Arrogant Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Arrogant Quotes from famous persons: Russell Crowe, Steven Crowder, Emma Healey, Paul Wellstone, Lyn Nofziger. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Arrogant Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I’m not arrogant, I’m focused.
Hipsters. We all know one. They’re those fun, little, arrogant people who let the ideal of ‘anti-consumerism,’ combined with a hatred for all things normal, dictate their every action.
I was very worried about whether I could do it or not. I mean, how arrogant – here I am in my 20s trying to write from the point of view of a woman in her 80s.
A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people’s lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail.
The executive branch has grown too strong, the judicial branch too arrogant and the legislative branch too stupid.
Lyn Nofziger
I’ve always kind of been a little skeptical about bands that won‘t play their hits. That’s really arrogant to me as a music fan. I do want to hear obscure songs, but like most people, I want to hear the hits, so we always play them.
Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring.
Bob Considine
Nobody’s just arrogant. I’ve met people who are embattled and dismissive, but when you get to know them, you find that they’re vulnerable – that that hauteur or standoffishiness is because they’re pedaling furiously underneath.
George is very, very single-minded in his approach. And I think a lot of the things that he has said and done have been misconstrued as arrogant rather than the single-mindedness they really are.
I was no scholar in college, and was arrogant about what I thought.
Cynthia Voigt
I like women who have their own idea of life: the woman who is assured, comfortable with herself, strong inside, proud of herself – not in an arrogant way, not showing off.
A lot of people think I’m stuck up. Pretty much that I’m arrogant. I only do that when I’m on the field.
I’m not arrogant but I’m confident enough to know what I can do and what I can’t do. And I’m fine with what I can’t.
I was introverted, shy. But if you win a lot you need to be extroverted, or they’ll think you’re arrogant.
Alberto Tomba
I think it’s unconscionable for a Senator from Massachusetts to come down here and tell the people of Florida what’s right for them. It’s arrogant and irresponsible.
When I look back, I can see why people thought I was aggressive. My first single, ‘Do It Like A Dude,’ resulted in a lot of misconceptions about me. I’m confident – but I’m not arrogant.
People can call me arrogant, but why should I lie? Of course I feel strong, and of course I am proud as well.
I know I look arrogant, but I’m altogether a different person outside the ring.
People think I am arrogant, I don’t think so. I cannot be arrogant at all… I am basically a lower middle class person by heart.
I was never a worker. And that’s not even being arrogant. I was just never a worker.
The eyes of a poet discover in each person a unique and irreplaceable humanity. While arrogant intellect seeks to control and manipulate the world, the poetic spirit bows with reverence before its mysteries.
We were kind of arrogant when we started and became really humbled as we were doing architecture. It’s really hard to work with budgets and deadlines and all of these collaborators and all of these voices and special interests.
It would seem staggeringly arrogant to think we were the only ones in the universe, but at the same time, I don’t know if contact has been made yet or not because you think something like that would be hard to cover up. I’m still on the fence. I keep an open mind about all of these things.
Dean Haglund
The liberal vision of America is that it should be less arrogant, less unilateral, more internationalist. In Obama‘s view, America would subsume itself under a fuzzy internationalism in which the international community, which I think is a fiction, governs itself through the U.N.
Negroes’ problem is that they do not have their egos. That’s why our churches end up having a white service, because our preacher is not arrogant enough to take God‘s word, so he have to go and get some white fellow‘s agenda and put it in his church.
We have to learn from our mistakes. But it’s part of my game; I won’t be arrogant of saying that I will keep doing this. We have to learn from our mistakes.
It would be arrogant of us for me to say everything at McDonald‘s is perfect.
Charlie Bell
McGeorge Bundy was a brilliant man who’d had a meteoric academic career and was the youngest man ever to be dean of the Harvard faculty. But he was also arrogant and looked upon all sorts of people and politicians as not to be taken all that seriously.
I would definitely look for someone who is really honest and a very confident guy, but not arrogant and definitely someone who makes me laugh.
If you request for a little time to fulfill a commitment, you’re accused of being arrogant. I repeat, I’ve achieved nothing to be arrogant about.
Trump represented a movement of dissatisfaction, the dissent, unhappiness, division cultivated by years of identity politics and the bullying of arrogant, insufferable, intolerant social justice warriors who used the last two terms to punish anyone who reminded them of Daddy.
Pride is an independent, me-oriented spirit. It makes people arrogant, rude and hard to get along with. When our heart is prideful, we don’t give God the credit and we mistreat people, looking down on them and thinking we deserve what we have.
The arrogant view that young people don’t count because they don’t vote has thankfully been smashed for ever.
I want to give haute couture a kind of wink, a sense of humour – to introduce the whole sense of freedom one sees in the street into high fashion; to give couture the same provocative and arrogant look as punk – but, of course, with luxury and dignity and style.
The court today, just as in 1776, is deaf to the voices of the people and their repeated entreaties: they have become arrogant, contemptuous, highhanded, and literal despots.
A conductor can’t be too arrogant with an orchestra and try to impose himself too much.
I’ve always been cast in authority roles; I think because I have that presence… Comedically, I can play against that pretty well. I enjoy playing that arrogant ignorance. That’s one of my favorite games to play in comedy.
When people talk about my business, my life, I’m really private. Maybe someone thinks I’m arrogant or something, but it’s just me.
If anyone gets arrogant about their religion, that’s when the religion isn’t effective anymore. Any decent religion or any decent philosophy is always about tolerance and individual freedom, not about harm.
Even on the stage, I’ve played a bit of a persona, and the persona I played was a much brasher, more arrogant, less aware, less educated version of me.
I like having conversations: you learn a lot about how other people think. If I’m myself and confident, I don’t get nervous easily. I try not to make other people uncomfortable – I think that’s a very arrogant thing to do.
The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don’t think it’s arrogance but a certain authenticity.
Some people feel like I’m arrogant. It’s unfortunate, because people don’t know my heart.
A lot of people think I’m cocky or arrogant but I’m really just chill and cool and humble.
Clearly, the Scripture tells us that we lack the capacity to grasp God’s infinite mind or the way He intervenes in our lives. How arrogant of us to think otherwise! Trying to analyze His omnipotence is like an amoeba attempting to comprehend the behavior of man.
God’s love is so great that He loves even the proud, the selfish, the arrogant, and the wicked.
Selfish, arrogant people drive me crazy.
I try to be careful about wording. One of the things I’ve tried to combat in my blog is the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.
I love Washington, D.C.; I love this country, but I think over the last hundred years we’ve built up would I call an arrogant empire: people who think the rest of us are too stupid to make our own decisions.
Banks were already seen as greedy and arrogant. They have now reached the depths of humiliation in the wake of the LIBOR manipulation, PPI mis-selling, and bank swaps mis-selling.
I believe that the American administration of Iraq has been arrogant, has pursued policies that are illegal in international law and has been ignorant and incompetent. I said this very forthrightly to the senators.
Juan Cole
I’m not intelligent. I’m not arrogant. I’m just like the people who read my books. I used to have a jazz club, and I made the cocktails and I made the sandwiches. I didn’t want to become a writer – it just happened.
A lot of people had misconceptions that I throw tantrums and am very arrogant, and I knew ‘Bigg Boss’ will change that. You cannot pretend for 105 days in front of more than 100 cameras. I know myself, and I was confident that the world will also get to know and understand me through this show.
I was trying to be very at ease in this arrogant person, and very worldly, but something human came into the part. I hate to say that. I wanted to be totally worldly.
Leslie Caron
The funniest thing happened in one of my first scenes. In the beginning Emma was really arrogant and punk and in every scene she would slam the door when she walked in or out.
Dannii Minogue
Without wishing to sound arrogant, when I was younger, I used to win every single martial arts tournament I ever entered. I used to enter the under 14s and under 16s, win both gold medals in those, and then go in the men’s tournament just for experience, and end up getting a silver medal.
Things can change only through strong personalities. I am not very good at supporting ignorance and mediocrity, so maybe this leads to arrogant gestures and arrogant responses. So, nobody‘s perfect.
Edi Rama
Some people call me arrogant and boo me but I love it, because at least they’re buying tickets. Meanwhile, other people are thinking, ‘wow, this guy’s different, I’ll come and see him again.’
In the cycling world I am… okay, it sounds arrogant, but I am pretty high up. And I am a good athlete. But it is not recognised in Ireland.
Sam Bennett
Brian Cox is the nicest guy, but he’s so arrogant.
I’ve always thought that we, as human beings, would be naive and arrogant to pretend that we’re the only life form in the galaxy.
Jonathan Frakes
I notice that I’m full of myself, and I am arrogant to some degree, but it’s honestly only when it comes to talking about MMA.
I dislike arrogant men and diva behavior in either gender.
There’s so much that goes into a film that I feel like it’s a bit arrogant to say, ‘Oh, I never watch my own movies.’ Well, it’s not just you. There’s a whole host of other people. So much skill goes into it. But I would say it does take a couple times seeing it to get a level of perspective.
We’re not arrogant, we just believe we’re the best band in the world.
I remember my first meeting with Alastair Cook clearly. The entire Lancashire side, some of them pretty mild-mannered, really laid into him. He’d just scored a double-hundred for Essex against Australia in a warm-up match before the 2005 Ashes. For some reason, we all assumed he must be really arrogant.
I tend to be more arrogant on stage. Far more ignorant. I sometimes say what I think and sometimes say the opposite of what I think and the lines get blurred, but I can only hope that some kind of absolute power transcends.
We Bengalis are querulous, arrogant, oversensitive and far, far too emotional. We cry too often and laugh too hard. We wave our passions like bright flags. Calcutta is our city.
If I see someone that’s too arrogant, that’s not how I was raised.
For one thing, you need a lot of self-confidence to be on the top of your field. There are times probably where I appear to be over-confident or arrogant. It’s really in the eye of the beholder.
When I tell people I work to stop hazing in high schools I am almost always met with shocked expressions. ‘High school? Really? I thought that was something that only arrogant frat guys do in college.’ But it’s true – as long as I have worked on preventing bullying in high schools, I have worked to prevent hazing.
If someone asks a stupid question, you can only give a stupid answer or appear arrogant.
I am arrogant enough to know that I am a good actor and people will like me for my work.
For years, I didn’t give interviews because I was scared of people judging me or thinking I was arrogant.
Pete Rose is the most likable arrogant person I’ve ever met.
Mike Schmidt
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 that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
The thing with me is that I’m quite arrogant.
They’re very nationalistic the French – or they used to be. Very insular. Pretty arrogant.
Arthur Boyd
Black people, too, are capable of being culturally arrogant.
That’s why I don’t understand why actors become arrogant and are completely unapproachable – because as an actor, the most valuable thing you can do is talk to people and hear their stories, because it’ll all come in handy.
I was a philosophy major as an undergraduate, and I’m just an arrogant little thing. It’s hard for me to admit that I can’t understand something, let alone not be in charge of it.
I was a solipsist and a narcissist and much too arrogant. I have a lot more compassion now, but it took a long time.
Andrew Sarris
When you’re in college, you meet somebody that you think is a little bit arrogant and cocky, and you don’t like them because they have this attitude about them that seems grating, and then you realize that they have their issues and this whole other side going on.
I don’t expect people to get me. That would be quite arrogant. I think there are a lot of people out there in the world that nobody gets.
It would be arrogant to come to music only thinking about success.
There has been this slightly naive and perhaps arrogant view that technology can completely reinvent the political system and the way that government and politics works, which is ridiculous.
I don’t pay much attention to career or what other people think. I’ve always been quite arrogant.
The second you think that all your good fortune is a product of your virtue, you become highly judgmental, lacking empathy, totally without self-awareness, arrogant, stupid – I mean, all the stuff that our ruling class is.
Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.
Some say I’m arrogant, some say I’m deluded.
To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood.
I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people.
Designers have been uncreative and very arrogant. They need to listen to people. People have always wanted more exciting, interesting design, but we designers didn’t see it.
I have always been an arrogant man.
I was spoiled and I was arrogant. I was very demanding, had an overblown image of who I was and got a reputation for being difficult. And rightfully so.
I’ll tell you one thing about me: I’m very private. I always have been private. People think I’m callous, arrogant. I didn’t like the media attention.
I certainly had an arrogant streak. And I certainly was defensive in certain cases. Maybe I’m still arrogant, but I try not to be.
The public‘s got it right, a lot of NBA stars are arrogant and like to spend lots of money and have lots of girlfriends and all that.
Andrew Bogut
I would really love to work with Paul McCartney. Isn’t that arrogant?
I actually studied literature and philosophy. So, when I started making films, I didn’t really know what I was doing, and I was too proud and arrogant to learn.
All over the U.S. there are people whose lives are being destroyed for lack of proper health care provision, and there is no sight more odious than the rich, powerful and arrogant trying to keep it that way.
Being British, I don’t want to be all paranoid and arrogant and think people are looking at me because, really, I’m nothing.
The reason I’m uncomfortable with celebrity and don’t care about it is that none of that matters. I think that’s why people attack me and think I’m arrogant. I’ve never felt the need to justify myself. If I make good music, that music will do the job for me, even when I’m dead and gone.
YouTube was really good for building a kind of core, loyal fanbase. I didn’t want to be a YouTube artist as such. I mean, there are people who are able to release albums and live off YouTube, but I felt – and not in an arrogant way – that I could be commercial and credible if I really put my mind to it.
When you’re young and arrogant and cocky and feel you’re invincible, you say a lot of mean things to a lot of people because you think you’re better, you don’t need to deal with people.
I enjoyed 13 successful seasons at Anfield, becoming the most decorated goalkeeper in league history. But I believe the match-fixing scandal arose because the press did not like this person they perceived as arrogant and who had a reputation for clowning around in games. Goalkeepers aren’t supposed to do that.
Proficiency in a craft is essential to every artist. Therein lies the prime source of creative imagination. Let us then create a new guild of craftsmen without the class distinctions that raise an arrogant barrier between craftsman and artist!
I like people who are passionate, who have persevered, and who are clearly humble and not arrogant.
I’m not being arrogant or blase, but I got a bigger buzz sitting opposite JeanBernard Delmas over lunch at Chateau Haut-Brion than I did from interviewing Elton John, Liza Minelli or Whitney Houston.
I guess I’m reasonably confident in all honesty. But I definitely don’t think I’m arrogant. I’m pretty down to earth, I mean I’m genuinely down to earth.
My advice to women in general: Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want – and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.
It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think that you can ever outwit your audience.
You have an expansionist Islam and you have an expansionist China. Right? They are motivated. They’re arrogant. They’re on the march. And they think the Judeo-Christian West is on the retreat.
The attempts to command the climate and decide about the temperature on our planet are wrong and arrogant. I wrote a book about it which was published in English under the titleBlue Planet in Green Shackles.’
To me, spending millions of dollars recreating the world’s sadness with actors and props and sets – it seems like a kind of arrogant waste of money… Unless, that is, it’s a film about an historical event.
I’m sorry to say it, but we have to be more arrogant and more streetwise because we are coming up against some great teams who have that streetwise mentality. They bring their play into it: you do what you have to do to win a game. Simple as that. Be streetwise and clever.
My story was that I was egotistical, arrogant, and an absolute jerk to everyone who brags about everything – and I will – but I’ve been very fortunate to take everything and learn from it.
I am a little – I won’t say arrogant – self-assured.
Of course people think Washington is arrogant. It is.
We want to believe that we’re invulnerable, and that people who get tricked deserve it. Well, they don’t. And someday the arrogant types who mock the gullible are likely to get their turn to wear the dunce cap.
I know – without sounding arrogant – that I could’ve played at Real Madrid… but I didn’t work hard enough for that.
If architects weren’t arrogant, they wouldn’t be architects. I don’t know a modest good architect.
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.
To be a tennis champion, you have to be inflexible. You have to be stubborn. You have to be arrogant. You have to be selfish and self-absorbed. Kind of tunnel vision almost.
In the post-Watergate atmosphere of 1975 and 1976, the just-plain-folks personalities of both Ford and Carter seemed the perfect antidote to Nixon‘s arrogant, isolated presidency. But as alert history-minded readers know, Ford and Carter were both rebuffed by voters in their efforts to hold on to the presidency.
Walmart is not arrogant. We could go away at any minute. I think most of us act that way every day. If you’re not willing to fail – and we are failing at some things – you’re going to go away.
It’s a mistake for Hollywood to impose themselves on the gaming space. Not only is it arrogant, but it hasn’t really worked.
I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I’m not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure.
You going to call me arrogant for believing in myself? Come on! It’s a competitive sport. Rappin’ is the closest thing to boxing. Jay-Z said that. You gotta fight every day.
I don’t think I’ve become arrogant. I’m pretty much the same person. I think the world has changed. I think I’m pretty consistent. Because you stick to what you believe does not make you arrogant.
God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.
I know this sounds arrogant or cocky or like I’m selling myself, but even on the court now, I don’t think anybody can stop me. I just have that much confidence.
I think I have the right balance of believing in my own ability and having that confidence on the pitch: people watching you thinking, ‘He knows he’s a good player,’ but without taking it to that level where it’s, ‘He’s an arrogant so-and-so.’
Sometimes I may be totally arrogant, sometimes I may totally be the most humble guy you’ve ever met, sometimes I may be in between. But that’s life. Who isn’t like that? What’s the big deal if I had an arrogant moment.
Americans, apparently, either do nothing about the world’s problems, in which case they are ignorant and isolationist, selfish and gutless, or they try to do something about the world’s problems, in which case they are arrogant and naive, greedy and bullying.
He is not in the least arrogant. The last album was written in a room in Sussex. He was like a mad professor, spending all day writing and then coming out with brilliant tunes.
We were young, we were foolish, we were arrogant, but we were right.
Abbie Hoffman
I just find anyone who’s arrogant and pompous is always the funniest for me.
Restoring‘ is a very arrogant concept. If you’re taking a house from 1812, do you restore it to how it looked the day after it was built, or restore it to the way it looked in 1828, or the way it looked in 1872? Do the minimum to stop it from falling apart, and then get away.
Bronson Pinchot
People say I’m arrogant or cocky. You know what it is? I feel that I have a good chance to win ball games.
It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities, it’s an irresponsible government that fails to choose.
It sounds cliched, but superheroes can be lonely, vain, arrogant and proud. Often they overcome these human frailties for the greater good.
I can be arrogant, I can be insufferable.
I’ve heard people say South Africans are arrogant, that they act no differently from their colonial masters. That needs to change. It’s in your business interest as an entrepreneur to form meaningful partnerships. That’s how you do well for your shareholders.
Patrice Motsepe
It’s human nature to want to help and soothe and save with your love, but it’s also arrogant.
It would be completely wrong and arrogant of me to say that this is what I am, an inspiration to others. During the course of my recovery, I bumped into people with amazing stories, far more amazing than mine.
I went through life like an idiot for a great deal of the time, saying there’s nothing I would change. That was a very arrogant thing to say. There’s a lot I would change. There are people I would have steered clear of.
Hugh Leonard
That’s the poisoned chalice: when you’re shy, people assume you’re arrogant.
There is no ‘ultimate goal of therapy.’ Thinking there is some ultimate or universal goal of therapy is one of the most fundamental errors of our field. To me, that concept is rather arrogant, as if therapists were some kind of spiritual experts who knew what human beings are supposed to be like.
Showrunning is an arrogant job. You have to be arrogant and hold yourself strong in order for people to hear you. Confidence partners with arrogance. The only person you have to trust is yourself. The only instinct you can trust is your own.
Without being arrogant, I think I have proved I am one of the best defenders in the world.
Money changes people. It all seemed too big and arrogant to me I didn’t feel like a member of the group. Everybody was fighting.
The intellectual bourgeois of the old Empire – tepid and unimaginative, mentally slow, arrogant, and incorrectly trained – has proven his incapacity to be the bearer of German culture. His benumbed world is now toppled, its spirit is overthrown, and is in the midst of being recast into a new mold.
I’ve always been very honest about what’s good and bad in my writing. That honesty might have made me sound arrogant sometimes, when I was talking about work I thought was good.
I wanted to do it my way with my career, and I had this arrogant notion that people weren’t just interested in my music but me as a person. That was my bit of arrogance, I guess. That’s something I learned from Madonna. I was a fan right from the first time I heard ‘Holiday.’
What I would say to filmmakers, if I may be so bold or so arrogant, is to draw inspiration from other filmmakers, but go to the place in your own gut where everything is nothing. That’s a very Zen thing to say, but that place of nothing is where real creativity comes out of.
For clothes, I like Anna on Regent’s Park Road. Anna Park, who owns it, has an amazing eye for fresh, exciting clothes. I also love Arrogant Cat on Kensington Church Street. Space NK on Duke of York Square for exciting potions. I think I stretch the term ‘tester’ way beyond its boundaries.
Sophie Winkleman
There’s nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth, and there’s nothing other than machinery that can replace youth.
Elliott Gould
We can barely deal with men who set their own rules; to ask us to accept a woman who is individualistic, passionate, beautiful and yes, possibly annoyingly arrogant, makes us just a little nervous.
Like any other actor, I want to work with good directors, and I always look for good scripts. I’ve had to say no to some people; I suspect that’s the reason I’m called arrogant.
Bad religion is arrogant, self-righteous, dogmatic and intolerant. And so is bad science. But unlike religious fundamentalists, scientific fundamentalists do not realize that their opinions are based on faith. They think they know the truth.
I never went to university. I’m self-educated. I didn’t go because I was too impatient, too arrogant.
The routines of any ethnic comicEddie Murphy or George Lopez, for example – would not work if they were performed by anybody outside the group. The same routines would become arrogant and racist.
Bryan Fogel
Starting off, I was pretty arrogant. They handed an 18-year-old the keys to a D1 FBS-contending university. I blew up a little bit, said some things I didn’t mean, and that follows you. You get one chance to make a first impression. I made the wrong one.
There are players who are arrogant, and players who probably need more self-confidence. But if you get the balance right, you can get the best out of yourself.
Todd Cantwell
Some people say I’m arrogant or cocky but I’m a down to earth, decent guy.
I’m an ambitious person. I never consider myself in competition with anyone, and I’m not saying that from an arrogant standpoint, it’s just that my journey started so, so long ago, and I’m still on it and I won’t stand still.
I am not arrogant but yes I am rude.
The thing is, all the time I press my radio button, it is broadcast, and sometimes it sounds a bit arrogant – especially the ‘I’m not here to finish fourth‘ – and that is just what comes up in my mind.
I will say – and not to sound arrogant – people would have been upset if I failed my cash-in. Yeah, it would not have been a good move. I didn’t really think that was going to happen, but you never know. It’s always a possibility.
I’d say I’m a bit antimadridista although I do not know where my future will be, but it’s a team that I never liked. I get the impression that it is an arrogant club, about how the players are. Without humility, you cannot get anywhere.
I can legitimately say without being arrogant that there’s probably a stretch where I was one of the better teachers of improv in the country.
If you have parents who can’t show you love, a kid can grow up to look arrogant. Because they need to create a fake self. Or they think they’re more powerful than they really are.
I’m not cocky. I’m not arrogant. I know my value.
I’ve always been the same since I was a kid, maybe it was the way I was brought up, but I’ve never liked arrogant people.
In the bad old days, captains were not good leaders. They didn’t build teams; they were arrogant and autocratic.
The fact is that everything I’ve done, no one else could do. I don’t want to be cocky or arrogant or think I’m the best, but what I’ve tried to do all those years was to show I was different from the others. And that’s not my opinion, but everyone’s.
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.
I was 17, on TV, and kind of thought, ‘I’m awesome. Why don’t you treat me like an adult?’ I was arrogant.
I’ve learned that if one is arrogant and if something bad happens to him, people won’t want him to succeed. They will make more of an effort to bring him down.
Please don’t call me arrogant, but I’m European champion and I think I’m a special one.
To say you want to be a director is to risk sounding obnoxious, pretentious, arrogant, and I think women are more fearful of sounding that way than men are.
I don’t mean to be arrogant and I really appreciate my fans but talking about what I am doing is not something I’m good at. I do what I do and that’s it. I want to get back to my work and do more of it instead of talking about it.
There is nothing that makes me more falsely arrogant, like, wanting to defend myself, than a TSA agent.
Honestly, I was a little bit arrogant because I came in and thought it was going to be easy and that I’d be on television in a year, no problem. Then you realize how many different things it takes to become a successful superstar, and it really is a rude awakening.
I think the sexiest thing about a woman is confidence, but confidence in a humble way, not in an arrogant way. Sense of humor is definitely important. And sunglasses always hide a multitude of sins. Sunglasses and a great pair of heels can turn most outfits around.
I love the character of Jaime Lannister. He’s just so complex – a character that we love to hate – but it’s a lot more complex than hatred. It starts off, and he seems so arrogant and so smug.
Some people were arrogant jerks when they made $50,000 and some are arrogant jerks making $25 million. People are people, but 95 percent of NFL players are great guys.
You have to know when to be arrogant. You have to when to be humble. You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.
As an architect, you cannot be so arrogant as to say you are 100% sure about what you do.
I was an arrogant man. I not only thought I could manage my life without help, I wanted it that way. I had best-selling books and a TV show and movie contracts; I felt invincible, secure in the thought that everything was my doing. And then, like all arrogant men, I came to stumble.
There are more pompous, arrogant, self-centered, mediocre-type people running corporate America who should be sent out on some postal route delivering mail.
I always believe in pants. You can play with your legs, your attitude, with pants. It’s much more funny. It’s much more sophisticated. It’s much more arrogant, like a man with feminine attitude. I love pants.
I don’t mind rude people. I want people that I can make money with, so if their executional abilities are good, and they’re arrogant and rude, I don’t care.
How arrogant – how very far from humility – would be the self-satisfied, smug assurance that God, a tidy-up-after-us God will come and clean up our mess? Hope for a nanny God, who will with a miracle grant us amnesty from our folly – that’s not aligned with either history or the text of the Bible.
I was a controversial figure on my reservation when I was a kid. I was mouthy and opinionated and arrogant. Nothing has changed.
I read all the time that people think I’m arrogant. They say I am cocky, a bad character. I had that from a young age. But when they meet me, they say, ‘That image doesn’t fit you.’
I take offence if I’m called arrogant, because I’ve been brought up in a family that does not endorse arrogance.
You know what, lots of people are bothered by how I am. They think I’m arrogant! That is the way I am – I’m a very happy man and I love to make people happy.
I am trying to give whatever little fans I have as much information as they want from me. I don’t want to come across as arrogant or mean by not telling or giving them what them I want. These are the people who make you a star.
I am, of course, directly descended from Brian Boru, the last king of Ireland, a fact certified by my mother and therefore beyond dispute. But as everybody else with a drop of Irish blood in his carcass is also a guaranteed descendant of the old billy goat, I am not overly arrogant because of this royal strain.
You know how arrogant the French are – extraordinary.