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Positive Quotes about Pride

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Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational Positive Values Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence Approval

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

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

 

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin.
And therefore, as a free man, I take pride
in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner!"
- John F. Kennedy

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc

Anger is the enemy of non-violence
and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

The English are predisposed to pride,
the French to vanity.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny.
You may order and drive an individual,
but you cannot make him respect you.
- William Hazlitt

There are some lawyers who think of themselves as basically
instruments of whoever their clients are,
and they pride themselves on their professional craft.
- Cass Sunstein

I think national pride leads to nothing but wars and hates.
- Johnny Rotten

What qualifies me to tell people how to act or what
to think? I'm Charley Pride,
country singer.
Period.
- Charley Pride

Pride is pleasure arising from a man's thinking too highly of himself.
- Baruch Spinoza

As a people, we know what we can do,
we know how to do it,
and we just want to get on with it.
How? By ensuring that Canada's place in the world is
one of influence and pride.
- Paul Martin

The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
- John W. Foster

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who
seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
- Henry Bolingbroke

Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts
of progress as pride of opinion.
While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
- J. G. Holland

In response to the challenge of strangers,
sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community's
armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
- John Thorn

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart,
and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
- Joe Paterno

I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in
a Spanish-speaking country.
- Christopher Dodd

There is a pride in speaking this language.
- Bernard Pivot

Show class, have pride, and display character.
If you do, winning takes care of itself.
- Paul Bryant

Take pride in exactly what it is you do and remember
it's okay to fail as long as you don't give up.
- Dan O'Brien

There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above
doing a base or dishonorable action.
- Samuel Richardson

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

I continue to have a special pride and passion for AOL,
and I strongly believe that AOL - once the leading
Internet company in the world -
can return to its past greatness.
- Steve Case

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen:
ignorance of theological truth,
and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
- Edward Irving

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride
and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

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

Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride.
They left school at 16, have never had a job in their
life and are getting Lottery funding,
earning money as an athlete.
- Linford Christie

Pride the first peer and president of hell.
- Daniel Defoe

Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
- Adrienne Rich

Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.
- Joanna Baillie

After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part,
cause we have nicknames.
So I named my private part pride...
it's not much but at least I have my pride.
- Jay London

There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that
will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women
humbler than they ought to be.
- Samuel Richardson

American history contains much matter for pride and congratulation,
and much matter for regret and humiliation.
- Herbert Croly

Despite what people think of cowboys,
they take pride in how they look, and that look is important to them.
- Steve Kanaly

If you are a housewife, take pride in that.
- Anthea Turner

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose;
many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.
- Horace

From what I can see, too many kids don't learn pride
in their country anymore.
- John Ratzenberger

A family on the throne is an interesting idea.
It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.
- Walter Bagehot

Labor wants pride and joy in doing good work,
a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful -
to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister.
- Thorstein Veblen

In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand
how little grace is earned and how much given.
- Robert Hunter

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

I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse,
but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
- John Steinbeck

What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you -
what a revelation.
- Emile M. Cioran

One may be humble out of pride.
- Michel de Montaigne

Take pride in your work at all times.
Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on.
- Ford Frick

Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
- Thornton Wilder

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

He took pride in belonging to the world's most exclusive club:
the United States Senate.
- Margaret Truman

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other,
they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side;
on the other,
vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
- James Madison

For too long, we have focused on our differences -
in our politics and backgrounds,
in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the
unity and pride that binds us together.
- Bob Riley

If you can once engage people's pride,
love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear
what their reason can do against you.
- Lord Chesterfield

Pride in boasting of family antiquity,
makes duration stand for merit.
- John Zimmerman

I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially.
People thought I was a little strange.
- Charley Pride

The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride.
Everything else they do is crap, and they know it.
- Fred W. Friendly

This solution may not appeal to our human pride,
but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful.
- Walter Lang

They take pride in their schools.
They begin to participate, where, when they are renters,
they don't do that.
So what we're doing by this program is strengthening America.
- Alphonso Jackson

What I miss when I'm away is the pride in baseball.
Especially the pride of being on a team that wins.
- Billy Martin

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
- Thomas Merton

One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love,
one gay pride rally at a time.
- Jasmine Guy


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