Quotes About Bragging

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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

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"

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

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

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

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

Donna Lynn Hope
“Not only are the poorest people the most generous but they don't expect anything in return, least of all recognition from others by means of showing off or posting a humble brag like so many from average society do and you can identify these people through the abundance of photos they post, literally with their hands in the air, showing off what they've done for the "less fortunate." I guess they missed the part where God said to be humble and to do good works in private.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Donna Lynn Hope
“Special ops have earned the right to boast and don’t; you’re just a wannabee, which is why you do.”
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

Michael Bassey Johnson
“I am not superior than anybody, don't say i am, else i won't defend you when you get caught.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

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

James A. Owen
“It ain't bragging if you've done it. There's nothing wrong with being proud of doing something well. In fact, if you intend to do something creative for a living, it's absolutely essential.

[check for wording] Proper pride says, "I'm good at this." Improper pride says, "I'm better than you.”
James A. Owen, Drawing Out the Dragons: A Meditation on Art, Destiny, and the Power of Choice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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