Quotes of Bragging

“ I'm not bragging but my movies have grossed well over a billion dollars. ”

- Steve Guttenberg

“ If you done it, it ain't bragging. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ I think (area residents) like the bragging rights of it. ”

- Steve Allen

“ There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. ”

- Johnny Unitas

“ Every other enjoyment malice may destroy; every other panegyric envy may withhold; but no human power can deprive the boaster of his own encomiums. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Bragging is not an attractive trait, but let's be honest. A man who catches a big fish doesn't go home through an alley. ”

- Ann Landers

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

- Henry David Thoreau

“ There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

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

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Rap goes from the egomaniac/player-type bragging to trying to bring awareness to issues. Then it swings back into a gangsta mode. ”

- Ice Cube

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

- Muhammad Ali

“ The deepest thing in any one is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ You would be better off in exile than priding yourself on be like everyone else. ”

- George Weinberg

“ It ain't bragging if you can do it. ”

- Dizzy Dean

“ But when I came, alas, to wive, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, By swaggering could I never thrive, For the rain it raineth every day. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ It's the world bragging rights. And I'm proud to represent Team USA. ”

- Johnny Damon

“ It's about bragging rights for a year. We're both sister schools so we know that's what it all boils down to. Coach and I are real good friends. There's no animosity or anything like that. ”

- Ken Jennings

“ The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a pirate. ”

- Bern Williams

“ The swaggering underemphasis of New England. ”

- Heywood Broun

“ We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ The really tough thing about humility is you can't brag about it. ”

- Gene Brown

“ Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado. ”

- Menander

“ You have to do a little bragging on yourself even to your relatives-man doesn't get anywhere without advertising. ”

- John Nance Garner

“ For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues. ”

- Sophocles

“ When boasting ends, there dignity begins. ”

- Young

“ When boasting ends, there dignity begins. ”

- Unknown

“ Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting. ”

- Emmet Fox

“ Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting. ”

- Dr. Emmit Fox
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