Pride Quotes

Pride had rather out of the way than go behind

Thomas Fuller

Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy

Benjamin Franklin

Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.

Vanna Bonta

Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Thomas Fuller

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.

George Santayana

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.

Norman Mailer

At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense

Alexander Pope

Pride is the shirt of the soul, put on first and put off last

George Swinnock

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

Charles Caleb Colton

Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise, - His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies

Alexander Pope

I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution.

Alan Paton

Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others

Samuel Johnson

What you say of the pride of giving life to an immortal soul is very fine dear, but I own I cannot enter into that: I think much more of our being like a cow or a dog at such moments: when our poor nature becomes so very animal and unecstatic

Queen Victoria

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt

Benjamin Franklin

Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies

Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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