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"Nixon was the same way when he first got here."
Shortly after his first victory, the tortoise gets cocky.
'Mr. Jensen expects people to jump when he says jump.'
'Hello, I'm Fred Markey, and it's all about me.'
'An optimist would say, 'Half Full,' but I'm going that extra step and say you're Completely Full of it.'
'We still have a few other people we'd like to interview before deciding on who will fill the position, Mr. Prescott.'
"I am so past enlightenment."
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"Something's happened, Doug. I've lost touch with the Warren Buffett in me."
Tags:investor, investors, investing, success, successful, business, businesses, businessman, business men, warren buffett, character, characteristic, aspire, aspiration, aspirations, envy, envious, unsuccessful, confident, confidence, loss of confidence, change, changes, change of character, cocky, overconfident, arrogance, arrogant, unsure, lost, fail, failing, failure, hero, heros
"You have to be sensitive to the fact that other children are inferior to you."
Tags:sensitive, sensitivity, child prodigy, child prodigies, prodigy, prodigies, cocky, cockiness, arrogant, arrogance, inferior, inferiority, superior, superiority, superiority complex, hover, hovers, hovering, conceited, mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, parent, parents, parenting, playground, playgrounds, middle class, middle classes, upper class, upper classes, genius, geniuses, child genius, child geniuses
'I don't have to be a good loser. I never lose.'
"Boo hoo, I missed my targets - what's the worst he can do?"
Tags:attack dog, attack dogs, cocksure, cocky, arrogant, pride comes before a fall, vainglorious, misplaced confidence, over confident, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, in trouble, in trouble with the boss, riding for a fall, fall, getting carpeted, for the chop, getting axed, for the drop, miss targets, missed targets, business targets, fall short, come up short, fail to meet objectives, fail to meet targets, failure, shortfall
'It's a stressful time for him every year, he really worries about getting the numbers spot on!'
"They say our senses are so keen we can sense an earthquake before it happens..."
'It's not your work Hannon - it's your attitude.'
"Look, I know you think you've got the stuff, but I'm telling you: walk God."
Tags:overconfident, overconfidence, pitcher, pitchers, pitching, batter, batters, batting, walk, walks, walking, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, angel, angels, god, skill, skills, skilled, slugger, sluggers, slugging, arrogant, arrogance, cocky, cockiness, overestimate, overestimates, overestimating, confidence, confident, self-confident, self-confidence, athlete, athletes
"Thanks for granting me permission to marry your daughter, Mr. Anderson. I'll let you know when I make my decision."
Professor Wiles grows insufferable.
Tags:math, mathematics, mathematicians, professor, professors, proofs, proof, cocky, cockiness, fermat’s last theorem, academics, academics, professorship, scientist, scientists, mathematician, research paper, research papers, ego, egos, egotistical, big headed, big headedness, equations, pride, college
"I was young and cocky because I wasn't aware of my shortcomings. Now I'm old and cocky because I can't remember what they are."
Tags:confidence, cocky, cockiness, arrogant, confident, youthful, ageing process, aging process, old age, old-age, wisdom, vice, vices, flaw, flaws, shortcoming, shortcomings, arrogance, pompous, memory, youth, aging, leadership, businessmen, businessman, character, personality, ceo, ceos, chief executive, chief executives, executive, executives, exec, execs, weaknesses
'I'm sorry, Hank. You're a great player, but we're letting you go. ... Your presence on this team has become a distraction.'
"Thanks for my pocket money Dad. But you forgot to add 17.5% VAT."
"This is Angry Stalker Salesperson, and I'm here to harass you again, you %$X!**!!."
Tags:salesmen, salesman, salespeople, salesperson, sales, unnecessary, sham, shams, hoaxes, hoax, customer, customers, customer service, customer services, disrespectful, impudent, impertinent, cheeky, cocky, audacious, headset, pushy, pushiness, unprofessional, executive, executives, sales strategies, sales strategy, call centre, call centres, call center, call centers
"Remember you said you could beat him with your eyes closed? Now's your chance."
"Male ladybugs always overcompensate."
'When the big guy upstairs asked if I'd been bad, I answered 'yes' because I thought he meant in the cool, excellent way.'
Tags:die, dies, dying, died, afterlife, afterlives, devil, devils, hell, hells, god, gods, heaven, heavens, bad, badness, evil, evilness, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, cocky, cockiness, cool, coolness, fire, fires, fiery, underworld, underworlds, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys