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Arrogance Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Arrogance

Please enjoy these Arrogance Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
- Sun Tzu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

"Uncertainty" is NOT "I don't know."
It is "I can't know."
"I am uncertain" does not mean "I could be certain."
- Wener Karl Heisenberg

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Find your way with the certain and gentle light of forgiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis

Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should
certain persons die before they sing.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because
they are more certain they are their own.
- Aristotle

He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.
- Henry B. Adams

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

Business is never so healthy as when,
like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
- Henry Ford

A journey is like marriage.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

The more I read, the more I meditate;
and the more I acquire,
the more certain I am that I know nothing.
- Voltaire


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