Pride Proverbs

Sayings about Pride

Pride is the mask of our sins. ~ Palestinian Proverbs

Pride can live in the dung heap. ~ Yiddish Proverb

If pride were a disease, how many would be already dead? ~ Italian Proverbs

There is no pride like that of a beggar grown rich. ~ French Proverb

Pride and poverty don’t get along, but often live together. ~ Traditional Proverb

The nobler the blood the less the pride. ~ Danish Proverbs

Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone. ~ Egyptian Proverb

Where there are no tigers, a wild cat is very self-important. ~ Korean Proverbs

Pride can only lose. ~ French Proverb

The owl of ignorance lays the egg of pride. ~ Traditional Proverb

Vanity blossoms but bears no fruit. ~ Nepalese Proverb

Hunger brings people down, but pride can help them get up. ~ Mexican Proverb

By pride one causes virtue to decline. ~ Tibetan Proverb

A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Too much humility is pride. ~ German Proverb

To have two eyes can be cause for pride; but to have one eye is better than to have none. ~ Guinean Proverb

You cannot hold your head high with your hand out. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Pride goes only as far as one can spit. ~ Congolese Proverbs

Meekness is the pride of the humble. ~ German Proverbs

Quotations about Pride

Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us. ~ Jane Austen

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

Swallowing your pride seldom leads to indigestion. ~ Author Unknown

As you desire the love of God and man, beware of Pride; it is a tumor in your mind, that breaks and poisons all your actions; it is a worm in your treasure, which eats and ruins your estate … it is the friend of the flatterer, the mother of envy, the nurse of fury, the band of luxury, the sin of devils, the devil in mankind. ~ Wellins Calcott

Pride, if not the origin, is the medium of all wickedness–the atmosphere without which it would instantly die away. ~ Arthur Helps

Pride is founded not on the sense of happiness, but on the sense of power. ~ William Hazlitt

Pride, like the magnet, constantly points to one object, self; but unlike the magnet, it has no attractive pole, but at all points repels. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

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

Pride is less ashamed of being ignorant, than of being instructed, and she looks too high to find that, which very often lies beneath her. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Pride is often the chief cause of our reproving others faults, that we may be thereby judged not guilty of the like errors. ~ Wellins Calcott

Pride serves mostly at the door of success. ~ Edward Counsel

Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages. ~ Samuel Johnson Quotes

The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride. ~ Martin Luther Quotes

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

Pride, by a great mistake, is commonly taken for a greatness of soul, as if the soul was to be ennobled by vice: For that Pride is one of the most enormous of vices, I think no reasonable man can dispute; it is the base offspring of weakness, imperfection and ignorance, since, were we not weak and imperfect creatures, we should not be destitute of knowledge of ourselves; and had we that knowledge, it were impossible we should be proud. ~ Wellins Calcott

The pride of the body is a barrier against the gifts that purify the soul. ~ George Eliot Quotes

Pride, the first peer and president of Hell. ~ Daniel Defoe

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

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

Pride is increased by ignorance; those assume the most who know the least. ~ John Gay

Where pride begins, love ceases. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history. ~ Mike Fitzpatrick

Pride is pleasure arising from a man’s thinking too highly of himself. ~ Baruch Benedict de Spinoza

Pride… is the direct appreciation of oneself. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars. ~ William Wordsworth Quotes

Pride Proverbs

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