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101 phrases of pride and vanity

101 phrases of pride and vanity

The pride is the feeling of satisfaction that a person feels towards himself. This type of feeling can be positive in many occasions, since it helps us to believe in ourselves and our possibilities, but it can also bring us negative effects, depending on the circumstances or if it becomes something chronic, transforming into vanity.

Enjoy these beautiful and wise phrases that we have brought you today about pride.

Famous quotes about pride and vanity

Pride will make you feel stronger, but it will never make you feel happier.

Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold. Thomas Jefferson

The walls of pride are tall and wide. You can't see the other side. Bob dylan

Too many people spend the money they earned ... to buy things they don't want ... to impress people they don't like. Will rogers

When the pride screams, the love remains silent. Peter Ustinov

The only thing capable of comforting a man for the stupidities he does, is the pride that makes him do. Oscar Wilde

I am not proud, but I am happy; and blind happiness, I think, more than pride. Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Montecristo

A proud man is always belittling things and people; And, of course, as you look down, you cannot see something that is above you. C. S. Lewis

Proud people raise sadness for themselves. Emily Brontë

It is better to lose pride with someone you love, instead of losing that being you love because of your useless pride. John ruskin

I ask my pride to always go hand in hand with my sanity. And when I leave my sanity, because he likes to fly, let my pride fly even from my arm with my madness. Friedrich Nietzsche

I could easily forgive his pride, if he hadn't mortified mine. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Through pride, we deceive ourselves. But deep down, beneath the surface of consciousness, a soft, muted voice tells us: something is not right. C. G. Jung

Pride must die in you, or nothing from heaven can live in you. Andrew Murray

All your life, other people will try to take away your achievements. Do not take them off. Michael Crichton

We rarely feel proud when we are alone. Voltaire

Do not accept your dog's admiration as conclusive proof that you are wonderful. Ann Landers

Again and again, man's pride influences your own downfall. Jami Criss

All men are wrong, but a good man gives in when he knows he has done something wrong and repairs it. The only crime is pride. Sophocles

Leave your pride, your ego and your narcissism elsewhere. The reactions of those parts of you will reinforce the most primitive fears of your children. Henry Cloud

Vanity is the foolishness of selfishness, and the proud, the insolence of vanity. Fernán Caballero

During my childhood I only longed to be loved. Every day I thought about how to take my life, although, deep down, I was already dead. Only pride saved me. Coco Chanel

Let others take pride in how many pages they have written; I prefer to show off the ones I've read. Jorge Luis Borges

Each rooster is proud of its manure. John heywood

A proud man is rarely a grateful man, because he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves. Henry Ward Beecher

We must leave vanity to those who have nothing else to exhibit. Honoré de Balzac

Pride makes us want a solution to things: a solution, a purpose, a final cause; but the better the telescopes, the more stars will appear. Julian Barnes

If we had no pride, we would not regret the pride of others. Duke of la Rochefoucauld

Pride is the source of all diseases, because it is the source of all vices. San Agustin

The noblest man is worthy but not proud; The inferior is proud, but not worthy. Confucius

The test we must establish for ourselves is not to march alone, but to march in such a way that others wish to join us. Hubert Humphrey

He who is proud eats himself: pride is his own vessel, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. William Shakespeare

Ignorance, power and pride are a deadly mix, did you know? Robert Fulghum

Pride lifts its head when everyone around you has his bowed. Courage is what makes you do it. Bryce Courtenay

The pride that feeds on vanity ends in contempt. Benjamin Franklin

Pride erects a small kingdom of its own and acts as sovereign in it. William Hazlitt

I don't care as much as I am for others as I care what I am for myself. Michel de Montaigne

Pride is the mother of arrogance.

Pride, like the magnet, constantly points to an object, to oneself; but unlike the magnet, it does not have a pole that attracts, pride repels at all points. Charles Caleb Colton

All cemeteries are full of people who considered themselves essential. Georges Clemenceau

Pride never falls from where it rises, but always falls from where it rose. Francisco de Quevedo

Humility is nothing but the truth, and pride is nothing more than lying. Saint Vincent of Paul

Pride only helps us to be generous, just as vanity makes us witty. George Eliot

One sticks to an opinion because it prides itself on having come by itself, and another because it has taken great trouble to learn and takes pride in having captured it: and they both do it out of vanity. Friedrich Nietzsche

He understood quite well why a man who can choose between pride and responsibility will almost always choose pride, for responsibility steals his manhood. Stephen King

When you feel nervous, remember your pride.

Pride and curiosity are two rods of our souls. The latter leads us to put our nose in everything, and the former prevents us from leaving something unsolved. Michel de Montaigne

It is better to consume life's vanities than to consume life in vanities. Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Because he could not afford to fail, he could not afford to trust. Joseph J. Ellis

Wealth is a gift from God, and pride bequeathed us by the devil. Douglas Wilson

The boys were very proud, you always have to let them think they are good at things. Diane Zahler

Pride is a cold, stormy and barren mountain. John thornton

Our character makes us get into trouble, but it is our pride that keeps us in them. Aesop

Nothing beautiful can come out of rivalry; and of pride, nothing noble. John ruskin

Pride is the first of tyrants, but also the first of consolations. Charles Ducios

Deep is the sea and deep is hell, but pride is still deeper; It coils like a poisonous worm on the foundations of the soul. Martin Farquhar Tupper

For the proud, the smallest rejection or disappointment is the last indignity. William Hazlitt

Pride helps us; and pride is not bad when it only urges us to hide our own wounds, not to hurt others. George Eliot

A proud man is very difficult to content, because he always expects too much from others. Richard Baxter

Pride is a form of selfishness. David Herbert Lawrence

Humility and pride will fight forever when or wherever it is about love. Jeremy Aldana

The only way he could bear being a coward was if he was the only one who knew. Pat Conroy

A real man keeps his pride. Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

Much more than interest is pride who divides us. Augusto Compte

The pride of the humble is to always talk about themselves; the pride of the greats, in never talking about each other. Voltaire

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

Since God humbled himself because of man, man should be ashamed of being proud. Saint Augustine of Hippo

Pride, that invisible bone that keeps the neck stiff. Stephen King

Pride is the same in all men, only the means and the way of manifesting it vary. Francois de la Rochefoucauld

My pride fell with my fortune. William Shakespeare

Too bad that Love a dictionary has nowhere to find when pride is simply pride and when it is dignity! Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

Pride, like cunning, becomes offensive only because of the way it is discovered. Norman MacDonald

Pride is a wound and vanity is the scab. Life chooses the scab to open the wound again and again. In men, it rarely heals and often becomes septic. Michael Ayrton

I would always prefer to be happy than worthy. Charlotte Brontë

If you are proud, you should love loneliness: the proud always remain alone. Loved nerve

Pride ... sometimes it is virtuous and sometimes cruel, according to the character it is in and the object to which it is addressed. Fulke Greville

Learning to live with less pride has been a great investment in my future. Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Pride is the complement of ignorance. Fontenelle

Man only pretends to live, that is, to elaborate an image of his pride. Edgar Faure

He who does not know how to endure a fraternal correction is a proud man. Adolph Kolping

Human pride knows how to invent the most serious names to hide their own ignorance. Percy Bysshe Shelley

Pride is a very heavy burden.

He who prides himself on his knowledge is as if he were blind in broad light. Benjamin Franklin

Pride carries with it a punishment, foolishness. Sophocles

Pride doesn't like duty, and self-love doesn't like paying. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

If you see something in you that makes you proud, look a little more and you'll find enough to make you humble. Wellins Calcott

Nothing is as low and vile as being haughty with the humble. Lucio Anneo Seneca

Pride divides men, humility unites them. Fray Enrique Domingo Lacordaire

We can be proud of what we have done, but we should be much more than what we have not done. That pride is about to invent. Émile Cioran

Pride goes before a fall, they say, and yet, we often find that people who throw all pride. They often fall behind. Edgar Guest

The brightness of the man walking proudly under the sky comes down to nothing. Aeschylus

There is a paradox in pride: it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from being. Charles Caleb Colton

The pitchers, the more empty, the more noise they make. Alfonso X the Wise

Yes, I will try to be. Because I think it's pride not to be. Antonia Porchia

Pride ate breakfast with abundance, dined with poverty and dined with infamy. Benjamin Franklin

The tyrant is a son of pride.

God brings down the thrones of the proud and enthrones the humble in their place. Apocrypha

Free at last, they took your life; They couldn't take your pride away. U2

Pride is fine, but a sausage is a sausage. Terry Pratchett

Vanity and pride are different things, although words are often used as synonyms. A person can be proud without being vain. Pride is more related to our opinion of ourselves, vanity with what we want others to think of us. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

An ounce of vanity deteriorates a quintal of merit. Turkish proverb

If I only had one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride. Gilbert Keith Chesterton