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Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man
who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
- Sydney J. Harris

I would really love to work with Paul McCartney.
Isn't that arrogant?
- Tina Weymouth

To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle,
is a deep delight of the blood.
- George Santayana

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

 

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.
- Linda McCartney

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

If America is too arrogant, too prideful to repent,
it's not the kind of country that God wants it to be.
- Tony Campolo

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I'm not shy in the spotlight.
I might seem austere and even arrogant,
but far from it, I'm actually shy.
- Riccardo Muti

It might be arrogant to think that we're the only living
creations in all of the solar systems that there are.
Space is so vast.
- Jeri Ryan

I was introverted, shy.
But if you win a lot you need to be extroverted,
or they'll think you're arrogant.
- Alberto Tomba

No one is more arrogant toward women,
more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
- Simone de Beauvoir

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

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.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It sounds really arrogant, but my music's my favourite music ever.
I prefer it to anyone else's.
- Richard D. James

I never want to become arrogant and think I've made a flawless movie.
- Richard King

We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country,
as a united nation, has never in its entire history,
enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.
- Thabo Mbeki

Pete Rose is the most likable arrogant person I've ever met.
- Mike Schmidt

I love men.
They are intelligent and sensitive, but there's also
that hard-edged arrogant side,
which is just so attractive.
- Rachel Hunter

They're very nationalistic the French -
or they used to be.
Very insular.
Pretty arrogant.
- Arthur Boyd

The executive branch has grown too strong,
the judicial branch too arrogant and the legislative branch too stupid.
- Lyn Nofziger

There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride
in German technical and business skills.
- Douglas Hurd

It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities,
it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose.
- Tony Blair

There's nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth,
and there's nothing other than machinery that can replace youth.
- Elliott Gould

Men know everything - all of them - all the time -
no matter how stupid or inexperienced or arrogant or ignorant they are.
- Andrea Dworkin

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'm in trouble because I'm normal and slightly arrogant.
A lot of people don't like themselves and I happen
to be totally in love with myself.
- Mike Tyson

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.
- Jeff Miller

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.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

We were young, we were foolish, we were arrogant,
but we were right.
- Daniel Ellsberg

People accuse me of being arrogant all the time.
I'm not arrogant, I'm focused.
- Russell Crowe

It is extremely arrogant and very foolish to think
that you can ever outwit your audience.
- Twyla Tharp

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.
- Talib Kweli

I can come off as pretty arrogant, but it's because I know I'm right.
I'm very, very good at writing protocols.
I've accomplished more working on my own than I ever did as part of a team.
- Bram Cohen

The political lesson of Watergate is this:
Never again must America allow an arrogant,
elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the
regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
- Gerald R. Ford

I did feel Dr. Cox, the character that I was auditioning for,
was too similar to the head of the hospital.
He was too arrogant and mean.
I approached him kind of like I had a miniature Max sitting on my shoulder.
I pictured Max saying, "This guy has got to give love every once in a while.
He has to!" I knew there had to be tiny little windows of redemption.
- John C. McGinley

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.
- Harry Belafonte

We are so arrogant, we forget that we are not the reason for evolution,
we are not the point of evolution.
We are part of evolution.
Unfortunately, we believe that we've been created to dominate the planet,
to dominate nature.
Ain't true.
- Ted Danson

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

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.
- Paul Wellstone

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.
- Andrew Vachss

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

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.
- Louise Slaughter

To think that we as a publisher (i.e.
people who have never actually MADE a game) can have
a realistic impact on a project that a team of experts
is slaving away on full time for 2 years is a bit arrogant.
- Mike Wilson

I wanted to be a writer from my early teenage years,
but I never told anyone.
Writers, in my opinion, were god-like creatures,
and to say I was striving to be a writer would be incredibly arrogant.
- Tim Cahill

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.
- Henry Rollins

Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that
music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible
to the man in the street.
This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.
- Gavin Bryars

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.
- Ben Harper

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

Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached
from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak
for the poor and dispossessed,
Democrats have increasingly become the party of an
upper-middle-class professional elite,
top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers.
- Camille Paglia

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Life is change. Without change, there is no life.
Why then do we so fight against change?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

WHY do you care what THEY think?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We may have our private opinions
but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
- Friedrich Nietzsche


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