They take pride in their schools. They begin to participate, where, when they are renters, they don’t do that. So what we’re doing by this program is strengthening America.
I suppose if you’ve never bitten your nails, there isn’t any way to explain the habit. It’s not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction – pride in a job well done.
I spar in the gym, and I take pride in my sparring. But I’m a better fighter when the lights come on because it’s right now – there is no tomorrow.
As a decathlete, you take pride in saying, ‘The elements, I’m not going to let them affect me. It’s just the 11th event. Another thing you have to fight through.’
This power of democracy is a matter of pride for our country, something which we must always cherish, preserve and further strengthen.
It would astonish if not amuse the older citizens to learn that I (a strange, friendless, uneducated, penniless boy, working at ten dollars per month) have been put down as the candidate of pride, wealth, and aristocratic family distinction.
Pride in the case of a rich man is bad, but pride in the case of a poor man is worse.
There will never be another Ed Koch. He was an original, but he represented a significant, if shrinking, segment of American Jewry who refused to compromise their liberal values, their support for Israel or their Jewish pride.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell aspiring to be angels men rebel.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
If we remind ourselves of the fact that every fifth American today rightly points and perhaps also with a certain degree of pride to his German ancestry or her German ancestry, we can safely say that we, indeed, share common roots.
These days cry out, as never before, for us to pay attention, so we can move through them and get our joy and pride back.
The winners at the Olympics step up, bursting with pride, because everything that they have worked for and all their dedication is rewarded in a climax that I, and most golfers, will never experience.
Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.
Pride is a tricky, glorious, double-edged feeling.
As far as I know, I have no pride of opinion.
Do you know I used to pride myself on the fact that I’d never booked a show in my life, but that I’d played so many because I’d been invited?
I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution.
It’s crazy: the first black man to actually step foot in America came as a free man, as an explorer, with the Spaniards. That’s something for me – as a black American, it gives me a little bit of pride because we were free and respected somewhere else before slavery became what it was.
I always promised myself if I ever got the chance to do a ‘Flashdance’-type of movie, I would do my own dancing. I can say with pride that every single dance move in ‘Go For It!’ is my own dance move.
I have a screened in porch, and it’s nice to curl up with a book outside when it’s raining, especially an old battered classic like ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.’
The false pride of perennial celebration, of wearing flag lapel pins while betraying the values that the flag stands for, is like the self-esteem curriculum for toddlers, where everything is praised and no achievement ultimately has meaning.
We should be proud of our country when we have done something to be proud of, when we have lived up to our own standards. But the flip side of genuine pride is being able to recognize when we have fallen short, and to hold ourselves to account.
If you are a housewife, take pride in that.
Yes, free markets tend to produce unequal incomes. We should not be ashamed of that. On the contrary, our system is the envy of the world and should be a source of pride.
Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives.
I like to make my fights exciting and different. Everybody in UFC can fight we’re capable of kickboxing, wrestling, but I like to stand out. That’s what I really pride myself on. What can I do to stand out from the other people in my sport.
You can’t generalise, of course, but there is a school of American acting where there is a kind of pride in the number of takes you can do.
There is probably a perverse pride in my administration… that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who’s occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can’t be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one’s self.
A man’s pride can be his downfall, and he needs to learn when to turn to others for support and guidance.
I want to do something that people can really say, ‘Hey, man, that was good, I’m proud of you, I’m proud of that.’ ‘Pride’ and ‘Transformers’ and things like that.
Anyone who has read my books will know that I don’t tend to use guides when I am travelling. It’s not a pride thing, but it is certainly a fact.
I’ve got a lot of people I’m carrying on my back, but it’s a light load because I take a lot of pride in who I am and where I came from.
Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
I am a storyteller, and I take great pride in the storytelling and a great joy.
One of the biggest things we have to be able to do is to handle conflict and handle it correctly. We’re able to look at our biases, look at our frustration, look at our sin in this area, our pride and our selfishness. It allows us to move forward.
What always made me proud – almost blushing with pride – is that Francis Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg all told me that ‘The Conformist’ is their first modern influence.
I got to direct a human interest sports drama – to this day, one of my proudest achievements in my career and a source of undying pride.
I always had ambitions to work in the U.K. I just never thought it was gonna happen so soon. So I think, obviously, I wouldn’t have gotten ‘The Riot Club’ if I wasn’t in England. I wouldn’t have gotten ‘Pride’ if I hadn’t done ‘The Riot Club.’ And so maybe I would just have been on a totally different trajectory, but who knows?
There is no country in the world with the diversity, confidence and talent and black pride like Nigeria.
Let’s say black, the whole black religious experience, here, is very impressive to me, because when I first arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride.
I take pride in having something to say, which people actually want to hear.
The Russians have a lot at stake, and the power of Moscow pride should never be underestimated.
I’m accustomed to Internet forums where rudeness and incivility are the rule, where too many people seem to take pride in their insults.
There isn’t a book that has changed me, but I have favourites such as ‘Pride and Prejudice’ which I often re-read.
There are some lawyers who think of themselves as basically instruments of whoever their clients are, and they pride themselves on their professional craft.
I’m light skinned, and I used to lean on that because that’s something a lot of black people pride themselves on, and it’s weird.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it for when we fail, our pride supports us – when we succeed, it betrays us.
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
I really, really pride myself on being a professional and a man of keeping my word. It means a lot to me, truly.
Whether it’s from the biggest, most powerful city, or from the dinkiest little podunk town, there is a certain attachment and connection, and yes, pride about where you came from.
Listen, don’t get my Jersey pride going. We are the most densely-populated state in America ’cause some many people who know the secret want to live there.
Well, I am producing a show that’s going to be on NBC this fall. It’s called ‘School Pride,’ and it’s a reality show where we’re going around the country and renovating schools. It’s really great.
India has been a very accepting culture. We pride ourselves on that. That is a global truth. In fact, it forms a major theme in my books.
This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn’t ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I’m there for.
We have so much pride in welcoming these passengers onto the plane, and they have so much pride in travel. It’s something that I definitely always remember, when I’m playing a scene on the plane, just to imbue everything with that sense of excitement.
I remember in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ I had to do a scene where I broke down. And before we filmed I spent like three hours imagining my mum’s funeral. Actually, she’s very much alive, happy and healthy. It was really horrible.
Being in my best shape, my conditioning, it’s something I pride myself in.
In society, we have these unspoken rules of conduct, these ‘shoulds.’ Even though we pride ourselves on being a democracy, there are all these ways we say you ‘should’ behave. But what if you’re living your life by the ‘shoulds’ and you’re not really living your life?
We put a lot of pride into our work, and to have it show on Sundays is a testament to all the work we’ve put in.
Wonder Woman’ was on TV when I was growing up, and I knew Lynda Carter was part Latina. It gave me a great sense of pride.
Reading was my hobby, my sport and my activity of choice. It was the prime pleasure of my days, an unfailing escape from whatever realities were distressing me, and the only source of pride I knew, other vanities lying beyond my grasp. I couldn’t do anything else well, but I could do words.
Pride, envy, avarice – these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.
The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful… or fun for that matter.
More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill – none have wrestled without pride.
If you take a loud pride in anything, people will rightly shoot you down.
Our officials want nothing more than to be at the top of their professional game and make the correct call. That’s what they do that’s their living, that’s their pride, that’s their joy. They don’t achieve that because they happen to be human.
We pride ourselves on our democratic traditions, but in Canada, women couldn’t vote until 1918, Asians until 1948, and First Nations people living on reserves until 1960.
We stand at the birth of a new millennium, ready to unlock the mysteries of space, to free the Earth from the miseries of disease, and to harness the energies, industries and technologies of tomorrow. A new national pride will stir our souls, lift our sights, and heal our divisions.
When I say I’m going to take care of a woman, I don’t just mean physically or sexually or romantically. I’m going to take care of her emotionally and spiritually. I’m going to take care of her in all ways. I take a lot of pride in that today.
I feel so much pride to represent my community and be Latino. No doubt about it, above my career and sales being a Latino comes first.
Professional farmworkers who know how to do a number of different jobs, whether it be pruning or picking or crafting, they see themselves as professionals, and they take a lot of pride in that work. They don’t see themselves as doing work that is demeaning.
I obviously take a lot of pride in what I do on the football field, because that has the ability to influence a lot of people. That puts smiles on people’s faces. That gives people a pep in their step on Monday morning when they go back to work.
I’ve always taken pride to be the white guy that can talk to the black people, that can refer to them truly as a brother from a different mother.
We’ve all done actions in our lives where we compromise what we believe in. And if we keep doing it, there’s no way back, no pride to hold on to.
The Washington Redskin fan base represents honor, represents respect, represents pride.
Really, it’s only been since the ’70s that Canadians have had any pride in their country.
I take pride in knowing the NFL is pink in October, sparking conversations everywhere about breast cancer and prevention, all in the spirit of my mom.
Films are wonderful but they do fix an identity. I can’t read ‘Pride and Prejudice’ anymore, for instance, without imaging Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy.
When hired three years ago, I willingly accepted the challenge of leading the Bulls back to the type of team this city richly deserves. I’m proud of the fact that each year the team has taken another step toward an NBA championship, and played with intense pride and determination.
I’m certainly proud to be Cuban American, and it’s a fantastic opportunity for anybody – regardless of their ethnicity or nationality. It does carry a measure or pride to know where you’re from and to know what your roots are.
Photography belongs to a fraternity of its own. I was young and enthusiastic and wanted to take good pictures to show the other photographers. That, and the professional pride of convincing an editor that I was the man to go somewhere, were the most important things to me.
Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.
In boxing, there are no bad guys or good guys. Just people trying to make a living and trying to live up to their pride and to try to become someone.
Pride is the master sin of the devil, and the devil is the father of lies.
Virtually everywhere in the world, people still wake up and want their country to be more like the United States than any other nation. We are the envy of the world because of what we stand for and how our democratic process, flawed as it may often seem to be, operates. We should take pride in that.
Judaism will be enmeshed in pride and shame for as long as it endures. But to endure as a country, Israel must shun both these tendencies.
Music is made one of Satan’s most attractive agencies to ensnare souls but, when turned to a good account, it is a blessing. When abused, it leads the unconsecrated to pride, vanity, and folly.
Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
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.
Pride is ugly. It says, ‘If you succeed, I am a failure.’
Essentially, pride is a ‘my will’ rather than ‘thy will’ approach to life.
Selfishness is one of the more common faces of pride. ‘How everything affects me’ is the center of all that matters – self-conceit, self-pity, worldly self-fulfillment, self-gratification, and self-seeking.
If the economy can only provide a diminishing political dividend, Chinese leaders will encourage their people to feel pride and vigor in other ways.
China no longer has an ideology that makes any sense to them, but what they do have is great pride in the Chinese nation.
I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.
Taste is one of the five senses, and the man who tells us with priggish pride that he does not care what he eats is merely boasting of his sad deficiency: he might as well be proud of being deaf or blind, or, owing to a perpetual cold in the head, of being devoid of the sense of smell.
Take pride in your work at all times. Remember, respect for an umpire is created off the field as well as on.
I’m fully aware that ‘Doctor Who’ will always, always be part of my life, and that’s not something I would run away from in the slightest. I wear it with pride, definitely.
Actually, when I fought in PRIDE, we had the best fighters in the world. Back then, the UFC had a very serious and big crisis they were going through some tough times trying to get top fighters. All the best fighters were in PRIDE.
I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.
There are various sorts of curiosity one is from interest, which makes us desire to know that which may be useful to us and the other, from pride which comes from the wish to know what others are ignorant of.
People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.
Pride, which inspires us with so much envy, is sometimes of use toward the moderating of it too.
People don’t do theology in a vacuum but in a community with other theological thinkers, where there’s jealousy, vanity, hurt pride, all those things.
I suppose that Heartland, Unknown Soldier and Pride and Joy represent not a quieter side but more of a serious side to my work, something I’ve been getting into recently.
It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.
It’s not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots.
Manchester has it’s own pride and London has it’s sort of pride and sometimes we can be a bit mean to each other, but I think if we dig the music we can get on really well.
All novelists must form their personal pacts in some way with the slowness of their craft. There are some who demand of themselves a ‘rate of production,’ for whom it’s a matter of pride to complete, say, a book every year.
I have some pride in the things I’ve done, but I’m pretty hard on myself. Part of looking at my old work is to motivate me to try harder.
One of the best things about the award season is that when a British film succeeds at the Oscars and BAFTAs, such as ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in 2009 and ‘The King’s Speech’ this year, the British public get right behind it with an immense sense of national pride.
To me, race is not all about grievance. It is also about pride and empathy and humanity and understanding the value of difference. But along with that, there are also expectations that we should set for ourselves and for others. We should expect to be treated as equal citizens.
Pride is not the worst of sins. In fact, it’s one of the most interesting ones.
This country can no longer afford to choose our leaders from a talent pool limited by sex, race, money, powerful fathers and paper degrees. It’s time to take equal pride in breaking all the barriers.
Recognizing your talents doesn’t mean believing they’re limitless. Accepting your strengths doesn’t lead to pride, but instead to humility you’re less likely to resent what others have if you understand your own bounty.
I’m a very keen baker I pride myself on my cakes. I go along the classic sponge line, but I like to jazz it up: I’ve made some psychedelic birthday cakes.
I remember, after ‘Tumbleweeds,’ my friend and I wrote ‘Pride and Glory.’ I was just about to get it going. I had some really great actors attached, and New Line was going to make the movie, and 9/11 happened. And it was over. By September 12, it was over. And rightfully so. I understood that.
It’s a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
I always say it’s worth doing what you want to do, not letting people manipulate you. It’s worth holding out. It’s worth having pride.
At school I was a disaster, but when I would design, I could feel a sense of pride. I’ve always designed, and I would literally design everything I’d see: cars, bikes, motorcycles – everything.
A lot of YouTubers, because they have such pride in what they do, have a negative connotation towards television. I don’t feel that way. I feel like it’s another medium to reach a broader audience.
My game is kind of built around hitting shots – that’s what I take pride in, and it’s what separates myself from other guys.
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion.
I always could hit, but fielding I had to work at. I took as much pride in fielding as hitting. I became a complete ballplayer. I knew when to take the extra base. I knew about the outfielder hitting the cutoff man. I knew when and how to bunt. I knew when to hit-and-run.
I went to see England against Switzerland at Wembley with my dad and brother, too. That was in 2008, Fabio Capello’s first game in charge. Jermaine Jenas scored, and we won 2-1. I remember the national anthem was incredible. I sang it with pride – always do.
All my life, I have loved and been inspired by French cinema, and as a studio head it has been my pride and joy to have the ability to bring movies to audiences around the world.
Pride creates a noise within us which makes the quiet voice of the Spirit hard to hear. And soon, in our vanity, we no longer even listen for it. We can come quickly to think we don’t need it.
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.
Pride is a thing that I have tried to abandon completely. Try as I might, pride still creeps into many of the things I do.
If I’d have went on the ice when this thing happened, someone would have speared me or something. It’s a great feeling of accomplishment and pride. They had to do it it was their moment.
The people of Southwest have always been my pride, my joy and my love. Their indomitable dedication and esprit de corps have taken Southwest from a three-airplane dream to a 500-airplane reality.
American history contains much matter for pride and congratulation, and much matter for regret and humiliation.
When it comes to nuclear technology, the Iranian people are very sensitive. It is a part of our national pride, and nuclear technology has become indigenous.
I take pride in the creation of my wealth, in its existence and in the uses to which it has been and is being put.
Israel no longer has allies in Egypt and in Tunisia, we are saying to the Zionist enemies that times have changed and that the time of the Arab Spring, the time of the revolution, of dignity and of pride has arrived.
A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.
By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
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.
There is something very human in this apparent mirth and mockery of the squirrels. It seems to be a sort of ironical laughter, and implies self-conscious pride and exultation in the laughter.
There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. ‘Good pride’ represents our dignity and self-respect. ‘Bad pride’ is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
Leaders who fail to prune their pride will meet demise. That’s not a guess, it’s a guarantee. With pride, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ we will fall, but ‘when.’ There are no exceptions.
When you are full of pride on the inside, it makes you stiff, stubborn, and creates strife with others.
I used to take pride if my kids were playing basketball, and I’d be there, and I wouldn’t say anything. People were obviously expecting me to yell and scream at the ref and at them and everything. I wouldn’t say anything.
He didn’t come out of my belly, but my God, I’ve made his bones, because I’ve attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I’m so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.
I owe my life and hope to the gospel. Without it I would still be strutting with racist pride, or I would be suffering the moral paralysis of ‘white guilt.’ But the gospel has an answer to both pride and guilt.
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse, but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
Everyone I know has attention deficit, and they say it with great pride. It’s a bad time to be right.
Prosperity often leads to pride, which leads to sin.
You cannot oppose reasoning to pride, the principal of all the vices, since, by its very nature, the proud man refuses to listen to it.
To be able to serve and to eat a whole fish, especially a trout, is part of civilized dining. This applies particularly to the young, who should take to it as soon as they can handle knife and fork this is a fine way for them to begin taking pride in themselves and their abilities.
I can direct breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I take pride in my kitchen, but I’m not going to direct a movie.
It’s my privilege and honor to cook three meals a day for my family, and it’s a luxury on a level that I didn’t even realize, because it can be relentless for me on some days. You have pride in how you take care of your family.
When I was a kid, it was a huge insult to be a geek. Now it’s a point of pride in a weird way.
After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part, cause we have nicknames. So I named my private part pride… it’s not much but at least I have my pride.
I don’t want to be a part of the demographics. I want to be an individual. I wear each of my films as a badge of pride. That’s why I cherish all my bad reviews. If the critics start liking my movies, then I’m in deep trouble.
Fighting in the ring or cage is very much different from fighting in the street. Fighting in the street is very much fueled by anger, pride, and male dominance and ego.
I think people who don’t work don’t really have interesting and meaningful lives. More than anything, it hurts them. When you’re born rich, people just associate you with what you’ve been given, but the truth is every individual feels better when you create something on your own. Everyone takes pride in the work they do.
It’s no one’s fault to be born ugly, but, honestly, must it be worn as a symbol of pride?
I pride myself on being courteous to people, and trying to fashion good relations.
Being robbed hurts – not physically, but from what it does to your pride.
Pride in a man is confused with dignity in a woman, with self-love.
In response to the challenge of strangers, sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community’s armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
We are fans because the game also appeals to our local pride, our pleasure in thinking of ourselves as, yes, Americans but nonetheless different from residents of other towns, other states, other regions.
One disco, one soft ball game, one lost love, one gay pride rally at a time.
I’ve never been one to just do what I’m told. I don’t say that necessarily with pride, it’s just something that has gotten me in trouble before.
If people are offering help, it’s because they want to and you have to let them do it. It just makes life so much easier. You just have to put your pride aside.
I’m pretty proud of having completed a marathon myself, so I can only imagine the pride that real athletes feel when they are picked for the Olympic or the Paralympic Games.
My objective is to leave my family adequately catered for, but I want my children to make their own way. I want them to have pride in their own achievements.
My aunt Geraldine was the unofficial historian and storyteller. She had all the information about family members and the gossip that came out of the church because we were very much part of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. At family gatherings, the older folk had the floor, had pride of place, and it was their stories I remember.
Playing football and rugby is the Samoan sport. It’s part of the conversation at church. It’s part of the conversation in their barbershops, in the grocery stores. It’s what everyone is aware of and familiar with. They take a lot of pride in the beating you can take in the course of that sport.
Well we have a good working relationship with Microsoft at the development level. But let’s not kid ourselves, this is a company with enormous resources and talented people, and there is a certain pride that comes along with that for them and for us.
From what I can see, too many kids don’t learn pride in their country anymore.
When you live in Paris, and fashion is such a point of pride for the French, it’s always around and you’re very much exposed to it from an early age. It was always something I knew about and really liked.
I’m not a reality TV star. I pride myself on witnessing, watching people, studying people, and being able to recreate that and create a human being.
So finally, I can feel a sort of pride in all my family – Mum, Lynn, Corin, Tasha, my cousin Gemma – because, I think how wonderful that this troop of gypsies can carry on telling stories.
Symbolically, what the rabbis say is that at Passover, what we have to do is try to get rid of our hot air – our pride, our feeling that we are the most important people in the whole entire world and that everything should revolve round us.
Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.
For too many years, politicians in Washington have been eager to pledge more hard-earned taxpayer dollars to help deal with the student debt load. But this doesn’t sit right with the many Americans who take pride in making fiscally responsible choices and paying off their loans on time.
Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit.
Now the master paid a number of visits to England and, as a Cambridge man, it is a source of pride that he taught there for a longer period than elsewhere in my country.
All the people that come out and show their support and their pride for your accomplishments, I think it really reminds you that without people you don’t ever to get to live that dream. To play in the NHL is one thing, but to win the Stanley Cup and come back and share it with everyone is another thing.
I pride myself in the fact that in the six months tour of Cinderella, I didn’t take one show off.
I think Charley Pride has been one of the best things to happen to country music, to prove it belongs to everybody.
Sometimes English football takes pride in having the lowest yellow-card count in Europe, but of course it will have if you can take someone’s leg off and still not be booked.
Gay life in 1970 was very bleak, compartmentalized. You didn’t take it to work. You had to really lead a double life. There were bars, but you sort of snuck in and snuck out. Activism and gay pride simply didn’t exist. I don’t even think the word ‘gay’ was in existence.
We live in a society that celebrates familial connection above any other kind of relationship. We are shown photos of our great-grandparents and encouraged to marvel over facial similarities. We are told to take pride in our bloodlines, celebrate our ancestry.
The pride people take in their work transcends to their homes, their education, families and communities.
It’s always the paragraphs I loved most, the ones I tenderly polished and re-read with pride, that my editor will suggest cutting.
Asking myself, ‘Is this any good?’ is pointless. It just slows down my writing, and I can’t tell anyway. It’s always the paragraphs I loved most, the ones I tenderly polished and re-read with pride, that my editor will suggest cutting.
Jim Crow was king… and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing, and I felt pride in being alive.
I think it’s great that they are getting funding, but it’s just too easy. They don’t have to work for it. We did it because we had pride, because we loved it.
I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered.
It’s getting worse under Prime Minister Modi. The economic miracle has failed, to a degree, and people are reaching back to a kind of imagined Hindu past for a feeling of pride. And that feeling of pride necessarily comes from denying any kind of Muslim heritage. People my age seem to be becoming illiberal in a way that I’m surprised by.
I remember, when I was a teenager, ‘Pride And Prejudice’ came out. We hadn’t had a period drama for ages, and were all glued to it, and for the next three years, Jane Austen series were being made.
So we take a lot of pride in that. It’s really on us to turn this thing around. I think this last month we’ve done just that. We’ve pointed ourself in the direction that we want to be, and I think we’re starting to head towards that. Right now we’re in a nice rhythm.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Ultimately, I’ve learned to pride myself on being quirky. I very much adore people who are outcasts, and I’ve always loved to be around interesting, circus-type people.
I think Mr. Cosby has always been very much an activist and a big proponent of African-American pride. That’s how ‘The Cosby Show’ came about. I think in his older years, he has gotten a lot more direct and vocal about it. But I think he only wants the best for all of us.
To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.
Americans and French are notoriously monolingual, especially earlier generations. Language is a sense of pride in both cultures. I think that the French and Americans are like brothers or sisters who are so similar that they irritate one another.
I enjoy going out to the plants, the factories where just some sub-element maybe of the orbiter or the space station is built. Those people take such pride in that component, and they build it to perfection, and it’s just a pleasure to see that.
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
The God of this world is riches, pleasure and pride.
I pride myself in figuring out how to elevate a dish with a little preserved lemon or, then, a sprinkle of Maldon salt.
There is a slam-dunk case for extending foreign language teaching to children aged five. Just as some people have taken a perverse pride in not understanding mathematics, so we have taken a perverse pride in the fact that we do not speak foreign languages, and we just need to speak louder in English.
I’m a black American, I am proud of my race. I am proud of who I am. I have a lot of pride and dignity.
They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I – I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.
Right now, when we’re hearing so much disturbing and hateful rhetoric, it is so important to remember that our diversity has been – and will always be – our greatest source of strength and pride here in the United States.
I would say I’m a nice person, and I take pride in the fact that I treat everyone really well, so there’s no reason for anyone to ever come at me because I only want the best for everybody else.
I take a lot of pride in the work I do, because people pay to see me. They’ve got to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I’ve got to be conscious of that.
There has been a cultural shift. It is difficult to measure all that right now, but Chilean women have seen my presidency as a source of pride. Women are performing in jobs in Chile now that 20 or 30 years ago nobody would have dared to imagine.
As a halfway decent college DJ, I had been exposed to some great progressive stuff and always took pride in unearthing musical gems.
I think that’s what makes my music different from other artists in my lane is that I write every word that’s on my album, and every word comes from a real experience or a real feeling that I’ve either experienced or felt. And I’m very particular about that, and I take a lot of pride in it, so you know if I say something on a song, I mean it.
I am pleased, with a feeling of good fortune, to be from Selanik. If you want to know the truth better, I feel that my chest is overflowing with a feeling of pride.
When we begin to build walls of prejudice, hatred, pride, and self-indulgence around ourselves, we are more surely imprisoned than any prisoner behind concrete walls and iron bars.
I don’t know if people consciously get in the way of their own success. In fairness, people have a lot of pride, and they fall back on what they know to be safe and correct. Anybody, including me, struggles with change.
I have an ability to work collegially across a wide range of interests in the caucus and in the Congress, and an ability to work on a bipartisan basis. Appropriators pride themselves on that.
Robin had always wanted to go solo, so when it happened I wasn’t angry at all. I understood the situation. But Barry is so full of pride and couldn’t understand why Robin had done it.
It just doesn’t occur to an American that someone else will solve their problems. Americans take pride in solving problems for themselves. And if we fail, we get back up and try again. It’s what we do. It’s who we are.
I’d rather be known for my accomplishments, and for things that I really do take pride in, rather than known for this doll-like image I had when I was a child.
I can’t take much pride in my childhood acting. It feels like it happened in another lifetime, and even then, it felt like a hobby.
I hear the singing of the lives of women. They clear mystery, the offering, and pride.
Brown v. Board helped unite us all, and gave us all great pride knowing we all are truly E Pluribus Unum – one people out of many.
Natural selection has duped us with an emotion that encourages group thinking. It is an emotion that makes us act as if for the good of the group an emotion that brings pleasure, pride, or even thrills from coordinated group activity.
Before seeing ‘The Pride of the Yankees,’ you may or may not know that the Yankees referred to are the ones who win the World Series each year. After seeing it you will find that the reference is indirect.
I welcome newcomers to cons, or ‘con-virgins’ as I like to call them, by saying ‘Welcome to the ‘Supernatural’ Circus,’ and I mean it. We take pride as a cast to deliver a show that not only entertains the fans but ourselves, Creation Entertainment, and everyone involved on both sides.
London ‘Harry Potter’ premieres are very special events: There is this sense of love and ownership and pride, and it’s just palpable. It’s a very different feel from an L.A. premiere. It’s nice to be a part of something that’s so positive.
Pride And Prejudice’ takes place in a similar period to ‘Vanity Fair,’ and yet there’s a huge difference between Jane Austen and Thackeray.
I do take pride in saying that in spite of being in public life for so long, there is not a single case against me, not even for wrongly parking a scooter or driving on the wrong side.
You can’t embarrass Joss Whedon, he’s got no pride! He fully admits it. ‘Oh, it’s me. I’m little and goofy.’ You can’t wound his pride. He’s too self-deprecating.
I pride myself in being able to straddle demographics, and if that was said as Barney Stinson, it would mean a little different thing.
With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
Our pride is tied up in being right. We tend to favor data that confirm our beliefs, so we don’t see alternatives. Too often, leaders practice defense routines that become self-reinforcing.
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
A gun show is about like-minded people who feel as if everything has been taken away from them – jobs, money, pride.
I don’t get a sense of American pride. I just get a sense that everyone is here, battling the same thing – that around the world everybody’s after the same thing, just some minor piece of happiness each day.
Religion is often just tribalism: pride in a group one was born into, a group that is often believed to have ‘God’ on its side.
If I was to meet my eight-year-old self, I would say, ‘Don’t listen to what they say about you. Wear your anorak with pride!’
If you can once engage people’s pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us – avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Americans generally regard themselves as belonging to an exceptional nation. And in terms of living in a religiously tolerant and enormously diverse country, Americans can certainly take some justified 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.
As a people, we know what we can do, we know how to do it, and we just want to get on with it. How? By ensuring that Canada’s place in the world is one of influence and pride.
My first wife tried to get back with me a year later, but there was no way. I used to think she was the be-all and end-all, but I got my stinky little pride back.
We’re not opposed to Catholics having pride in their church, but that doesn’t mean that every church that doesn’t join them isn’t a church.
To me, doing a gay pride show is one of the most fun things. My first show that paid more than $10,000 was in a gay club on New Year’s Eve in San Francisco.
Although I still have a long way to go, I would like to become the pride of Asia. When another Asian artist enters the U.S. market, I would like him to think, ‘There was an artist called Rain who succeeded in the U.S. market.’ This is my dream.
I have a bit of pride, which is always my downfall.
When the USS New Jersey is commissioned, it will be a source of pride for everyone in our state for decades.
I’ve been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy.
And I like the look on people’s faces when I say I’m doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I’m in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to.
The real pride, the real present, is your health and your longevity. My whole career, I have never done anything where competition was involved with weight loss.
We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder… We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards.
I’ve been acting for a long time now, but as narcissistic as this sounds – and I don’t mean it to sound – every time I see my name up there, there is real sense of pride.
I have always maintained a high level of fitness, and that is why I am still able to handle the demands of playing in the Premiership. People have always commented on my fitness, and it’s something I pride myself on.
The old sergeant from headquarters treats me like a son and takes the greatest pride in whatever I do or write. He regularly assigns me now to certain doors, and I always obey orders like the little gentleman that I am.
I think any time you lose an Ashes series, especially with the hype and build-up surrounding it and the pride we have as Australians playing against England, that’s always hard to take.
I’ve never read ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,’ although I certainly know what that is. And what I love about that concept is as much as it’s a zombie story, it’s also ‘Pride and Prejudice.’
To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator to assert pride in self, and embrace one’s faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.
He’s a family man and a businessman. He spent his career building successful companies. Then, he saved the 2002 Olympics and brought pride to our nation. As governor, he balanced the budget, cut taxes, and created jobs. The president America needs is Mitt Romney!
A lot of comics fly by the seat of their pants, and they pride themselves on being witty, quick, and off-the-cuff. That’s not my show. I wrote a show, and I want to do the show I wrote. I’m not interested in what the audience has to say.
I take a lot of pride in managing to be funny without having a victim at the end of my joke. I laugh at a really dark joke as much as the next person, but my jokes, I feel, don’t have to hurt anybody to be really funny.
When I severe my connections with the A.I.A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
In the district of Hizan, through the influence of Shaikh Abdurrahman Tagi, known as Seyda, so many students, teachers, and scholars emerged, I was sure all Kurdistan took pride in them and their scholarly debates and wide knowledge and Sufi way. These were the people who would conquer the face of the earth!
My husband is a former Air Force pilot and my son is an active duty Army surgeon, recently returned from Iraq, so my pride in our military is passionate… and personal.
There are people who go clad in tunics and have nothing to do with furs, who nevertheless are lacking in humility. Surely humility in furs is better than pride in tunics.
In the fallen there is danger of pride and vainglory, since they prefer their own judgment to the judgment of everyone else, usurping what is not their own by setting themselves up as judges in their own cause when the rightful judge is their superior.
I don’t say it in a cocky way, but I take pride in being one of the best at doing what I do.
I take pride in being one of the most successful producers in hip-hop history, having the most successful record in hip-hop history, I have the most number ones.
Many of us, particularly those of us with disabilities who have faced persistent discrimination throughout our lives, not least when trying to find employment in the first place, take enormous pride in our hard-fought jobs and careers.
When I was 8, I was reading ‘Gone with the Wind’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and all that, not knowing it wasn’t my reading level.
That’s what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women humbler than they ought to be.
Who you are as a performer is one thing, but when you’re making records, you’re dealing with musicians’ tastes, their goals, their wants, their needs, everyone’s individual pride.
The rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger.
I grew up in Solihull, on the edge of what was then the Birmingham conurbation. It was a good place to write comedy from. I didn’t feel allegiance to anything. I didn’t have working-class pride or upper-class superiority.
The Wall on Shabbat was one of the coolest experiences, full of joy and energy. I left Israel overflowing with pride. It’s a magical, welcoming place.
I want to make sure that any young person or anyone, really, who is looking up to me – who sees a glimpse of who I am as a person – that they see no shame, that they see pride, and that I’m truly unabashed about the person that I am.
At some point, the pride has to be a part of the whole day-to-day oeuvre. It’s part of who you are and doesn’t need to be discussed anymore.
Pride and Prejudice’ is often compared to ‘Cinderella,’ but Jane Austen’s real ‘Cinderella’ tale is ‘Mansfield Park.’
In some ways, ‘Mansfield Park’ is ‘Pride and Prejudice’ turned inside out.
India is desperately romantic, utterly unashamed of its sentimentality, its generosity, its fierce pride and massive heart.
Despite what people think of cowboys, they take pride in how they look, and that look is important to them.
Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation’s support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
If across the Atlantic the ideology was pride, here it is delivering the goods.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can’t do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I’m going to do something, I go all the way.
Your name is a funny thing. It stands for what you’re about, and everything I do is really about pride.
There’s this misconception that the Navy is this cruise ship, and you get to go out and sail around, and every now and then, you have to swab the deck. But, no, it is a very impressive group of young people that live at sea, in this place that’s very uncomfortable. They exude a pride that is well-deserved.
Washington is not a city that takes great pride in being a healthy place, necessarily. Now, I have no data. That’s just my own observation.
I believe that people should take pride in what they do, even if it is scorned or misunderstood by the public at large.
I guess I take a lot of pride in that no matter what type of car we drive, we’re always competitive in it. That’s something I’ve taken a lot of pride in my whole life.
My pride at being a member of the theater community is deep, and we have a chance to reach a lot of people who might feel like there’s a place for them. I want theater to be part of the cultural conversation and be on par with all mediums of television in its ability to be relevant.
I just believe that young people need to be able to learn how to write in their own voice. Just like a musician, you pride yourself on having your own distinct sound.
That was my pride and joy – that I made it through all those years of minor hockey without losing any of my teeth then, I ended up losing them in a car accident in New York when I was riding in a taxi. So, I end up losing my teeth, but not in the glamorous fashion I envisioned.
To be the key player in creating and scoring goals, that’s what I take pride in, and the thing I know how to do best.
I take a certain pride in having maintained a reputation for fast copy throughout my newspaper career. Fast-breaking stories left my typewriter in a hurry. Not great literature, perhaps, but fast, and usually accurate.
This solution may not appeal to our human pride, but the problem is that our human pride in itself is sinful.
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.
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us.
Colonialism bred an innate arrogance, but when you undertake that sort of imperial adventure, that arrogance gives way to a feeling of accommodativeness. You take pride in your openness.
But more than anything I kind of pride myself in continuing the process that we’re trying to accomplish, and that’s just to get better and work on my fundamentals. So that’s been kind of in the theme now for a couple years and we stuck with it and that’s kind of what I want to keep doing.
If there is one thing that I take pride in, it is the fact that I never, ever make a charge without offering a substantial amount of support for it. You may ultimately end up not agreeing with me, but you will have to concede that I offered much evidence in support of my position, something that people frequently do not do.
The State of Israel was not established by anxiety but, rather, through pride.
It’s hard to find an emblem of cultural, national pride that burns as bright as Israel’s success in classical music.