89 Quotes About Pride

  • "God is not proud. He will have us even though we have shown that we prefer everything else to Him."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: God, Pride


  • "Do not be taken in or flattered by your own success or fame. Take not only as to whether or not the old creation, including everything which comes by birth, has gone through the cross."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Pride, The Cross


  • "It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace, whether it be given by the poorest of saints or the most educated person."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Pride


  • "Pride may be allowed to this or that degree, else a man cannot keep up dignity. In gluttony there must be eating, in drunkenness there must be drinking; 'tis not the eating, and 'tis not the drinking that must be blamed, but the excess. So in pride."

    - John Selden
    Topics: Pride


  • "No one enjoys feeling weak, whether it is emotionally, spiritually or physically. There is something within the human spirit that wants to resist the thought of weakness. Many times this is nothing more than our human pride at work. Just as weakness carries a great potential for strength, pride carries an equally great potential for defeat."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Pride, Weakness, Strength


  • "God can never entrust His Kingdom to anyone who has not been broken of pride, for pride is the armour of darkness itself."

    - Francis Frangipane
    Topics: Pride


  • "Be not proud of race, face, place, or grace."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Pride


  • "The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Angels, Pride, Knowledge


  • "The claim to equality, outside the strictly political field, is made only by those who feel themselves to be in some way inferior."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Pride


  • "A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package."

    - Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Topics: Pride


  • "The way we respond to criticism pretty much depends on the way we respond to praise. If praise humbles us, then criticism will build us up. But if praise inflates us, then criticism will crush us; and both responses lead to our defeat."

    - Warren Wiersbe
    Topics: Praise, Pride, Criticism


  • "Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real."

    - Thomas Merton
    Topics: Pride, Humility


  • "Conceit not so high an opinion of any one as to be bashful and impotent in their presence."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Pride


  • "Democracy demands that little men should not take big ones too seriously; it dies when it is full of little men who think they are big themselves."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Politics, Pride, Men


  • "Next to ingratitude the most painful thing to bear is gratitude."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Pride, Gratitude



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