Quotation Explorer - 'Egotism'

Egotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.
Egotism fears its own self. - Alexis de Tocqueville
It is not our fame or wealth that puts us in danger; it is our arrogance and egotism - M.F. Moonzajer
Egotism is nature's compensation for mediocrity.
Adversity relieves people of vanity and egotism. It discourages selfishness by proving that no one can succeed without the cooperation of others. - Napoleon Hill
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
Take egotism out and you would castrate the benefactors. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism. - Robert Frost
Apa yang kita lakukan dan tidak kita lakukan hari ini akan menentukan masa depan anak cucu kita, generasi penerus kita selanjutnya; we simply cannot afford the price of inaction and egotism. - Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. - Frank Leahy
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. - Erich Fromm
Ayn Rand's 'philosophy' is nearly perfect in its immorality, which makes the size of her audience all the more ominous and symptomatic as we enter a curious new phase in our society.... To justify and extol human greed and egotism is to my mind not only immoral, but evil. - Gore Vidal
Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism. - William James
For a more than miffed Midnight, fate was for emperors, fools and soppy lovers: - fate was the self-important egotism of those doing well, the sheer unbearable arrogance of the living and loved. - Tom Conrad
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