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

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

FranÁois 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 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 Godî

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

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

Benjamin Franklin

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : May 13, 2014
Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play