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