Pride Quotes

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

William Blake

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

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

Paul Bryant

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

Kahlil Gibran

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

John Ruskin

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.

Gary Ryan Blair

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real

Thomas Merton

You can't give people pride, but you can provide the kind of understanding that makes people look to their inner strengths and find their own sense of pride

Charleszetta Waddles

It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.

Unknown

Pride comes before a fall

Proverb

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.

Samuel Butler

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

Hosea Ballou

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone

Egyptian Proverb

Pride will spit in pride's face.

Thomas Fuller

Pride the first peer and president of hell.

Defoe, Daniel

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

Colton, Charles Caleb

Humility is pride in GodÓ

Austin O'Malley

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

Josh Billings

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

Mark Twain

As soon as there was two there was pride

John Donne

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

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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Benjamin Franklin

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