Sin Of Pride Quotes by K.P. Yohannan, James Joyce, Ezra Taft Benson, Iris Murdoch, C. S. Lewis, Paulo Coelho and many others.
Part of the sin of Pride is a subtle but deep racism.
Theologians consider that it was the sin of pride, the sinful thought conceived in an instant: non serviam: I will not serve. That instant was his [Lucifer’s] ruin.
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride. It is always considered as a sin.
The sin of pride may be a small or a great thing in someone’s life, and hurt vanity a passing pinprick, or a self-destroying or ever murderous obsession.
Essentially, pride is a ‘my will’ rather than ‘thy will’ approach to life.
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
Pride is ugly. It says ‘If you succeed I am a failure.’
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man… It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone.
Every man hath the right to doubt his task, and to forsake it from time to time; but what he must not do is forget it. Whoever doubteth not himself is unworthy -for in his unquestioning belief in his ability, he commiteth the sin of pride. Blessed are they who go through moments of indecision.
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.
Through pride the devil became the devil. Pride leads to every vice, it’s the complete anti-God state of mind.
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.
The sin of pride is the sin of sins; in which all subsequent sins are included, as in their germ; they are but the unfolding of this one.
According to Christian teachers, the essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride.
I do think it imperative that you recover from fear of rejection. Forgive me, but that is the sin of pride, and you must avoid that particular manifestation of the sin if you are to reach the goal . . . you hope for.
Pride is a sin that can readily be seen in others but is rarely admitted in ourselves.
It’s a big mistake to think that your own cause, or your own country, or your own side has God in its corner. For one thing, it commits the sin of pride.
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