Sin Of Pride Quotes

Sin Of Pride Quotes by John Farrar, Ezra Taft Benson, C. S. Lewis, Richard M. Nixon, David Brooks, Walter Lippmann and many others.

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I do think it imperative that you recover from fear of rejection. Forgive me, but that is the sin of pride, and you must avoid that particular manifestation of the sin if you are to reach the goal . . . you hope for.
John Farrar
Pride is ugly. It says ‘If you succeed I am a failure.’
Ezra Taft Benson
Through pride the devil became the devil. Pride leads to every vice, it’s the complete anti-God state of mind.
C. S. Lewis
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride. It is always considered as a sin.
Ezra Taft Benson
Before we become too arrogant with the most deadly of the seven deadly sins, the sin of pride, let us remember that the two great wars of this century, wars which cost twenty million dead, were fought between Christian nations praying to the same God.
Richard M. Nixon
One of the things capitalism does is, it does enhance and exacerbate the sin of pride, making yourself, the material world the center of your universe, instead of God’s will.
David Brooks
Pride is a sin that can readily be seen in others but is rarely admitted in ourselves.
Ezra Taft Benson
We can choose to humble ourselves by confessing and forsaking our sins and being born of God.
Ezra Taft Benson
There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
Walter Lippmann
Most of us think of pride as self-centeredness, conceit, boastfulness, arrogance, or haughtiness. All of these are elements of the sin, but the heart, or core, is still missing. The central feature of pride is enmity – enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen.
Ezra Taft Benson
Theologians consider that it was the sin of pride, the sinful thought conceived in an instant: non serviam: I will not serve. That instant was his [Lucifer’s] ruin.
James Joyce
According to Christian teachers, the essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride.
C. S. Lewis
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
Every man hath the right to doubt his task, and to forsake it from time to time; but what he must not do is forget it. Whoever doubteth not himself is unworthy -for in his unquestioning belief in his ability, he commiteth the sin of pride. Blessed are they who go through moments of indecision.
Paulo Coelho
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone’s life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession.
Iris Murdoch
Whereas God, for reasons of His own, sometimes chooses to let the machine answer. ‘The Supreme Being is unavailable to come to the phone at this time, but He wants you to know what your call is important to Him. In the meantime, for sins of pride, press one. For avarice, press two.
Sherwood Anderson