A Man Well Mounted Is Always Proud…

By | September 10, 2008

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

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

We should be ashamed of our pride, but never proud of our shame. ~ Author Unknown

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

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

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

There is no pride like that of a beggar grown rich. ~ French Proverbs

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

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

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

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

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

Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith. ~ Garth Brooks

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. ~ Emily Bronte Quotes

Pride is pleasure arising from a man’s thinking too highly of himself. ~ Baruch Benedict de Spinoza

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He that is proud of riches is a fool.  ~ Jeremy Taylor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground. ~ Spanish Proverbs

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


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