Being Proud Quotes

By | September 10, 2008

Sayings about Pride

Words of Garth Brooks about pride

Words of Garth Brooks

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

Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor. ~ Pope John XXIII

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

I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it. ~ Dame Edith Sitwell

To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak. ~ Jean Baptiste Masillon

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

Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; Wisdom is humble that it knows no more. ~ William Cowper

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

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

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

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

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

A vulgar mind is proud in prosperity and humble in adversity. A noble mind is humble in prosperity and proud in adversity. ~ Unknown

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

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

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

To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance. ~ Jeremy Taylor

O world, how apt the poor are to be proud! ~ William Shakespeare

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

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

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

Never be too proud to get down on your knees and pray. ~ Paul Bryant

We are rarely proud when we are alone. ~ Voltaire

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

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory. ~ Douglas MacArthur

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

Our Founding Fathers would be proud of all that America has achieved, and will continue to achieve, in the coming years. ~ John Linder

Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves. ~ Emily Bronte

He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine. ~ Jeremy Taylor

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud… or conceited. ~ The Holy Bible

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

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

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

Words of Ronald Reagan about Pride

Words of Ronald Reagan

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