Top 40 Pompous Quotes

In this post, you will find great Pompous Quotes from famous people, such as Paresh Rawal, Bernard Cornwell, Martin Freeman, Sean Dyche, Matt Bellamy. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Only I can play Modi. I say that even at the cost of so

Only I can play Modi. I say that even at the cost of sounding pompous because I really love him.
At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writersgroups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
Bernard Cornwell
Humour is – how do I say this without sounding pompous – it’s a huge part of my life.
Without wanting to sound pompous or clever it is down to me to make decisions on behalf of the side to give it the best chance of being successful.
Opera can be exceptionally moving but can also be pompous.
I’m not quite pompous enough to think of myself as an educator or a man capable of definitive refutation of falsehoods.
John Shirley
There are some things people avoid saying in interviews because they sound pompous or sentimental or too mystical.
People have got to let their bodies breathe a little bit more. That’s the great thing about being a pompous, jumped-up rock god. There’s plenty of air around you.
With the possible exception of things like box scores, race results, and stock market tabulations, there is no such thing as Objective Journalism. The phrase itself is a pompous contradiction in terms.
Few realise that English poetry is rather like the British constitution, surrounded by pompous precedents and reverences.
Austin Clarke
Here’s something pompous – you take your day and artistically create it, so every moment has an artistic flavor.
There are more pompous, arrogant, self-centered, mediocre-type people running corporate America who should be sent out on some postal route delivering mail.
Without sounding overly pompous about it, I don’t really trust certainty in anything, actually. Especially as I get older. Except love. I’m certain of love, I guess.
I think the problem with the term graphic novel is it sounds pompous, it sounds pretentious, whereas on the continent, they call it an album, which to me sounds, it’s got more much of a connotation of a kind of a music single and an album collection.
Editorial pages all say, ‘Well, the other guy has a point, too. It remains to be seen how this will come out. We certainly hope it comes out fine; blah, blah.’ Cartoonists don’t go that way. Our job is to stick out our tongues, to show a big raspberry to whatever pompous jerk happens to be mouthing off.
Jeff MacNelly
I don’t want to sound pompous, but I really think your gender doesn’t necessarily dominate your sexual activity.
John Lone
Some call-in moderators are neutral and courteous. Then there’s Rush Limbaugh, who is funny and pompous and a scapegoater and hatemonger. His popularity could cause you to draw some terrible conclusions about the state of mind of the American people. It helps to remember that Bill Cosby is popular, too.
I do and re-do things that I used to do in a flash, because I want to be more perfectionist about these things. Maybe it sounds pompous and pretentious, but that’s the way I feel.
People are prospering from being unapologetically offensive, trite, and stupid. And we are tweeting ourselves into high blood pressure and ulcers trying to tell them to do better… Being a pompous nut biscuit is now a publicity strategy, and I don’t know what we can do to end the madness.
Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don’t let them take you ALIVE.
Sid Vicious
Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously, but don’t take yourself seriously, or you’ll become affected, pompous and boring.
I just find anyone who’s arrogant and pompous is always the funniest for me.
I don’t want to make pompous, serious films; I like films that have a kind of vivacity about them.
Obama‘s great asset has always been an ability to maintain his air of authority without being baritone about it. He can be boring, but he is never ridiculous or pompous.
While I knew that individuals had in history – and still could – make a difference, it seemed presumptuous – even pompous – to imagine that I could be part of it, that I could be one of them.
I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound, as you get to a certain point in life, you figure so what am I doing?
That’s another pompous expression that is out of fashion, to say that poetry is a gift. It sounds pompous because you say, ‘Who gave you the gift, and what is this gift?’ And the gift is where I am; the gift is what I have come out of, the people around me who, I think, are beautiful people.
Journalists can get very pompous, especially in the formalized days of ‘Meet the Press,’ when they took themselves so damned seriously.
I never watch TV. I know I’m missing so much, aren’t I? I’m probably not. I can’t stand popular TV. I’ve got too much to do to watch it. I know that sounds pretentious and pompous, but there you are.
I think it would be pompous to say I am an underrated actor. I don’t think it is for me to think and decide; it is for people to decide. But I am glad I am underrated than being overrated – that is something I would find hard to digest.
Some of my favorite characters that I’ve played have been very pompous because I love making fun of pompous people.
Kevin Kline
I hate elitists. I hate conceited people. I hate pompou

I hate elitists. I hate conceited people. I hate pompous people.
Neil Cavuto
The Seattle explosion was what saved rock from becoming too pompous! A great moment in music!
I draw from the most pompous people, who are the people that make me laugh the most.
Without sounding pompous, I really do feel that I have a set of standards that I must adhere to, even leaving aside considerations of what the readers expect.
Jonathan Kellerman
If you can get humor and seriousness at the same time, you’ve created a special little thing, and that’s what I’m looking for, because if you get pompous, you lose everything.
I’ve known Dennis Kucinich for a long time, and I don’t think I have illusions about him. Sometimes I find him pompous, male chauvinistic, intellectually unbending. But he is a good man, and a serious one.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
I haven‘t always played nice guys. In ‘Gremlins,’ I was a conceited, pompous braggart, and I was a redneck chauvinist in the TV movie ‘A Matter of Sex.’ But I really prefer sympathetic roles.
One night in a club in Boston, I tried the name Roger Duck. No laughs. The next night, I tried Orson Bean, putting together a pompous first name and a silly second name. I got laughs, so I decided to keep it.