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