Nothing in the world is more haughty than a man of moderate capacity when once raised to power.
When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.
For all his learning or sophistication, man still instinctively reaches towards that force beyond. Only arrogance can deny its existence, and the denial falters in the face of evidence on every hand.
The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny
...the image of the Lord had been replaced by a mirror.
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Arrogance diminishes wisdom
Everything I do, I feel is genius. Whether it is or it isn't.
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
This is an impressive crowd: the Have's and Have-more's. Some people call you the elites. I call you my base.
It's only arrogance if you're wrong
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