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Quotations The Best Quotes About Pride  

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A list of the best pride quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous pride quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic pride quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational pride quotes from that same writer.

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Pride is a personal commitment. It is an attitude which separates excellence from mediocrity.

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A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you. C. S. Lewis

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Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself. Baruch Spinoza

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We rise in glory as we sink in pride. Andrew Young

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God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble -- James 4:6

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Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there.

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Pride is the mask of one's own faults.

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Never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up. Jesse Jackson

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The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone's life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession. Iris Murdoch

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We should be ashamed of our pride, but never proud of our shame.

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Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion

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The nobler the blood the less the pride.

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Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important. T. S. Eliot

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

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"Your honor blinds you, Tempus, to what’s right and wrong these days." Janet Morris

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Pride and poverty don't get along, but often live together.

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Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. Emily Brontë

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“I’m Lysis, son of Charon, son of Thebes, of the Sacred Band of Stepsons, Blessed of Harmony,” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so. Charles Caleb Colton

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"You've been playing gods-and-witches again, that's clear." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs. Fred Allen

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Whoever shall exalt himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

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Such hubris could only come from a man’s mouth. Janet Morris

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Pride makes us esteem ourselves; vanity desires the esteem of others.

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There was one who thought himself above me, and he was above me until he had that thought. Elbert Hubbard