Pride Quotes and Sayings
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man’s error and misery.
— Alexander Pope
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld,
Confidence turns into pride only when you are in denial of your mistakes.
– Criss Jami
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
– Samuel Butler
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
You can have pride in what you do each day, but not arrogance in what you were born with.
– Amy Tan
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
– Ezra Taft Benson
A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you can’t see something that’s above you.
– C.S. Lewis
It’s okay to lose your pride over someone you love. Don’t lose someone you love over your pride.
If you see any thing in yourself which may make you proud, look a little further, and you will find enough to make you humble.
– Wellins Calcott
Do not be proud of your achievements thinking it is the genius in you; even cells have done miracles when we tinkered with their genes.