After awhile you realize that putting your actions where your mouth is makes you less likely to have to put your money where your mouth is.
I am not superior than anybody, don’t say i am, else i won’t defend you when you get caught.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
Our kids, they love this. They’ve worked really hard for this. They had bragging rights for two years, now we have the bragging rights. We’re so excited.
How different would people act if they couldn’t show off on social media? Would they still do it?
There’s a lot of rivalry between islands. When we get together in the States, we all talk about bragging rights and we have fun with it. The fans are going to treat it like a...
Confidence; Noun. A condition where one knows what he is good at no matter how much you try to convince him otherwise.
Not only are the poorest people the most generous but they don’t expect anything in return, least of all recognition from others by means of showing off or posting a humble brag like so many...
So how did you get this job, anyway?’ I asked.’My science teacher.”Why’d he pick you?”For my brains and good looks, obviously.”Yeah, right. My social studies teacher picked me, but I can’t really figure out why.”‘For...
The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.
Mere flimflam stories, and nothing but shams and lies.
What organized dating sites fail to understand is that the people are far more interesting in what they don’t say about themselves.
—Nassim Nicholas Taleb
All of yesterday’s ballers are today’s road sweepers.
It’s not bragging if you can back it up.
A session of boasting won’t attract any real friends. It will set you up on a pedestal, however, making you a clearer target.
It was not something he would have bragged about, he was not a bragging man. He always thought that he should contribute to the greater good. It wasn’t his role in life to be a...
Boasting is one of those rare outfits that never looks good on you but makes you look stunning when modeled by your admirers.
Hopefully, when your actions and deeds – and therefore other people – boast for you, you’re made tired of hearing it, too, from your own mouth because if not, all could lose sight of those...
This is huge for bragging rights because everybody says that we don’t play teams and 1A isn’t anything big. It just kind of puts us on the map a little bit more.
I don’t know. I guess I could have hit him. But it’s about bragging rights. And right now, he has the rights I wanted.
Many of us fight for and boast our freedom of what is ultimately the ability to prove ourselves to other people. It is unfortunate that only a few of us are so free in our...
I can cross the boundless ocean just to save you, I cannot eat or sleep without you, I can take you on a journey to heaven and show you to the angels. All these are...
Beyond these moments, she could hardly count the fumbling ministrations of boys in high school who, even to her senior prom, never went beyond sticky pleasantries. With one exception, it was just a sort of...
It’s pretty hard to hide something like that. Someone may have seen the statue or heard somebody bragging about it. That may be all we need to solve the crime.
I’m ready to get the bugger. I can’t allow him to have bragging rights because he won’t shut up about it. It will be good to see him. Obviously I follow all the guys I...
Bravado may stir the crowd, but courage needs no audience.
It ain’t bragging if you’ve done it. There’s nothing wrong with being proud of doing something well. In fact, if you intend to do something creative for a living, it’s absolutely essential.[check for wording] Proper...
—James A. Owen
If pride really went before a fall, then, Lucifer is the inventor of pride.
Never brag on an employee, because as sure as you do, that person will let you down almost immediately, in the very area you bragged on.
Grandma Got Herpes—For A Discount”.
When your success hovers from one person to the other, it will definitely get to someone who will regard it as failure.
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.
Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found an ass.
The most beautiful women I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It’s a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most.
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