80 Bragging Quotes For People Who Boast

Looking for quotes about bragging? We have rounded up the best collection of bragging quotes, sayings, proverbs, captions, (with images and pictures) to give you a powerful insight on this negative trait.

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There are some boastful people who like to brag about their luxury, blesssings, and materialistic things in front of others. This is a trait of being jealous and insecured and is quite annoying to people around.

Being humble and down to Earth to others is the best way to enjoy God’s blessings instead of bragging it. Here we have the most meaningful quotes about bragging to let you know more about this trait.

Quotes About Bragging And Boasting

  1. “Those who brag don’t have.”                                                                                                                                               
    Bragging Quotes
    Bragging Quotes

  2. “Keep calm and stop bragging.”                                                                                                                               
    Quotes About Bragging
    Quotes About Bragging

  3. “Empty vessels make most noise.”                                                                                                           
    Boasting Quotes
    Boasting Quotes

  4. “A loaded wagon makes no noise.”

  5. “Bragging: The patter of tiny feats.”

  6. “Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud.”                                                                                                                   
    Don't Brag Quotes
    Don’t Brag Quotes

  7. “Its not bragging if its true.” ― Sara Shepard

  8. “Great boast, small roast.” ― Chinese Proverb

  9. “It ain’t bragging if you can do it.” ― Dizzy Dean

  10. “Great boasters, little doers.” ― French Proverb

  11. “Bragging only means you’re not used to having it.”                                                                                                             
    Humble Bragging Quotes
    Humble Bragging Quotes

  12. “Bragging often precedes begging.” ― B. C. Forbes

  13. “If you done it, it ain’t bragging.” ― Walt Whitman

  14. “Bragging saves advertising.” ― American Proverbs

  15. “Boasts are wind and deeds are hard.” ― Isaac Asimov

  16. “Work hard in silence. Let your success make the noise.”

  17. “The fakest people are the ones that brag about being real.”

  18. “He who boasts much can do little.” ― Nigerien Proverbs

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

  20. “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.” ― Muhammad Ali

  21. “Good deeds should be done with intention, not for attention.”

  22. “With a braggart, it’s no sooner done than said.” ― Evan Esar

  23. “The man who must brag for himself knows that no one else will.”

  24. “A braggart is recognized by his headgear.” ― Namibian Proverb

  25. “For God hates utterly the bray of bragging tongues.” ― Sophocles

  26. “People who boasts about their IQ are losers.” ― Stephen Hawking                                                                         
    Stop Bragging Quotes
    Stop Bragging Quotes

  27. “What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.” ― Abraham Lincoln

  28. “If I tell you I’m good, you’ll say that I’m boasting. But if I tell you I’m not good, you’ll know I’m lying.” – Bruce Lee

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

  30. “The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.” ― Criss Jami

  31. “A good deed is not a good deed if you brag about it.” ― Jeffrey Bernardo

  32. “Don’t brag. It is not the whistle that moves the train.” ― D. V. Rangarajan

  33. “I don’t fight for bragging rights. I’ve proved myself.” ― Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

  34. “Perhaps the less we have, the more we are required to brag.” ― John Steinbeck

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

  36. “Tell me what you brag about and I’ll tell you what you lack.” ― Spanish Proverb

  37. “Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies.” ― Miguel De Cervantes

  38. “Create a life that feels good on the inside not one that just looks good on the outside.”

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

  40. “Only one man has the right to boast, and that’s the man who never does.” ― Evan Esar

  41. “You may boast to strangers, but tell the truth to your own people.” ― Croatian Proverbs

  42. “Every man who praises himself brushes the luster from his best efforts.” ― Ellen G. White

  43. “Bragging done right was found to be good for one’s career or business.” ― Renee Weisman

  44. “Happy people don’t go through life collecting recognition. They go through life giving it away.”

  45. “Braggin’ is when a person says something and can’t do it. I do what I say.” ― Muhammad Ali                                                                                                                                                 
    Famous Bragging Quotes
    Famous Bragging Quotes

  46. “Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope.” ― Bernard Berenson

  47. “If you have to brag about all the material things in your life, there probably isn’t much else to it.”

  48. “Unless you fell off the treadmill and smacked your face, no one wants to hear about your workout.”

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

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

  51. “A fools tells you what he will do; A boaster, what he has done. The wise man does it and says nothing.”

  52. “Now I’m not too keen about bragging on myself but you must admit I was the best.” ― Kim S. Jones

  53. “He who is humble is confident and wise. He who brags is insecure and lacking.” ― Lisa Edmondson

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

  55. “At its core, bragging is a very individual form of self-expression and communication.” ― Peggy Klaus

  56. “Humble brag: a statement intended as a boast or brag but disguised by a humble apology, complaint, etc.”

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

  58. “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.” ― Bible, Proverbs 27:1

  59. “It isn’t what a man knows, but what he thinks he knows that he brags about.” ― George Horace Lorimer

  60. “But…bragging is egocentric, disgusting, obnoxious, self-aggrandizing, and just plain wrong.” ― Peggy Klaus

  61. “Watch out for people who are always bragging about who they are. A lion will never have to tell you it’s a lion.”

  62. “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” ― Bible, Proverbs 27:2

  63. “Mankind in general seem to take about as much pride in bragging of their faults as of their virtues.” ― H. W. Shaw

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

  65. “Ladies we’re all beautiful… But those who boast about it and think being beautiful is a talent are simply idiots.”

  66. “Bragging is an ailment, Bragging is a blight; Bragging is an attribute Of a silly wight.” ― Ralph M. Thomson

  67. “People who boast of happy marriages are, I submit, usually self-deceivers, if not actually liars.” ― Iris Murdoch

  68. “Bragging better is using the facts to shine and tell the truth about the work you’ve done.” ― Meredith Fineman

  69. “If I cannot brag of knowing something, then I brag of not knowing it; at any rate, brag.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

  70. “People who brag only crave attention from others. While humble people have all the happiness with no need to flaunt it.”

  71. “Girls who brag about how many guys are after them should remember that low prices attract many customers.”

  72. “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” ― Ernest Hemingway

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

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

  75. “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

  76. “Beware of people on Facebook bragging about how ”perfect” their life is, constantly tooting their own horn. They’re most likely full of shit.”

  77. “Bragging makes you seem less impressive, not more impressive. If you are doing something worth bragging about, others will brag for you.”

  78. “Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found an ass.” ― William Shakespeare

  79. “There is no need to boast of your accomplishments and what you can do. A great man is known, he needs no introduction.” ― CherLisa Biles

  80. “Do not turn your face from others with pride, nor walk arrogantly on earth. Verily the Almighty does not like those who are arrogant and boastful.”

  81. “You have to do a little bragging on yourself even to your relatives-man doesn’t get anywhere without advertising.” ― John Nance Garner
  82. “Your constant bragging about how wonderful and loving your husband is on Facebook, helped me explain to the police why you are missing today.”

  83. “No matter how big your house is how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is. Our graves will always be the same size. Stay Humble.”

  84. “A session of boasting won’t attract any real friends. It will set you up on a pedestal, however, making you a clearer target.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

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

  86. “Celebrate your victories! Be verbal about it. Haters will say you’re bragging, but those who love you will celebrate with you! Chin up and get going!”

  87. “Bragging about yourself violates norms of modesty and politeness – and if you were really competent, your work would speak for itself.” ― Adam Grant

  88. “When you continually brag, it becomes painfully obvious to the rest of us what you are so insanely insecure about… and quite frankly, it’s also very unattractive.”

  89. “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.” ― Michel de Montaigne

  90. “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

  91. “Bragging is generally considered inappropriate, and if you pat yourself too hard on the back, you are likely to find that others will refuse to do so.” ― David B. Brinkerhoff

  92. “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

  93. “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

  94. “Braggarts are insecure and need attention, and bragging often has the opposite effect on most people when you’re trying to gain their respect and increase your influence.” ― Mark Goulston

  95. “Bragging is often merely a ladder we build for ourselves out of words when we are afraid we are not tall enough in the eyes of the world. It is an unwitting confession to low self-esteem.” ― P.M. Forni

  96. “Bragging is a necessity— not a choice— you want to do more than just exist in a job; that is, be successful in your eyes and to others. It isn’t conceit; it is being forthcoming about who you are, what you have done, and what you are capable of doing.” ― Caitlin Williams

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