Pride Quotes and Quotations
You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, or trust me, you haven't a chance.
Pride is seldom delicate: it will please itself with very mean advantages.
The truly proud man is satisfied with his own good opinion, and does not seek to make converts to it.
Pride is the mask of one's own faults.
Pride is the direct appreciation of oneself.
There is a certain noble pride, through which merits shine brighter than through modesty.
The sun will set without thy assistance.
When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured.
A confessional passage has probably never been written that didn't stink a little bit of the writer's pride in having given up his pride.
I do not believe that any peacock envies another peacock his tail, because every peacock is persuaded that his own tail is the finest in the world. The consequence of this is that peacocks are peaceable birds.
Pride, perceiving humility honourable, often borrows her cloak.
There is a paradox in pride: it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
Pride had rather go out of the way than go behind.
They are proud in humility, proud in that they are not proud.
Pride ruined the angels.
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
The proud hate pride - in others.
Oh! Why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a swift-fleeing meteor, a fast flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, Man passes from life to his rest in the grave.
Pride and weakness are Siamese twins.
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
In pride, in reas'ning pride, our error lies; All quit their sphere and rush into the skies. Pride still is aiming at the bless'd abodes, Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
The infinitely little have pride infinitely great.