Pride Quotes

Henry louis mencken - the typical american of today has lost all the...
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran

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
C. s. lewis, first things first - pride is a spiritual cancer: it eats up the very...
There is this paradox in pride - It makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
C. C. Colton
Charles caleb colton - ladies of fashion starve their happiness to feed...

Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
Jules Renard
Eccentricity is not, as dull people would have us believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.
Edith Sitwell
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
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