Show Off Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old show off quotes, show off sayings, and show off proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Why not show off if you've got something to show? January Jones
Don't show off every day, or you'll stop surprising people. There must always be some novelty left over. The person who displays a little more of it each day keeps up expectations, and no one ever discovers the limits of his talent. Baltasar Gracian
You should encourage a child to show off. You can say to a child, 'Stop being rude,' 'Stop shouting,' 'Stop jumping around on the furniture.' But 'Stop showing off'? That's awful. Charles Dance
He (the Sage) does not show off, therefore he shines. Laozi
If you do something too good, then, after a while, if you don't watch it, you start showing off. And then you're not as good any more. J.D. Salinger
A kung fu man lives without being dependant on the opinions of others, and a master, unlike the beginner, holds himself in reserve. He is quiet and unassuming, with no desire to show off. Bruce Lee
Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it. Ralph Ellison
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory. Bruce Lee
You know the bad thing about being a survivor... You keep having to get into difficult situations in order to show off your gift. Carrie Fisher
Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off. Nicky Gumbel
Vanity, showing off, is an attitude that reduces spirituality to a worldly thing, which is the worst sin that could be committed in the church. Pope Francis
The disease that knowledge brings is arrogance, and the disease that worship brings is showing off. Ibn Taymiyyah
He's a shy man. Life has taught him not to show off what is most precious to him. Yann Martel
It is no use to keep private information which you can't show off. Mark Twain
Knowledge and ability were tools, not things to show off.  Haruki Murakami
The church is never a place to show off. Do your good deeds quietly. Serve; don't seek to be seen Max Lucado
The better you feel about yourself, the less you feel the need to show off. Robert Hand
My mother helped me understand how not to show off what I knew, but how to use it so that others might benefit. Dorothy Height
When everything seems to be set to show me off as intelligent, the fool I always keep hidden takes over all that I say.” Pablo Neruda
Don't pretend to be a great master and don't try to show off your strength. Gichin Funakoshi
The man that shows off, to that one who wants to convince of his value is to himself. Domenico Cieri
It takes guts to praise someone's nobility, instead of show off or self-praise. Chetan Patel
Let your personality speak louder than the show off. Upasana Gupta