We have collected the best Egotism Quotes by famous authors including Frank Leahy, Karen Armstrong, Thomas Carlyle, Fatema Mernissi, Alexander Smith and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
We are addicted to our egotism, our likes and dislikes and prejudices, and depend upon them for our own sense of identity.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
If there is one thing that the women and men of the late 20th century who have an awareness and enjoyment of history can be sure of, it is that Islam was not sent from Heaven to foster egotism and mediocrity.
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.
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
The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism.
Harold S. Geneen
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.
France is the bridge between northern Europe and southern Europe. I refuse any division. If Europe has been reunified, it’s not for it to then fall into egotism or ‘each for one’s own’. Our duty is to set common rules around the principles of responsibility and solidarity.
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 worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism.
Egotism – usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
Sydney J. Harris
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.
Self-consciousness is really a form of egotism.
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
Mastery passes often for egotism.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Vanity can apply to both insecurity and egotism.
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.
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil – or else an absolute ignorance.
Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Egotism: The art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.
George V. Higgins
If egotism means a terrific interest in one’s self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
Egotism is not a good quality. It’s not something to be admired or even tolerated. It wouldn’t be tolerated in a field commander and it shouldn’t be tolerated in a movie director.