Pride Quotes

Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse

Benjamin Franklin

Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.

Jules Renard

Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy.

Benjamin Franklin

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Hosea Ballou

Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and to overlook in himself

Samuel Johnson

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.

Blaise Pascal

Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.


Silence is a trick when it imposes. Pedants and scholars, churchmen and physicians, abound in silent pride.

Johann Georg von Zimmermann

Anger wishes that all mankind had only one neck; love, that it had only one heart; grief, two tear-glands; and pride, two bent knees.

Jean Paul Richter

The truest characters of ignorance Are vanity, and pride, and annoyance.

Samuel Butler

Even as people take pride in their national independence, we know we are becoming more and more interdependent.

Bill Clinton

Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity makes us desire the esteem of others.

Hugh Blair

Pampered vanity is a hotter thing perhaps than starved pride.

Joanna Baillie

We are all benefiting from the great feminists who struggled and suffered and worked to give us everything women now enjoy... I refer to myself as a feminist, and I do it with pride.

Cybil Shepherd

Disappointment weighs heavy on the pride.

Mike Howerton
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