewis
The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
Democritus
Pride is a spiritual Cancer: It eats up the very possibilty of love, or contentment, or even common sense.
C. S. Lewis, First things First
Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.
Frederick Saunders
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - - Avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Francesco Petrarch
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
The new frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises - It is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them. It appeals to their pride, not their pocketbook - It holds out the promise of more sacrifice instead of more security.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
C. C. Colton
I pride myself on the fact that my work has no socially redeeming value.
John Waters
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.
Dale Carnegie
Pride is the recognition of the fact that you are your own highest value and, like all of man? s values, it has to be earned.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.
Anonymous
All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
Corazn Cojuangco Aquino
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timourous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence a.
Samuel Johnson
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
William Hutton
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality.
Samuel Johnson
There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness, and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness, and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
Pride, envy, avarice - - These are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.
Alighieri Dante
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
Henry Bolingbroke