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Funny Quotations about Snobbery

quotations about snobbery

Snobbery, an attitude of superiority often rooted in social class, wealth, education, or taste, is a complex facet of human interaction. It reflects social hierarchies, cultural standards, and personal insecurities. While it can create divisions and misunderstandings, it can also prompt introspection and a reevaluation of our own biases and assumptions.

The following collection of funny quotations delves into the theme of snobbery. They explore its manifestations, implications, and the subtle ways it can infiltrate social dynamics. These quotations shed light on the nature of snobbery, the quest for authenticity, and the importance of empathy and humility. Whether you're interested in sociology, are contemplating human behavior, or are grappling with experiences of snobbery, these quotes will provoke thought, encourage self-reflection, and offer insightful perspectives on this intricate aspect of human interaction.

"Thank goodness for Tesco. It keeps the riff-raff out of Waitrose." Royce Mills (English actor, 1942-)

"Snobbery is like a fine wine; it ages poorly and makes you look pretentious." Anon

Snobbery is just insecurity with a fancy *hat.*name.*house.* Anon

"A snob is someone who thinks they are better than you because of their taste in artisanal cheeses." Anon

"Snobbery is like *bad breath.*a curse.*a shotgun.* It's noticeable and people will avoid you if you have it." Anon

"A snob is someone who can spot a designer label from a mile away, but can't find the humility to admit they're wrong." Anon

"Snobbery is the art of turning your nose up at things you secretly envy." Anon

A snob is someone who would rather have a broken Rolex than a *working Timex.*mongrel dog.*pile of sandwiches.* Anon

"I've been accused of being a snob. I don't really think of myself as a snob... more like a snob's snob." Hugh Laurie (English actor, 1959-)

"I'm not a snob. I'm just *better*richer*happier* than you." Betty White (American actress and comedian, 1922-2021)

"Snobbery is the wine of the fool." Horace Walpole (English writer and connoisseur, 1717-97)

"I'm a snob and I'm proud of it. There, I said it." Janeane Garofalo (American comedian, 1964-)

"Snobbery is the great American pastime." Gore Vidal (American novelist and critic, 1925-2012)

I have nothing against snobbery, as long as it's *genuine.*faked.*with a posh accent.* Truman Capote (American writer, 1924-84)

"Snobbery is a form of despair." Christian Lous Lange (Norwegian historian, 1869-1938)

"Snobbery is the revenge of the mediocre." Anon

"Snobbery is the pride of those who are not sure of their position." Gustave Flaubert (French novelist, 1821-80)

"Snobbery is the camouflage of insecurity." Anon

"There is no stronger craving in the world than that of the rich for titles, except perhaps that of the titled for riches." Hesketh Pearson (English actor and biographer, 1887-1964)

"Good God! I've never drunk a vintage that starts with the number two before." Nicholas Soames (British Conservative politician, 1948-)

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