Quotes of Brag

“ It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church. ”

- Matthew

“ A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he'll never crow. I have seen the light and I'm crowing. ”

- Muhammad Ali

“ The worst use that can be made of success is to boast of it. ”

- Arthur Helps

“ And the king of Israel answered and said, Tell him, Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off. ”

- Bible

“ If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it; at any rate, brag. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ At first cock-crow the ghosts must go Back to their quiet graves below. ”

- Theodosia Garrison

“ Each man is good in His sight. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows. ”

- Sitting Bull

“ There is many a young cockerel that will stand upon a dunghill and crow about his father, by way of making his own plumage to shine. ”

- Elizabeth Gaskell

“ She understood how much louder a cock can crow in his own farmyard than elsewhere. ”

- Anthony Trollope

“ A three-year diet of rubber chicken and occasional crow. ”

- Charles Krauthammer

“ As the many-winter'd crow that leads the clanging rookery home. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ When you realize you've made a mistake, make amends immediately. It's easier to eat crow while it's still warm. ”

- Dan Heist

“ Boast not of what thou would'st have done, but do. ”

- John Milton

“ My gran'ther's rule was safer 'n 't is to crow: Don't never prophesy — onless ye know. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ 'Tis the ignorant who boast. ”

- Carmen Sylva

“ Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together. ”

- John Webster

“ To chronicle the wars of kites and crows, fighting in the air. ”

- John Milton

“ It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself. ”

- Oliver Cromwell

“ It is not necessary for eagles to be crows. ”

- Sitting Bull

“ Many gloat over their own troubles. ”

- Mason Cooley

“ It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church. ”

- Mathew Henry

“ He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow. ”

- George Eliot

“ An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished. ”

- Bible

“ It's not bragging if you can back it up. ”

- Muhammad Ali

“ If men menstruated, they would brag about how much and for how long. ”

- Gloria Steinem

“ I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself. ”

- Henry David Thoreau
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