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.


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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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