Pride quotes

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

Mohandas Gandhi


Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Khalil Gibran


In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

John Ruskin


It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

Saint Augustine


It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.

Gilbert Parker


My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused much of an upheaval in the home. It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.

Conrad Veidt


One may be humble out of pride.

Michel de Montaigne


Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud; and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.

Jonathan Swift


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

Fulton J. Sheen


The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.

John W. Foster


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