Bragging Quotes

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Criss Jami
“The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.”
Criss Jami

J.K. Rowling
“I can teach you how to bottle fame, brew glory, even put a stopper on death.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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

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

William Shakespeare
“Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found an ass.”
William Shakespeare, The Complete Works

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

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"

Donald J. Trump
“I know words. I have the best words.”
Donald Trump

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

Cassandra Clare
“You must be Magnus Bane,” the blonde said. “I’ve heard a lot about you from Simon.”

“I can’t blame him for bragging,” said Magnus.”
Cassandra Clare, Born to Endless Night

Donna Lynn Hope
“If you have to boast about what you do for a living to attract attention, attraction or approval, then you’re seeking the wrong kind of people for it has nothing to do with who you are and everything to do with what you do. Is that the kind of people you want? The ones who are more attracted to your status than you?”
Donna Lynn Hope

Dr. Seuss
“And I saw on this hill, since my eyesight's so keen, the two biggest fools that have ever been seen! And the fools that I saw were none other than you, who seem to have nothing else better to do than sit here and argue who's better than who!”
Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle and other Stories-Bartholomew and the Oobleck

Israelmore Ayivor
“Leaders don't climb hills of success with shoes of pride. They are slippery enough to bring a person down to the valley.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Ladder

Criss Jami
“Hopefully, when your actions and deeds - and therefore other people - boast for you, you're made tired of hearing it, too, from your own mouth because if not, all could lose sight of those actions and deeds behind the gong of your boasting.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Lukasz Laniecki
“If parents want “success stories” to share at gatherings they should provide themselves with those, and they should not use their children for that purpose.”
Lukasz Laniecki, You Have The Right Not To Make Your Parents Proud. A Book Of Quotes

“A good deed is not a good deed if you brag about it”
Jeffrey Bernardo Copiaco

Jen Mann
“One of these days I’m going to be surrounded by so many young gifted athletes. There must be something in the water, because everyone’s kid is a prodigy of some kind, except for mine. Gomer is a bit of a lumberer on the soccer field, and when Adolpha practices her ballet, she has the grace of a baby giraffe. They’re so like their mother. I couldn’t be prouder of my little underachievers.”
Jen Mann, People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges

Criss Jami
“False humility is quite like the worst of both worlds: both that of Meekness and that of Conceit.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Gaston Leroux
“While there are things about which one does not boast, there are others for which to be pitied would be all too humiliating.”
Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera

Loren Weisman
“It’s not about the amount of time you put in, it is the way you spend the time on the work you need to get done. Saying that you worked ten hours on something that went nowhere is not really anything to brag about.”
Loren Weisman, The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business: The “Who, What, When, Where, Why & How” of the Steps that Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

Carlos Wallace
“When you flaunt your success, you're setting yourself up for ridicule. Things can always go wrong. Your career stalls, fancy cars get repossessed, you lose your home. Unfortunate events magnified by your shameless boasting. Nothing in life is foolproof. The only thing bragging will accomplish is prove you're the fool.”
Carlos Wallace

“It continues to impress me how fluently Americans, even immigrants like her, speak of their achievements.”
Olivia Sudjic, Sympathy

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“We do not brag about ancestors that were not great”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

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

Harold Holzer
“Lincoln jibed that a general INVADED Canada without resistance and out-vaded it without pursuit.”
Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“Charity: begins at home and remains there. When it goes out, it's because it wants to brag about itself”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

“I have so many goodreads friends. Like 7, I think.”
Brodie Cameron

Jessica Hagy
“Your greatest accomplishments, no matter how impressive you think them to be, are some else's worst nightmare. Your most prized possession is another man's disgusting chunk of trash. Be careful what you brag about.”
Jessica Hagy, How to Be Interesting: An Instruction Manual

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some of the people who are showing off their speed are headed in the wrong direction.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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