Too Much Pride Quotes by Criss Jami, Henry Rollins, Jane Austen, Steve Jobs, Julius Caesar, George Eliot and many others.
With too much pride a man cannot learn a thing. In and of itself, learning teaches you how foolish you are.
I have come to the conclusion that it’s a waste of time to have too much pride in anything. Perhaps it’s good to have a sense of duty, a jealous zeal to protect or improve, but pride ultimately is only that which stands vulnerable to offense and degradation.
They walked on, without knowing in what direction. There was too much to be thought, and felt, and said, for attention to any other objects.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
If I fail it is only because I have too much pride and ambition.
… it is seldom a medical man has true religious views–there is too much pride of intellect.
Loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex.
The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.
Maybe it’s because I have too much pride or self-respect, but I thought, `Why does a guy who has thinning hair and who is overweight have to be a loser or a joke?’
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
‘Being green’ is commendable, but I hope that people don’t take too much pride and self-adoration because they shut off the water when they brushed their teeth. The truth of the matter is, conservation alone will do little to save our planet.