Pride Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Pride quotes and Pride sayings, and Pride proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

"I’m light skinned, and I used to lean on that because that’s something a lot of black people pride themselves on, and it’s weird. "

"Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair."

"Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle."

"In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride."

"Americans take justifiable pride in the freedoms given to them by nature or God and enshrined in the Constitution’s Bill of Rights."

"In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given."

"Pride adversely affects all our relationships – our relationship with God and His servants, between husband and wife, parent and child, employer and employee, teacher and student, and all mankind."

"As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must be loyal there will be those who will delight to offer affront to your idol."

"He that is proud eats up himself. Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise."

"Essentially, pride is a ‘my will’ rather than ‘thy will’ approach to life."

"A man’s pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance."

"When the serpent breathed the poison of his pride, the desire to be as God, into the hearts of our first parents, that they too fell from their high estate into all the wretchedness in which man is now sunk. In heaven and earth, pride, self-exaltation, is the gate and the birth, and the curse, of hell."

"Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves."

"Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings of those around us."

"Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That’s not a guess, it’s a guarantee. With pride, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ we will fall, but ‘when.’ There are no exceptions."

"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."

"Pride must be a summer thing, because it comes before the fall."

"One’s self-satisfaction is an untaxed kind of property which it is very unpleasant to find deprecated."

"Your ego decides the humanity in you – higher the ego lesser the humanity…."

"Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages."

"Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall."

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

"Pride sullies the noblest character."

"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."

"In pride, in reasoning pride, our error lies; All quit their sphere and rush into the skies. Pride still is aiming at the bless’d abodes, Men would be angels, angels would be gods."

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

"Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals."

"Pride is the mother of arrogance."

"The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great."

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