The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
1913-1960 French Existential Writer
Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised.
1688-1744 British Poet Critic Translator
None are more haughty than a common place person raised to power.
Sayings of French Origin
None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves.
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
1834-1892 British Baptist Preacher
Nothing in the world is more haughty than a man of moderate capacity when once raised to power.
Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasions to change.
Wright, Frank Lloyd
1869-1959 American Architect