arrogance Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about arrogance
  1. #1
    “The Wolf strikes again!”
  2. #2
    “When you discard arrogance, complexity, and a few other things that get in the way, sooner or later you will discover that simple, childlike, and mysterious secret known to those of the Uncarved Block: Life is Fun.”
  3. #3
    “Very well, my arrogant young adventurer. Why not test your courage? Every explorer deserves a chance to prove his mettle.”
  4. #4
    “Pausing, he set down his things and began throwing punches to warm himself up. Wow, he hadn’t realized how fast his right had gotten! His left was pretty good too. He was a machine!”
  5. #5
    “It is an impressively arrogant move to conclude that just because you don’t like something, it is empirically not good. I don’t like Chinese food, but I don’t write articles trying to prove it doesn’t exist.”
  6. #6
    “The mirror in my room in the Windsor Hotel in Paris reflected my favorite image of me- a darkly handsome young airline pilot, smooth-skinned, bull-shouldered, and immaculately groomed.”
  7. #7
    “Modesty is not one of my virtues. At the time, virtue was not one of my virtues.”
  1. #8
    “Crave not mastery in all, For the mastery that raised thee was thy bane and wrought thy fall.”
  2. #9
    “Frankly, it never occurred to me that I needed someone who looked like me to show me the way. I was ignorant and arrogant and persistent and the writing left me no choice at all.”
  3. #10
    Where others have failed, I will not fail.
  4. #11
    “The ‘control of nature’ is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.”
  5. #12
    ″‘They think so much of themselves!’ said his mother. ‘Small creatures always do. The bantam is the proudest cock in my little yard.‘”
  6. #13
    “She had taught me to disdain the blend of ignorance and arrogance that too often characterized Americans abroad.”
  7. #14
    “Can you worship a God who isn’t obligated to explain His actions to you? Could it be your arrogance that makes you think God owes you an explanation?”

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  1. #15
    “I once heard Alan Watts observe that a Chinese child will ask, “How does a baby grow?” But an American child will ask, “How do you make a baby?” From an early age, we absorb our culture’s arrogant conviction that we manufacture everything, reducing the world to mere “raw material” that lacks all value until we impose our designs and labor on it.”
  2. #16
    “Deceitfulness, and arrogance, and pride,
    Quickness to anger, harsh and evil speech,
    And ignorance, to its own darkness blind,--
    These be the signs, My Prince! of him whose birth
    Is fated for the regions of the vile.”
  3. #17
    “If any of you survive, make sure I have an open casket. The world deserves a few more moments with this face.”
  4. #18
    “In the end, I worry that my arrogance shall destroy us all.”
  5. #19
    “He, the young man carbuncular arrives,
    A small house agent’s clerk, with one bold stare,
    One of the low on whom assurance sits
    As a silk hat on a Bradford millionaire.”
  6. #20
    “Progress apart from purpose ends in arrogance.”
  7. #21
    “For any human being in existence to think that there is nothing in the whole world superior to himself would be an insane piece of arrogance.”
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