Pride Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pride

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


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 ~


By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
~By James Madison ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The first and most fundamental issue of sin is pride.
~By Harold Warner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and, I do believe, an object of affection and-yes, love.
~By Arthur Ochs Sulzberger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home - it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love.
~By Margaret Truman ~


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 ~


Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride, here it is delivering the goods.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


There is a pride in speaking this language.
~By Bernard Pivot ~


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 ~


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


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


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


All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner!"
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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


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 ~


It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
~By Georges Bernanos ~


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 ~


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


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


A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


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 ~


Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


My pride fell with my fortunes.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


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


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


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 ~


I had to produce a complete page - or two or three - in one day. I took a lot of pride in my work, and I hated to do a mediocre job. Evidently, some of the writers enjoyed my work best of all for that very reason.
~By Joe Shuster ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The response to Pride has been so overwhelming. I mean, people have really loved it. And it's so rewarding because we had such a fun time making that film, and it was made with so much heart, that it's lovely that people seem to be responding in kind to that.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


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 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 ~


We take pride in what we do.
~By Coolio ~


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 ~


What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you - what a revelation.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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


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 ~


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


As a people, we know what we can do, we know how to do it, and we just want to get on with it. How? By ensuring that Canada's place in the world is one of influence and pride.
~By Paul Martin ~


Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Pride the first peer and president of hell.
~By Daniel Defoe ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
~By Paul Keating ~


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


As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


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

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May 23 ,2022
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