Quotation Explorer - 'Arrogant'

Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy - but mysterious. But above all black says this: "I don’t bother you - don’t bother me". - Yohji Yamamoto
Confidence, is like a belt worn around the waist. Wear it too tight, you come off cocky and arrogant, wear it too loose, you come off timid and a walk over, but wear it fit and snug, it will uphold you in every step of the way. - Anthony Liccione
You can be confident and secure and know that you do a good job at what you do. But you don't know to be arrogant about it. - Ruben Studdard
Arrogant and right is surely better than humble and wrong.
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. - G. K. Chesterton
What is arrogant pride (abhimaan)? It is to believe the weight of the body-complex [pudgal] to be one’s own weight. It is to believe that ‘I am Great’. - Dada Bhagwan
Arrogant pride (abhimaan) means public display of self-pride (maan). - Dada Bhagwan
No arrogant man has ever touched the human heart, no despot ever commanded respect. - Andy Paula
It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Her killer wrote a note on that stationary.""A note." Now Renquist's eyebrows lifted. "Well. That was rather arrogant of him, wasn't it? - J.D. Robb
America: the only country in the world where failing to promote yourself is regarded as being arrogant. - Garry Trudeau
President Bartlet: There's a delegation of cardiologists having their pictures taken in the Blue Room. You wouldn't think you could find a group of people more arrogant than the fifteen of us, but there they are, right upstairs in the Blue Room. - Aaron Sorkin
This only is certain, that there is nothing certain; and nothing more miserable and yet more arrogant than man. - Pliny the Elder
An ordinary man gets arrogant with beauty, conceited with knowledge and ruthless with power. - Amit Kalantri
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed. - Nelson Mandela
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood. - George Santayana
In the worldly life, self-serving pride (swa-maan) is considered a good quality and arrogant pride (abhimaan) as a bad quality. - Dada Bhagwan
A humble man rises to great heights and an arrogant man falls deep into the pit he tries to dig for others. - Amit Abraham
I didn't want to come off arrogant or conceited, or basically how I've been acting the past year, year and a half ... although what's happened in the past has happened, I just want to ... be kind and loving and gentle and soft. - Justin Bieber
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - Bible
I don't mean to step on anyone's toes, and I don't mean to seem arrogant, but if you want to be foreverly remembered as anything great you have to live your life alone, hated, ignored, and character assassinated, and if you believe this to be true than you truely are a hater. - B.L. Kennison
Two times twice now, I have been called arrogant, by the decadent.I'd rather be overly self confident, rather than overly self indulgent. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Money doesn't change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that's all. - Henry Ford
If Prophets and Messengers are the closest to godliness as any human is capable of being, and yet even they fail, how the fuck can anyone, less than perfect, be so arrogant as to expect they will do better than a Prophet, or Messenger of G-D. - Alejandro C. Estrada
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
It is arrogant to believe that you know what is true for you. Surely you know in your own life with you that you cannot be trusted. - Matt Chandler
Many folks describe arrogant people as jerks, idiots, creeps, and much worse. A person that treats you like you are stupid and says the only right way is their way even when it clearly is not is arrogant. They try to make up for their own lack of confidence by hammering away at others. - Stephen Richards
The sin which makes you sad and repentant is more liked by Allah than the good deed which turns you arrogant.
Nothing can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own. - Sidney J. Harris
Those who are too arrogant to say thank you find boredom in life. They are often depressed, unhappy and lived an empty life. - Sesan Kareem
People who are arrogant on account of their wealth are about equal to the Laplanders, who measure a man's worth by the number of his reindeer.
To put an arrogant 'famous' writer in his place: pretend to be illiterate. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We can assume that those who ‘have it all’ and express an arrogant and greedy attitude, appears to be unthankful. - Ellen J. Barrier
If someone thinks that they are invincible, they would start to become arrogant with others and greedy about power. Eventually, people who are more intelligent can defeat him or her and give them a taste about their weakness. - Saaif Alam
When I see an arrogant man, I see one less competitor. - Amit Kalantri
You can be confident and secure and know that you do a good job at what you do but you don't have to be arrogant about it. - Ruben Studdard
We only set the clocks back and forth in the arrogant belief we have some influence with almighty Time. - Dean Cavanagh
We are whiplashed between an arrogant overestimation of ourselves and a servile underestimation of ourselves. - Parker J. Palmer
I have been called arrogant myself in my time, and hope to earn the title again, but to claim that I am privy to the secrets of the universe and its creator - that's beyond my conceit. - Christopher Hitchens
Nothing is more pleasing than to see an arrogant prick fail. - Abhishek Bisht
It is not that men become too intelligent for God,' says the Apologist, 'but rather they become too arrogant for intelligence. - Criss Jami
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