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