Pride Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pride

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Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


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


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


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 ~


Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride.
~By David Foster Wallace ~


So we take a lot of pride in that. It's really on us to turn this thing around. I think this last month we've done just that. We've pointed ourself in the direction that we want to be, and I think we're starting to head towards that. Right now we're in a nice rhythm.
~By Kevin Garnett ~


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 ~


The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
~By Martin Luther ~


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 ~


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 ~


The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion.
~By George Gillespie ~


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


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


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


All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


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 ~


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 ~


I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


We live in a time of conflict - external and internal - when we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger.
~By Charlie Dent ~


This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


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 ~


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 ~


To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports us - when we succeed, it betrays us.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.
~By Michael Jackson ~


Despite what people think of cowboys, they take pride in how they look, and that look is important to them.
~By Steve Kanaly ~


I have always maintained a high level of fitness, and that is why I am still able to handle the demands of playing in the Premiership. People have always commented on my fitness, and it's something I pride myself on.
~By Richard Gough ~


Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
~By Abu Bakr ~


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 ~


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 ~


No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
~By Hosea Ballou ~


Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
~By Barack Obama ~


He took pride in belonging to the world's most exclusive club: the United States Senate.
~By Margaret Truman ~


Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
~By Alain Rene Le Sage ~


Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.
~By Susanna Moodie ~


Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit.
~By John Zimmerman ~


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


My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


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.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything it would have to be something I'd done myself. Race pride is kind of stupid.
~By Carroll O'Connor ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger.
~By Sholom Aleichem ~


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


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 ~


A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up. It's all a matter of pride.
~By Nancy Lopez ~


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 ~


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


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


The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


Brown v. Board helped unite us all, and gave us all great pride knowing we all are truly E Pluribus Unum - one people out of many.
~By Mike Rogers ~


I take pride in the creation of my wealth, in its existence and in the uses to which it has been and is being put.
~By Paul Getty ~


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


Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating of it too.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


We know these men are professionals whose services are up for bid and whose bags are packed, and yet we call them our own and take personal, even civic pride in their accomplishments.
~By John Thorn ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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


All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


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 ~


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


We have indeed at the moment little cause for pride: as a profession we have made a mess of things.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
~By Ignatius Donnelly ~


Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
~By Thomas Merton ~


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 ~


The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight; he loses part of his future. He's a step closer to the slum he came from.
~By Floyd Patterson ~


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 ~


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


Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.
~By Nancy Lopez ~


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


We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
~By Andrew Young ~


Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
~By Carl Jung ~


Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
~By William Penn ~


I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done.
~By Anderson Cooper ~


There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
~By George Washington ~


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


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 ~


There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
~By John Ruskin ~


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


Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
~By Henry Bolingbroke ~


I take a lot of pride in being myself. I'm comfortable with who I am.
~By James McAvoy ~


That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


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 ~


I want people to take pride in Spanish Harlem. These are people that everyone in the community could relate to... people who mean something special to us.
~By James De La Vega ~


What qualifies me to tell people how to act or what to think? I'm Charley Pride, country singer. Period.
~By Charley Pride ~


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 Russians have a lot at stake, and the power of Moscow pride should never be underestimated.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


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


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 ~


The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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

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April 14 ,2024
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