Scan through these arrogance quotes to know what famous personalities had to say about it. These famous haughtiness quotations & sayings should make for an interesting read.

Arrogance Quotes

Arrogance isnít exactly a negative quality although it has got its own inadequacies. Arrogance involves anger, disturbance and extreme pride. Hence, the person who is arrogant sees the world around him in a frame of anger, anxiety, and disturbance. An arrogant person lacks true vision of his surroundings, which leads to other problems. A humble man can observe, analyze and study the society around him and behave accordingly, which makes him a wise man. Arrogant men, on the contrary, keep a conceited profile, which makes him less approachable and cut-off from the rest. Therefore, it would be smart of person to be humble to make the most of his society. Read these quotes to know the psychology of arrogance.

Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.

- J. G. Holland

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

- William Blake

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

- Aesop

I don't care what people think. people are stupid.

- Charles Barkley

There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.

- John Calvin

We're going to have the best-educated American people in the world.

- Dan Quayle

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

- George Orwell

I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

I know a way to stay friends forever, There's really nothing to it, I tell you what to do, And you do it.

- Shel Silverstein

I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself.

- Sitting Bull

The word must is not to be used to princes.

- Elizabeth I

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

- Saint Augustine

Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Everybody's business is nobody's business, and nobody's business is my business.

- Clara Barton

Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.

- Colin Powell

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.

- Joseph Addison

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

- William Shakespeare

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.

- Graham Greene

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.

- Be Here Now , Ram Dass

Has God forgotten all I have done for Him.

- Louis XIV

It is legal because I wish it.

- Louis XIV

Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.

- David Ogilvy

I will not be triumphed over.

- Cleopatra

We all not only could know everything. We do. We just tell ourselves we don't to make it all bearable.

- Neil Gaiman

The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.

- F. H. Bradley

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.

- Og Mandino

I've made 30 movies and for the most part my movies work. In a business where success is an exception and not the rule, I've mostly been successful.

- Eddie Murphy

Look, just tell me where that lemon came from and I'll shut up and go away.

- Ricky Gervais

I never gave up on country music because I knew what I was doing was not that bad.

- Willie Nelson

We just bought this house. It's too big. It's like 400,000 square feet, or something. We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house! It's just too big.

- Adam Sandler

Well I have a microphone and you don't so you will listen to every damn word I have to say!

- Adam Sandler

If you play more than two chords, you're showing off.

- Woody Guthrie

Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.

- Babe Ruth

Let me show you how it's done... Loser!

- Babe Ruth

My biggest regret in life is that I didn't hit John Denver in the mouth while I has the chance.

- Denis Leary

Everybody is just a stranger, but that's the danger in going my own way.

- John Mayer

No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.

- Oliver Cromwell

Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.

- Jefferson Davis

We're not arrogant, we just believe we're the best band in the world.

- Noel Gallagher

The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.

- William Osler

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