100+ Best Proud Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational proud quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Proud Quotes

I’m stingy and I’m proud of the reputation. — Ingvar Kamprad

I don’t do anything in order to cause trouble. It just so happens that what I do naturally causes trouble. I’m proud to be a troublemaker. — Sinead O’Connor

I try to be kind to people, to treat them with respect. And I’m proud of that. — Lee Ryan

I grew up beyond proud – we didnt have much, but we had a lot of love. — Frankie Valli

I’m mostly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip-Hop, making everybody proud of me, I’m not just a rapper now, I’m in history now. — Big Pun

Real estate is one sector that India is not very proud of. — Kushal Pal Singh

I want to make videos that, if I didn’t know myself, I’d want to watch. As long as I’m making myself laugh, I’m usually having a good time. That’s how I know I’ve made a video that I’m proud of: I’ve made myself laugh. — Grace Helbig

I’m quite proud of growing up in New Zealand where, from quite early on in primary school, you’re learning to count in Maori, Maori mythology and dances and colours and history, and I think that gives a child a really good grounding. — Martin Henderson

I am truly honoured to become ambassadress for Yves Saint Laurent. The brand’s modern vision of beauty is very inspiring, and I am particularly proud to represent such an audacious archetype of woman. — Edie Campbell

I am super proud of being an American, but we fail our veterans every day. — Laurie Halse Anderson

When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn’t win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I’m proud to be in this company that way. — Eddie Murray

To me, success in the job is setting a vision, guiding an organization through change – which is exactly what I did at Digitas, and I’m very proud of that – and bringing people together and with you. That, to me, is what it takes to be successful. — Laura Lang

I remember Alicia Keys and Usher had released a song called ‘My Boo,’ and my music teacher got me to sing a duet with a friend of mine, and I remember being so nervous because I loved to sing, but I could never fathom singing by myself. And when I did that, I remember how proud I was of myself. I was 12. — Seinabo Sey

Commercial institutions, proud of their achievements, do not see that healthy living systems – clean air and water, healthy soil, stable climates – are integral to a functioning economy. As our living systems deteriorate, traditional forecasting and business economics become the equivalent of house rules on a sinking cruise ship. — Paul Hawken

This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us . . . to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves, to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us . . . to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves, to act in such a way that some part of us lives on. — Oswald Spengler

Proving I’m a good mother is the one achievement I’m most proud of. It’s brought out the best in me. — Sheena Easton

Every time I go back to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to wait for my test results, and I wonder if I’ve relapsed or if I’m doing okay, I don’t think about my company. I’m proud of everything we’ve done, but at the end of the day, it comes back to family. I’m still a wife, a mom, a sister – all of those things. — Kathy Giusti

I would want to know if, at 15, if my daughter loves me the way she does right now. And if she’s proud of me, just because I want to be a good example for her, and seeing her grow and how much she loves Daddy saying ‘Daddy, te quiero mucho,’ which means ‘I like you a lot,’ those are the things that melt my heart. — Juan Pablo Galavis

I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness. — Mangosuthu Buthelezi

I am proud of my family. I am proud of my Duke championships and all my Duke teammates. And, I am proud I never lost a game against the Fab Five. — Grant Hill

Everyone at home is so supportive. People recognise me, say how proud they are of me. It’s awesome to hear, it’s amazing to know I can touch so many people in a positive way. — Kirsty Coventry

As a fan of the books, I feel fortunate to be part of ‘The Hunger Games’ family. It was an amazing experience; I am proud of the film and my performance. I want to thank all of my fans and the entire ‘Hunger Games’ community for their support and loyalty. — Amandla Stenberg

Because of the nature of King Arthur and the resonance he has, not only with within the U.K., but right around the world, I have found it a huge honour to play the part. I will look back on it very fondly and be very proud to have been King Arthur when I finally hang up the chain mail! — Bradley James

I just want to be able to have fun, make a living, feed my family and create something that I’m proud of, and I’m all those things. It’s great. — Eddie McClintock

There are too many countries where the values we take for granted in our civil servants simply do not exist. Seeing these values in action, applied with dedication by hardworking individuals, makes me proud to lead a service that is making life better for millions across Britain. — Gus O’Donnell

I’m proud to be a railway modeler. It means more to me to be on the cover of Model Railroader than to be on the cover of a music magazine. — Rod Stewart

I was proud to share the stories of my friends at Georgetown Law who have suffered dire medical consequences because our student insurance does not cover contraception for the purpose of preventing pregnancy. — Sandra Fluke

We will work with industrial or Dept. Of Defence sponsorship as long as we keep our principals of openness firm we’re proud to work with the military, and they respect that in turn. — Charles Vest

I have no regrets at all. I have done quite well for myself. I didn’t have a conventional face, but I have done well, and I am proud of it. — Om Puri

Many black people I know are proud of the Irish part of their heritage – an Irish grandparent, say – but they recognise that many people believe in a form of racial purity. And it is from that belief that prejudice starts. — Tom Paulin

I just want to be challenged. I want to be proud of what I do, and I want to learn new things and keep growing. — Tricia Helfer

I never went to a university, and I am proud to say so because I don’t think I have done too badly. — Folorunsho Alakija

I invite all those who share my anxiety about, and hopes for, the future, and who burn with the desire for a political rebirth, to enlist with us. And addressing myself especially to the young, I invite them to become the vanguard in this sortie of national reconstruction. For a proud and happy Greece! — Konstantinos Karamanlis

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself. — Brian Molko

I’m a happy guy. I like to joke around. I’m irreverent. I love my family; I love my son. I was very happy with and proud of the birth of my son. I grew up a lot after he was born. I’m just an easy and happy guy. — Neymar

I feel very, very proud that so many people have copied me — Alec Issigonis

Self-reflection is so healthy. Journaling works for me – when I record the details of what I’m going through, whether it’s a relationship issue or negative thoughts, I can look back and see how far I’ve come. It makes me proud to see my progress and how I got through a bad situation. — Kelly Rowland

When you’re growing up, it’s always nice to have someone you can relate and look up to. I’m proud of how I conduct my business and how I have accomplished all that I have accomplished, and hope that I can be a positive influence on not only the Mexican community but also young boxers and people all around the world. — Victor Ortiz

I am telling you that I am very grateful and am so proud of you for being a symbolic generation that is calling for change to the better, that is dreaming for a better future, and is making the future. — Hosni Mubarak

I’m not one who’s big on accolades and all those things. I did my job and I’m proud of what I did and how I did it. — Troy Brown

I am so proud of Amelia Boynton. I can burst with pride. — Lorraine Toussaint

I am an African and I am very proud of that. — Fatou Bensouda

Being a display pilot is probably the thing I’ve been most proud of in my life. Don’t really fly anymore now though. I have three small children and as most of my friends were killed in different accidents, I realised that it was probably just a matter of time before I went that way. — Gary Numan

I never regarded my pictures as very much to be proud of, except in this, the craft, the style. — Douglas Sirk

My mother is a proud Brazilian. I love visiting my family in Rio; the city and its people are so vibrant and amazing. — Harley Viera-Newton

My mother’s death brought me to my knees. She was my hero, my role model, my very best friend. I spoke to her every single day of my life. I really tried hard when I grew up to make her proud of me. — Maria Shriver

Obviously, losing a parent is very difficult. I miss my dad every day, but I know he would be proud to see me continuing to swim and going for another shot at the Olympics. — Eric Shanteau

I like having curves – I’m proud of them! — Lacey Schwimmer

I too have my own demons, and I have struggled. I’ve made my own mistakes, and I’m not proud of them. — Michael Bergin

‘Mafiosa’ was written by Veronica Russo. It’s her first time making a film, and I’m really proud of her because this woman has a full-time job, and she decided one day, ‘You know, I want to write a film, and I want to make it.’ — Katrina Law

I can assure you, public service is a stimulating, proud and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully. — Lee H. Hamilton

Implicit in true freedom of spirit lies a proud and virile will. Such glorious power of free will to choose, envisages beneficent social responsibility as manifest and welcome. — Louis Sullivan

You are either alive and proud or you are dead, and when you are dead, you can’t care anyway. — Steven Biko

Win or lose today I am proud of the way my boys have played in the tournament. — Imran Khan

The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community. — Gary Cooper

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray. — Bear Bryant

Even when someone gets to looking like she should be so proud of herself, instead she’s like, ‘I could be another three pounds less; I could be a little taller and have bigger lips. — Melissa McCarthy

I’m very proud of ‘The Words’ and all the cast. I think Lee Sternthal and Brian Klugman are like new directors, and I really believe in them, and they’re gonna rock everything. — Nora Arnezeder

I knew your father before you did, and I don’t think he’d be too proud of what you’re doing right now. — Scotty Bowman

You can sell millions of records, be showered with all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted. That’s what I felt. I’ve made a lot of mistakes I’m not proud of. — Scott Stapp

I’m proud of my triumphs. I’ve dreamed of being world champion, I’ve had some difficult times and they’ve made me value the good times. — Sete Gibernau

I’m particularly proud of my work with the Starkey Hearing Foundation for whom I raised a million dollars in one day on ‘Celebrity Apprentice.’ They do great work around the world helping deaf children in developing countries get proper attention and free hearing aids. — Marlee Matlin

I cut ‘Diamond in My Crown’ in my home in Georgia, because I wanted to use an old 1848 pump organ that my mother-in-law had gotten for Emory for Christmas one year. His mother would be proud to know that pump organ was made use of. — Patty Loveless

Weston Bakeries is proud to support local children’s charities across Canada. We believe the more we invest in our kids’ futures today, the better our communities will be tomorrow. — Galen Weston

I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to serve President Obama and the country and proud of the progress we’ve made toward rebuilding trust in our financial system and moving our economy closer to recovery. It was a privilege to work with such a fine group of people at the White House and across the administration. — Diana Farrell

I’m not proud of it, but I’m a great liar when I travel. I smile and lie, and things are smooth. — Paolo Bacigalupi

I am hugely proud to have played for Ireland. — Kenny Cunningham

I do not enjoy being away from Richmond, my friends of a lifetime, and my home… I do not enjoy working 6 days a week and almost every night at a time when I had planned to be tapering off. There are compensations which appeal to any lawyer who is proud of his profession. The Supreme Court is an awesome place. — Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

Now I have a very good life and I am very proud of my work. — Michael Nyqvist

Always work hard, be honest, and be proud of who you are. — Patricia Velasquez

I know what I did and how I accomplished it. I am proud of it and know that it was done with integrity. — Brady Anderson

I guess I’m pleased and proud of the respect of my peers, and that when I disappear from the scene or from this earth, I will have left a mark. They’ll say, ‘He did it well.’ I like being funny; it opens people up. — Robert Klein

Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as, today, we remember our forefathers. — Roh Moo-hyun

When I see ‘Sunshine,’ I see a film that part of me is kind of very proud of and another part of me is very sad about, so it’s a really complicated film for me. And I’ve never been really able to resolve all that in myself. — Alex Garland

As a company dedicated to creating fun and affordable toys for children, everyone at Ty is proud to play a small part in helping children in need have a happy holiday. We are proud to be associated with Toys for Tots and congratulate our Marines for a job well done. — Ty Warner

I’m more proud of my upper body. Let’s just say I’m a typical female in that way. — Erika Christensen

My grandfather did a lot of things in his life. What he was most proud of was raising his family. — Tagg Romney

Vinyl is democratic, as surely as the iPod is fascist. Vinyl is representational: It has a face. Two faces, in fact, to represent the dualism of human nature. Vinyl occupies physical space honestly, proud as a fat woman dancing. — Adam Mansbach

The people of Texas are rightly proud of their own, just like the French and the Italians, but visiting artists have often been given a shot in the history of art. — Clifford Ross

I have a beautiful son, I don’t regret it, I’m very proud of the way that we handle our relationship and the way that we keep our son first and that’s our priority. — Nia Long

I think I may have failed at a lot of things, but the one thing I can say, and that I’m proud of, is that I am a good parent. — Naveen Andrews

In Britain, there’s kids who grew up in London and then kids who didn’t. You become quite street wise. It’s such a big city, and everyone is moving and trying to get on with their lives. You don’t have the everyday village quality like, ‘Hello, how are you? Would you like your tea?’ It’s more like, ‘Get out my way.’ But I’m very proud of London. — Ben Lloyd-Hughes

I am proud to say that I plastic-wrapped Bruno Ricci’s toilet in his trailer. — Kenneth Choi

I threw a lot of balls and walked a lot of batters. Not something I’m proud of, but something I learned from. — Randy Johnson

The presence of any humility in my life is purely and completely an evidence of God’s grace. From my perspective, I am not a humble man. I am a proud man pursuing humility by the grace of God. — C. J. Mahaney

I’m proud of the versatility I’ve had since I was in high school, getting in trouble for all these voices. What happened was that there were so many of these big heroes I played – in ‘Dark Void,’ ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Shadow Complex,’ ‘Uncharted,’ and ‘Prince of Persia’ – and they all showed up at about the same time. It got a little ridiculous. — Nolan North

Am I Latin? Am I American? What the hell am I? I love my culture and I’m very proud of my culture — America Ferrera

But since we’ve been fighting for first or second place, it’s grabbed the media’s attention. I enjoy racing them. They are a good team and when you beat them it’s something to be proud of. — Larry Dixon

I am what I am. Before I was not so proud to make fashion. My family thought fashion wasn’t very interesting. So I hid that. — Sonia Rykiel

It’s true that youth is wasted on the young and, if I had my life to live over again, I suppose I would pay more attention to my career. I would make better choices. But, in my defence, I would say that I have three wonderful children, and that’s something I am very proud of. — Olivia Hussey

I have to represent. I feel proud to have a culture that’s different… and proud to be a Latina. We’re not all categorized as one type of person… there’s people from everywhere doing different things who have different types of cultures. Being Latina for me is also being a strong woman. — Natalie Martinez

On behalf of NARAL Pro-Choice America – and our one million member activists – I am honored to be here to talk to you about what’s at stake for women in 2012. I am proud to say that the Democratic Party believes that women have the right to choose a safe, legal abortion with dignity and privacy. — Nancy Keenan

Motorcycle riding has been a passion of mine since my 20th birthday, and as a proud member of the American Motorcyclist Association and the Harley Owners Group, I can attest that responsible riding has many unique recreational benefits for millions of Americans. — Tim Walberg

We are a multicultural country – always have been, and to our credit, always will be. It is something that we should be very proud of and embrace. — Cheech Marin

One thing that I am proud of: I am really capable of laughing at myself. — Penelope Cruz

As we take stock of this century of achievement, Ulster Unionists have every reason to feel proud. — David Trimble

I’ve continued to write fiction since being in television. TV is a different kind of writing, but it’s all writing. It was David Milch of ‘Deadwood’ who helped me to see it that way. We later collaborated on the short-lived ‘John from Cincinnati,’ but I’m very proud of the work we did together. — Kem Nunn

Life is about choices. Some we regret, some were proud of. Some will haunt us forever. ‘Black Rain’ was very much about choices. The message – we are what we chose to be. — Graham Brown

If you’ve earned a position, be proud of it. Don’t hide it. I want to be recognized. When I hear people say, ‘There’s Joan Crawford!’ I turn around and say, ‘Hi! How are you!’ — Joan Crawford

Apple is always focused on out-innovating itself… and that is something I am very proud to be a part of. — Arthur D. Levinson

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