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Picture quote by Tim Fargo about principles

Don't worry about your pride, worry about your principles. ⏤ Tim Fargo

Picture quote by Emiliano Zapata about pride

Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees. ⏤ Emiliano Zapata

Picture quote by African Proverbs about wisdom

If you are filled with pride then you'll have no room for wisdom. ⏤ African Proverbs

Picture quote by Ezra Taft Benson about pride

Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right. ⏤ Ezra Taft Benson

Picture quote by Abu Bakr about pride

Beware of pride because you will be returning to the earth and your body will be eaten up by the worms. ⏤ Abu Bakr

Picture quote by Elisha Hale about pride

Pride makes for the most slippery shoes. ⏤ Elisha Hale

Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

Be proud but never be satisfied. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Robert Downey Jr. about pride

For years I took pride in being resilient, but that turned me into this guy who can get hit by a brick bat every morning and still look kind of cute. ⏤ Robert Downey Jr.

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If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.

African Proverbs,

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.

Thomas Merton, author

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.

Albert Camus, philosopher

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone.

Egyptian Proverbs,

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.

Jesse Jackson, activist

You cannot hold your head high with your hand out.

Yiddish Proverbs,

Pride is the mask of one's own faults.

Yiddish Proverbs,

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, writer

There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.

Oscar Levant, composer

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

John Ruskin, writer

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

Susan Lieberman,

Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.

T. S. Eliot, poet

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.

Thomas Jefferson, president

Pride and poverty don't get along, but often live together.


Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.

Benjamin Franklin, president

None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.


The last time I saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand.

Fred A. Allen,

Pride goes before a fall.

Egyptian Proverbs,

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.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

Voltaire, writer

We should be ashamed of our pride, but never proud of our shame.


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.

Alexis Carrel, scientist

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.

Andrew Young, clergyman

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

Henry Bolingbroke, royalty

Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion


Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.

Fulton John Sheen,

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.

Booker T. Washington, educator

And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

Swallow your pride occasionally, it's not fattening.

Frank Tyger, cartoonist

There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.

George Eliot, author

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.

Bob Riley, politician

There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

There was one who thought himself above me, and he was above me until he had that thought.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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

Georges Bernanos, author

I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round!

Muhammad Ali, boxer

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.

Charles Dickens, writer

Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity desires the esteem of others.


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

Paul Bryant, coach

Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.


Whoever shall exalt himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.


Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

Petrarch, poet

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.

Julius Caesar, leader

The nobler the blood the less the pride.

Danish proverb,

Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.

Benjamin Franklin, president

God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble James 4:6


I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.

John Steinbeck, author

Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

Joe Paterno, coach

At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense.

Alexander Pope, poet

Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Egyptian Proverbs,

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.

James Madison, president

Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised.

Alexander Pope, poet

Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.

Samuel Johnson, author

Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, is a proud man.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.

Louis XIV, royalty

Pride the first peer and president of hell.

Daniel Defoe, journalist

It ain't braggin' if you can back it up.

Dizzy Dean, athlete

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.

Emily Bronte, novelist

Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.

Steve Jobs, businessman

Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit.

John Zimmerman, athlete

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

Art Modell, businessman

As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion.

Albert J. Nock, philosopher

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.

Joseph Priestley, scientist

I would not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.

Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza,

Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.

Josiah Gilbert Holland,

Rap's conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride.

David Foster Wallace, writer

That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.

Sylvester Stallone, actor

I grew up reading 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Pride and Prejudice' - girly kind of books.

Leighton Meester, actress

My family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.

W. S. Gilbert, dramatist

If he could only see how small a vacancy his death would leave, the proud man would think less of the place he occupies in his lifetime.

Jean Baptiste Legouve,

Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

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.

Zhu Rongji, statesman

There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.

Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian

What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.

Oscar Levant, composer

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. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.

William Tecumseh Sherman, soldier

There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. 'Good pride' represents our dignity and self-respect. 'Bad pride' is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.

John C. Maxwell, clergyman

Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.

Samuel Butler, poet

None are more haughty than a common place person raised to power.


A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.

William Cowper, poet

Where there are no tigers, a wild cat is very self-important.


One of the best temporary cures for pride and affection is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.

Josh Billings, comedian

It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.

Gilbert Parker, politician

Pride will spit in pride's face.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.

G. K. Chesterton, writer

Nothing in the world is more haughty than a man of moderate capacity when once raised to power.

Baron Wessenberg,

Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.

Alexander Pope, poet

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

Aeschylus, poet

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.

Linford Christie, athlete

It would astonish if not amuse the older citizens to learn that I (a strange, friendless, uneducated, penniless boy, working at ten dollars per month) have been put down as the candidate of pride, wealth, and aristocratic family distinction.

Abraham Lincoln, president

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!"

John F. Kennedy, president

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.

Linford Christie, athlete

Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools.

J. K. Rowling, novelist

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.

Theodore Bikel, actor

Robin had always wanted to go solo, so when it happened I wasn't angry at all. I understood the situation. But Barry is so full of pride and couldn't understand why Robin had done it.

Maurice Gibb, musician

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.

John Steinbeck, author

I pride myself on breaking any box that anyone wants to put me in.

Ryan Kwanten, actor

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