Quotations on Pride

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I don't get a sense of American pride. I just get a sense that everyone is here, battling the same thing - that around the world everybody's after the same thing, just some minor piece of happiness each day.
- Paul Thomas Anderson
(Keywords: Happiness, American, Day, Pride, Sense, World)

The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Contentment, Pride, Public, School)

All the world wondered as they witnessed... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.
- Corazon Aquino
(Keywords: People, Pride, World)

This truth is a remedy against spiritual pride, namely, that none should account himself better before God than others, though perhaps adorned with greater gifts, and endowments.
- Johann Arndt
(Keywords: God, Truth, Gifts, Pride, Spiritual)

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
(Keywords: Being, May, Opinion, Pride, Vanity, Words)

Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Man, Mind, Pride, Thanksgiving)

Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.
- Jose Bergamin
(Keywords: Dignity, Man, Pride, Self, Woman)

In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations.
- Claude Bernard
(Keywords: Science, Causes, Day, Man, Pride, Reality, Results, Teaching, Will)

Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Survival, Countries, France, Ireland, Nation, Pride, Shame, Support)

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Keywords: Fear, Discipline, Failure, Goal, Habit, Attention, Confidence, Excitement, Pride, Respect)

Globalisation, which benefits only multi-national companies and takes away all sense of local or national pride and identity, is the biggest threat facing all the member states of the EU.
- Steve Blake
(Keywords: Benefits, Identity, Pride, Sense, states)

Yes, free markets tend to produce unequal incomes. We should not be ashamed of that. On the contrary, our system is the envy of the world and should be a source of pride.
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Keywords: Envy, Pride, World)

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: Arrogance, Ignorance, Pride, Vanity)

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
(Keywords: Power, Belief, Desire, Logic, Pride, Thinking)

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
(Keywords: Greatness, Company, Internet, Leading, Passion, Past, Pride, World)

The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Keywords: Difference, Morals, Pride, Study, Vanity)

Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Keywords: Father, Devil, Lies, Pride, Sin)

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
(Keywords: Love, People, Fear, Ambition, Pity, Pride, Reason)

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
(Keywords: Life, Money, Athletes, Job, Pride, School, Today)

As a scouting department, with the confidence we have in our player development, if a guy has the potential that we think they have and the makeup and they stay healthy, we think they will be a productive Major Leaguer. We take a lot of pride in that.
- Roy Clark
(Keywords: Development, Confidence, Makeup, Potential, Pride, Scouting, Will)

Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Humility, Pride, Will)

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Happiness, Love, Fashion, Ladies, Pride, Vanity)

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports us - when we succeed, it betrays us.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Man, Pride, Succeed)

I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done.
- Anderson Cooper
(Keywords: Habit, Job, Pride, Satisfaction)

American history contains much matter for pride and congratulation, and much matter for regret and humiliation.
- Herbert Croly
(Keywords: History, American, Pride, Regret)

We live in a time of conflict - external and internal - when we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger.
- Charlie Dent
(Keywords: Time, Confidence, Conflict, Pride, Stars, Today)

Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Blush, Man, Old, Pride, State, Ugly)

When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target.
- Jerry Doyle
(Keywords: Dad, Community, First, Force, Police, Pride, Sense, Today)

This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Keywords: Work, Awards, Ceremony, Enjoyment, Pride, Sound)

The American flag is the symbol of our freedom, national pride and history.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: History, American, Freedom, Pride, Symbol)

Pride is the first step in people unraveling and companies unraveling and relationships unraveling.
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Keywords: People, First, Pride, Relationships)

Take pride in your work at all times. Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on.
- Ford Frick
(Keywords: Work, Pride, Respect, Umpire)

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Anger, Enemy, Pride, Swallows)

So we take a lot of pride in that. It's really on us to turn this thing around. I think this last month we've done just that. We've pointed ourself in the direction that we want to be, and I think we're starting to head towards that. Right now we're in a nice rhythm.
- Kevin Garnett
(Keywords: Direction, Now, Pride, Right, Want)

It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots.
- Genevieve Gorder
(Keywords: Community, Living, Pride, Public, Taste)

It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel.
- Ben Harper
(Keywords: Love, Power, Heart, Blind, Eyes, Hate, Man, Nothing, Pride, Shame, Will)

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
(Keywords: Heart, May, Order, Pride, Respect, Tyranny)

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
(Keywords: Purpose, Mankind, Pride, Right, Vices, Wrong)

In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand how little grace is earned and how much given.
- Robert Hunter
(Keywords: Grace, Light, Pride, Wickedness)

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
(Keywords: Truth, Ignorance, Pride, Scotland)

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
(Keywords: America, Pride, Schools)

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
(Keywords: American, Dignity, Pride, Race)

They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.
- Michael Jackson
(Keywords: End, Pride, Public)

When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen
(Keywords: Aspirations, Pride, Reading)

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
(Keywords: Conscience, Deep, Pride, Voice)

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
(Keywords: Men, Man, May, Pride, Words)

Let's say black, the whole black religious experience, here, is very impressive to me, because when I first arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride.
- Boris Kodjoe
(Keywords: Faith, Experience, People, First, Pride, Religious)

This solution may not appeal to our human pride, but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful.
- Walter Lang
(Keywords: May, Pride, Solution)

A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
- C. S. Lewis
(Keywords: Wife, Christian, Eating, Humility, Listening, Lying, Man, Pride, Reading, Sleep, State, Temperance, Thankfulness)

By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier.
- Susan Lieberman
(Keywords: Love, Building, Living, Pride, World)



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