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Definition of Arrogance

Arrogance

  1. The act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or which exalts the worth or importance of the person to an undue degree; proud contempt of others; lordliness; haughtiness; self-assumption; presumption.

Arrogance Quotations

Humility is the true key to success. Successful people lose their way at times. They often embrace and overindulge from the fruits of success. Humility halts this arrogance and self-indulging trap. Humble people share the credit and wealth, remaining focused and hungry to continue the journey of success.
Rick Pitino

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.
John C. Maxwell

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
Sun Tzu

When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
John F. Kennedy

Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.
Chris Lowe
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Arrogance Translations

arrogance in Dutch is arrogantie, aanmatiging
arrogance in Italian is arroganza, alterigia
arrogance in Latin is flatus, superbia
arrogance in Norwegian is hovmod
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