Superiority Sayings and Quotes

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

Feelings of superiority always stem from an illusion. Marty Rubin
The superiority of one mind over another depends on the rapidity with which experiences are thus organised. George Henry Lewes
Dominance is only for God. Syed Islam
The superior man is he who develops, in harmonious proportions, his moral, intellectual and physical nature. Douglas Jerrold
Permanent superiority has never been realized by any nation in history. After the rise comes the fall. Paul Harris
Many a superior brain is blockaded by inferior thoughts. Henry S. Haskins
There is no such thing as human superiority. Dwight D. Eisenhower
It is one mark of a superior mind to understand and be influenced by the superiority of others. Harriet Beecher Stowe
The way of a superior man is threefold: virtuous, he is free from anxieties; wise, he is free from perplexities; bold, he is free from fear. Confucius
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority. Samuel Johnson
Continuously feeling superior is a characteristic of immaturity. Eraldo Banovac
The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little. Samuel Johnson
It is always legitimate to wish to rise above one's self, never above others. Julia Ward Howe
Cool superiority as a mask for overflowing insecurity. Deb Caletti
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. Moliere
Tolerance is the assumption of superiority Wendell Willkie
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest threat to compassion is the temptation to succumb to fantasies of moral superiority. Stephen Batchelor
Whatever makes us feel superior to other people, whatever tempts us to convey a sense of superiority, that is the gravity of our sinful nature, not grace. Philip Yancey
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be together for even a half an hour without one acquiring an evident superiority over the other. Samuel Johnson
Most do violence to their natural aptitude, and thus attain superiority in nothing. Baltasar Gracian
Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination. Anonymous
There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority. Charles Kuralt
One of the easiest ways to dominate a man is to demand something he cannot supply. Gene Wolf
Superiority commits to protect those inferior. Vincent Marc Hoherz
Feelings of inferiority and superiority are the same. They both come from fear. Robert Anthony
The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless. He stands erect by bending above the fallen. He rises by lifting others. Robert G. Ingersoll
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority. Napoleon Bonaparte
Superiority is always detested. Baltasar Gracian
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort. Confucius