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60 Arrogance Quotes To Remind Yourself That Arrogance Is Never Good


Arrogance is an attitude of superiority manifested by a feeling that one possesses more valuable qualities or abilities than others, and has the right to be treated accordingly.

They’re also important because they can sway people’s thoughts in different directions; which means if you have good ideas then it will make your life better!

We can learn a lot from the quotes below about how to deal with arrogance.

arrogance quotes

1. It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

2. “It’s not arrogance if you back it up.” – Jimmy Carr

3. Arrogance is a self-reinforcing state: If arrogance be a fault at any time, it is in the being proud before the time comes to be proud.

4. “We should never be so arrogant as to suppose that we, in our arrogance, know it all. It’s hubris. We make mistakes.” – Ida Lewis Yost

5. “Arrogance is the compliment that mediocrity pays to genius.” – Elbert Hubbard

6. “Arrogance comes out of insecurity. It’s really a lack of confidence, and you try to overcompensate with arrogance.” – Sebastian Bach

7. “If arrogance were wisdom, surely the arrogances would be wise.”

8. “The biggest arrogance in the world is thinking that we have it all figured out and knowing that we know best about everything.”

9. “There is arrogance in self-distrust. In forgiving, you are refusing to become another victim of your arrogance.” – Duke Ellington

10. “Arrogance leads to isolation, arrogance leads to fear, arrogance weakens relationships.” – Susan Polis Schutz

11. “Faced with arrogance , you have three options: 1. Let it go and leave the arrogance alone. 2. Confront arrogance and try to change arrogance 3. Fight arrogance with arrogance.” – Robert Tew

12. “The most dangerous arrogance is disguised as humility.” – Eric Hoffer

13. “People are sometimes willing to confess their crimes more readily than their arrogance, because of the arrogance in them that despises its own arrogance.” – James Baldwin

14. “Make it a point to tell your arrogance how wrong they are as often as you can.” – Robert Tew

15. “A man’s arrogance is like a fine painting: When it is not seen, no one admires it; when it is seen, no one sees it.” – Friedrich Nicholaus von Hardenberg

16. “What arrogance , that a fly should think itself equal to the elephant.” – Aesop

17. “The arrogance of men will try to destroy what they cannot create, and once again from nothingness, we shall rise.” – Vivia Wardlaw

18. “The arrogance of men is thinking nature is in their control, rather than the reverse.” – Ross MacDonald

19. “Arrogance sees people as objects; wisdom sees objects as people.” – A. J. Schneiderman

20. “The arrogance that leads to awesome achievements is nothing compared to the arrogance that leads to disaster.” – Shunryu Suzuki

21. “Arrogance is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.” – Mark Caine

22. “The arrogance to do something does not prove that it can be done, but doing something with arrogance proves two things: arrogance and nothing else.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

23. “Arrogance can cost you your friends, arrogance can cost you your job, arrogance can cost you your relationships.” – Robert Tew

24. “Those who are arrogant to others are weak within themselves.” – Proverbs 18:12

25. “Arrogance is the enemy of your future.” – Robert Tew

26. “If arrogance leads to arrogance, then arrogance is a gateway drug to suicide.” – Jane Wagner

27. “An arrogance that will not be questioned eventually ceases to be arrogance.” – David Brumble

28. “If you are arrogant about your arrogance, then you haven’t gotten arrogant enough.” – Robert Tew

29. “Learn from arrogance. When arrogance makes us suffer, we learn humility.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

30. “A fundamental arrogance in our society is the arrogance of those with power over those without it.” – Russel W. Dye

31. “The arrogance of being at the top isn’t as arrogant as the arrogance of expecting to be on top.” – Robert Tew

32. “Arrogance is not an end in itself, arrogance is merely arrogance’s vehicle.” – Robert Tew

33. “Arrogance is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

34. “Arrogance in arrogance’s arrogance is arrogance.”

35. “It is always easy to be wise in hindsight. We are not called upon for our wisdom until it becomes too late, and then we can only give what has been given us.” -Bertrand Russell

36. “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” – Bruce Lee

37. “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”

38. “Arrogance is thinking you are really smart without realizing you are stupid.” – Haruki Murakami

39. “Most arrogance comes from people being too lazy to check their facts.” – Nicholas Cage

40. “A man’s arrogance should be like a girl’s skirt: short enough to attract, but long enough to cover the subject.”

41. “When arrogance comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.” (Proverbs 11:2).

42. “True arrogance is not in the claim to have more but in the claim to be better.” – Sam Keen

43. “Arrogance leads you to believe there are no wrong answers.”

44. “Arrogance is arrogance, whether it comes from the mouth of a king or a pauper.” – Suzy Kassem

45. “Arrogance is pride out of place.” – Jane Austen

46. “Arrogance defeats arrogance, and humility defeats arrogance.” – William Rose Benet

47. “There’s no arrogance in being confident, but arrogance is thinking you are sure when you are not.”

48. “Arrogance clouds the mind.”

49. “Arrogances and mistakes are much alike; arrogance is the mistake feelings special and mistakes are the arrogance of ignorance.”

50. “The arrogance of faith is to believe that there is an answer, since arrogance will always try to prove itself right.”

51. “Arrogance is the worst form of ignorance. It’s saying, ‘No, I am right,’ when you know you’re not.” – William Shatner

52. “Chronic arrogance can come true-but temporary arrogance usually doesn’t.”

53. “The arrogance of power is reserved for those who have never been in a position of weakness.”

54. “Arrogance can go away but arrogance cannot come back, arrogance is like an old man who has lost his memory.” – Bruce Lee

55. “Arrogance is the shield of ignorance.”

56. “Arrogance happens when you think that you are so great that if anyone disagrees with you, they must have a bad motive.”

57. “The arrogance of a good deed is to think that one person can make a difference.”

58. “Arrogance in men is often as beautiful as the arrogance in women is always ridiculous.”

59. “When your arrogance and paranoia becomes so great, you won’t even give people the benefit of the doubt.”

60. “The arrogance and laziness in your mind will produce arrogance and laziness in your body”.






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