A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.

A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator.

Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.

And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.

At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense.

Exclusiveness is a characteristic of recent riches, high society, and the skunk.

God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble [James 4:6]

Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.

He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith; and he that hath fellowship with a proud man shall be like unto him. [Ecclesiasticus 13:1]

I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success. I am for those tiny, invisible loving human forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets, or like the capillary oozing of water, which, if given time, will rend the hardest monuments of pride.

I am the greatest. Not only do I knock em out, I pick the round!

I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed. [Luke 16:3]

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.

I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom –one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.

I would not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.

Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments.

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride.

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.

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

It ain't bragging if you can do it.

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