Pride Quotes

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Kahlil Gibran

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.

Paul Bryant

Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us.

Jane Austen

Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.

William Blake

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.

Eric Hoffer

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

Walter Bagehot

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.

Jonathan Swift

Live according to the ethics of excellence, and you can always stand proud. Pride - not vanity, but dignity and self-respect - should carry a lot of weight in helping you make decisions. Let pride help you decide.

Price Pritchett

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments

Benjamin Franklin

As soon as there was two there was pride

John Donne

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny

Mark Twain

One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.

Josh Billings

Humility is pride in Godţ

Austin O'Malley

There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.

Colton, Charles Caleb

Pride the first peer and president of hell.

Defoe, Daniel

Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.

Samuel Johnson

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.

Alexander Pope

By profession I am a Soldier and take pride in that fact, but I am prouder to be a father

Douglas MacArthur

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men

Dante Alighieri

My pride fell with my fortunes.

William Shakespeare

Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.

Fulton J. Sheen

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.

Thomas Jefferson

Pride is the mask we make of our faults

Hebrew Proverb
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