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Egotism Quotes


These are some of the best 'Egotism' quotations and sayings.

An egotist is a man who talks so much about himself that he gives me no time to talk about myself.

An egotist will always speak of himself, either in praise or censure; but a modest man ever shuns making himself the subject of his conversation.

Christian piety annihilates the egoism of the heart; worldly politeness veils and represses it.

Do you wish men to speak well of you? Then never speak well of yourself.

Egotism is more like an offence than a crime, though 'tis allowable to speak of yourself provided nothing is advanced in your own favor; but I cannot help suspecting that those who abuse themselves are, in reality, angling for approbation.

Egotism is the tongue of vanity.

I shall never apologize to you for egotism. - I think very few men in writing to their friends have enough of it.

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

It is a false principle, that because we are entirely occupied with ourselves, we must equally occupy the thoughts of others. - The contrary inference is the fair one.

It is never permissible to say "I say."

Nothing is more to me than myself.

The more one speaks of himself, the less he likes to hear another talked of.

The more you speak of yourself, the more you are likely to lie.

The personal pronoun "I," might well be the coat of arms of some individuals.

The reason why lovers are never weary of one another is this - they are ever talking of themselves.

There's not one wise man among twenty will praise himself.

We often boast that we are never bored; but we are so conceited that we do not perceive how often we bore others.

What hypocrites we seem to be whenever we talk of ourselves! Our words sound so humble, while our hearts are so proud.

When all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without loss; his accusations of himself are always believed; his praises never.