65 Proud Quotes On Success In Life

These proud quotes will inspire you. Proud, having great self-respect or dignity or feeling deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one’s own achievements, qualities, or possessions or those of someone with whom one is closely associated.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging proud quotes, proud sayings, and proud proverbs.

Best Proud Quotes

  1. “I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  2. “Be proud of every scar on your heart, each one holds a lifetime’s worth of lessons.” ~ Wallace Stegner
  3. “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.” ~ Jane Austen
  4. “If you want to be proud of yourself, then do things in which you can take pride” ~ Karen Horney

  5. “The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor but without folly.” ~ Jim Rohn
  6. “Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.” ~ Herbert Hoover
  7. “It takes strength to be proud of yourself and to accept yourself when you know that you have something out of the ordinary about you.” ~ Abigail Tarttelin , Self proud quotes
  8. “I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.” ~ Lauren Bacall

  9. “Here’s a bumper sticker I’d like to see: “We are the proud parents of a child who’s self-esteem is sufficient that he doesn’t need us promoting his minor scholastic achievements on the back of our car.”” ~ George Carlin
  10. “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
  11. “I hope you live a life you’re proud of…” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  12. “Immensely grateful, touched, proud, astonished, abashed.” ~ Boris Pasternak

  13. “There is such a thing as man being too proud to fight. There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  14. “humility is beyond our reach. if it were a product of reaching, we would instinctively be proud of reaching it. it is a gift.” ~ John Piper
  15. “My idea of an interesting person is someone who is quite proud of their seemingly abnormal life and turns their disadvantage into a career.” ~ John Waters , Proud quotes life
  16. “I am proud to be an emotionalist.” ~ James Joyce

  17. “Win or lose today I am proud of the way my boys have played in the tournament.” ~ Imran Khan
  18. “Earn the right to be proud and confident.” ~ John Wooden
  19. “Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.” ~ Emily Bronte
  20. “There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight.” ~ Woodrow Wilson

  21. “Earthmen are not proud of their ancestors and never invite them round to dinner.” ~ Douglas Adams
  22. “I am proud to have been in a business that gives pleasure, creates beauty, and awakens our conscience, arouses compassion, and perhaps most importantly, gives millions a respite from our so violent world.” ~ Audrey Hepburn
  23. “Every day, the people I meet inspire me… every day, they make me proud… every day they remind me how blessed we are to live in the greatest nation on earth.” ~ Michelle Obama
  24. “I’m as proud of what we don’t do as I am of what we do.” ~ Steve Jobs

  25. “I started being really proud of the fact that I was gay even though I wasn’t.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  26. “We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we will always be free.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  27. “I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.” ~ Bill Cosby
  28. “Mark this well, you proud men of action! you are, after all, nothing but unconscious instruments of the men of thought.” ~ Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  29. “For the First Time in My Adult Lifetime, I’m Really Proud of My Country” ~ Michelle

  30. “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.” ~ John Lennon
  31. “I am proud to be an American Citizen.” ~ Robert Purvis
  32. “If I cannot horrify, I’ll go for the gross-out. I’m not proud.” ~ Stephen King
  33. “He who does not need to lie is proud of not being a liar.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  34. “I am proud to be an African.” ~ Brenda Fassie

  35. “I’m proud to be a Democrat.” ~ Russ Feingold
  36. “I am proud to be an actor.” ~ Rod Taylor
  37. “Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  38. “I am very proud to be Italian.” ~ Madonna Ciccone

  39. “If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.” ~ Socrates
  40. “The intelligent man who is proud of his intelligence is like the condemned man who is proud of his large cell.” ~ Simone Weil
  41. “He that is proud eats up himself: pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle.” ~ William Shakespeare
  42. “Be proud of who you are.” ~ Demi Lovato

  43. “My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  44. “As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  45. “You just have to keep trying to do good work and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things.” ~ Jon Stewart
  46. “We are rarely proud when we are alone.” ~ Voltaire

  47. “If you enjoyed making a thing, and you’re proud of the thing you made, that’s enough. Not everyone is going to like it, and that’s okay.” ~ Wil Wheaton
  48. “You violets that first appear, By your pure purple mantles known, Like the proud virgins of the year, As if the spring were all your own — What are you when the rose is blown?” ~ Henry Wotton
  49. “I’m proud to represent those hands that labor in this country. I’ve given every maid I’ve ever portrayed soul and heart.” ~ Lupe Ontiveros
  50. “And I love it when your hair still wet cause you just took a shower. Running on a treadmill and only eating salad. Sound so smart like you graduated college like you went to Yale but you probably went to Howard.” ~ Drake
  51. “Different is good. When someone tells you that you are different, smile and hold your head up and be proud.” ~ Angelina Jolie

  52. “I have no prouder boast to say I am Irish and have been privileged to fight for the Irish people and for Ireland. If I have a duty I will perform it to the full with the unshakable belief that we are a noble race and that chains and bonds have no part in us” ~ Francis Hughes
  53. “I’ve enjoyed every age I’ve been, and each has had its own individual merit. Every laugh line, every scar, is a badge I wear to show I’ve been present, the inner rings of my personal tree trunk that I display proudly for all to see. Nowadays, I don’t want a “perfect” face and body; I want to wear the life I’ve lived.” ~ Pat Benatar
  54. “The key to a happy life is to have accomplishments to be proud of and purpose to look forward to, and at the moment I had both. How wonderful it was to be me.” ~ Jeff Lindsay
  55. “Be Young, Be Dope,

    Be Proud.” ~ Lana Del Rey

  56. “When you are willing to shine the light of love onto the parts that you are not proud of – onto the unaccepted parts, the unloved parts, the unwanted emotions, into all the darkened corners of your soul – love will suffuse them, embrace them, until you are left as nothing but love itself. Love arises when you expose everything.” ~ Brandon Bays
  57. “And I’m very proud of the 50,000 poll workers and election officials who delivered a free and fair election.” ~ Ken Blackwell
  58. “I am grateful to Penske Racing for six very productive years. Together we won a lot of races – 16 in all. I’m proud that we won on a variety of tracks.” ~ Kurt Busch
  59. “Um, and I’m also very proud of my work on George of the Jungle 2.” ~ Julie Benz

  60. “The fact is, my parents loved me, and I wanted to be worthy of their love. I wanted to make them proud.” ~ Michael Bergin
  61. “Only comedians can talk about death, life, God, and Virgin Mary. If I was a tragic actor, I couldn’t allow myself. But with this accent, I can do it. I can talk with death in person because I am a clown. Yes. And I am proud to be a clown – very much.” ~ Roberto Benigni
  62. “Sometimes we’re at hotels, and I’ll answer the phone. They’ll say, ‘Mr. Ripa, your breakfast is coming upstairs.’ And I’m like, Is my father-in-law here? But, obviously, I’m proud either way – Ripa or Consuelos.” ~ Mark Consuelos
  63. “I’ve done a lot of things with theater that I’m very, very proud of.” ~ Dennis Christopher

  64. “And I remember how proud I was to put on my training jersey and go out on the field. Making it back to that environment was for me my greatest moment because somebody had told me I couldn’t do it and I never gave up on myself, the game, and my teammates.” ~ Brandi Chastain
  65. “There’s something about my Mexican-American heritage… I’m proud of it.” ~ Christian Camargo

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