Pride Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pride

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We can today open wide the history of their administrations and point with pride to every act, and challenge the world to point out a single act stained with injustice to the North, or with partiality to their own section.
~By Robert Toombs ~


It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots.
~By Genevieve Gorder ~


There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women humbler than they ought to be.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Sometimes people who are Jewish are held to a higher standard which sometimes we take great pride in.
~By Gary Ackerman ~


Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


The pride people take in their work transcends to their homes, their education, families and communities.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


Again, I was influenced by my father, who was very much an atheist and took pride in combating the traditional or orthodox forms of Judaism, which his parents and which my mother's parents were very steeped in.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations.
~By Claude Bernard ~


If America is too arrogant, too prideful to repent, it's not the kind of country that God wants it to be.
~By Tony Campolo ~


A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride; he certainly should have considered it an honor to be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
~By Horace ~


The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it.
~By Fred W. Friendly ~


The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful... or fun for that matter.
~By Dave Mustaine ~


I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
~By Edward Irving ~


Manchester has it's own pride and London has it's sort of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other, but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well.
~By Graham Coxon ~


That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
~By Barack Obama ~


All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
~By Ray Kroc ~


I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution.
~By Alan Paton ~


Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
~By John Ruskin ~


At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre. It's part of who you are and doesn't need to be discussed anymore.
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


Let's stand up. Let's speak with pride about our morals and our values and redouble our effort to elect more conservative Republicans.
~By Rick Perry ~


In response to the challenge of strangers, sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community's armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
~By John Thorn ~


It wasn't a class system where I was the better guy and he was the second-rate guy. That was his role and my role was to play the solos. But he took great pride in his technique as a rhythm guitarist.
~By Wayne Kramer ~


People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work, something I've been getting into recently.
~By Garth Ennis ~


Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
~By Aeschylus ~


Robin had always wanted to go solo, so when it happened I wasn't angry at all. I understood the situation. But Barry is so full of pride and couldn't understand why Robin had done it.
~By Maurice Gibb ~


Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
~By William Hazlitt ~


We are fans because the game also appeals to our local pride, our pleasure in thinking of ourselves as, yes, Americans but nonetheless different from residents of other towns, other states, other regions.
~By John Thorn ~


Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete.
~By Linford Christie ~


I hate those men who would send into war youth to fight and die for them; the pride and cowardice of those old men, making their wars that boys must die.
~By Mary Roberts Rinehart ~


Everyone I know has attention deficit, and they say it with great pride. It's a bad time to be right.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
~By Norman Mailer ~


I'm a shepherd, not a sheep, and I've always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


It's just nice to work hard and be rewarded, which is having lots of people watch. And the icing on the cake is for me is to be able to walk around with pride, feeling that the product you put out is worthy of being watched. But honestly, it's not a big deal. I don't put too much stock in fame or celebrity anyway. I don't put it in the 'important' box.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.
~By Adam Clarke ~


And I like the look on people's faces when I say I'm doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I'm in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
~By George A. Smith ~


It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
~By Saint Augustine ~


For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together.
~By Bob Riley ~


It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel.
~By Ben Harper ~


So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
~By John Steinbeck ~


We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That's what families care about.
~By Jodi Rell ~


If I'd have went on the ice when this thing happened, someone would have speared me or something. It's a great feeling of accomplishment and pride. They had to do it; it was their moment.
~By Herb Brooks ~


If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
~By Paul Bryant ~


The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


So without that Canadian invention we were grounded. And so that was a really important and key part of the mission and Canadians should take real pride in it.
~By Chris Hadfield ~


As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.
~By Joe Baca ~


Now the master paid a number of visits to England and, as a Cambridge man, it is a source of pride that he taught there for a longer period than elsewhere in my country.
~By John G. D. Clark ~


One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


Pride and excess bring disaster for man.
~By Xun Zi ~


From what I can see, too many kids don't learn pride in their country anymore.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


Attacks of divine transports are of pride and I accept the part assigned.
~By Elizabeth Barton ~


Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.
~By Horace Mann ~


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.
~By Alexander Pope ~


I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.
~By Francesca Annis ~


Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Let's say black, the whole black religious experience, here, is very impressive to me, because when I first arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress, grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
~By Minna Antrim ~


Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn?
~By Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont ~


A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.
~By Isoroku Yamamoto ~


Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
~By J. G. Holland ~


To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.
~By Kim Campbell ~


What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
~By William Wordsworth ~


I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL, and I strongly believe that AOL - once the leading Internet company in the world - can return to its past greatness.
~By Steve Case ~


Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
~By Joe Paterno ~


I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
~By John Steinbeck ~


If you are a housewife, take pride in that.
~By Anthea Turner ~


Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in a Spanish-speaking country.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society.
~By Murray Rothbard ~


My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


Take pride in your work at all times. Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on.
~By Ford Frick ~


Pride will spit in pride's face.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


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


The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things to happen to country music, to prove it belongs to everybody.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written.
~By William Faulkner ~


A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can't do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I'm going to do something, I go all the way.
~By Tom Cruise ~


I think it's great that they are getting funding, but it's just too easy. They don't have to work for it. We did it because we had pride, because we loved it.
~By Linford Christie ~


This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride, namely, that none should account himself better before God than others, though perhaps adorned with greater gifts, and endowments.
~By Johann Arndt ~


I always took a great deal of pride in being original.
~By Roger Miller ~


There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target.
~By Jerry Doyle ~


There are some lawyers who think of themselves as basically instruments of whoever their clients are, and they pride themselves on their professional craft.
~By Cass Sunstein ~


Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
~By Hesketh Pearson ~


The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
~By George Santayana ~


I look upon pride as a sin.
~By Tommy Lee Jones ~


Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.
~By John Chrysostom ~


They take pride in their schools. They begin to participate, where, when they are renters, they don't do that. So what we're doing by this program is strengthening America.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


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.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


One may be humble out of pride.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
~By Jonathan Swift ~

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