Pride Quotes

Dante alighieri, the divine comedy - avarice, envy, pride, three fatal sparks, have...
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
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
Benjamin franklin - pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with...
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
William hutton - the charity that hastens to proclaim its good...

The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends.
Charles de Gaulle
By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
Gay
The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
Democritus
Be modest It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Jules Renard