Quotation Explorer - 'Pride'

Do not yearn to be popular; be exquisite. Do not desire to be famous; be loved. Do not take pride in being expected; be palpable, unmistakable. - C. JoyBell C.
The only crime is pride. - Sophocles
I'm above crawling on my knees for certain favors. What you cannot give me: I cannot beg for it. This is not arrogance or pride. This is having a clear understanding of my self worth.‪ - joseph ejiro
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us. - Charles Caleb Colton
If pride is a sin, then love must be the mother of sin. - Lionel Suggs
Self pride hinders the soul from flourishing, - Lailah Gifty Akita
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
Take pride in how far you have come and have faith in how far you can go. - Pravinee Hurbungs
When we fail, our pride supports us, and when we succeed it betrays us. - Charles Colton
Dogs are the best example of a being who doesn't need to lie to protect someone's pride. - Ammiel Josiah Monterde.
Pride is a very dangerous disease that can turn your talent, asset, and achievements into a handicap. - Uzoma Nnadi
Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride. - Raheel Farooq
Diogenes, filthily attired, paced across the splendid carpets in Plato's dwelling. Thus, said he, do I trample on the pride of Plato. Yes, Plato replied, but only with another kind of pride. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
In the worldly life, self-serving pride (swa-maan) is considered a good quality and arrogant pride (abhimaan) as a bad quality. - Dada Bhagwan
You proudly said. We are Humans! In reality, we are a bunch of sarcastic, selfish and stupid well-intentioned creatures without any remorse for anything. So, think again about your pride and become, at least, more humble". - J.B.Alves
Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - James Carlos Blake
Never, ever, trust a man who is willing to die in glory but is unable to live with pride. - Mike Klepper
Pride is the common forerunner of a fall. It was the devil's sin, and the devil's ruin; and has been, ever since, the devil's stratagem, who, like as expert wrestler, usually gives a man a lift before he gives a throw.
The less worth of a man,the greater his pride. - Yukito Kishiro
Pride is pride not because it hates being wrong, but because it loves being wrong: To hate being wrong is to change your opinion when you are proven wrong; whereas pride, even when proven wrong, decides to go on being wrong. - Criss Jami
The topics we learn from our four core subjects during our childhood and adolescent stage of our lives help us to understand the norms of common knowledge and take pride of our citizenship. - Saaif Alam
I pride myself on the fact that my work has no socially redeeming value.
Arrogant pride (abhimaan) means public display of self-pride (maan). - Dada Bhagwan
Avarice, envy, pride, Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of all On Fire. - Dante Alighieri
If pride really went before a fall, then, Lucifer is the inventor of pride. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Pride makes easy decisions hard. Humility makes hard decisions easy. - Stella Payton
OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock. - Ambrose Bierce
Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ill a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes and Lords may flourish, or may fade: A breath can make them, as a breath has made; but a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied. - Oliver Goldsmith
By ignorance is pride increased; those must assume who know the least.
Christianity, true Christianity, is experienced when we crucify the anger, pride, vanity and lust that dwells within ourselves and consciously replace it with the sacrificial love, humility, modesty and chasteness of the One who so many profess to believe in and follow. - - Jason Neville Versey
You need that pride in yourself, as well as a sense, when you are sitting on Page 297 of a book, that the book is going to be read, that somebody is going to care. You can't ever be sure about that, but you need the sense that it's important, that it's not typing; it's writing. - Roger Kahn
Just as meekness is in all our virtues, so is pride in all our sins. -Oct 1986 - Neal A Maxwell
The pride of aiming at more knowledge, and pretending to more perfection, is the cause of Man's error and misery. - Alexander Pope
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
Pride makes us artificial; humility makes us real - Thomas Merton
Ignorance is a flaw and pride is another blemish caused by ignorance. - Bahman Solati
Ingratitude produces pride while gratitude produces humility. - Orrin Woodward
He, after all, had no standards of manliness, of virility, to complicate his pride. - Ursula K. Le Guin
When you build a fence around yourself, you'll wonder why people are afraid to approach you, because the pride in the fence is the cause of your blindness. - Michael Bassey Johnson
At the end of the day, if pride is your greatest strength, turn it into vanity. - Lionel Suggs
Why do you give way to your ego and pride. Where does it stand in the ocean of time. - Naveen Rajeev
The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion. - Democritus
silence is not weakness and decency is not pride - Arthur Machen
hold value; not price, carry moral; not pride. be of compassion; not selfishness,humble in your approach to live and loving with your gift to share. - Nikki Rowe
Knowlege of God without knowledge of man's wretchedness leads to pride. Knowledge of man's wretchedness without knowledge of God leads to despair. Knowledge of Jesus Christ is the middle course, because by it we discover both God and our wretched state. - Blaise Pascal
Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read. - Jorge Luis Borges
All this dread order break- for whom? for thee?Vile worm!- oh madness! pride! impiety! - Alexander Pope
The toughest thing worth losing is Pride. - Unarine Ramaru
There is no problem to relish pride when people praises you but at the same time, one must also be of the opinion that ‘this should not be so’. - Dada Bhagwan
When we make mistakes, we simply say sorry. And saying the words would cost us our pride most of the time. - RSCruz
He that is proud eats up himself: pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. - William Shakespeare
Humility and pride will forever battle whenever or wherever love is concerned - Jeremy Aldana
He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time. I knew that that word was like the others: just a shape to fill a lack; that when the right time came, you wouldn't need a word for that anymore than for pride or fear. - William Faulkner
I have learned to have pride in what I do. - Harley King
The only lifelong, reliable motivations are those that come from within, and one of the strongest of those is the joy and pride that grow from knowing that you've just done something as well as you can do it.
One’ is not a doer in this world. Where he believes that he is the doer, there is ‘charging’ (of karma). When one tastes egoistic pride of, I did this samayik, I did these activities, he will ‘charge’ (karma). The taste of egoistic pride is very sweet. - Dada Bhagwan
Virtues are formed by prayer.Prayer preserves temperance. Prayer suppresses anger. Prayer prevents emotions of pride and envy.Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to Heaven. - St. Ephrem of Syria
Piety /pi•e•ty/ (modern definition)1. When you use Christ’s teachings to put someone in their place out of anger and self-righteousness. It is the number two reason people leave the faith. The first is pride. - Shannon L. Alder
A dead man’s vanity: his ashes full of life that cannot be deceased before a living being’s pride. - Munia Khan
Shatter your pride in dust to vanish into the joy of longing and love. - Debasish Mridha
His pride and her beauty had been in direct conflict, and his pride had remained the conqueror. - Emmuska Orczy
Pride cannot be hidden just like humility cannot be faked. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Ye mustn't be afraid to ask for help. Pride is a good thing, my girl, but it will kill you in time. - Terry Pratchett
There is no such thing as senility when it comes to envy, greed laziness, wrath and pride. It's her destructive character from childhood." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Awesome ‪‎Leadership‬ is encouraging others to take initiative,challenge what is status quo improve it and feel pride in their commitment~bns~ - Bluenscottish
A great place to work is one in which you trust the people you work for, have pride in what you do, and enjoy the people you work with. - Robert Levering
Go ragged then, but pride makes a poor covers; once one man laughs you're naked. - Geraldine Harris
It's hard to imagine a more biblical definition of devil worship than an exaltation of the self, an exaltation of the ego, and a tearing down of that countercultural sign of the cross," Moore argued. This pride doing things our way instead of following God's plan - Russell D. Moore
And now I see the face of god, and I raise this god over the earth, this god whom men have sought since men came into being, this god who will grant them joy and peace and pride. This god, this one word: 'I. - Ayn Rand
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend. - Jules Renard
There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness, and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness, and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.
Pride of opinion has been responsible for the downfall of more men on Wall Street than any other factor. - Charles Henry Dow
That eye which sees anything good in the creature is a blind eye; that eye which fancies it can discern anything in man, or anything in anything he can do to win the Divine favor, is as yet stone blind to the Truth of God, and needs to be lanced and cut, and the cataract of pride removed from it! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
There is no samkit (vision with right belief that I am Pure Soul) where there are kashays [anger, pride, deceit and greed], and where there are no kashays, there is samkit (self realization). - Dada Bhagwan
A wise man is able to differentiate between humility and weakness, he does not mistake courage for pride. - Newton Gatambia
We must not allow our pride to be the motivation behind our apologetics; rather, philoverity, the love of truth must be the full and complete motivation. For pride corrupts truth. - Criss Jami
Pride is a human nature and it's good for people to be proud of themselves, achievements, etc. but too much of anything is not healthy. Humble is pride exhibited through humility, so be humble and prideful about being humble. - Uzoma Nnadi
Many pride themselves, staking claim to the noble virtue that is loyalty. However, many resolve to give their allegiance to nothing. How can one demand loyalty, if one stands by nothing, nor commits to the realization of an ideal? - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there. - Anonymous
Eccentricity is not, as some would believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd. - Edith Sitwell
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. - C.G. Jung
You could bounce rocks off her pride. - Terry Pratchett
Let us make this world a house of love and peace. Let us forget and forgive all hate and prejudice. Let us break all the walls of pride and prejudice. Let us open our door to welcome joy and peace. - Debasish Mridha
When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Kathleen Norris
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Never mistaken humility for foolishness, nor pride for power. - Gugu Mona
Pride the first peer and president of hell.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then surely greed must be the father. Children of this odd couple are named: Laziness, Envy, Greed, Jr., Gluttony, Lust, Anger and Pride. - John R. Dallas Jr.
The central feature of pride is enmity—enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen. Enmity means hatred toward, hostility to, or a state of opposition. It is the power by which Satan wishes to reign over us. - Ezra Taft Benson
Pride slays thanksgiving ... A prideful man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. - Henry Ward Beecher
Pride, willfulness, and rebellion against what is written are the causes of the Bible being hard to understand. The hard part, then, is not understanding with the mind, but being willing to obey what he does not want to obey. If a person could not understand the truth, he could not reject it. - Finis Jennings Dake
Pride leads to down fall o f man. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. - Bible
It is always a pride to die as an American. - M.F. Moonzajer
More and more I knew my budding world was ruined if he were free in it. As a specimen Mr. Wallace might be my pride. Glory to him in a jar. But free! Better to release the sweet moving tiger or the delicate snake, the monumental elephant. I was just a castaway to be devoured. - William H. Gass
Self importance is pride of a soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation. - Jane Austin
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
He that is down needs fear no fall, he that is low no pride, he that is humble ever shall have God to be his guide. - Nanor
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride. - Ernest Hemingway
I’m not advocating a competition for who has it toughest. The caste systems of sex and race are interdependent and can only be uprooted together. It’s time to take equal pride in breaking all the barriers. - Gloria Steinem
When you fight with God, your warring against your pride. - Anthony Liccione
I pride myself in being a technology innovator, so our specialty at Veeam is our laser-focused commitment to R&D, but you cannot build solid solutions without knowing what the goals are for your customers. - Ratmir Timashev, CEO Veeam
WORSHIP, n. Homo Creator's testimony to the sound construction and fine finish of Deus Creatus. A popular form of abjection, having an element of pride. - Ambrose Bierce
My mother, who taught me how to read and write and home-schooled me for the first 12 years of my life, whose presence shaped me as much as her absence did, who imbibed in me the values of empathy and fearlessness and hard work, looks down on me today with great pride. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
What is it that makes a seemingly rational man set out on a perilous journey knowing full well that the odds of success are quite remote and the consequences of failure are likely to be devastating? Is it pride, stubbornness, a yearning for adventure, or just a reckless disregard of reality? - Stan Turner
Religion (dharma) is decrease in kashay (anger, pride, deceit and greed) and increase of kashay is irreligion (adharma). When Kashay goes away (completely) is the religion of the Self (Soul). - Dada Bhagwan
Risk should be taken for a cause not pleasure, life is not worth to ruin but to live with pride. - Zeeshan Ahmed
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark. - Samuel Johnson
The eye fixed on Christ sees clearly, succumbing to neither pride nor inferiority, because it is not concerned with the self at all. - Andree Seu World Magazine
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
Stupidity is letting your pride rob you of God’s blessings. - Shannon L. Alder
When you swallow that pride, Eve, take care you don't choke on it. - Nora Roberts
Problem with Man isn't just his ignorance, not just his iniquities, not just his rebellious nature, not just his pride; above all, his problem is his unwillingness to come out of it - Ajay Chandan
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
Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.
Swallow your pride, you will not die, it's not poison. - Bob Dylan
Love can either be your greatest companion or your worst enemy, depending on your pride to accept or deny things. - Anthony Liccione
Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. - Shannon L. Alder
To feel the joy of life, sell your pride and get lost in the simplicity and humility. - Debasish Mridha
Some people would rather die in their pride, than live in their humility. - Anthony Liccione
Wealth is a gift from God, and pride is bequeathed to us from the devil. - Douglas Wilson
If a person starts neglecting the blessings of God and takes all God has given him as his own, then pride is inevitable - Sunday Adelaja
Depression occurs when one looks back with no pride, and looks forward with no hope. - Robert Frost
In the ignorant state, there is a ‘limit’ for good qualities, it is known as the self-pride. Self-serving pride (swa-maan) is the limit of virtues in the realm of ignorance. - Dada Bhagwan
Pride grants you a happily never after. - Unarine Ramaru
If you are filled with pride, then you have no room for wisdom. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
There's pride and then there's stupidity. - Robert Galbreith
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
Let us thank God for valour in abstractionFor those who go their own way, will not kissThe arse of law and order nor compoundFor physical comfort at the price of pride - Louis MacNeice
to a big pride, a little soul - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
It does not surprise seeing a husband working as slave to his wife , but how he takes often the pride or pleasure of admitting it publicly without a bit of shame of living such disgraceful life. - Anuj Somany
Only wise men can differentiate between what is a matter of pride and what is a principle of dignity. - Sameh Elsayed
Sometimes we need to just brush away our pride, break down the walls around our hearts, and open up to those we truly care for. - Imania Margria
Sometimes it takes more than shouting it to show your pride. It takes more than a sign, a fabulous outfit, or a month of parades. Pride has to resonate from within; shine out to everyone around you. It has mean something to you and only you first before you announce it to the world. - Solange nicole
I know we are supposed to welcome anyone who vows to protect the kingdom, but really, anyone will do anything for a copper these days, and where pride and promises are saleable, expendable men come very cheap indeed. - Michelle Franklin
Stirred up pride is poison to the soul. - Evinda Lepins
This much is true: When you are about to effect the lives of hundreds of people, Satan will do everything he can to prevent it from happening. Often pride and anger are his best assassins. - Shannon L. Alder
I rather choose to go through what will make me humble than to go for what will increase my pride to a level without limit - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We hunger for connection but take pride in being distant. - Turcois Ominek
My strength is my pride. My pride is my heart. And my heart will always be mine and mine alone. - Imania Margria
There is no pride when it comes to survival, only determination. - Anthony Liccione
Pride is a fallacy. None of us are greater than the sum of our parts. - Eric Hirzel
But pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty. - George Eliot
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation. - William Hutton
Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. - Benjamin Franklin
I think of these desert years of mine, not of my choosing. Maybe if it were all smooth and comfortable, if my pride and professionalism were defining life for me, God's steel-quiet, penetrating word would have been lost in the babble and sheen of success. - Luci Shaw
Your Nationality or any other Affiliation isn’t written on your forehead or any visible part of your body. It is shown by the way you Pride Yourself. - Joan Ambu
Pride refuses to be taught. Humility refuses not to be - Brad Lomenick
Close cycles. Not because of pride or arrogance, but because that no longer fits your life - Paulo Coelho
We can be the very first generation which fails to see the logic or pride in defining ourselves by anything else but what is found within ourselves: our values - Akilnathan Logeswaran
When people come to a conclusion that is contrary to popular opinion, there’s a calm resolution to them, for they are experiencing a short burst of pride. They have just captured an intellectual territory, and they will hold that territory. - Mike Klepper
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity. - Dale Carnegie
You can't change what you've done, so you might as well just take pride in it.
A leader or president that never rebukes violence, is like one that takes utter pride in it's rage - Andrew-Knox B Kaniki
Asking forgiveness is not an admission of cowardice and of sin, It is to show that having inner peace is far more important than pride especially if they think that you have wronged them in any way. - Sun Fire Elements
The reason you are suffering now, Is because you judged wrongly people whom you should be asking help from. You have judged them based on your own personal past experience and others you have shame them and look down unto them because of your pride. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
Be broken and pride will have no vessel. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Pride does not only come with great responsibility. It is buy one get one free. Great responsibility will require great resourcefulness. - Janna Cachola
The hurt, resentment, the revenge, the pride, and regret are thrown hard and fast like snowballs in the winter. Some major ones hit hard; some minor ones just roll off, while others stick for an elongated time…as long as we stay in the cold frosty air of not letting go. - Wes Adamson
There is no greater enemy than pride. - Sanskrit
Pride is lacking in wisdom and not trusting Him (Proverbs 28:25-26). - Steven Chopade
Sir, I am a true laborer. I earn that I eat, get that I wear, owe no man hate, envy no man's happiness, glad of other men's good, content with my harm and the greatest of my pride is to see my ewes graze and my lambs suck. - William Shakespeare
It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society. - Murray N. Rothbard
As long as man has pride, he will appear unattractive and no one will be attracted to him. He may have a handsome face, his pride makes him unattractive. - Dada Bhagwan
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality. - Samuel Johnson
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. - Reinhold Niebuhr
But he was one of those weak creatures, void of pride, timorous, anemic, hateful souls, full of shifty cunning, who face neither God nor man, who face not even themselves. - H.G. Wells
Live with GRACE & Die with PRIDE. - Rishi Bakshi
Pride is a hard thing to let go but is it really worth your all - Joyce Guo
Because the fact of not being understood by other people had become my only real source of pride, I was never confronted by any impulse to express things and to make others understand something that I knew. - Yukio Mishima
carry your wounds with pride, Believe in yourself; amongst greatest of catastrophe' You grew into the being you are And I think that in itself, is certainly enough. - Nikki Rowe
I did this so well’- one says this and tastes the sweetness of subtle pride of doership. One enjoys the sweetness of this subtle pride. There is pain [suffering] with projection of doer-ship. God is eternal bliss and that indeed is the nature of the Self! - Dada Bhagwan
Almost everything: all external expectations, all pride all fear of embarrassment or failure. These tings just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. - Steve Jobs
Dignity and pride are not only two different feelings, but, in some ways, opposites.You can step on your pride to preserve your dignity. You can destroy your dignity because of your pride. - Luigina Sgarro
Everyone is their own, though they are so alone. They all sit on their imagined thrones, made only of their own bones. Ego and pride make exquisite delusional cushions. - Hubert Martin
The immediate reactions of the two superpower leaders when confronted with the gravest international crisis of their careers were much the same, shock, wounded pride, grim determination, and barely repressed fear. - Michael Dobbs
America's leaders should be examples of integrity and high moral standards. When their behavior evokes shame rather than pride and becomes something that we don't want to discuss in front of the children at the kitchen table, we should consider impeachment. - Ben Carson, M.D.
We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
Pride sullies the noblest character. - Claudianus
Disappointment, fear, grief, unlove, dullness and guilt are the worst feelings. Learn from them so that you move on. Then replace them with more satisfying and promising joy, love gratitude, pride, confidence, direction. - Diana Jaber
Turn your pride into love in order to fill your life with joy. - Debasish Mridha
Many men, One CryOne Woman, a Pleasant Pride. - Goitsemang Mvula
Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously.... Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us. - Jane Austen
Man in his spiritual pride has exchanged God’s method of self-denial for Satan’s plan of self–improvement. - Daniel W. Blair
One difficulty that someone who has been in military/government service during war has, is reconciling his/her pride with their horror. - Kari Martindale
Science increases our understanding in proportion as it lowers our pride. - Claude Bernard
Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Pride is the chief cause in the decline in the number of husbands and wives. - Neil Diamond
•• Arrogance and pride were the reasons Shaytaan was expelled from paradise. Do not let it be the reason you don't enter paradise.!! - Mana'hil
Patience strengthens the spirit, sweetens the temper, stifles anger, extinguishes envy, subdues pride, bridles the tongue. - George Horne
You can't take credit for your talents, but it matters that you use them. You can't really be blamed for your weaknesses, but it matters that you correct them. So pride and shame don't make a lot of sense, in the final analysis, but they weren't much fun anyway. - Sam Harris
Humble is pride exhibited through humility. - Uzoma Nnadi
Humility is more powerful than egoistic pride. Water is more powerful than the strongest cliff and Love is more powerful than might. - Radhe Maa
Shy, what is it? I say it is intrigued by pride and hesitated by a feeling of being unworthy. - ferrrer joey palomar fesico
Leave your pride, ego, and narcissism somewhere else. Reactions from those parts of you will reinforce your children's most primitive fears. - Henry Cloud
It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel. - Ben Harper
Could hell be a place where there is no self-respect? A place where people have no pride in their own existence or behavior, and thus would have none for anyone or anything else? - Neil Peart
There is this paradox in pride - it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
Its like people care more abput their pride than about what's correct, about the truth. - Terry Pratchett
Your integrity may disgrace your pride at the time you don't think but that doesnt mean you should stop. You'll have to accept and move on with your life in the way it is. - Auliq Ice
The pride of man hopes but to blame God for the evils of the world, and to praise himself for the good. - Criss Jami
Beth ceased to fear him from that moment, and sat there talking to him as cozily as if she had known him all her life, for love casts out fear, and gratitude can conquer pride. - Louisa May Alcott
Pride is a powerful narcotic, but it doesn't do much for the auto-immune system. - Stuart Stevens
Who gives you pain? Your anger, pride, illusion and greed. Where is the fault of the nature in all this? - Dada Bhagwan
Your pride will be uprooted when a person who insults you appears to be your benefactor. The person who insults should be considered a benefactor, instead people get depressed when they are insulted. - Dada Bhagwan
There is no pride in true love. - Dariush Youkhaneh
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. - Augustine of Hippo
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
Sometimes with secret pride I sigh, To think how tolerant am I; Then wonder which is really mine: Tolerance, or a rubber spine? - Ogden Nash
False humility is the pride of not being proud, real humility is without the consciousness that pride exists. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Pride, cowardice, and miserliness are bad for me but good for women - Ali R.A
Fits of anger, vexation,and bitterness against ourselves tend to pride and they spring from no other source than self-love, which is disturbed and upset at seeing that it is imperfect. - Francis de Sales
Who hateth me but for my happiness? Or who is honour'd now but for his wealth? Rather had I, a Jew, be hated thus, Than pitied in a Christian poverty; For I can see no fruits in all their faith, But malice, falsehood, and excessive pride, Which methinks fits not their profession. - Christopher Marlowe
Confidence is this: Wearing your triumphs with humility, and wearing your scars with pride. Many of us do precisely the opposite. - Umair Haque
I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If that meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry; I was prepared to do it and to do it with dignity. - Jessica Thompson
Am I gay, am I straight? No, I'm just slutty. So, where's my parade? What about slut pride. - Margaret Cho
Pride is nothing more than false courage without long term solutions. - Shannon L. Alder
There is little pride in writers. They know they are human and shall some day die and be forgotten. Knowing all this a writer is gentle and kindly where another man is severe and unkind. - William Saroyan
Science increases our power in proportion as it lowers our pride. - Claude Bernard
#ToTheGirls2016 Value yourself, your voice, your body, your opinions, your dreams, your pride, your ego. You have a RIGHT to take up space. - Abigail Tarttelin
If wild my breast and sore my pride, I bask in dreams of suicide, If cool my heart and high my head I think "How lucky are the dead. - Dorothy Parker
It is easy to tell confidence from pride. Confidence lifts, encourages, helps, and is full of gratitude. Pride demeans, mocks, destroys, and is bitter and resentful. - Damon Throop
Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle. - Billy Graham
In this day and age we care more about our pride than our lives. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Those who most obstinately oppose the most widely-held opinions more often do so because of pride than lack of intelligence. They find the best places in the right set already taken, and they do not want back seats. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying. - St. Vincent de Paul
Lord, help us to choose humility over pride. Help us to choose love over our reputation. Help us to choose patience over making a point, and your Word over our feelings. Lord, help us to choose perseverance over the easy way out. - Andrena Sawyer
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
Egoism [Ahamkar: Aham=I; kar=did] means ‘I did’. Where one is not the doer and he says, ‘I did’; that is egoism. To do egoism and to walk around with an inflated chest is pride (maan) and then to go on telling others ‘I did it myself’, is known as pride with my-ness (abhiman). - Dada Bhagwan
Pride is nothing more than us highlighting us. - Kevin Thoman
To feel pure joy, sell your pride and be loving and kind. - Debasish Mridha
What is arrogant pride (abhimaan)? It is to believe the weight of the body-complex [pudgal] to be one’s own weight. It is to believe that ‘I am Great’. - Dada Bhagwan
It's interesting how pain can change a person, eh? How it makes a man abandon his pride and forsake himself. - Kichiku Neko
though excessive pride may seek for freedom, it may only see freedom in chains - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Cherubs fan our foolish fires, filling hearts with mad desires. They prick our pride and haughtiness with quick, angelic naughtiness. - John Biccard
Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely. - Hesketh Pearson
Pride is a spiritual Cancer: It eats up the very possibilty of love, or contentment, or even common sense. - C. S. Lewis
Pride is the chalice into which all human sins are poured: it glitters and jingles and its arabesque lures your gaze, while your lips involuntarily touch the seductive beverage. - Vladimir Odoevsky
Confidence cannot escalate to arrogance, it only happens if the blood of pride is running through your veins. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Learning to live on less pride has been a great investment in my future. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Take pride in what you do & let the quality of your work be your signature - Kloby
Pride is not the opposite of shame, but it's source. True humility is the only antidote to shame. - General Iroh
Seek out your superiors and learn from them. Do not hide nor shy away from them for the sake of your pride for true pride is perceived, not in perceived skill, but in improvement. - Megan Webster
I'm not negative, pessimistic, angry, antisocial or schizophrenic. I'm a writer, and entitled to all that with pride. - Daniel Marques
There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride. They have yielded to the perennial temptation. - Walter Lippmann
Although pride and obsession can feel like love, I guess. - Meg Howrey
Love with pride is like chasing the pavement. There'll be a long chasing until it ends. - Dee Prathia
To find yourself jilted is a blow to your pride. Do your best to forget it and if you don't succeed, at least pretend to. - Moliere
I'm keenly aware of the Pride coming before the Fall . . . but I really do like what I've been able to do here. - Wil Wheaton
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into politics and finance, and the place is now used as a lecture hall by the Audible Reformer. When disturbed by his voice the ancient echoes clamor appropriate responses most gratifying to his pride of distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold. - Thomas Jefferson
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. - Brian Tracy
I hear the singing of the lives of women. The clear mystery, the offering, and the pride. - Muriel Rukeyser
Memory says, I did that. Pride replies, I could not have done that. Eventually memory yields. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Deception sneaks in through the window of pride. - Evinda Lepins
Pride is an expensive vice, for it is wedded to Greed whose hunger is never sated - Jocelyn Murray
Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. - Jimmy Carter
It's like people care more about their pride than about what's correct, about the truth. - Terry Pratchett
Its too hard to make a Lion Angry... He really doesn't care what others do around him... but if you do hurt His PRIDE... He wont let you live another Day - Indrani Biswas
Only a demon would prevent a person from saving lives or fulfilling their life mission. There is no reasoning with the devil. Stand with pride because your heart is filled with the goodness of helping others, while theirs is filled with helping themselves. - Shannon L. Alder
To march over dead man, to hear without concern the groans of the wounded, I say few men can stand such scenes unless steeled by habit or fortified by military pride. - Nathanael Greene
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. - Kahlil Gibran
Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself, but poverty itself is romanticized only by fools. - J. K. Rowling
Pride rises above and against the knowledge of God, acting as if He is unworthy to be retained in our thoughts. - James MacDonald
They who shared none of my defeats should take no pride in celebrating my successes. - Adhish Mazumder
A man’s spirit is free, but his pride binds him with chains of suffocation in a prison of his own insecurities - Jeremy Aldana
Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. - Bryce Courtenay
Self importance is self pride. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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