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If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.

Author: Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)

Profession: British Novelist

An egotist is a person interested in himself than in me!

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.

Author: Diana Black

Profession:

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.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Egotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.

Author: Bellamy Brooks

Profession:

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

The source of our actions resides in an unconscious propensity to regard ourselves as the center, the cause, and the conclusion of time. Our reflexes and our pride transform into a planet the parcel of flesh and consciousness we are.

Author: E. M. Cioran (1911)

Profession: Rumanian-born French Philosopher

The one who overcomes egotism rids themselves of the most stubborn obstacle that blocks the way to all true greatness and all true happiness.

Author: Coltvos

Profession:

''I'' is a militant social tendency, working to hold and enlarge its place in the general current of tendencies. So far as it can it waxes, as all life does. To think of it as apart from society is a palpable absurdity of which no one could be guilty who really saw it as a fact of life.

Author: Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929)

Profession: American Sociologist

There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter.

Author: Guy Debord (1931)

Profession: French Philosopher

The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

What will the world be quite overturned when you die?

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher