If I weren’t too proud, I’d boast of my exaggerated opinion of myself.
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
A classic is read not to enjoy but only to be boast about it.
No one can take credit for inspiration or creativity.
Even the proud in all their boasting, must fall silent before the wise.
Bravado may stir the crowd, but courage needs no audience.