9 Quotes Regarding Pride


The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell.
John Foster

If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance; you must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
William S. Gilbert

It is equally a mistake to hold one's self too high, or to rate one's self too cheap.
Johann Von Goethe

The truly proud man knows neither superiors nor inferiors. The first he does not admit of; the last he does not concern himself about.
William Hazlitt

The essence of a self-reliant and autonomous culture is an unshakable egoism.
H.L. Mencken

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

There is not one wise man in twenty that will praise himself.
William Shakespeare

Ignorant of their ignorance, yet wise In their own esteem, these deluded men, Proud of their vain learning, go round and round Like the blind led by the blind. Far beyond Their eyes, hypnotized by the world of sense, Opens the way to immortality.
Upanishads

What is pride? A whizzing rocket that would emulate a star.
William Wordsworth

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