An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism; the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.
The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and philosophy, when it was supposed that nature exists for the convenience of man. 2 -- Rachel Carson
In the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.
The world is burning in the fire of desire, in greed, arrogance and excessive ego.
The arrogance of the artist is a very profound thing, and it fortifies you.
Arrogance diminishes wisdom
Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.
It is arrogance to expect that life will always be music.... Harmony, like a following breeze at sea, is the exception. In a world where most things wind up broken or lost, our lot is to tack and tune.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
Now I can let these dream killers kill my self esteem-or use my arrogance as steam to power my dreams!!!
A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends
The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and ontrolled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced. If the nation doesn't want to go bankrupt, people must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance
Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill soured by a whiff of arrogance
Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
Arrogance frowns; pride smiles.
The arrogance of race prejudice is an arrogance which defies what is scientifically known of human races.
Arrogance and snobbism live in adjoining rooms and use a common currency.
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
In the process of trial and error, Our failed attempts are meant to destroy arrogance and provoke humility.
The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos.
For all his learning or sophistication, man still instinctively reaches towards that force beyond. Only arrogance can deny its existence, and the denial falters in the face of evidence on every hand. In every tuft of grass, in every bird, in every opening bud, there it is.
The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour.
We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.