Quotations About / On: PRIDE
Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
(Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. The Passionate State of Mind, aph. 38 (1955).)
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
(Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 7 (1936).)
The truth has no room for pride!
Many see virtue at own mediocrity and take pride in sending excellence to the guillotine.
(Prasanna Mishra, born in 1942, lives in Bhubaneswar, India. A former civil servant, he is a social activist and a columnist.)
Public offices are supposed to be free from pride and prejudice.
(Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942- India- former Civil Servant; Social Activist.))
IF YOU WANT TO SUCCEED, SUCCEED WITH PRIDE & COURAGE.
(SOME ONE IS ALWAYS VERY AMBITIOUS BUT SUCCEEDS WITH FEAR, BUT IT RESULTS IN LACK OF SUCCESS.)
'Shyness is often mistaken for pride; paying same price'.
Our pride and self-importance are European, while our development and actions are Asiatic.
(Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 87, "Nauka" (1980).
Comments on the Russian character.)
Wounded pride can take a rich young man far who is surrounded by flatterers since birth.
(Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783-1842), French novelist. The Charterhouse of Parma, ch. XIII, Dupont (1839) (trans. by Jeri King).)
Pride sings and dances; humility sighs.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)