Pride Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pride

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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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
~By Theodore Bikel ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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'm a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.
~By Michael 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


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 ~


Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


What I miss when I'm away is the pride in baseball. Especially the pride of being on a team that wins.
~By Billy Martin ~


What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance. I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures. But it is mine.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.
~By Dante Alighieri ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part, cause we have nicknames. So I named my private part pride... it's not much but at least I have my pride.
~By Jay London ~


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 ~


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.
~By Jane Austen ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Pride is the first step in people unraveling and companies unraveling and relationships unraveling.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


The pride and presence of a professional football team is far more important than 30 libraries.
~By Art Modell ~


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 ~


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


Jim Crow was king... and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing, and I felt pride in being alive.
~By Lou Brock ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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

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