Quotation Explorer - 'Arrogance'

Be careful not to mistake insecurity and inadequacy for humility! Humility has nothing to do with the insecure and inadequate! Just like arrogance has nothing to do with greatness! - C. JoyBell C.
My question is whether America can overcome the fatal arrogance of power. - J. William Fulbright (Senator)
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
Never confuse determination with arrogance. Arrogance will look down on you, determination will run over you. - Grant McLachlan
Stupid people will mistake your confidence for arrogance. - Habeeb Akande
Arrogance is a kingdom without a crown. - American Proverb
​Let your pretence of arrogance grow big as a Dinosaur, so that the fake intellectuals start to realize their true inferiority in front of you. - Abhijit Naskar
We should never, ever believe life - or history holds no surprises for us. That was lies arrogance. And arrogance can blind us to the truth.""Which truth?""Any truth. All truth." her voice was solemn - Kay Hooper
Whenever success and fame override our senses with greed, arrogance and delusion; it is a time to pause and reflect. - Aditya Ajmera
Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart. - Roy T. Bennett
Stripped of its arrogance, its desire to make off with half of the patrimony and never be seen again, history belongs at the family table. If theology, the older brother, pretends not to need or notice him it will be a sign that he has forgotten, after all, who his father is. - N.T. Wright
Arrogance kills creativity. - A.M. Riley
It is not our fame or wealth that puts us in danger; it is our arrogance and egotism - M.F. Moonzajer
Ignorance is a horrible thing. But arrogance, the belief that knowing a little more than the ignorant makes you wise, is more horrible still. - James Rozoff
Arrogance is a map of a road that leads to bridges that are out. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Don't let success lead to arrogance and failure lead to criticism. - Arlin Sailesh Kapadia
Feeble is the character, that bows to inflated ego, arrogance, and whines of affluent, whilst raising itself mercilessly on the humble and underprivileged. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility... I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I've never been sorry. - Frank Lloyd Wright
•• Arrogance and pride were the reasons Shaytaan was expelled from paradise. Do not let it be the reason you don't enter paradise.!! - Mana'hil
We betray our modern arrogance and forget the place of mystery in God's dealing with us. - Os Guinness
I do not punish my enemies with arrogance; I punish ,them, undoubtedly more subtle - with devoted respect. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The unearthly arrogance of the nonexistence. - Allen Ellow
I'm above crawling on my knees for certain favors. What you cannot give me: I cannot beg for it. This is not arrogance or pride. This is having a clear understanding of my self worth.‪ - joseph ejiro
Never mistake arrogance for intellect. - D.B. Harrop
An arrogant man whose arrogance we see from his own behaviour is more tolerable than a humble man whose humility we hear of from his own mouth. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. - أبو حامد الغزالي
Insecurity was never humility; just as arrogance was never success. - Shannon L. Alder
Arrogance and selfishness are not the only reasons behind our loneliness, but most often we used to be alone because of them. - M.F. Moonzajer
To evade arrogance, remind yourself (from time to time) that your talent or success could have been better. To be thankful, remind yourself (every now and then) that your illness or failure could have been worse. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
There is a thin line between confidence, and arrogance. Sadly those people who have no confidence often confuse the two when confronted with a person who possesses belief in themselves. - Sai Marie Johnson
Arrogance will kill anything and everything you ever possibly have. - Dominic Riccitello
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change. - Frank Lloyd Wright
When a woman shows confidence and another claims arrogance, she is usually suffering from jealousy. - Teresa Mummert
Arrogance kills Creativity, Curiosity and Passion. Stop it and you'll learn more. - Steeven Shaw
His mind scolded him for his stupidity and urged him to forget her but his heart had no justifications for its stand. It remained unmoved, its solidarity unaffected, its arrogance still holding. - Faraaz Kazi
Arrogance is the armour of the weak. They are always at war to hide their real self. - Balroop Singh
Shred the fake mask of humility into pieces. And put on the mask of arrogance if needed. - Abhijit Naskar
A fool is someone whose arrogance is only surpassed by his ignorance. - Orrin Woodward
Thou shalt wear trousers, but they shall fall half down to teach humility over arrogance. - Jay Woodman
The desert shatters the soul's arrogance and leaves body and soul crying out in thirst and hunger. In the desert we trust God or die. - Dan B. Allender, The Healing Path
The arrogance of the human mind is too fragile, as well as the patience of the human character. It is because of that, they fail to see the power of mere observation and systematic analysis. - Lionel Suggs
It sometimes requires ignorance and arrogance to know something for sure. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Close cycles. Not because of pride or arrogance, but because that no longer fits your life - Paulo Coelho
Arrogance is thinking you are above someone else, Confidence is knowing no one is above you. - Habeeb Akande
For a more than miffed Midnight, fate was for emperors, fools and soppy lovers: - fate was the self-important egotism of those doing well, the sheer unbearable arrogance of the living and loved. - Tom Conrad
Give a man religion without reminding him of his filth, and the result will be arrogance in a three- piece suit. Max Lucado
It is a sign of arrogance to be mad at someone for not acting as per your advice, especially if it was unsolicited. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some of you need a lesson in humility. While your arrogance may give you a sense of power, it may serve you better to put it aside. Those are the times you will be the light of the world. - J 'son M. Lee
Arrogance and Conceit are the mother and father of a closed mind.Charles Jennings, "Journey of the Chosen". - Richard Nance
Confidence cannot escalate to arrogance, it only happens if the blood of pride is running through your veins. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Confidence is not arrogance. - Sheila Renee Parker
When power leads man towards 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 his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. - John F. Kennedy
The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour. - Kathryn L. Nelson
Arrogance, disrespect and demand have higher price.Kindness, respect and tact give better prize. - Angelica Hopes
I don't know how many of you have ever met Dijkstra, but you probably know that arrogance in computer science is measured in nano-Dijkstras. - Alan Kay
Evolving is not arrogance. It is confidence that won't be pulled backwards, by those that feel left behind. - Shannon L. Alder
Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive. - Friedrich Nietzsche
So she became a woman who held her head high, not in arrogance, or contempt, but because she knew that it was a form of cowardice to make a choice and then pretend you didn’t really make it - Kamila Shamsie
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