Pride Quotes

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

Samuel Butler

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

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.

Benjamin Franklin

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.

Alain Rene Lesage

Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Henry Ward Beecher

Women love the lie that saves their pride, but never an unflattering truth

Gertrude Franklin Atherton

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

Douglas MacArthur

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.


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


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


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

Sheen, Fulton John

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

If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition (or whatever is their prevailing passion) on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.

Lord Chesterfield

One may be humble out of pride.

Michel de Montaigne

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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