Pride And Proud Quotes By Emily Bronte, Voltaire, John Keats And Others

“Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. ” – Emily Bronte

“We are rarely proud when we are alone.” – Voltaire

“Pride is the mother of arrogance.”  – Toba Beta

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

“Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it.” – William Cowper

“If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me – nothing to make my friends proud of my memory – but I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered. ”  – John Keats

pride proud quotes“I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.”  – Michel de Montaigne

“If you see any thing in yourself which may make you proud, look a little further, and you will find enough to make you humble.” – Wellins Calcott

“Pride is holding your head up when everyone around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it.”  – Bryce Courtenay

“To be proud of virtue is to poison oneself with the antidote. ” –  Benjamin Franklin

“Doctors are not servants of their patients, they are traders like everyone else in a free society and they should bear that title proudly considering the crucial importance of the services they offer. ”  – Ayn Rand

“Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”  – Jane Austen

“Too many people spend money they buy things they don’t impress people that they don’t like.”  – Will Rogers

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”  – Sophocles, Antigone

“Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.”  –  Emily Brontë

“He that is proud eats up himself: pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle.”  – William Shakespeare

“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

“Pride comes before a fall” – Proverb

“It is a beggar’s pride that he is not a thief”  – Japanese Proverb

“There is a paradox in pride–it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.”  – Charles Caleb Colton

“Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.” ― St. Vincent de Paul

“It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.”  –  John Ruskin

“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”  – Kahlil Gibran

“The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.”  – Samuel Butler