50 Arrogance Quotes

 

  • The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance. – Albert Einstein

 

  • Arrogance is knowledge minus wisdom. – Celso Cukierkorn

 

  • It is the great arrogance of the present to forget the intelligence of the past. – Ken Burns

 

  • Arrogance is a roadblock on the highway of wisdom. – American Proverb

 

  • Arrogance is a creature. It does not have senses. It has only a sharp tongue and the pointing finger. – Toba Beta

 

  • Arrogance is shown in one’s respect to the truth. – Lionel Suggs

 

  • Arrogance is a mixture of impertinence, disobedience, indiscipline, rudeness, harshness, and a self-assertive nature. – Sivananda

 

  • If arrogance were shoes, he’d never go barefoot. – Tamora Pierce

 

  • Arrogance makes you stronger from outside, but even weaker from inside. – Ujas Soni

 

  • Abundance breeds arrogance. – Argentine Proverb

 

  • Arrogance and rudeness are training wheels on the bicycle of life — for weak people who cannot keep their balance without them. – Laura Teresa Marquez

 

 

  • Arrogance diminishes wisdom. – Arabian Proverb

 

  • Arrogance is an illusion of superiority one perpetrates upon their self. Some may ultimately find their way through the illusion, but only after many losses. – Debra Crown

 

  • You can have a certain arrogance, and I think that’s fine, but what you should never lose is the respect for the others. – Steffi Graf

 

  • 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

 

  • An arrogant bug is a cocky roach. – American Proverb

 

  • 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 leads to disaster, sometimes it’s better not to be your own master. – Luke Garner

 

  • 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

 

  • Arrogant people are non-learners. They invest their energies in maintaining a cozy feeling of complacency, and complacency is the biggest single enemy to the process of continuously learning from experience. Arrogant people are exactly the sort of people who are destined to have one year’s experience 20 times rather than 20 years’ worth of experience.- Peter Honey

 

  • How great some people would be if they were not arrogant. – The Talmud

 

  • Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasions to change. – Frank Lloyd Wright

 

  • The worst kind of arrogance is arrogance from ignorance. – Jim Rohn

 

  • Arrogance is a self-defense tactic to disguise insecurities. – Caroll Michels

 

  • Arrogance is the conjoined twin of ignorance. – Andy Hargreaves

 

  • It’s only arrogance if you’re wrong. – Simone De Beauvoir

 

  • The opposite of humility is arrogance–the belief that we are wiser or better than others. Arrogance promotes separation rather than community. It looms like a brick wall between us and those from whom we could learn. – John Marks Templeton

 

  • Arrogance is blind to the stumbling block. – Toba Beta

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  • Confidence is a nice suit. Arrogance is the same suit with suspenders, Italian loafers, and gold cuff links. – Tim Schneider

 

  • An arrogant person considers himself perfect. This is the chief harm of arrogance. It interferes with a person’s main task in life becoming a better person. – Leo Tolstoy

 

  • Never mistake arrogance for intellect.- D.B. Harrop

 

  • An arrogant man will still feel immortal, even on his death bed. – Melchor Lim

 

  • Arrogance is not the prerogative of the gifted. – Andy Hargreaves

 

  • Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance. – Sun Tzu

 

  • Don’t confuse confidence with arrogance. Arrogance is being full of yourself, feeling you’re always right, and believing your accomplishments or abilities make you better than other people. People often believe arrogance is excessive confidence, but it’s really a lack of confidence. Arrogant people are insecure, and often repel others. Truly confident people feel good about themselves and attract others to them. – Christie Hartman

 

  • Arrogance and ignorance go hand in hand. – Metallica

 

  • Arrogance likes to appear humble in public. – Toba Beta

 

  • A little arrogance in the hands of the extremely capable is well earned – and in most case, deserved. – Siddharth Katragadda

 

  • Arrogance is a kingdom without a crown. – American Proverb

 

  • Man in his arrogance thinks himself a great work, worthy the interposition of a great deity. More humble and I believe true to consider him created from animals. – Charles Darwin

 

  • Arrogance is a weed that grows mostly on a dunghill. – Arab Proverb

 

  • Arrogance cometh before reality. – Wes Fesler

 

  • The arrogance of some people makes even their virtues appear vices. – Bouhours

 

  • Arrogance really comes from insecurity, and in the end our feeling that we are bigger than others is really the flip side of our feeling that we are smaller than others. – Desmond Tutu

 

  • Your heart is the center of humility, your mind could be the source of arrogance. – Tariq Ramadan

 

  • Arrogance – The best leaders inspire by example. When that’s not an option, brute intimidation works pretty well, too. – Larry Kersten

 

  • Arrogance is trying to convince others you’re more than who they know you are. – Bianca Frazier

 

  • Don’t be arrogant, because arrogance kills curiosity and passion. – Mina Bissell