Arrogance Quotes

Stubbornness equals character roughly as lust equals love.

Nicolas Chamfort

Arrogance and snobbism live in adjoining rooms and use a common currency.

Morley Safer

Nothing in the world is more haughty than a man of moderate capacity when once raised to power.

Baron Wessenberg

No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility

Simone de Beauvoir

An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in any claim of having been the first in inventing something.

Benoit Mandelbrot

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.

Sun Tzu

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.

Harvey Oxenhorn

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.

Frank Lloyd Wright

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.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The arrogance of the artist is a very profound thing, and it fortifies you.

James Michener

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.

George Eliot

Arrogance diminishes wisdom

Arabian Proverb

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.

Cyrano De Bergerac

In the process of trial and error, Our failed attempts are meant to destroy arrogance and provoke humility.

Master Jin Kwon

The demand to be loved is the greatest of all arrogant presumptions.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism; the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.

Henry S. Canby

Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.

Chris Lowe

The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.

Albert Camus

Arrogance frowns; pride smiles.

Mason Cooley

The arrogance of race prejudice is an arrogance which defies what is scientifically known of human races.

Ruth Benedict

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.

Samuel Butler

Arrogance and rudeness are training wheels on the bicycle of life -- for weak people who cannot keep their balance without them.

Laura Teresa Marquez

It is not a sign of arrogance for the king to rule. That is what he is there for.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.

Edmund Burke

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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