Rudeness Quotes

A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed

Alexander Chase

The walls of rude minds are scrawled all over with facts, with thoughts. They shall one day bring a lantern and read the inscriptions.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are not worth the dust which the rude wind Blows in your face.

William Shakespeare

Unthread the rude eye of rebellion, And welcome home again discarded faith.

William Shakespeare

Arrogance is a mixture of impertinence, disobedience, indiscipline, rudeness, harshness, and a self-assertive nature.

Swami Sivananda

I would rather have an inferiority complex and be pleasantly surprised, than have a superiority complex and be rudely awakened.

Vanna Bonta

Why give in to rudeness, when you can fight back with kindness.

Donna A. Favors

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person

Dave Barry

No language is rude that can boast polite writers.

Aubrey Beardsley

You should never, ever use profanity because it is rude.

Michael Kelly

Get as rude as possible and don't let anyone tell you how to live.

Mick Mars

A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.

Bryant H. McGill

Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal

Benjamin Spock

Impoliteness is frequently the sign of an awkward modesty that loses its head when surprised and hopes to conceal this with rudeness. LESS

Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes informality breeds rudeness. Maybe companies that are very informal manage to keep stress levels down. But if it's very informal, workers might not know what their boundaries are.

P.M. Forni

Participating in the legislative process has been personally devastating and a rude awakening. We never stood a chance.

Claudia Vercellotti

Life defies our phrases, it is infinitely continuous and subtle and shaded, whilst our verbal terms are discrete, rude and few.

William James

It seldom pays to be rude. It never pays to be only half rude.

Norman Douglas

The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them indistinguishable from rudeness.

Paul Theroux

You have to handle it politely, ... Don't be rude.

Hilka Klinkenberg

Leave this hypocritical prating about the masses. Masses are rude, lame, unmade, pernicious in their demands and influence, and need not to be flattered, but to be schooled.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.

Margaret Cavendish

Sometimes informality breeds rudeness. Maybe companies that are very informal manage to keep stress levels down. But if it's very informal, workers might not know what their boundaries are.

P.M. Forni

It's a rude interruption of that string of nine straight monthly job gains.

Howard Roth

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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