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Pride is a common human behavior. Pride is a natural part of human instinct. Pride is not harmful if it does not aim to hurt someone. This is a collection of 42 quotes on pride and pride sayings.


Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself. - Baruch Spinoza
Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity. - Urban Sayings
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 Coltoz
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
Quality is pride of workmanship. - W. Edwards Deming
Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you. Andrew Murray
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. - John Ruskin
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
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man. - C.S. Lewis
Pride is the mother of arrogance. - Toba Beta
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. - Carl Jung
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
Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up. - Mahatma Gandhi
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals. - Fulton J. Sheen
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. - Khalil Gibran
The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great. - Voltaire
You need to take pride in where you're from. - Henry Golding
Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings of those around us. - John C. Maxwell
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real. Thomas Merton
Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men. - Dante Alighieri
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
One may be humble out of pride. - Michel de Montaigne
Pride is the mask of one's own faults. - Urban Sayings
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak. - Thomas Fuller
Prosperity often leads to pride, which leads to sin. - Joseph B. Wirthlin
Pride and vanity, the opposites of humility, can destroy our spiritual health as surely as a debilitating disease can destroy our physical health. - Joseph B. Wirthlin
Pride and excess bring disaster for man. - Xun Kuang
We don't live by just sleeping and eating. We need pride and dignity in our lives. Work gives you that. - Yoko Ono
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion. - Reinhold Niebuhr
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. - Samuel Butler
What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you - what a revelation. - Emil Cioran
Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home. - Thornton Wilder
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse. - Abu Bakr
The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger. - Sholom Aleichem
A man's pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance. - Bear Grylls
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so. - Georges Bernanos
No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work. - Hosea Ballou
Pride is not the worst of sins. In fact, it's one of the most interesting ones. - Gene Wilder
Take pride in your work. But it is not all there is. - Ryan Holiday
Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling. - Adrienne Rich
We rise in glory as we sink in pride. Andrew Young
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