37 Quotes About Bragging Too Much


There are many reasons why people brag. From making others being jealous or insecure, there are many quotes about bragging too much that focus on the effects of being displeasure to others.

“A braggart is recognized by his headgear.”

“A loaded wagon makes no noise.”

“A person is bound to lose when he talks about himself; if he belittles himself, he is believed; if he praises himself, he isn’t believed.”

“Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.”

“Blow your own horn loud. If you succeed, people will forgive your noise; if you fail, they’ll forget it.”

“Bragging is an ailment, Bragging is a blight; Bragging is an attribute Of a silly wight.”

“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.”

“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.”

“Do you wish men to speak well of you? Then never speak well of yourself.”

“Don’t brag. It is not the whistle that moves the train.”

“Every man who praises himself brushes the luster from his best efforts.”

“He who is humble is confident and wise. He who brags is insecure and lacking.”

“He who truly knows has no occasion to shout.”

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

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

“If you done it, it ain’t bragging.”

“It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.”

“It isn’t what a man knows, but what he thinks he knows that he brags about.”

“It’s as difficult to be rich without bragging as it is to be poor without complaining.”

“Its not bragging if its true.”

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

“Mankind in general seem to take about as much pride in bragging of their faults as of their virtues.”

“Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid.”

“People never have confidence in a Big Talker. They know his statements must be cut down, but they can never tell how much.”

“Perhaps the less we have, the more we are required to brag.”

“Tell me what you brag about and I’ll tell you what you lack.”

“The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.”

“The dog who barks the loudest is not always the best watcher, neither are braggadocios the most valiant.”

“The feller that brags about how cheap he heats his home always sees the first robin.”

“The only way to cure an egotist from bragging is by surgery–amputation at the neck.”

“The person who has nothing to brag about but their ancestors is like a potato; the best part of them is underground.”

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

“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.”

“There’s no such thing as bragging. You’re either lying or telling the truth.”

“Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found a butt.”

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

“You have to give yourself credit, not too much because that would be bragging.”

A great rule of thumb to live by is to never brag about yourself and your successes. It can cause you to lose attraction and make you look weak and insecure.

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