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Funny Arrogance Quotes
Funny Quotes about Arrogance

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Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance
and hypocritical humility.
I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

This searching and doubting and vacillating where nothing
is clear but the arrogance of quest.
I, too, had such noble ideas when I was still a boy.
- Franz Grillparzer

There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look
at a script and feel like,
because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.
- Mary Steenburgen

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho


 

It is not a sign of arrogance for the king to rule.
That is what he is there for.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

All too often arrogance accompanies strength,
and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong.
The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
- Theodore Bikel

You must not forget that you have been given worldly
means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong.
- Knute Nelson


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The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
- Samuel Butler

Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion.
He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a
domestic policy that is cynical,
myopic and cruel.
- Joe Klein

What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people.
They don't even listen to our music,
they decided in advance that they don't like it.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

Once again, Pat Robertson leaves us speechless with
his insensitivity and arrogance.
- Ralph Neas

What moves me is neither ethnocentric pride nor sectarian arrogance.
I make no claim that Jewish culture is superior to other cultures.
But it is mine.
- Theodore Bikel

Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
- Marya Mannes

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

If you're a director, your entire livelihood and your
entire creativity is based on your self-confidence.
Sometimes that's dangerously close to arrogance.
- Trevor Nunn

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

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

It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time,
and a fairly romantic nature to want to.
- Edgar Z. Friedenberg

We must not demonstrate any arrogance,
and we must refrain from any irrational or undemocratic behavior.
- Chen Shui-bian

The insular arrogance of the English character is a commonplace joke.
- Goldwin Smith

The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled,
the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance
of public officials should be controlled.
- Ross Perot

I see myself capable of arrogance and brutality...
That's a fierce thing, to discover within yourself
that which you despise the most in others.
- George Stevens

Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized
both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth,
once found, would be simple as well as pretty.
- James D. Watson

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
- Sun Tzu

The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled,
and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed,
lest Rome fall.
- Taylor Caldwell

I'm Billy the Kid, the fastest draw.
It's not arrogance.
It's the truth.
- David Geffen

There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance;
its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

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

There are so many ways to heal.
Arrogance may have a place in technology,
but not in healing.
I need to get out of my own way if I am to heal.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

As an artist you have to have a certain amount of arrogance.
- Kim Weston

This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power.
- Joe Biden

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

Learning and innovation go hand in hand.
The arrogance of success is to think that what you
did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
- William Pollard

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.
- Barbra Streisand

I would like to see us get this place right first before
we have the arrogance to put significantly flawed civilizations out onto other planets,
even though they may be utterly uninhabited.
- Patrick Stewart

I think it's important that the rest of the world know
that we're not all the same and that we don't all have
the sort of arrogance it feels like they're perceiving from our leaders.
- James Denton

There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect
of the foreigner and his children,
unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we
set out to "Americanize" him.
- Charles Horton Cooley

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.
- Osama bin Laden

We had every problems starting a big top could have.
The tent fell down on the first day.
We had problems getting people into the shows.
It was only with the courage and arrogance of youth that we survived.
- Guy Laliberte

Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance -
before a French audience that owes its freedom to the
sacrifices of Americans -
helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy
toward American values and traditions.
- Rick Santorum

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

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.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Most individuals have always thought themselves not
big enough or significant enough to have an effect on the whole planet,
a notion which conversely made them think they could
afford big arrogance and big greed over its resources.
- Lynette Fromme

Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on
topics about which we disagree -
can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance.
They can also help us live up to the basic ideals,
such as liberty and justice for all,
on which our country was founded.
- David E. Price

When power leads man toward arrogance,
poetry reminds him of his limitations.
When power narrows the area of man's concern,
poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence.
When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
- John F. Kennedy

You say that your hope is in God, and he will,
I am sure, stand by you.
But you must not forget that you have been given worldly
means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong;
it is necessary to see such things with a broad mind in order to oppose them.
- Knute Nelson

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime
for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace
remark that shows us another side,
another man, really; a man uncertain,
and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
- Willa Cather

He early on let her know who is the boss.
He looked her right in the eye and clearly said, "You're the boss."
- Anonymous humor

The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

I always arrive late at the office,
but I make up for it by leaving early.
- Charles Lamb

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

Self-pity in its early stages
is as snug as a feather mattress.
Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
- Maya Angelou

Genius always finds itself a century too early.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

Formula for success: rise early, work hard,
strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
- Henry David Thoreau

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

History is a vast early warning system.
- Norman Cousins

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

It's always too early to quit.
- Norman Vincent Peale

In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
- Alan Perlis

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man.
I was lying to the press.
- Roger Kahn

It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes.
I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play.
It's very minimal.
- Joni Mitchell

America is at that awkward stage; it's too late to work within the system,
but too early to shoot the bastards.
- Claire Wolfe

Also I played on a lot of demos in the early days of the Stones.
- Jim Sullivan

Early on, they were timing my contract with an egg timer.
- Conan O'Brien

My father was invited to play on a television show
when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television,
a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show.
- John Sebastian

The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it.
To some men of early performance it is useless.
To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
- Thomas Hardy


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