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.
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
Pride divides the men, humility joins them.
Cast out pride and vanity; have no thought of trying to rule over others or of outdoing them.
– Wallace D. Wattles
Before you pride yourself on being a big fish, make sure you’re not swimming in a puddle.
Your pride for your country should not come after your country becomes great; your country becomes great because of your pride in it.
– Idowu Koyenikan
Swallow your pride and everything will be alright.
Our pride will lead us to perish, but our politeness keeps us alive.
– Sipho P Nkosi
Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity makes us desire the esteem of others.
– Hugh Blair
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
– François de La Rochefoucauld
Pride that dines on vanity, sups on contempt.
– Benjamin Franklin
With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.
– Ezra Taft Benson
They call it pride. I call it class, because lions never mix with cats.
Don’t spend all of your time trying to FIND yourself. Spend your time CREATING yourself into a person that you’ll be proud of.
– Sonya Parker
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
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
Leave your pride behind and firmly stick to your dignity and integrity.
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
Pride comes before the fall. Stay humble.
Pride destroys most relationships.
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.
– Boghos L. Artinian
Too much pride is bad for a person, a person without pride is worthless.