50 Motivational Quotes About Pride

Quotes about Pride

Do you need more self-confidence? Well, this may be the ideal time to get in touch with your inner source. Our collection of Quotes About Pride will help motivate you to move forward.

What is pride to you? Some view the word pride in a negative light. But, like everything else, it also has a positive side. For instance, having pride in one’s accomplishments and capabilities!

If you are prideful of your home, then you tend to keep it neat and tidy. And when you’ve pride in your abilities, you step out of your comfort zone and put them to good use. A healthy dose of pride can help boost your morale and so can these pride quotes.

Quotes about Pride in Oneself

1. “I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.” — Michel de Montaigne

2. “Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” — M. Scott Peck

3. “Mastery begins with humility.” — Robin Sharma

4. “Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” — Jane Austen — Book: Pride and Prejudice

5. “Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” — Louise L. Hay

6. “A great man is always willing to be little.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.” — Alexandre Dumas — Book: The Count of Monte Cristo

8. “One who knows himself is never disturbed by what you think about him.” — Osho

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9. “There’s no need to show off when you know who you are.” — Maxime Lagacé

10. “Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.” — Jorge Luis Borges

11. “Every woman that finally figured out her worth has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.” — Shannon L. Alder

12. “Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.” — Thomas Merton

13. “I would always rather be happy than dignified.” — Charlotte Brontë — Book: Jane Eyre

14. “Understand: You should be radiating confidence, not arrogance or disdain.” — Robert Greene

15. “Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.” — Miyamoto Musashi

16. “Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don’t want..to impress people that they don’t like.” — Will Rogers

17. “The world will never value you more than you value yourself.” — Bill Masur

18. “Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.” — H. Jackson Brown Jr

19. “A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.” — C.S. Lewis — Book: Mere Christianity

20. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” — Lucille Ball

21. “We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” — Rabindranath Tagore

22. “Pride loves and is flattered by praise. Humility avoids and is embarrassed by such.” — Hilarion Dorostolski — Book: Humility and Pride

23. “Don’t be ashamed of anything you’ve gone through. Be proud of everything you’ve overcome!” — Phil McGraw

24. “A healthy self-love means we have no compulsion to justify to ourselves or others why we take vacations, why we sleep late, why we buy new shoes, why we spoil ourselves from time to time. We feel comfortable doing things which add quality and beauty to life.” — Andrew Matthews

25. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” — Jesse Jackson

26. “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

27. “Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life.” — Fred Rogers

28. “Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.” — Confucius

29. “All experiences that build up our pride obligate us to the builder.” — Roy Masters — Book: Surviving the Comfort Zone

30. “Don’t do things that you know are morally wrong. Not because someone is watching, but because you are. Self-esteem is just the reputation that you have with yourself. You’ll always know.” — Naval Ravikant

31. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” — C. S. Lewis

32. “Taking pride in the direction of progress benefits perseverance most.” — David DeSteno — Book: Emotional Success

33. “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” — Diane Von Furstenberg

34. “Don’t seek praise. Let your effort speak for itself.” — Author Unknown

35. “Fetch your ladder of pride and fix your gaze on your goal, then you will be able to overcome any obstacle.” — Markus Jotzo — Book: The Formula for Infinite Pride: Do Things You Cannot Do

36. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” — Buddha

37. “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” — Mother Teresa

38. “By taking pride in yourself means that you take pride in your relationship.” — Harib Shaqsy

39. “All your life, other people will try to take your accomplishments away from you. Don’t you take it away from yourself!” — Michael Crichton

40. “Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.” — Imam Ali

41. “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 — Book: Wisdom Speaks

42. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” — Malcolm S. Forbes

43. “To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” — Criss Jami

44. “I feel like living because I take pride in our planet because I cannot quench my cosmic thirst.” — Unknown Author

45. “Why should we worry about what others think of us, do we have more confidence in their opinions than we do our own?” — Brigham Young

46. “No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.” — Albert Einstein

47. “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 — Book: Self Discipline

48. “Self-esteem is made up primarily of two things: feeling lovable and feeling capable.” — Jack Canfield

49. “If you’re not humble, life will visit humbleness upon you.” — Mike Tyson

50. “The pride in who we are is not a part of our past, it defines our present and our future.” — Queen Elizabeth II

Summary

What did you gain from the above Pride Quotes? Is your self-confidence in full bloom once more? Good, because you are worthy and don’t forget it!

So, jot down your favorites and put them up on the refrigerator for daily motivation.

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