Pride Quotes and Sayings

All complaining comes from pride

The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man’s error and misery.
Alexander Pope

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

Pride costs nothing, yet it is especially precious when it can be “purchased” at someone else’s expense.
– Andrew Levkoff

Stirred up pride is poison to the soul.
– Evinda Lepins

I am proud. It will get me into trouble someday, but today it makes me brave.
Veronica Roth

Boys were so proud – you always had to let them think they were good at things.
– Diane Zahler

Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.
Thomas Jefferson

It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.
– John Ruskin


Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.
– Jorge Luis Borges

I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.
Jane Austen

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

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.
Thomas A. Edison

Pride is always a better lever against the nobility than reason.
– Patrick Rothfuss

When you feel nervous, recall your pride.
Toba Beta


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