70 Rude People Quotes and Rudeness Quotes, Sayings, Images

Looking for quotes for rude people? We have compiled the best rude people quotes, sayings, phrases (images and pics) for you.

We come across people in life who talk in attitude, arrogance and are very rude in their behavior. Showing disrespect to others and insulting them is a weakness of one’s character. Mean words can cause great damage to people’s minds and feelings.

A new study reveals that rudeness in the workplace is a contagious behavior that spreads if nothing is done to break the vicious cycle of incivility.

Dealing with rude people can be a tricky affair. When confronted with mean behavior from a family member, stranger, a grumpy coworker or a snappish friend, you should try and not take personally their rude behavior. Try to avoid them and reciprocate them with kindness, good manners, and politeness. This is the best way to deal with rude people.

Rude people do not care how you feel as long as they get to say what they want, sometimes, they will even do it on purpose just to see you suffer. They are self-centered and often get agitated too soon and disrespect others.

Enjoy our quotes about people being rude to you –  a collection by famous authors, poets, and actors. Also check out our post on mean people quotes to help you deal with toxic people.

Famous Quotes about Being Rude

  1. “A gentleman is never rude except on purpose.”

  2. “I was so rude when I was a little girl.” – Rihanna

  3. Rudeness luxuriates in the absence of self-respect.- Eric Hoffer

  4. “If I treated you the way you treat me, you would hate my guts.”

  5. “There is a difference between expressing your opinion and being rude.”

  6. “ Be kind to unkind people; they need it the most!” – Buddhism

  7. “Frankness is usually a euphemism for rudeness.” –Muriel Spark

  8. “Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.” ― Eric Hoffer

  9. “It is so tempting to return rudeness with rudeness!” – Mallory Ortberg

  10. “A true gentleman is one who is never intentionally rude.”-  Oscar Wilde

  11. “Ideological differences are no excuse for rudeness.” – Judith Martin

  12. “Forgive my rudeness. I cannot abide useless people.”-  Jane Espenson

  13. “Inappropriateness is funny to me. Rudeness is hilarious.” – Zach Galifianakis

  14. “Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together.” – Johann Kaspar Lavater

  15. “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”- Solomon

  16. “It’s a rather rude gesture, but at least it’s clear what you mean.”- Katharine Hepburn

  17. “No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy.”- Bryant H. McGill

  18. “It is terribly rude to tell people that their troubles are boring.” ― Lemony Snicket

  19. “In my culture, whispering in the company of others is considered rude.”- Yolanda Hadid

  20. “A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” – Dave Barry

  21. I was raised not to be rude, but I also try to get the best work out of people.” – Dick Wolf

  22. “A gentleman is a man who is only rude when he intends to be.” –Winston Churchill

  23. “Most of the time, people don’t mean to be rude; it’s just their sadness showing through.” — Sarah Jio

  24. “The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people, the more peaceful your life becomes.”

  25. “I’m not mean to fans because I’m a bad guy. I’m mean to them because they’re rude.” – Seth Rollins

  26. “We all come across people who can be rude, never mistake yourself into believing there’s something wrong with you.”

  27. “Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are. Don’t take it personally be silent.”

  28. “I believe if you are nice to people, children will follow. Likewise, if you are rude to people, children will follow.” — Wendi Deng Murdoch

  29. “It’s not a slam at you when people are rude, it’s a slam at the people they’ve met before.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

  30. “This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit, Which gives men stomach to digest his words With better appetite.” – William Shakespeare

  31. “A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.” – Bryant H. McGill

  32. “Discomfort is understandable. It’s the rudeness that isn’t.” ― N.K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season

  33. “He must be aged to have good manners. Modern young men have to be angry, and that means plain rude.”

  34. “Do not be threatened by rude people, because rudeness is a sign of insecurity.” ― Gift Gugu Mona

  35. “There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.” – John Locke

  36. “Do not complicate your proudness for my rudeness”

  37. “Rudeness is better than any argument; it totally eclipses intellect.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

  38. “Straight-forwardness, without the rules of propriety, becomes rudeness.” – Confucius

  39. “Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.” – Neal A. Maxwell

  40. “Arrogance is a mixture of impertinence, disobedience, indiscipline, rudeness, harshness, and a self-assertive nature.” – Sivananda

  41. “Focus not on the rudeness of others, not on what they’ve done or left undone, but on what you have done and have not done yourself.” – Gautama Buddha

  42. “A little rudeness and disrespect can elevate a meaningless interaction to a battle of wills and add drama to an otherwise dull day.” – Bill Watterson

  43. “Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man.”-  J. K. Rowling

  44. “If you are rude, cynical, habitually-sarcastic or pessimistic, your life options are going to be very limited.” ― Bryant McGill

  45. “Rudeness affected Margaret like a bitter taste in the mouth. It poisoned life. At times it is necessary, but woe to those who employ it without due need.”  ― E.M. Forster, Howards End

  46. “A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot.”-Robert A. Heinlein

  47. “It is a wise thing to be polite; consequently, it is a stupid thing to be rude. To make enemies by unnecessary and willful incivility is just as insane a proceeding as to set your house on fire. For politeness is like a counter–an avowedly false coin, with which it is foolish to be stingy.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

  48. “Impoliteness is frequently the sign of an awkward modesty that loses its head when surprised and hopes to conceal this with rudeness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  49. “Some people leave artwork, some people do rude things, other people then turn those rude things into nice things.” — Peter Molyneux

  50. “I have seen people rude by being over-polite.” — Michel De Montaigne

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