There are two kinds of pride, both good and bad. Good pride represents our dignity and self-respect. Bad pride is the deadly sin of superiority that reeks of conceit and arrogance.
By: John C. Maxwell
When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of mans concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
By: John F. Kennedy
Im in favour of religion as a tamer of arrogance. For a Greek Orthodox, the idea of God as creator outside the human is not God in Gods terms. My God isnt the God of George Bush.
By: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall.
By: Taylor Caldwell
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.
By: Friedrich Nietzsche
Riches are apt to betray a man into arrogance.
By: Joseph Addison
We had every problems starting a big top could have. The tent fell down on the first day. We had problems getting people into the shows. It was only with the courage and arrogance of youth that we survived.
By: Guy Laliberte
In life, as on the stage, it's not who I am but what I do that's the measure of my worth and the secret of my success. All the rest is showiness, arrogance and conceit.
By: Stella Adler
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Arrogance is truly the child of impiety, but from health of soul comes happiness, dear to all, much prayed for.
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
By: Marya Mannes
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
By: Barbra Streisand
[F]rank knew he was guilty of arrogance and misanthropy, but he compensated by being kind to strangers and tipping really well at restaurants.
By: Sherman Alexie
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