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Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
Sydney J. Harris
You give up your narcissism, your egotism. That's how you achieve chemistry.
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
You must learn to perceive as your self that which lies outside you. Looking only within oneself leads to a hardening in oneself, to a higher egotism.
The student who deceives himself into thinking that he is giving his life like an ascetic in the spirit of sacrifice for art, is the victim of a deplorable species of egotism.
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism. So I distance myself, because I feel everything.
Mastery passes often for egotism.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A man should have duties outside of himself; without them, he is a mere balloon, inflated with thin egotism and drifting nowhere.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism.
Religious people often prefer to be right rather than compassionate. Often, they don't want to give up their egotism. They want their religion to endorse their ego, their identity.
I've never understood the cult of Hitchcock. Particularly the late American movies... Egotism and laziness. And they're all lit like television shows.
If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
If a person loves only one other person, and is indifferent to his fellow men, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.
Egotism - usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
Harold S. Geneen
Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
Christian Nestell Bovee
If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
We are addicted to our egotism, our likes and dislikes and prejudices, and depend upon them for our own sense of identity.
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