Pride Quotes

Samuel johnson - when once a man has made celebrity necessary to...
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago

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
Ernest hemingway,
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
C. c. colton - there is this paradox in pride - it makes some...

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
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, 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
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