Pride Quotes And Sayings


Pride Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of pride quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must be loyal there will be those who will delight to offer affront to your idol.”
– A.W. Tozer

“The heart of the world is breaking under this load of pride and pretense. There is no release from our burden apart from the meekness of Christ.”
– A.W. Tozer

“If I understand this correctly Christ taught here the alarming doctrine that the desire for honor among men made belief impossible.”
– A.W. Tozer

“Offspring were a joy or a shame, but still the crown of their elders, nature‘s unpredictable creatures.”
– Achy Obejas

“Regarding vengeance and arch-enemies, one must not only be timely but prideful, and pride exacts propriety.”
– Adam Levin

“Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.”
Alexander Pope

“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.”
– Alexander Pope

“Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies”
– Alexander Pope

“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.”
– Alexandre Dumas

“Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.”
– Andrew Murray

“Don’t accept your dog‘s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”
– Ann Landers

“It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.”
– Author Unknown

“No one ever choked to death swallowing his pride”
– Author Unknown

“Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.”
– Author Unknown

“Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.”
– Author Unknown

“Pride is the chalice into which all human sins are poured: it glitters and jingles and its arabesque lures your gaze, while your lips involuntarily touch the seductive beverage.”
– Author unknown

“Pride is pleasure arising from a man’s thinking too highly of himself.”
– Baruch Spinoza

“Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“If I weren’t too proud, I’d boast of my exaggerated opinion of myself.”
– Benson Bruno

“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom

“Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.”
– Billy Graham

“Curiosity is only vanity. We usually only want to know something so that we can talk about it.”
– Blaise Pascal

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

“Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.”
– Bryce Courtenay

“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. ”
– C.G. Jung

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.”
– C.S. Lewis

“As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man… It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Your patient has become humble; have you drawn his attention to the fact? All virtues are less formidable to us once the man is aware that he has them, but this is specially true of humility.”
– C.S. Lewis

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you’re looking down, you can’t see something that’s above you.”
– C.S. Lewis

“Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“You can’t give people pride, but you can provide the kind of understanding that makes people look to their inner strengths and find their own sense of pride”
– Charleszetta Waddles

“I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
– Charlotte Brontë

“it is madness in al women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it; and, if discovered and responded to, must lead into miry wilds whence there is no extrication.”
– Charlotte Brontë

“We do not have to be ashamed of what we are. As sentient beings we have wonderful backgrounds. These backgrounds may not be particularly enlightened or peaceful or intelligent. Nevertheless, we have soil good enough to cultivate; we can plant anything in it.”
– Chögyam Trungpa

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