70+ Best Pride And Prejudice Quotes To Bring Inspiration

Pride And Prejudice Quotes | Pride is a funny thing. It’s something we often think of as a good quality and praise ourselves for having, but there can be many pitfalls to pride.

This article lists some of the most famous quotes on the topic of pride, where they come from and what they mean! “Pride is a great compliment to the one who receives it, but very often a cruel jest at the expense of him from whom it comes.” – Jonathan Swift

Pride And Prejudice Quotes

“Once you reach the top, take care as the only way left to go is down.”

– Darren Bateman

“Pride is as loud a beggar as want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece; but it is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.”

– Benjamin Franklin

“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

“God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

– Holy Bible, James 4:6

“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.”

– Carl Jung

“Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.”

– T. S. Eliot

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

– George Eliot

“If you are a housewife, take pride in that.”

– Anthea Turner

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

– John C. Maxwell

“I don’t look back on any film I’ve done with fondness or pride.”

– Nicolas Roeg

“Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.”

– John Chrysostom

“Pride, envy, avarice – these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.”

– Dante Alighieri

“I think no matter what your job title or role in life is, it’s important to just take pride in what you do and do it well.”

– Sonya Deville

“Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.”

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Random Quotes For Pride

“My pride fell with my fortunes.”

– William Shakespeare

“That’s what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.”

– Sylvester Stallone

“I believe that people should take pride in what they do, even if it is scorned or misunderstood by the public at large.”

– Tony Hawk

“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

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

– Blaise Pascal

“It is the pride of my heart to have been one of the earliest adopted sons of America.”

– Marquis de Lafayette

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

– John C. Maxwell

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

– Billy Graham

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

– Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.”

– Fulton J. Sheen

“The infinitely little have a pride infinitely great.”

– Voltaire

“I don’t say it in a cocky way, but I take pride in being one of the best at doing what I do.”

– Sean Combs

“We are rarely proud when we are alone.”

– Voltaire

“A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.”

Isoroku Yamamoto

“Pride sullies the noblest character.”

– Claudianus

“Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride.”

– Joanna Baillie

Pride Quotes In Relationships

“No one has a greater asset for his business than a man’s pride in his work.”

– Hosea Ballou

“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.”

– Miley Cyrus

“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

“Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.”

– Emily Bronte

“Subtle Pride is an improvisational voice band.”

– Brigette Lundy-Paine

“Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.”

– Bible

“The devil wipes his breech with poor folks’ pride.”

– Benjamin Franklin

“I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.”

– John Steinbeck

“The proud wish God would agree with them. They are not interested in changing their opinions to agree with God’s.”

– Ezra Taft Benson

“I take a lot of pride in being myself. I’m comfortable with who I am.”

– James McAvoy

“One man may be more cunning than another, but not more cunning than everybody else.”

– Benjamin Franklin

“Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.”

– Thomas Merton

“With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.”

– Ezra Taft Benson

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

– John Ruskin

“Pride helps us; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our own hurts, not to hurt others.”

– George Eliot

Quotes From Pride And Prejudice

“The key to nature’s therapy is feeling like a tiny part of it, not a master over it. There’s amazing pride in seeing a bee land on a flower you planted – but that’s not your act of creation, it’s your act of joining in.”

– Victoria Coren Mitchell

“Our lack of forgiveness makes us hate, and our lack of compassion makes us hard-hearted. Pride in our hearts makes us resentful and keeps our memory in a constant whirlwind of passion and self-pity.”

– Mother Angelica

“Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.”

– Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

Bear Grylls

“We live in a society that wants to label you with a color, sexuality, religion, or ethnicity. It divides us, but it also allows us to find pride in our identity.”

– Logan Browning

“Take pride in your work at all times. Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on.”

– Ford Frick

“It is difficult to express in words the feelings of happiness and pride which fill me.”

– Gherman Titov

“Swallow your pride and admit that we all need help at times.”

– Huston Smith

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

– Khalil Gibran

“Be humble, don’t have too much pride and think you’re too good for anything.”

– Angela Yee

“Patriotism demands the ability to feel shame as much as to feel pride.”

– Anne-Marie Slaughter

“I’m an American citizen now, but I will always have Canadian pride.”

– Harland Williams

“Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.”

– Bear Bryant

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