Pride Quotes

The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
Democritus
John waters - i pride myself on the fact that my work has no...

Friedrich nietzsche, from the book lies my teacher told me. by james w. loewen (1995) - memory says, i did that. pride replies, i could...
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
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
Joe Paterno
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Johnson

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
We hear much of a decent pride, a becoming proud, a noble pride, a laudable pride. Can that be decent, of which we ought to be ashamed? Can that be becoming, of which God has set forth the deformity? Can that be noble which God resists and is determined to abase? Can that be laudable, which God call abominable.
Robert Cecil
By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
Gay
Ayn rand, atlas shrugged - pride is the recognition of the fact that you are...
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
Pride, envy, avarice - - These are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.
Alighieri Dante
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
Corazn Cojuangco Aquino
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
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
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
There is this paradox in pride - It makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
C. C. Colton
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
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
Reinhold Niebuh
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
Avarice, envy, pride, Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of allOn Fire.
Dante Alighieri
Pride the first peer and president of hell.
Daniel Defoe
Avarice, envy, pride, Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of all On Fire.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
Young
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Jules Renard
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
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
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely - Read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
Hesketh Pearson, Common Misquotations (1934), Introduction
Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.
Anonymous
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
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
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran
In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.
Bryant McGill, Stanford Lectures on Poetry, 1990
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
William Hutton
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 breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.
Benjamin Franklin