Posts Tagged ‘Arrogance’

“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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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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The chief thing for any actor to remember is that it wasn’t their brains that got them to stardom, it was only their acting.

Chaney, Lon Sr

—Lon Chaney Sr.

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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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You know, farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.

Midwestern cornfield below setting sun

—President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 25 Sep 1956

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


—Henry Kissinger

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