Boasting Quotes

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John Steinbeck
“Perhaps the less we have, the more we are required to brag.”
John Steinbeck, East of Eden

James Patterson
“They call me, The Sharkalator”
James Patterson

People who boast about their I.Q. are losers.
“People who boast about their I.Q. are losers.”
Stephen Hawking

Jane Austen
“If I had ever learnt, I should have been a great proficient.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Donna Lynn Hope
“The most beautiful women I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It's a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Donna Lynn Hope
“How different would people act if they couldn't show off on social media? Would they still do it?”
Donna Lynn Hope

Toba Beta
“When heard someone's boasting,
I could smell shit of bull from afar.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Richelle E. Goodrich
“A session of boasting won't attract any real friends.  It will set you up on a pedestal, however, making you a clearer target.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

T.F. Hodge
“Bravado may stir the crowd, but courage needs no audience.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

“The truest human is the one whose conduct proceeds from goodwill and an acute sense of propriety, and whose self control is equal to all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority or deformity; who is himself humbled if necessity compels him to humble another; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or boast of his own possessions or achievements; who speaks with frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed follows his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others rather than his own; and who appears well in any company, a man with whom honor is sacred and virtue safe.”
Markesa Yeager

Charles Martin
“He thinks the sun comes up just to hear him crow.”
Charles Martin, Chasing Fireflies: A Novel of Discovery

Ferdinand Foch
“None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.”
Ferdinand Foch

Criss Jami
“After awhile you realize that putting your actions where your mouth is makes you less likely to have to put your money where your mouth is.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Willy Russell
“I'm not sayin' she's a bragger, but if you've been to Paradise, she's got a season ticket.”
Willy Russell, Shirley Valentine

William Shakespeare
“By heaven, I'll make a ghost of him that lets me.”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

M. Ageyev
“To begin with, I had never done any good deeds; besides, even if I had simply fabricated a few, I would not have enjoyed going on about them.”
M. Ageyev, Novel with Cocaine

“Narcissistic pleasure seekers routinely avoid developing the humility required to manufacture a life of full measure. Shallow persons such as me hide their insecurities behind a false persona of bravado, boasting of their inconsequential deeds, pyrrhic victories, and adamant refusals to tackle any task that they fear.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Amit Kalantri
“Arrogant men with knowledge make more noise from their mouth than making a sense from their mind.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Passion makes you good, but pride stops you to get better.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Erin Bow
“Taggle, meanwhile, made himself popular, killing rats and bringing a rabbit into camp every evening, preening in the praise - silently, thank god, though at night, he recounted choice bits to Kate: "Rye Baro says I am a princeling; he split the leg bone for me so that I could eat the marrow. They love me. And I'm sure they'll keep you, too."
Mira, she thought, and treasured it each time she heard it, They must keep me. Family.”
Erin Bow, Plain Kate

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“How often have I painted a splendid picture of a journey marked by courageous ascents and daring desert crossings when all along all I’ve really been doing is running?”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Alexander McCall Smith
“What do the Texans say? All hat, no cattle.”
Alexander McCall Smith, The Revolving Door of Life

Joyce Rachelle
“Some things sound better if they don't come from you.”
Joyce Rachelle

Joyce Rachelle
“Much of someone's real character lies in what they don't say about themselves.”
Joyce Rachelle

Dejan Stojanovic
“There are literary works that speak for themselves and there are writers who boast through work.”
Dejan Stojanovic, Serbian Satire and Aphorisms

Dariush Youkhaneh
“Your boast does not take you in any place , But your love, YES.”
Dariush Youkhaneh, Serving the living God

Rick Riordan
“So…we’ll start by boasting, will we? Just like old times! Very well, demigod.”
Rick Riordan, The Lost Hero

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I can arrogantly brag that the doors I choose in life open wide and grant me unobstructed passage. But the widest doors tend to lead to the worst places.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Ana Claudia Antunes
“It's so torturously true that wealthy does rhyme with healthy and yet poor does not mean to pour! If by showing off you look more like a dumb, being smart doesn't bring any luck if you are about to become a boasting bastard Try to strangle a stolen stone in the middle of a world so wrong or perpetrate a pearly trait in no more than a perishing fate and all your brightness goes down the drain.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

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