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Egotism Quotes

When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

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.

Author: Alexander Smith (1830-1867)

Profession: Scottish Poet, Author

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.

Author: Wallace Stevens (1879-1955)

Profession: American Poet

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist