100+ Best Rude Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Rude Quotes

I don’t think I’m really a rude person, but now I see myself on television, I think, ‘Oh, God, that is a bit strong.’ And I wonder if I’ve always been like that and I haven’t been aware of it. — Clive Anderson

It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme. — William Cowper

I think our society is all about judgment, which is so rude and disrespectful. — Raven-Symone

It’s volatile, the marriage. Which one isn’t? Nothing better than a good, full-on row. Get it all out. Say rude and nasty things. And then be sorry. Genuinely sorry, afterwards. — John Lydon

I worked at a movie theater in Tempe, Arizona, when I went to community college there. And I got fired because a sorority had rented out a theater to watch ‘Titanic,’ and they were being really rude to me while they were waiting for the movie. So as I tore their tickets, I told them the end of the movie. — Bill Hader

Canadians are more polite when they are being rude than Americans are when they are being friendly. — Edgar Friedenberg

Living en famille provides the strongest motives for rudeness combined with the maximum opportunity for displaying it. — Quentin Crisp

The things I see now on TV and in movies are so outlandish. Kids doing rude things with pies! And the language that they use! It’s being outrageous for the sake of being outrageous. I can’t watch it. It turns me off. — Sid Caesar

Beauty is not all there is of poetry. It must contain the truth. It is not simply an oak, rude and grand, neither is it simply a vine. It is both. Around the oak of truth runs the vine of beauty. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Because I’m quiet, people think I’m really cold, or rude, or snobby. But I’m literally scared to talk to them. — Dee Dee Ramone

Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest without meaning. — John Ruskin

Thank God, I have sort of a pan-European accent rather than Russian, which doesn’t sound very pleasantly to Americans. For them, we speak with a rather rude pitch, and that might be our actors’ problem there. Now I’ve begun working with language coaches in Los Angeles to get rid of the accent completely. — Yuliya Snigir

Inconsiderate, rude behavior drives me nuts. And I guess the inconsiderate rudeness of social ineptitude definitely fuels my work. — Cindy Sherman

Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be. — Quintilian

I don’t think you should be allowed to eat in a restaurant if you haven’t waited tables at least once. It’s so irritating when I see people being rude to waiters, like, it makes me want to slit their throats! Like, really? You’re really this inconsiderate? — Lizzy Caplan

You can be strong and true to yourself without being rude or loud. — Paula Radcliffe

The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them indistinguishable from rudeness. — Paul Theroux

And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves ‘It’s pretty, but is it Art?’ — Rudyard Kipling

With my somewhat vague aspiring mind, to be imprisoned in the rude details of a most material life was often irksome. — Edward Carpenter

I wonder if it’s rude for a deaf person to talk with food in their hands. — Demetri Martin

It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite…. — Wyndham Lewis

In choosing Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate, John McCain has chosen for the future. — Rudy Giuliani

The earliest form in which romances appear is that of a rude kind of verse. — Thomas Bulfinch

Get out of my way, you cakesniffers!” said a rude, violent, and filthy little girl, shoving the Baudelaire orphans aside as she dashed by. — Daniel Handler

In these times, in this harsh, rude, warring world that we live in, where most of the bloodshed is ‘My god is greater than your god,’ and we’re fighting in the name of our god, we have to find a way to peaceably coexist, spiritually. — Vera Farmiga

I was raised not to be rude, but I also try to get the best work out of people. — Dick Wolf

A fit body gives you confidence. And there’s nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you’ll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident. — Virat Kohli

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

Science fiction writers put characters into a world with arbitrary rules and work out what happens. — Rudy Rucker

The future looks like gasoline crude oil is the future before it has been refined. It is like a dream of the future, really, and like any dream it ends with a rude awakening. — Chris Cleave

When we did Top of the Pops for the third time, we decided to do it as a television program here called Come Dancing, which is not as rude as it sounds. — Neil Innes

Whoever called snooker chess with balls was rude, but right. — Clive James

I love Ray Mears. He’s brilliant. He’s so rude about me in the press, it’s outrageous! — Bear Grylls

I’m pretty sarcastic, and sometimes that doesn’t come across on the Internet. It seems I’m being rude or stupid. — Sky Ferreira

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

What made me this way was watching my father go through bad employment experiences. When I was 17, and he was 65, I saw him go through the experiences working for a boss that was rude and obnoxious. I swore if I was ever had the capacity to run a company that I would do it in a different way. — Tom Golisano

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

So I think we’re, we’re, we’re as broad a political party, if not broader than the Democratic Party, just in a different political spectrum. — Rudy Giuliani

I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I’d seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it. — Bryan Adams

Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn’t be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely. — Maya Angelou

Even when I’m stressed out I’m not mean to people. I’m not constantly rude to people. But sometimes people are so rude. — Charlyne Yi

Watch out for people who have a situational value system, who can turn the charm on and off depending on the status of the person they are interacting with. Be especially wary of those who are rude to people perceived to be in subordinate roles. — Bill Swanson

I get really saucy after a few drinks. Sexy rude, not obnoxious rude. — Katie Price

Goldsmith tells us, that when lovely woman stoops to folly, she has nothing to do but to die; and when she stoops to be disagreeable, it is equally to be recommended as a clearer of ill-fame. — Jane Austen

The Cowboys-Raiders game pits two storied franchises against each other. Even if these were the two worst teams in the league, we would want to watch. Both teams have talent, though, and this is going to be an exciting game. No matter what happens on the field, you know Raider Nation will have a rude greeting for the visitors from Dallas. — Calvin Ayre

In any case, A New Kind of Science is a wonderful book, and I’m still absorbing its teachings. — Rudy Rucker

Everything is sold to skill and labor; and where nature furnishes the materials, they are still rude and unfinished, till industry, ever active and intelligent, refines them from their brute state, and fits them for human use and convenience. — David Hume

I think people really don’t like cops so much; they’re kind of rude to them or treat them like they can’t see them. — Leelee Sobieski

Charm, I think, is education, really, no? I was educated to be nice to everybody. If you want to be rude and mean, I’m sure your life isn’t that nice. — Mario Testino

I don’t really know what an adverb is. A dangling participle? That sounds really rude. I don’t know what character is, really. Plot seems vaguely juvenile to me. It’s all about language, it’s all about how you apply it to the page. — Colum McCann

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

I don’t mind rude people. I want people that I can make money with, so if their executional abilities are good, and they’re arrogant and rude, I don’t care. — Kevin O’Leary

Having someone else to blame when there is a rude smell in the air. — Jane Horrocks

I don’t want to be rude, but I’m not that social. When I say, ‘I never go out,’ I mean, ‘I never go out.’ — Emily Rios

Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy. — Rudy Giuliani

If you’re rude for television’s sake, it ain’t reality TV. — Pete Waterman

There is a guilty pleasure in being rude and knowing that it’s acting rather than you. But you get the same release as if you were being rude in life. — Laurence Fox

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

From the beginning, about the rude altar of the god, to the days of Goethe, of Leopardi, and of Victor Hugo, the poet is the leader in the dance of life; and the phrase by which we name his singularity, the poetic temperament, denotes the primacy of that passion in his blood with which the frame of other men is less richly charged. — George Edward Woodberry

We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they’re so rude. — Douglas Coupland

One of the nice things about science fiction is that it lets us carry out thought experiments. — Rudy Rucker

Being nice to everybody, saying hello to everyone in the room, signing every autograph; it was instilled in me at a very young age that this was what I was suppose to do. But I don’t think it helps at all. I see more people who are rude or arrogant being rewarded – but, this way, I can put my head on the pillow at night. — Brooke Shields

Comfort has its place, but it seems rude to visit another country dressed as if you’ve come to mow its lawns. — David Sedaris

Hateful, blasphemous, prejudiced, vulgar, rude, or ignorant remarks are the music of a free society, and the relentless patter of idiots is how we know we’re in one. When all the words in our public conversation are fair, good, and true, it’s time to make a run for the fence. — Daniel Gilbert

I didn’t want to be treated like a ‘star.’ I fought it constantly, and I think I was rude. — Barry Manilow

Yeah, I’m obnoxious, yeah, I cut people off, yeah, I’m rude. You know why? Because you’re busy. — Bill O’Reilly

You see people, you judge. It’s just the human thing to do – good or bad, it’s a fact. Like when you get a coffee at Starbucks and the person is rude to you. My mom always says, ‘Yeah, but you don’t know what kind of day they’re having.’ You don’t know the back-story, and that’s why it’s so fun to be an actor and to get into the back-story. — Nicola Peltz

Indeed, I was so afraid to dishonour my friends and family by my indiscreet actions, that I rather chose to be accounted a fool, than to be thought rude or wanton. — Margaret Cavendish

How rude would I be, walking around and saying: ‘Hello. I’m Eleanor Mondale. My father was vice president of the United States. Treat me differently. — Eleanor Mondale

Emotions are contagious. We’ve all known it experientially. You know after you have a really fun coffee with a friend, you feel good. When you have a rude clerk in a store, you walk away feeling bad. — Daniel Goleman

Any time you have an individual who is very confident in their abilities to persuade, there can be a rude awakening under cross-examination. — Catherine Crier

I can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action. — Tennessee Williams

I very rarely came across rude or disrespectful people. I don’t know how I slipped by all of them, but I honestly can’t think of one experience off the top of my head that was like that. I’m sure they’re there, but I’d have to think really hard to recall them. — Scott Baio

It’s not as if I can just pop on my show and be rude if I’ve had a hard day. — Neil Cavuto

The citizen’s job is to be rude – to pierce the comfort of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt. — John Ralston Saul

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

No one I know is actually so rude as to tell me I’ve become duller since having children. But I’m sure they think it. — Jo Brand

I don’t think there are any rude questions. — Helen Thomas

I do think that maybe, even subconsciously, a lot of parents in the West are wondering, have we gone too far in the direction of coddling and protecting – you know, you see kids, sometimes that seem very rude and disrespectful. And the more important thing is they don’t seem that happy. — Amy Chua

Please don’t think me negligent or rude. I am both, in effect, of course, but please don’t think me either. — Edna St. Vincent Millay

The time was not yet ripe for the growth of mathematical science among us, and any development that might have taken place in that direction was rudely stopped by the civil war. — Simon Newcomb

Anytime anybody is rude, it makes me double-check my own behavior to make sure I don’t do that to other people. — Patricia Heaton

Here society is reduced to its original elements, the whole fabric of art and conventionality is struck rudely to pieces, and men find themselves suddenly brought back to the wants and resources of their original natures. — Francis Parkman

They were almond cookies, although they could have been made of spinach and shoes for all I cared. I ate eleven of them, right in a row. It is rude to take the last cookie. — Daniel Handler

I have never really encountered anybody that was rude to me. Well, not to my face anyway. — Pink

They handled it very badly. It was disappointing and very humiliating. John York was very rude. He never consulted with me over what he said to the press. — Louise Jameson

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation – with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people. — Lord Byron

God drove Cain out of his presence and sent him into exile far away from his native land, so that he passed from a life of human kindness to one which was more akin to the rude existence of a wild beast. — English Proverbs

I believe that there’s a way to question authority with manners, with dignity. There’s no reason to be rude about it. — Nicolas Cage

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

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

Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don’t ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do. Good thing we have tough hides. — Gwen Ifill

I’m definitely a crier. I get really emotional if someone’s being rude or says something mean about me. — Sky Ferreira

A gentleman is never rude except on purpose – I can honestly be nasty sober, believe you me. — Christopher Hitchens

Learning how to deal with people and their reactions to my life is one of the most challenging things… people staring at me, people asking rude questions, dealing with media, stuff like that. — Bethany Hamilton

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

Life itself is offensive and certainly does not apologize – in fact, it hurts considerably and, as we all know, is often very rude and troublesome, just as nature or art can be. — Michael Leunig

A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils. — Margaret Cavendish

There’s nothing to be said for being famous. It’s a pain. You can’t be rude to people – it’s inexcusable not to be nice. Anyway, it’s not in my nature. I was trained to be nice. — Terry Wogan

It is terribly rude to tell people that their troubles are boring. — Daniel Handler

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