Pride Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Pride quotes and Pride sayings, and Pride proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

Colin Kaepernick

"I’m light skinned, and I used to lean on that because that’s something a lot of black people pride themselves on, and it’s weird. "

Chance The Rapper

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

Blaise Pascal

"Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle."

Billy Graham

"In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride."

Benjamin Franklin

"Americans take justifiable pride in the freedoms given to them by nature or God and enshrined in the Constitution’s Bill of Rights."

Ben Shapiro

"Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That’s not a guess, it’s a guarantee. With pride, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ we will fall, but ‘when.’ There are no exceptions."

John C. Maxwell

"Pride is the chalice into which all human sins are poured: it glitters and jingles and its arabesque lures your gaze, while your lips involuntarily touch the seductive beverage."

Vladimir Odoevsky

"Pride must be a summer thing, because it comes before the fall."

Jarod Kintz

"One’s self-satisfaction is an untaxed kind of property which it is very unpleasant to find deprecated."


"Your ego decides the humanity in you – higher the ego lesser the humanity…."

Adil Adam Memon

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

Robert Hunter

"Pride adversely affects all our relationships – our relationship with God and His servants, between husband and wife, parent and child, employer and employee, teacher and student, and all mankind."

Ezra Taft Benson

"As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must be loyal there will be those who will delight to offer affront to your idol."

A.W. Tozer

"He that is proud eats up himself. Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise."

William Shakespeare

"Essentially, pride is a ‘my will’ rather than ‘thy will’ approach to life."

Ezra Taft Benson

"A man’s pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance."

Bear Grylls

"When the serpent breathed the poison of his pride, the desire to be as God, into the hearts of our first parents, that they too fell from their high estate into all the wretchedness in which man is now sunk. In heaven and earth, pride, self-exaltation, is the gate and the birth, and the curse, of hell."

Andrew Murray

"Pride slays thanksgiving, but a 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

"Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings of those around us."

John C. Maxwell

"The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great."


"He who imagines he can do without the world deceives himself much; but he who fancies the world cannot do without him is still more mistaken."

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Friends, show me a man who hates himself, and I’ll show you a man who hates his neighbors more! He’d have to–you’d not grant anyone else something you can’t have for yourself–no love, no kindness, no respect!"

Mary Ann Shaffer

"Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man."

C.S. Lewis quotes

"There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. ‘Good pride’ represents our dignity and self-respect. ‘Bad pride’ is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance."

John C. Maxwell

"It is more often from ‘pride’ than from ignorance that we are so obstinately opposed to current opinions; we find the first places taken, and we do not want to be the last."

Franois de la Rochefoucauld

"Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don’t give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have."

Joyce Meyer

"There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself."

George Eliot

"When you are full of pride on the inside, it makes you stiff, stubborn, and creates strife with others."

John C. Maxwell

"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 Coltoz

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