Superiority Quotes

Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.

Adam Smith

The man or the woman in whom resides greater virtue is the higher; neither the loftiness nor the lowliness of a person lies in the body according to the sex, but in the perfection of conduct and virtues.

Christine de Pizan

Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.

Sydney Harris

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

Samuel Butler

Morally, the general superiority of women over man is, I think, unquestionable.

William E H Lecky

Friendships last when each friend thinks he has a slight superiority over the other.

Honore de

Superiority -- doing things a little better than anybody else can do them.

Orison Swett

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.

Romain Gary

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

Vanna Bonta

The most perfect ape cannot draw an ape; only man can do that; but, likewise, only man regards the ability to do this as a sign of superiority.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Scorn also to depress thy competitor by any dishonest or unworthy method; strive to raise thyself above him only by excelling him; so shall thy contest for superiority be crowned with honour, if not with success.

Akhenaton

All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals.

Peter Singer

The person, who causes the downfall of a noble woman... who causes loss to his friend...who despite of his superiority is ignorant; is called a fallen man.

Atharva Veda

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.

Leonard Cohen

Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.

William Shenstone

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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