Answer this honestly. Are you proud or prideful? There's a fine line between the two. Pride is an important part of who we are, it's our self esteem for a job well done and it inspires us to push forward and do our best. But if your ego takes over, that power is lost because you're not tapping into the humility we should all keep close. Enjoy these Pride Quotes; I hope they help you foster healthy self-esteem and build your confidence!
Pride is the trap of ego pleasure.
Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, Ego
Swallow your pride, open your heart, and show more humility.
Mimi Gabriel, The Heart to Forgive: Reclaiming Our Relationship After Infidelity
Pride loves and is flattered by praise. Humility avoids and is embarrassed by such.
Humility and Pride, Hilarion Dorostolski
Honor yourself and your accomplishments. Take pride in them.
Dr. Cathy Lomartra, Awaken Your Magic
Persons in a position of power, which dictates making decisions affecting the lives of people, very easily succumb to the sin of pride.
Kenneth A. Penman, Pride Or Praise?
After all, without a sense of pride, one might not achieve or continue to strive for excellence in one's field of endeavor.
Michael Eric Dyson, Pride
All experiences that build up our pride obligate us to the builder.
Roy Masters, Surviving the Comfort Zone
Taking pride in the direction of progress benefits perseverance most.
David DeSteno, Emotional Success
Fetch your ladder of pride and fix your gaze on your goal, then you will be able to overcome any obstacle.
Markus Jotzo, The Formula for Infinite Pride: Do Things You Cannot Do
Pride breaks a person from the inside out.
Patrick T Gorman, The Unbroken Home
Quotes To Live By
Pride is the most deeply entrenched sin—the one to which we're the most blind. It's the basis of all deception.
Holman Bible Staff, NKJV Daily Devotional Bible for Women, Purple/Blue LeatherTouch
Detect pride in yourself so that it will not bring about your fall.
Thomas J. Sica, Growing Wise Day by Day
When you can get to a space where you feel proud for the journey you have traveled, you know that you are living life to the fullest.
Sarah Prout, Dear Universe
Help me lay my ego at your feet and step away from a heart filled with pride. Let me only boast of you. Amen.
Karen Moore, Wellspring
By taking pride in yourself means that you take pride in your relationship.
Measureless pride needs to be extinguished sooner than a raging ﬁre.
Heraclitus, The Other Side of Language
You will learn that unless you swallow your pride, you will likely harbor bitterness.
Killian Muli, The Unpredictability of Life
If you need to forgive, drop your pride and do it. If you need forgiveness, drop your pride and ask for it.
Matt Stephen, In His Service: Educators Serving God and His Children
Pride is so busy trying to get everyone else to see it that it can never get the time to see itself. Since pride is the most superior part of everything, the only one it will honor or respect is itself.
Doreen A. Martin, Wisdom Speaks
Only when we can see pride for what it is around us and within us, will we be able to tell truth from fiction in most things.
Michal H. Hall, The Absurdity of Pride and the Peace of Humility
I feel like living because I take pride in our planet, because I cannot quench my cosmic thirst.
Unknown Author, Bulgaria
Life is Beautiful
At the heart of this vulnerability lies the willingness of people to abandon their pride and their fear—to sacrifice their ego for the collective good of the team.
Andrew Kerr, The Humility Imperative
...take pride in what you are doing and finish it from start to finish. You are going to find that people will notice it and you can take some pride in your work.
Mike C. Adams, Self Discipline
The pride in who we are is not a part of our past, it defines our present and our future.
Queen Elizabeth II