Let’s enter the world of Pride. One of the 7 deadly sins with Humility as its counterpart.
Quotes are powerful as they give us a glimpse of wisdom that has withstood the sands of time.
In order for these powerful quotes to help you become more aware of the power and destruction of Pride, you should get inspired by them, write down your favorite Pride or Humilty Quotes, and look at them daily. Write down how every quote inspires you to change and become your ultimate self.
“Every man longs for a battle to fight, an adventure to live, and a beauty to rescue.” – John Eldredge
Embark on your adventure. Achieve greatness by overcoming the obstacles that hold men from achieving their greatest potential. The 7 Deadly Sins.
Pride Quotes from the Stoics
Let’s have a look at what the Stoics, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and others had to say about Pride and Humility:
Tis not the belly’s hunger that costs so much, but its pride
Receive without Pride. Let go without Attachment
– Marcus Aurelius
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
Pride is a master of deception: when you think you’re occupied in the weightiest business, that’s when he has you in his spell.
– Marcus Aurelius
Pride Quotes and Passages from the Bible
Let’s have a look at what the Bible has to say about Pride and Humility:
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
1 Peter 5:6
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves
When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
1 Corinthians 13:4
But when his heart became arrogant and hardened with pride, he was deposed from his royal throne and stripped of his glory.
How can you say to your neighbor, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye’ while the log is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbor’s eye.”
– Matthew 7:3-5
Contemporary Pride Quotes
Let’s have a look at what wise people of our age say about Pride and Humility:
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Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
– C. S. Lewis
The proud person always wants to do the right thing, the great thing. But because he wants to do it in his own strength, he is fighting not with man, but with God.
– Soren Kierkegaard
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
– Carl Jung
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
The proud wish God would agree with them. They are not interested in changing their opinions to agree with God’s.
– Ezra Taft Benson
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
– Thomas Merton
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
– Saint Augustine
Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.
– Andrew Murray
Nothing is more short-lived than pride.
– Ben Jonson
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left.
– Oscar Levant
At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense.
– Alexander Pope
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