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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

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

Egyptian Proverbs,

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

Albert Camus, philosopher

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,

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold.

Thomas Jefferson, president

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

T. S. Eliot, poet

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


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

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

Fred A. Allen,

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


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


The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.

Voltaire, writer

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.

Andrew Young, clergyman

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

George Eliot, author

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

Fulton John Sheen,

Swallow your pride occasionally, it's not fattening.

Frank Tyger, cartoonist

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

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

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

Henry Bolingbroke, royalty

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

Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion


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

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

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

Georges Bernanos, author

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

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

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

Muhammad Ali, boxer

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.


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


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

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

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

Julius Caesar, leader

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


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


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

Joe Paterno, coach

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

Egyptian Proverbs,

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

Alexander Pope, poet

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

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

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

Pride the first peer and president of hell.

Daniel Defoe, journalist

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

Samuel Johnson, author

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.

Emily Bronte, novelist

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

Dizzy Dean, athlete

Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.

Louis XIV, royalty

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

Art Modell, businessman

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

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

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

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

Gilbert Parker, politician

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

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,

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

Baron Wessenberg,

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

W. S. Gilbert, dramatist

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

Leighton Meester, actress

Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

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

Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian

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

Sylvester Stallone, actor

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

Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza,

Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

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

Oscar Levant, composer

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


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

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


Pride will spit in pride's face.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

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,

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

John Zimmerman, athlete

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

William Cowper, poet

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

G. K. Chesterton, writer

All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.

Corazon Aquino, statesman

I'm continuing to prepare very well because I have my responsibility and my (pride) as a man and an athlete.

Dayron Robles, athlete

Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world.

Francis of Assisi, saint

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

Lou Brock, athlete

The pride people take in their work transcends to their homes, their education, families and communities.

Leonard Boswell, politician

Music is made one of Satan's most attractive agencies to ensnare souls; but, when turned to a good account, it is a blessing. When abused, it leads the unconsecrated to pride, vanity, and folly.

Ellen G. White, writer

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.

Jane Austen, writer

Listen, don't get my Jersey pride going. We are the most densely-populated state in America 'cause some many people who know the secret want to live there.

Cory Booker, senator

A man's pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.

Bear Grylls, adventurer

When I say I'm going to take care of a woman, I don't just mean physically or sexually or romantically. I'm going to take care of her emotionally and spiritually. I'm going to take care of her in all ways. I take a lot of pride in that today.

Dwayne Johnson, actor

We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the Earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the energies, industries and technologies of tomorrow. A new national pride will stir our souls, lift our sights, and heal our divisions.

Donald Trump, president

I took the same pride in my dishwashing job as a child as I take in running my company today.

Yolanda Hadid, model

We don't live by just sleeping and eating. We need pride and dignity in our lives. Work gives you that.

Yoko Ono, artist

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

Dante Alighieri, poet

What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.

William Wordsworth, poet

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