35 Quotes About Being Snobby


Having a feeling about yourself that you are better than another can make you be viewed differently from others. These quotes about being snobby captures the type of characteristics associated with this perception.

“Act as if you don’t know me, and i will make it seem as though you don’t exist.”

“An immense percentage of snobs, I believe, is to be found in every rank of this mortal life.”

“Dogs, the foremost snobs in creation, are quick to notice the difference between a well-clad and a disreputable stranger.”

“Even his mother, his own mother, had once accused him of being a snob.”

“He who meanly admires a mean thing is a snob–perhaps that is a safe definition of the character.”

“I am not a snob; it is simply that I am not interested with what most people have to say, or what they want to do — mostly with my time.”

“I just am a snob when it comes to humor.”

“I love informality. I hate dressing up. I hate to be conventional – and I hate every kind of snob.”

“If I’m smart as an artist, I wouldn’t be a snob and turn it down, because I’d look at it and go, this is great stuff, but I definitely do want to experiment in other genres, or make films in other genres.”

“Ignoring platforms that have gained critical mass is a great way to look slow and out-of-touch. Do not cling to nostalgia. Do not put your principles above the reality of the market. Do not be a snob.”

“I’m not a snob. Ask anybody. Well, anybody who matters.”

“I’m not a snob. I’m just better than everyone else.”

“I’m the farthest thing from a foodie or a food snob. Those people terrify me.”

“In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.”

“In poverty she is envious. In riches she may be a snob. Money does not change the sickness, only the symptoms.”

“It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.”

“Life is too short to drink bad wine.”

“My father loved all different types of music. He wasn’t a snob. He wasn’t a purist.”

“Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet – the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up.”

“Scratch a socialist and you find a snob.”

“Snobs talk as if they had begotten their own ancestors.”

“That which we call a snob by any other name would still be snobbish.”

“The arts alone give direct access to experience. To eliminate them from education – or worse, to tolerate them as cultural ornaments – is antieducational obscurantism.”

“The pure modernist is merely a snob; he cannot bear to be a month behind the fashion.”

“The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.”

“The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon.”

“There are books full of great writing that don’t have very good stories. Read sometimes for the story… don’t be like the book-snobs who won’t do that.”

“There are some people, who I’ll charitably call snobs, who are dismissive of any conversation that doesn’t begin with the full level of complexity. That’s just not how the world works.”

“Those who forgets their friends to follow those of a higher status are truly snobs.”

“True individualists tend to be quite unobservant; it is the snob, the would be sophisticate, the frightened conformist, who keeps a fascinated or worried eye on what is in the wind.”

“What happens to us all, I think, when we pick up a pen, is that we just become snobs.”

“What is a snob? A snob is anybody who takes a small part of you and uses that to come to a complete vision of who you are. That is snobbery.”

“When I was younger, I was really anti-Hollywood. Now I’m more accepting of it because I’m less of a snob.”

“When people complain of your complexity, they fail to remember that they made fun of your simplicity.”

“You must not judge hastily or vulgarly of Snobs: to do so shows that you are yourself a Snob.”

Is it possible that the way people view you is as a snob? Look internally to see if you exhibit some of the unique characteristics in your behavior.

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