Proudness Proverbs


Sayings about Proudness

Too humble is half proud. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

He who is too proud to ask is too good to receive. ~ French Proverb

When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured. ~ English Proverbs

A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride. ~ African Proverb

The blind cannot see — the proud will not. ~ Russian Proverbs

He who is proud of his sins, sins twice as much. ~ Spanish Proverbs

The son shoots a leopard; the father is proud. ~ Congolese Proverbs

A turtle is not proud of his long neck. ~ Malian Proverb

Quotations about Proudness

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The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

Never contend with one that is foolish, proud, positive, testy, or with a superior, or a clown, in matter of argument. ~ Thomas Fuller Quotes

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. ~ Emily Bronte

He who is ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth. ~ Author Unknown

To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak. ~ Jean Baptiste Masillon

If you feel that you are good, don’t be too proud of it. ~ Abraham Cahan

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. ~ Thomas A. Edison

Our Founding Fathers would be proud of all that America has achieved, and will continue to achieve, in the coming years. ~ John Linder

A vulgar mind is proud in prosperity and humble in adversity. A noble mind is humble in prosperity and proud in adversity. ~ Author Unknown

A proud man hath no God, for he hath put God down and set himself up. ~ Benjamin Whichcote

Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor. ~ Pope John XXIII

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. ~ Douglas MacArthur

I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise. ~ John Keats

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

We are rarely proud when we are alone. ~ Voltaire Quotes

A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. ~ Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

The truly proud man knows neither superiors or inferiors. The first he does not admit of – the last he does not concern himself about. ~ William Hazlitt

He who does not need to lie is proud of not being a liar. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The proud man lives in the paradise of fools; and neither in what he thinks, or does, or looks for, or promises himself, is there anything sincere or true. ~ Benjamin Whichcote

I have to be careful not to be too proud in life, because there is always room for improvement. ~ Sylvia Kristel

To the proud the slightest repulse or disappointment is the last indignity. ~ William Hazlitt

If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you. It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right. ~ Maxwell Anderson

I think what I’ve learned out of this lifetime is you should be proud of where you come from. ~ Kid Rock

You really have to look inside and find your inner strength, and say, “I’m proud of what I am and who I am, and I’m just going to be myself.” ~ Mariah Carey

Art is something to be proud of. Art is no compromise. ~ Christian Bale

If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it. ~ Socrates Quotes

He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine. ~ Jeremy Taylor

A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. ~ Cyril Connolly

It’s not about working anymore, it’s about doing work I can be proud of. ~ Paul Walker

We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we will always be free. ~ Ronald Reagan Quotes

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray. ~ Paul Bryant

I don’t know why you should be proud of something. It doesn’t make you any better or worse. You are what you are. ~ Michael Bloomberg

Of all the marvelous works of God, perhaps the one angels view with the most supreme astonishment, is a proud man. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

I’m a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity. ~ Michael Jackson

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. ~ Lauren Bacall

God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble. ~ Bible

I would like to look back on my career and be proud of what I’ve done. ~ Nicholas Lea

Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it. ~ Samuel Johnson Quotes

To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance. ~ Jeremy Taylor

O world, how apt the poor are to be proud! ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law. ~ Hubert H. Humphrey

We’re all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don’t make any big ones. ~ Andy Rooney

There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight. ~ Woodrow T. Wilson

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. ~ Abraham Lincoln Quotes

I’m proud of what I achieved there, but a life built on memories is not much of a life. ~ Eric Cantona

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud… or conceited. ~ Bible

I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it. ~ Dame Edith Sitwell

Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more. ~ William Cowper

Every cock is proud on his own dunghill. ~ John Heywood

Always work hard, be honest, and be proud of who you are. ~ Patricia Velasquez

I’m tired, but proud. ~ Norman Rockwell

Sure I think it is healthy to speak the truth, and be who you are, and be proud of that. ~ Nathan Lane

I’m proud of my invention, but I’m sad that it is used by terrorists. ~ Mikhail Kalashnikov

I think my biggest achievement is that after going through a rather difficult time, I consider myself comparatively sane. I’m proud of that. ~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

If you see anything in yourself which may make you proud, look a little further, and you will find enough to make you humble. ~ Wellins Calcott

Of what shall a man be proud, if he is not proud of his friends? ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

I want to feel good, I want to feel proud, I want to feel that I give someone enough and that I get enough. ~ Nastassja Kinski

When asked by a prospective donor how much he should give, the best reply is, “Give until you are proud.” ~ Paul Ireland

I am proud of what I have got and I need an audience. ~ Farrah Fawcett

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic. ~ Indira Gandhi Quotes

Earn the right to be proud and confident. ~ John Wooden

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