Pride Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pride

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


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


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 ~


Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


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


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 ~


There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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 ~


Storytelling is the only studio movie where the censorship is perfectly clear, the only studio movie with a big red box covering up a shot. I take pride in that - and, of course, in having avoided the fate of Eyes Wide Shut.
~By Todd Solondz ~


So it's a source of fun and a source of pride to have been a part of this little movie that could.
~By Blair Underwood ~


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


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


He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.
~By John Lennon ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
~By William Blake ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool.
~By Thomas V. Smith ~


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


The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
~By Mary Antin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Even if you have a bad game, you have to swallow your pride and sign. It takes a little time, but it makes the kids happy. And it makes you feel good, too.
~By Lorrie Fair ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The old sergeant from headquarters treats me like a son and takes the greatest pride in whatever I do or write. He regularly assigns me now to certain doors, and I always obey orders like the little gentleman that I am.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


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


Take pride in exactly what it is you do and remember it's okay to fail as long as you don't give up.
~By Dan O'Brien ~


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 pride fell with my fortunes.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
~By John W. Foster ~


I really take pride in the relationship that I have with my husband.
~By Julie Benz ~


I've been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives.
~By Arthur H. Sulzberger ~


There are various sorts of curiosity; one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us; and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given.
~By Robert Hunter ~


Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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 ~


Well we have a good working relationship with Microsoft at the development level. But let's not kid ourselves, this is a company with enormous resources and talented people, and there is a certain pride that comes along with that for them and for us.
~By John W. Thompson ~


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


Stress is a designer ailment that many of the so-called afflicted suffer from with pride.
~By Janet Street-Porter ~


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 ~


Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.
~By Laura Schlessinger ~


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 ~


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


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


Globalisation, which benefits only multi-national companies and takes away all sense of local or national pride and identity, is the biggest threat facing all the member states of the EU.
~By Steve Blake ~


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


Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.
~By Joanna Baillie ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy.
~By Zhu Rongji ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is something we have always excelled at and prided ourselves at - the excellences of our stage performance.
~By James Young ~


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


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 ~


So instead of beating myself up for being fat, I think it's a miracle that I laugh every day and walk through my life with pride, because our culture is unrelenting when it comes to large people.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


American history contains much matter for pride and congratulation, and much matter for regret and humiliation.
~By Herbert Croly ~


There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable action.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


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 ~


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


Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier.
~By Susan Lieberman ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
~By Alexander Pope ~


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


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 ~


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


I believe in the nobility of entertaining people and I take great, great pride that people are willing to give me two or three hours of their busy lives.
~By John Lasseter ~

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