Pride Quotes

Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.


The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.

William Blake

Shame is pride's cloak.

William Blake

Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies

Alexander Pope

Pride is the mask we make of our faults

Hebrew Proverb

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Fulton J. Sheen

A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground

Spanish Proverb

My pride fell with my fortunes.

William Shakespeare

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

Dante Alighieri

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

Douglas MacArthur

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

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

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

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

Ruskin, John

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

Samuel Johnson

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.

Baruch Spinoza

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

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Labor wants also pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister

Thorstein Veblen

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

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

Josh Billings

Hospitality still survives among foreigners, although it is buried under false pride among the poorest Americans.

Jane Addams

If I do find pride, I'll not find it in what I was or what I am, but what I may become. Not in my birth, but in myself.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

Price tags advertise your pride.

Brandon Boyd

There was pride in the shirt. There was sweat in the shirt. There was blood in the shirt.

Phil Brown

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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