53 Total Quotes

Egotism Quotes

Brian Aldiss
Writers must fortify themselves with pride and egotism as best they can. The process is analogous to using sandbags and loose timbers to protect a house against flood. Writers are vulnerable creatures like anyone else. For what do they have in reality? Not sandbags, not timbers. Just a flimsy reputation and a name.
Brian Aldiss
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Granth Sahib
That scholar who is full of greed, arrogant pride and egotism, is known to be a fool. So read the Name, and realize the Name, and contemplate the Guru's Teachings.
Granth Sahib
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Oscar Wilde
I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.
Oscar Wilde
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Mark Twain
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Mark Twain
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Mark Twain
Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle headedness - and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all, that is what I was at nineteen and twenty
Mark Twain
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Mastery passes often for egotism.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Germaine Greer
Love, love, love -- all the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures, a welter of self-induced miseries and joys, blinding and masking the essential personalities in the frozen gestures of courtship, in the kissing and the dating and the desire, the compliments and the quarrels which vivify its barrenness.
Germaine Greer
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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Granth Sahib
Burnt by egotism, one forgets the Lord from his mind
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
The egotistical are engrossed in egotism, ensnared by the intellect of the mind.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
By Guru's Grace, the Lord comes to abide in the mind, and the filth of egotism is dispelled.
Granth Sahib
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O camel-like mind, you were once very pure; the filth of egotism has now attached itself to you.
Atharva Veda
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Granth Sahib
Lord burdened one with egotism. He alone is born and dies; He alone comes and goes
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
People are incarnated in heaven and in hell. In egotism, they come and go.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
Forever and ever, You are the only One; You set the play of duality in motion. You created egotism and arrogant pride, and You placed greed within our beings. Keep me as it pleases Your Will; everyone acts as You cause them to act.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
The world is deceived and plundered by riches, youth, greed and egotism. The drug of emotional attachment has destroyed me, as it has destroyed the whole world.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
Subduing egotism, the rigid doors are opened.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
Those who subdue their egotism, come to know the three worlds. Then, they die, never to die again. They are intuitively absorbed in the True One.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
God, the Merciful, has Himself bestowed His Mercy. He has totally removed the poisonous pollution of egotism.
Granth Sahib
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Those who practice severe austerities without following the scriptures, with hypocrisy and egotism, impelled by lust, and attachment; / Senselessly torturing the elements in their body and also Me who dwell within the body; know these ignorant persons to be of demonic nature.
Bhagavad Gita
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Egotism is an alphabet of one letter
Scottish Proverb
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Granth Sahib
Practicing egotism and selfishness, they try to impress others by showing off. They perform all sorts of rituals, but they gain no acceptance.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
People serve the True Guru only when the fever of egotism has been eradicated. Nanak has met the Guru; all his sufferings have come to an end.
Granth Sahib
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The paradox about narcissism is that we all have this streak of egotism. Eighty percent of people think they're better than average.
Mark Leary
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Graham Greene
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil --or else an absolute ignorance.
Graham Greene
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Granth Sahib
The world is polluted with the filth of egotism, suffering in pain. This filth sticks to them because of their love of duality. This filth of egotism cannot be washed away, even by taking cleansing baths at hundreds of sacred shrines.
Granth Sahib
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Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
Frank Leahy
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Granth Sahib
Those who have realized the Truth are at peace throughout the four ages. Subduing their egotism and desires, they keep the True Name enshrined in their hearts.
Granth Sahib
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Granth Sahib
When egotism and duality are eradicated, one intuitively merges in peace.
Granth Sahib
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Christian Nevell Bovee
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 Nevell Bovee
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