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Pride Quotes

Each creation on this Earth is important whether it is a tiny plant or animal. Pride in being who we is absolutely essential but the same emotion can sometimes turn into a negative feeling when it exceeds the limit. At this stage, one can become really vulnerable which can in turn lead to energy imbalance. So, maintaining a fine balance between pride and inflated ego is a must. Read the next bit of article to get an insight about the popular self-importance quotations and sayings.

Jacinda Ardern

How great it would be for us all to have the pride of knowing that we, as a country, are one of the best countries to be a child.

Miley Cyrus

I would say I'm a nice person, and I take pride in the fact that I treat everyone really well, so there's no reason for anyone to ever come at me because I only want the best for everybody else.

Osama bin Laden

The dream to kill me will never be completed.

Salma Hayek

I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride.

The response to Pride has been so overwhelming. I mean, people have really loved it. And it's so rewarding because we had such a fun time making that film, and it was made with so much heart, that it's lovely that people seem to be responding in kind to that.

Franklin P. Jones

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.

Jon Jones

I feel as if I'm God's champion, and I have a lot of pride in that.

Dua Lipa

I still take a lot of pride in being able to write my own songs. My story's coming from me.

Cole Sprouse

I take a lot of pride in my photography.

Robert Burns

The appellation of a Scottish Bard is by far my highest pride; to continue to deserve it is my most exalted ambition.

Osama bin Laden

We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.

Tom Cruise

I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can't do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I'm going to do something, I go all the way.

Saint Augustine

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

Terri Guillemets

Wash out your ego every once in a while, as cleanliness is next to godliness not just in body but in humility as well.

Osama bin Laden

We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.

Bhagat Singh

I have altogether failed to comprehend as to how undue pride or vain-gloriousness could ever stand in the way of a man believing in God.

Ray Kroc

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.

Mesut Ozil

I used to wear the German shirt with such pride and excitement, but now I don't. I feel unwanted and think that what I have achieved since my international debut in 2009 has been forgotten.

Thomas Merton

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.

Rosamund Pike

I've been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy.

William Wordsworth

What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Narendra Modi

I do take pride in saying that in spite of being in public life for so long, there is not a single case against me, not even for wrongly parking a scooter or driving on the wrong side.

Rajon Rondo

What I pride myself on mostly is making the game easier for my teammates.

Sam Elliott

I think the people that most often cross a line are comedians. I think they relish that, and take pride in that on some level - at least, from what little I've seen and understand about people that do stand-up.

I remember telling my mom, 'Mom, I'm gay, but I'm not going to march in a parade or anything.' That's what I was telling my parents and all my friends and everything. I'm gay, but I'm not going to be on a float or something. Cut to five years later, and I was the grand marshal of the gay pride parade.

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Michael Jackson

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.

Vijay Mallya

I think that the poorest of the poor... look up to wealthy and successful Indians with some degree of respect and pride.

Michael Jackson

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.

Dan Bongino

I joined the Secret Service in June 1999 as a special agent and vividly remember an agency brimming with pride.

We have so much pride in welcoming these passengers onto the plane, and they have so much pride in travel. It's something that I definitely always remember, when I'm playing a scene on the plane, just to imbue everything with that sense of excitement.

Scottie Pippen

Defense is something I take a lot of pride in.

Mitch McConnell

It just doesn't occur to an American that someone else will solve their problems. Americans take pride in solving problems for themselves. And if we fail, we get back up and try again. It's what we do. It's who we are.

Jessie Buckley

Inherently in us as Irish people, wherever you are in the world, when you hear an Irish accent, it's like a moth to a flame. There's a real personable pride and camaraderie about being Irish.

Grace Kelly

I did enjoy and take pride in my work as an actress, yet I'm bemused by suppositions that my life since has somehow been less fulfilling. That certainly is not the case. Rather the reverse.

Ben Shapiro

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

Bill Paxton

I got to direct a human interest sports drama - to this day, one of my proudest achievements in my career and a source of undying pride.

Rajon Rondo

I take pride in being a great teammate.

Luis Suarez

Sometimes English football takes pride in having the lowest yellow-card count in Europe, but of course it will have if you can take someone's leg off and still not be booked.

Nancy Pelosi

I've never walked away from any of my positions. I take pride in them.

Blaise Pascal

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

Lucille Ball

How to do half-hour comedy innovatively is something I do pride myself on. We invented it with 'I Love Lucy.'

Scottie Pippen

I take a lot of pride in my first '92 gold medal.

Carl Jung

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.

Khalil Gibran

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

John Ruskin

In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

Dwyane Wade

I was probably a terrible husband, but I pride myself on being a good dad.

Antonio Brown

I'm a true professional. I don't play no acting games, and I take pride in my work and being a professional.

Martin Luther

The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.

Anderson Silva

The only problem with Pride was guys would try to slip through the ropes to escape. But other than that, I love Pride rules.

Michel de Montaigne

One may be humble out of pride.

Meghan Markle

I pride myself in figuring out how to elevate a dish with a little preserved lemon or, then, a sprinkle of Maldon salt.

Mahatma Gandhi

Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

Anushka Sharma

I take pride in saying that I am an army officer's daughter even more than being an actor.

Army Daughters
Charlie Hunnam

I really, really pride myself on being a professional and a man of keeping my word. It means a lot to me, truly.

Billy Graham

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

William Butler Yeats

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.

Jimmy Butler

I've changed, and I've learned every single year what to do and what not to do. But I still pride myself on going out and doing the right things. Doing what I'm supposed to be doing on both ends of the floor.

Kanye West

The dinosaurs aren't remembered for much more than their bones. When humanity's gone, what do we give to this little planet that we're on, and what could we do collectively, removing the pride?

Paul Rudd

Kiss is a super - they are total businessmen. They pride themselves on it.

Angela Merkel

If we remind ourselves of the fact that every fifth American today rightly points and perhaps also with a certain degree of pride to his German ancestry or her German ancestry, we can safely say that we, indeed, share common roots.

He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.

George Washington

There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.


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.

Eric Hoffer

Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.

Clayton Kershaw

I take a little pride in my diaper-changing, actually.

Nicolas Cage

I try not to be proud. I try to actively attack pride.

Christian Bale

Look, I've got incredible pride for my family. I've absolutely fallen into that cliche of a dad who could just happily talk about my daughter endlessly.

Family Daughters
Pope Francis

There is a danger that threatens everyone in the church, all of us. The danger of worldliness. It leads us to vanity, arrogance and pride.

When I say I'm going to take care of a woman, I don't just mean physically or sexually or romantically. I'm going to take care of her emotionally and spiritually. I'm going to take care of her in all ways. I take a lot of pride in that today.

James Madison

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side; on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.

John Cena

I take pride in the fact that a lot of little kids dig what I do.

Bill Bryson

Anyone who has read my books will know that I don't tend to use guides when I am travelling. It's not a pride thing, but it is certainly a fact.

Julia Roberts

I can direct breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I take pride in my kitchen, but I'm not going to direct a movie.


What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!

Politics Religion Wives
George Santayana

The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.

I went to see England against Switzerland at Wembley with my dad and brother, too. That was in 2008, Fabio Capello's first game in charge. Jermaine Jenas scored, and we won 2-1. I remember the national anthem was incredible. I sang it with pride - always do.

Cardi B

I have 100 percent Bronx pride, like it's a country, like I am the Bronx.


I pride myself on working with great musicians.

Cory Booker

Listen, don't get my Jersey pride going. We are the most densely-populated state in America 'cause some many people who know the secret want to live there.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.

Tyra Banks

I wear my age with pride.

Angelina Jolie

The boys know they're from Southeast Asia, and they have their food and their music and their friends, and they have a pride particular to them.