94+ Best Rude People Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Rudeness is pervasive. You can’t control someone else’s behavior but you don’t want to be provoked by someone’s ill-mannered attitude. Profoundly inspirational rude people quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Rude People Quotes

Spite and ill-nature are among the most expensive luxuries in life. — Samuel Johnson

I like rudeness a great deal better than flattery. — Charlotte Bronte

A gentleman is never rude except on purpose.

Rudeness is the weak man’s limitation of strength. — Eric Hoffer

Rudeness is something I just can’t tolerate. — Phil Ramone

If you are going to be rude, be quick about it. — Mason Cooley

Rudeness, I think, is the worst. — Erin Heatherton

It is a wise thing to be polite; consequently, it is a stupid thing to be rude. To make enemies by unnecessary and willful incivility is just as insane a proceeding as to set your house on fire. For politeness is like a counter–an avowedly false coin, with which it is foolish to be stingy. — Arthur Schopenhauer

A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. — Dave Barry

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It is so tempting to return rudeness with rudeness! — Mallory Ortberg

This must be the legendary Yankee rudeness — Charlaine Harris

Frankness is usually a euphemism for rudeness. — Muriel Spark

Rudeness can make me angry. — Clive Owen

Except in streetcars one should never be unnecessarily rude to a lady. — O. Henry

Rudeness is what gets to me. Yeah. That one does get to me, I have to say. — Michelle Pfeiffer

Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often. Best to say nothing at all, my dear man. — J. K. Rowling

Children are capable of such open rudeness. — Trenton Lee Stewart

I’ve been to L.A. before, and I love the sunshine and the fact that people seem so genuinely nice and pleased to see you – which is so different from London. Maybe I’ll end up so tired of smiles and helpfulness that I’ll long for the rudeness and cynicism of home. — Helen George

The Germans so easily confuse obstinacy with energy, and rudeness with firmness. — Madame de Stael

The natural progress of the works of men is from rudeness to convenience, from convenience to elegance, and from elegance to nicety. — Samuel Johnson

She did not suddenly start being disagreeable this afternoon, she was so good at it, she had evidently practised whatever are the scales and arpeggios of rudeness every day of her life. — Rebecca West

You can’t be truly rude until you understand good manners. — Rita Mae Brown

I’m not a phony-friendly guy and I’m usually very quiet and not a big laughter, so some people might take that for rudeness and being mean. If anyone ever got that impression, I apologize. I love all my fans and really appreciate all their support! — Jesse McCartney

Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together. — Johann Kaspar Lavater

Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness. — Neal A. Maxwell

Folly often goes beyond her bounds, but impudence knows none. — Ben Jonson

A gentleman is a man who is only rude when he intends to be. — Winston Churchill

I have a rude thought every three seconds! — Lee Ryan

Good manners are appreciated as much as bad manners are abhorred. — Bryant H. McGill

Most of the time, people don’t mean to be rude; it’s just their sadness showing through. — Sarah Jio

When politeness is used to show up other people, it is reclassified as rudeness. Thus it is technically impossible to be too polite. — Judith Martin

A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. — Solomon

The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people, the more peaceful your life becomes.

If you expect to succeed as a writer, rudeness should be the second-to-least of your concerns. The least of all should be polite society and what it expects. If you intend to write as truthfully as you can, your days as a member of polite society are numbered, anyway. — Stephen King

There are occasions on which all apologies are rudeness. — Samuel Johnson

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
— Jim Rohn

Vanity and rudeness are seldom seen together. — Johann Kaspar Lavater

It’s a rather rude gesture, but at least it’s clear what you mean. — Katharine Hepburn

Control yourself, it is not worth it. You will regret your rudeness afterwards, your sensitive nature will be troubled — Leila Aboulela

Rudeness is better than any argument; it totally eclipses intellect. — Arthur Schopenhauer

I’m not mean to fans because I’m a bad guy. I’m mean to them because they’re rude. — Seth Rollins

Ideological differences are no excuse for rudeness. — Judith Martin

We all come across people who can be rude, never mistake yourself into believing there’s something wrong with you.

There’s a lot of rudeness and sullen behavior and kids that are very entitled and spoiled, just buy me more stuff. I didn’t want to raise kids like that. — Amy Chua

It’s not a slam at you when people are rude, it’s a slam at the people they’ve met before. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Do not be threatened by rude people, because rudeness is a sign of insecurity. — Gift Gugu Mona

Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most. — Ashleigh Brilliant

Never respond to rudeness. When people are rude to you, they reveal who they are, not who you are. Don’t take it personally be silent.

Stop Being Rude Quotes

When someone is rude, keep a smile on your face. when you stay on the high road. — Joel Osteen

We can’t be sure that rudeness is on the rise. …But whether or not it’s increased, people are saying they don’t want to take it anymore. — Peter Post

I believe if you are nice to people, children will follow. Likewise, if you are rude to people, children will follow. — Wendi Deng Murdoch

Rudeness luxuriates in the absence of self-respect. — Eric Hoffer

Discomfort is understandable. It’s the rudeness that isn’t. ― N.K. Jemisin

It’s one thing to say, ‘I don’t like what you said to me and I find it rude and offensive,’ but the moment you threaten violence in return, you’ve taken it to another level, where you lose whatever credibility you had. — Salman Rushdie

Forgive my rudeness. I cannot abide useless people. — Jane Espenson

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse. — John Locke

There is a difference between expressing your opinion and being rude.

Rudeness to Mrs. Dosely was like dropping a pat of butter on to a hot plate – it slid and melted away. — Elizabeth Bowen

Inappropriateness is funny to me. Rudeness is hilarious. — Zach Galifianakis

I believe if you are nice to people, children will follow. Likewise, if you are rude to people, children will follow. — Wendi Deng Murdoch

Get as rude as possible and don’t let anyone tell you how to live. — Mick Mars

This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit, Which gives men stomach to digest his words With better appetite. — William Shakespeare

I have seen people rude by being over-polite. — Michel De Montaigne

Some people leave artwork, some people do rude things, other people then turn those rude things into nice things. — Peter Molyneux

In my culture, whispering in the company of others is considered rude. — Yolanda Hadid

If I treated you the way you treat me, you would hate my guts.

A man must have very eminent qualities to hold his own without being polite. — Jean de la Bruyere

A true gentleman is one who is never intentionally rude. — Oscar Wilde

A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect. — Bryant H. McGill

Be kind to unkind people; they need it the most! — Buddhism

I see woefully obscure poetry as simply a kind of verbal rudeness. — Billy Collins

Rudeness Quotes

Impoliteness is frequently the sign of an awkward modesty that loses its head when surprised and hopes to conceal this with rudeness. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The utter bloody rudeness of the world today. — Lynne Truss

No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy. — Bryant H. McGill

A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot. — Robert A. Heinlein

Rudeness affected Margaret like a bitter taste in the mouth. It poisoned life. At times it is necessary, but woe to those who employ it without due need. ― E.M. Forster

I was a little aggressive. My New Jersey rudeness came out a little. I just had the worst cotton-mouth. The first thing I saw was that guy’s Coke, so I went for it. Whatever he had, I was going to drink it, even if it was Jack Daniel’s. — Chris Kenny

Straight-forwardness, without the rules of propriety, becomes rudeness. — Confucius

I’m accustomed to Internet forums where rudeness and incivility are the rule, where too many people seem to take pride in their insults. — Bryan Burrough

I was so rude when I was a little girl. — Rihanna

Choose to be kind over being right and you’ll be right everytime. — Richard Carlson

Fascinatingly confident, rude people are great. — Steven Moffat

Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous.Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful.
Nicholas Sparks

Arrogance is a mixture of impertinence, disobedience, indiscipline, rudeness, harshness, and a self-assertive nature. — Sivananda

It is terribly rude to tell people that their troubles are boring. — Lemony Snicket

If people say something rude or off-color, you have to take it with a grain of salt, because they don’t know you. — Chris Daughtry

A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot. — Robert A. Heinlein

When you know you are of worth, you don’t have to raise your voice, you don’t have to become rude, you don’t have to become vulgar; you just are. And you are like the sky is, as the air is, the same way water is wet. It doesn’t have to protest. — Maya Angelou

If you are rude, cynical, habitually-sarcastic or pessimistic, your life options are going to be very limited. — Bryant McGill

Focus not on the rudeness of others, not on what they’ve done or left undone, but on what you have done and have not done yourself. — Gautama Buddha

We all have the right to call each other names. Rudeness is a deeply held constitutional value. — Barney Frank

Well I don’t want to talk about myself, that’s so rude and egotistical. — Christine Lavin

Society is infected with rude, cynical, restless, and frivolous persons who prey upon the rest, and whom no public opinion concentrated into good manners, forms accepted by the sense of all, can reach; the contradictors and railers at public and private tables, who are like terriers, who conceive it the duty of a dog of honor to growl at any passer-by, and do the honors of the house by barking him out of sight. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

A little rudeness and disrespect can elevate a meaningless interaction to a battle of wills and add drama to an otherwise dull day. — Bill Watterson

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