50+ Famous Pride Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Pride is a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction that you get because you or people connected with you have done or got something good. Best pride quotes will enrich your perspective and make you grow as a person.

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Best Pride Quotes

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

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. Emily Brontë

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us. Hubert Humphrey

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

All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride. Sophocles

We are rarely proud when we are alone. Voltaire

Because he could not afford to fail, he could not afford to trust. Joseph J. Ellis

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It is easy to tell the toiler/How best he can carry his pack/But no one can rate a burden’s weight/Until it has been on his back Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The proud wish God would agree with them. They are not interested in changing their opinions to agree with God’s. Ezra Taft Benson

I would always rather be happy than dignified. Charlotte Brontë

Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying. St. Vincent de Paul

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

All your life, other people will try to take your accomplishments away from you. Don’t you take it away from yourself. Michael Crichton

Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. Ann Landers

Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man… It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone. C.S. Lewis

Leave your pride, ego, and narcissism somewhere else. Reactions from those parts of you will reinforce your children’s most primitive fears. Henry Cloud

Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. Bryce Courtenay

When you feel nervous, recall your pride. Toba Beta

The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us. Hubert Humphrey

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Pride is all very well, but a sausage is a sausage. Terry Pratchett

Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you. Andrew Murray

Pride and curiosity are the two scourges of our souls. The latter prompts us to poke our noses into everything, and the former forbids us to leave anything unresolved and undecided. Michel de Montaigne

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

Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don’t want..to impress people that they don’t like. Will Rogers

Pride is the mother of arrogance. Toba Beta

Hair is gray and the firers are burning. So many dreams on the shelf. You say I wanted you to be proud of me. I always wanted that myself. Tori Amos

My rule of thumb for hitchhiking is: stick it up straight and proud and make if visible to all drivers. Jarod Kintz

Time and time again does the pride of man influence his very own fall. While denying it, one gradually starts to believe that he is the authority, or that he possesses great moral dominion over others, yet it is spiritually unwarranted. By that point he loses steam; in result, he falsely begins trying to prove that unwarranted dominion by seizing the role of a condemner. Criss Jami

Pride is a wound, and vanity is the scab on it. One’s life picks at the scab to open the wound again and again. In men, it seldom heals and often grows septic. Michael Ayrton

I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride. Alexandre Dumas

I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself. Michel de Montaigne

Wealth is a gift from God, and pride is bequeathed to us from the devil. Douglas Wilson

Humility and pride will forever battle whenever or wherever love is concerned. Jeremy Aldana

Inspirational Pride Quotes

You’re not born with a walk like that. You have to earn it. Donna Ball

Pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty. George Eliot

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

The only way I could endure being a coward was if I was the only one who knew it. Pat Conroy

He that is proud eats up himself: pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. William Shakespeare

Pride helps us; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our own hurts—not to hurt others. George Eliot

Pride makes us long for a solution to things – a solution, a purpose, a final cause; but the better telescopes become, the more stars appear. Julian Barnes

There is no one who would not rather appear to know than to be taught. Quintilian

He understood well enough how a man with a choice between pride and responsibility will almost always choose pride–if responsibility robs him of his manhood. Stephen King

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you. C.S. Lewis

Ignorance and power and pride are a deadly mixture, you know. Robert Fulghum

The devil…the prowde spirite…cannot endure to be mocked. Thomas Moore

One sticks to an opinion because he prides himself on having come to it on his own, and another because he has taken great pains to learn it and is proud to have grasped it: and so both do so out of vanity. Friedrich Nietzsche

Learning to live on less pride has been a great investment in my future. Katerina Stoykova Klemer

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

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

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