100+ Powerful Quotes About Arrogance From Famous Personalities

100+ Powerful Quotes About Arrogance From Famous Personalities

Quotes About Arrogance: Confidence and arrogance are nothing but two different aspects of the same energy. While a confident person says ‘I can do it’, an arrogant person utters ‘ only I can do it’ and there is a very subtle yet gargantuan difference between these two statements. Being confident may take you to the places you haven’t imagined but being arrogant not only deteriorates your image but also have an indirect impact on your performance and willpower. Moreover, one of the biggest reasons for massive arrogance in a human being is the achievement of sudden success or fame. A lot has been said about arrogance and how human beings incite it by some of the most prolific writers of all time. They have denoted confidence as positive and arrogance as a negative attribute. To exemplify more lucidly the negative impacts of being arrogant, we have come up with powerful quotes about arrogance that you would love to read and ensure you don’t fall into the arrogance trap. All the quotes about arrogance are collected from the works of eminent philosophers and scholars and can be shared right from here.

Powerful Quotes About Arrogance

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. » Mark Twain

Arrogance is the inability of a person to understand and accept different perspectives » Sukant Ratnakar

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. » Virginia Woolf

Arrogance is believing that truth is negotiable and fact is flexible. And to act on those beliefs is to breed an insanity that is neither negotiable nor flexible. » Craig D. Lounsbrough

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. » George Bernard Shaw

Arrogance is the reflection of protection and privileges. » Sukant Ratnakar

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.

Your arrogance can push even your closest people away from you. » Garima Soni

Women scheme when they are weak, they lie out of fear. Men scheme when they are strong, they lie out of arrogance. » Julian Barnes

Arrogance is the slow poison that eventually kills the knowledge. » Shubham Sanap

There are two circumstances that lead to arrogance: one is when you’re wrong and you can’t face it; the other is when you’re right and nobody else can face it. » Criss Jami

Because of things such as arrogance, alcohol, and promiscuity, some people are each a legend in the unmaking. » Mokokoma Mokhonoana

You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. » George Clooney

An arrogant man forever thinks he can do much more than he can. » Amit Kalantri

Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves, and half in love with oblivion. » Robert Macfarlane

The best we can hope for is to be humble in our arrogance. » Neal Shusterman

Arrogance is in everything I do. It is in my gestures, the harshness of my voice, in the glow of my gaze, in my sinewy, tormented face. » Coco Chanel

Stupidity is intensified by things such as arrogance and confidence. » Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Simply minding one’s own business is more offensive than being intrusive. Without ever saying a word one can make a person feel less-than. » Criss Jami

Nothing wrong with arrogance. But everything’s wrong with the desperation to prove to others that you’re arrogant. » Nitya Prakash

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

Sinful pride, arrogance and female assertion over male was all satanic… » Gillian Dance

Problem with an old friend who is too busy: he always perceives you as if never changed. » Toba Beta

Fundamentalism is rooted in arrogance. It thrives in fear and control and darkness. » Michael Gungor

A solid answer to everything is not necessary. Blurry concepts influence one to focus, but postulated clarity influences arrogance. » Criss Jami

Arrogance is full with perception of perfection, while maturity always has room for understanding and improvement. » Mehnaz Ansari

You can’t let the truth bring out the worst and let it get the best of you. » Criss Jami

Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way. » Chris Lowe

You cannot be truly humble, unless you truly believe that life can and will go on without you. » Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. » William Pollard

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

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. » Samuel Butler

It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. » Anatole France

People can overlook any shortcoming, but they will not tolerate arrogance. » Sushma Swaraj

It’s much easier on the emotions when one sees life as an experiment rather than a struggle for popularity. » Criss Jami

Winning and losing have their significance in a democracy. But there should be no arrogance in victory, nor should there be any despondency in defeat. » Yogi Adityanath

It may be a species of impudence to think that the way you understand God is the way God is. (60). » Joseph Campbell

The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall. » Taylor Caldwell

People who worship only themselves get a slick, polished look — like monuments. Too bad they had to go so soon. » Vanna Bonta

When people unfortunately use religion to facilitate their envy, arrogance and hate, communalism surfaces. » Radhanath Swami

Money isn’t the solution to your problems. It only lets you carry your unhappiness around in style. » Shannon L. Alder

The arrogance of the artist is a very profound thing, and it fortifies you. » James A. Michener

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

Without humor, we’d all be what we’re laughing at. Without arrogance, we’d be humiliated to admit we already are. » Bauvard

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

A woman who holds her head up too high, is trying to breathe from her own pollution. » Suzy Kassem

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

Just because you’re sober, don’t think you’re a good driver, Cookie. » John Irving

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

A prig is a fellow who is always making you a present of his opinions. » George Eliot

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

Pride is the mother of arrogance. » Toba Beta

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

Ah, how the seeds of cockiness blossom when soiled in ignorance. » Steve Alten

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

If you feel deserve to judge the arrogant, it’s a sign that you’re so far of humbleness. » Toba Beta

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

God save me from fools with a little philosophy—no one is more difficult to reach. » Epictetus

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

Arrogance is blind to the stumbling block. » Toba Beta

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

Ambition is disfigured into arrogance when it becomes unmoored from self-awareness, from a realistic assessment of one’s competences. » Maria Popova

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

At times his arrogance did resolve itself into simplicity, though it was difficult, especially for strangers, to distinguish these occasions. » Patrick White