Pride Quotes

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

It is a beggar's pride that he is not a thief

Japanese Proverb

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

Samuel Johnson

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

Hosea Ballou

Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Jules Renard

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

Jules Renard

Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse

Benjamin Franklin

Pride is said to be the last vice the good man gets clear of

Benjamin Franklin

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

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

Samuel Johnson

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

Vanna Bonta

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

Benjamin Franklin

Pride had rather out of the way than go behind

Thomas Fuller

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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