Archive for the ‘Arrogance’ Category

“It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.

—Cicero (Public Domain)

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If a man would pursue philosophy, his first task is to throw away conceit. For it is impossible for a man to begin to learn what he has a conceit that he already knows.



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No matter how wealthy you are, the one luxury you cannot afford is arrogance.

Cooperman, Leon pc Omega Advisor

—Leon Cooperman. Founder, Omega Advisors

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An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

Eisenhower, Dwight

—Dwight D. Eisenhower

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If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.


—Sun Tzu, 544 BC – 496 BC

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University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.


—Henry Kissinger

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