65 Boast Quotes On Success In Life

These boast quotes will inspire you. Boast talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one’s achievements, possessions, or abilities; or (of a person, place, or thing) possess (a feature that is a source of pride).

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging boast quotes, boast sayings, and boast proverbs.

Best Boast Quotes

  1. “Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.” ~ W. Edwards Deming
  2. “People who boast about their I.Q. are losers.” ~ Stephen Hawking
  3. “It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.” ~ Matthew Henry0
  4. “And, of all lies (be that one poet’s boast) / The lie that flatters I abhor the most.” ~ William Cowper
  5. “Profit in business comes from repeat customers” ~ W. Edwards Deming

  6. “None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  7. “Man is always looking for someone to boast to; woman is always looking for a shoulder to put her head-on.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  8. “None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors. The record does not show that Adam and Eve were ever married.” ~ E. W. Howe
  9. “Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.” ~ Aeschylus
  10. “Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility.” ~ Jane Austen

  11. “If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.” ~ Henry David Thoreau , Brag boast quotes
  12. “If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.” ~ Bernard Williams
  13. “The only sure way of avoiding these evils [vanity and boasting] is never to speak of yourself at all. But when, historically, you are obliged to mention yourself, take care not to drop one single word that can directly or indirectly be construed as fishing for applause.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  14. “The deepest thing in anyone is the conviction of the bad luck that follows boasting.” ~ Gertrude Stein
  15. “An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  16. “It is a capital blunder; as you discover, when another man recites his charities.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  17. “The great misfortune of the modern English is not at all that they are more boastful than other people (they are not); it is that they are boastful about those particular things which nobody can boast of without losing them.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  18. “A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It’s a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.” ~ Jimmy Carter
  19. “We can’t allow multinational oil companies boasting of record profits to gouge consumers… We must do what we can to fix this problem.” ~ Stephanie Herseth Sandlin
  20. “No language is rude that can boast polite writers.” ~ Aubrey Beardsley

  21. “What has passed is already finished with.
    What I find more interesting is what is still to come.” ~ Emil Zatopek
  22. “To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity. And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come.” ~ Emil Zatopek
  23. “The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato. The best part is underground.” ~ Thomas Overbury
  24. “Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature’s, not honor’s law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away.” ~ Archilochus
  25. “Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  26. “Who knows himself a braggart, Let him fear this; for it will come to pass That every braggart will be found an ass.” ~ William Shakespeare , Self boast quotes
  27. “When boasting ends, there dignity begins.” ~ Owen D. Young
  28. “A great deal of what passes by the name of patriotism in these days consists of the merest bigotry and narrow-mindedness; exhibiting itself in national prejudice, national conceit, and national hatred. It does not show itself in deeds, but in boastings–in howlings, gesticulations, and shrieking helplessly for help–in flying flags and singing songs–and in perpetual grinding at the hurdy-gurdy of long-dead grievances and long-remedied wrongs. To be infested by such a patriotism as this is perhaps among the greatest curses that can befall any country.” ~ Samuel Smiles
  29. “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.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  30. “We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast.” ~ Logan Pearsall Smith

  31. “I have more to boast of than ever any man had. I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of Adam. A large majority of the whole have stood by me. Neither Paul, John, Peter, nor Jesus ever did it. I boast that no man ever did such a work as I. The followers of Jesus ran away from Him, but the Latter-day Saints never ran away from me yet.” ~ Joseph Smith, Jr.
  32. “We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?” ~ Samuel Beckett
  33. “Fools carry their daggers in their open mouths.” ~ Josh Billings
  34. “Men are often so foolish as to boast and value themselves upon their passions, even those that are most vicious. But envy is a passion so full of cowardice and shame that no one every ever had the confidence to own it.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  35. “Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” ~ Louis L’Amour

  36. “The most important thing in our war preparations is to teach all our people to hate U.S. imperialism. Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority.” ~ Kim Il-sung
  37. “We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.” ~ King Hussein I
  38. “It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.” ~ Sallust
  39. “When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that’s exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day.” ~ J. D. Hayworth
  40. “I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it.” ~ Edward Irving

  41. “Boasting and bravado may exist in the breast even of the coward if he is successful through a mere lucky hit; but a just contempt of an enemy can alone arise in those who feel that they are superior to their opponent by the prudence of their measures.” ~ Thucydides
  42. “Our attitude toward our own culture has recently been characterized by two qualities, braggadocio, and petulance. Braggadocio – empty boasting of American power, American virtue, American know-how – has dominated our foreign relations now for some decades. Here at home – within the family, so to speak – our attitude to our culture expresses a superficially different spirit, the spirit of petulance. Never before, perhaps, has a culture been so fragmented into groups, each full of its own virtue, each annoyed and irritated at the others.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
  43. “Well, I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite conscious of my ignorance. At any rate, it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know.” ~ Socrates
  44. “Such is the patriot’s boast, wherever we roam, His first best country ever is at home.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith
  45. “Boasting, like gilded armor, is very different inside from outside.” ~ Diogenes

  46. “We confide in our strength, without boasting of it, we respect that of others, without fearing it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  47. “Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.” ~ Jane Austen
  48. “It has become almost a cliché to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  49. “Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.” ~ Horatio Nelson
  50. “Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.” ~ Bernard Berenson

  51. “Men of real merit, and whose noble and glorious deeds we are ready to acknowledge, are yet not to be endured when they vaunt their own actions.” ~ Aeschines
  52. “I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors. I would rather start a family than finish one. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.” ~ Don Marquis
  53. “Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  54. “I know them, yea,
    And what they weigh, even to the utmost scruple;
    Scambling, out-facing, fashion-mongering boys,
    That lie, and cog, and flout, deprave, and slander,
    Go anticly, and show outward hideousness,
    And speak off half a dozen dangerous words,
    How they might hurt their enemies, if they durst;
    And this is all.” ~ William Shakespeare
  55. “Where boasting ends, their dignity begins.” ~ Edward Young

  56. “Lord Bacon told Sir Edward Coke when he was boasting, The less you speak of your greatness, the more shall I think of it.” ~ William Shakespeare
  57. “Tis the ignorant who boast.” ~ Elisabeth of Wied
  58. “Overconfidence comes from fear and doubt, and you boast an ego when you’re feeling less than.” ~ Nikki Sixx
  59. “Boasting is the outward form of the inner condition of pride.” ~ John Piper
  60. “Only one man has the right to boast, and that’s the man who never does.” ~ Evan Esar

  61. “Nothing can be more true, than that the greatest Boasters have the least of what they pretend to.” ~ Eliza Haywood
  62. “Beware of the virtue which a man boasts is his.” ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
  63. “The man who must brag for himself knows that no one else will” ~ Robin Hobb

  64. “A good woman is a hidden treasure; who discovers her will do well not to boast about it.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  65. “You must be yielded to the Word of God. The Word will work out love in our hearts, and when practical love is in our hearts, there is no room to boast about ourselves. We see ourselves as nothing when we get lost in this divine love.” ~ Smith Wigglesworth

Boast to speak too proudly or show too much satisfaction about something or someone connected with you.

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