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An empire is an immense egotism. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If you ask me which is the real hereditary sin of human nature, do you imagine I shall answer pride, or luxury, or ambition, or egotism? No; I shall say indolence. Who conquers indolence will conquer all the rest. Indeed all good principles must stagnate without mental activity. (Quote by - Zimmermann)

The official world, the corridors of power, the dilemmas of conscience and egotism she disliked them all. (Quote by - Charles Percy)

The reason why lovers are never wary of one another is this - they are always talking of themselves. (Qutoe by - La Rochefoucauld)

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

Egotism is an alphabet of one letter. (Quote by - Scottish Proverb)

Mastery passes often for egotism. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

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. (Quote by - Brian Aldiss)

The Beloved becomes a mirror reflecting the secret face of the mystic lover, while the lover, purified of the opacity of his ego, becomes in turn a mirror of the attributes and actions of the Beloved. (Quote by - Ibn al-'Arabi)

Egotism - usually just a case of mistaken nonentity. (Quote by - Barbara Stanwyck)

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. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Egotism is such a terrible disease, he dies, to be reincarnated he continues coming and going. (Quote by - Guru Gobind Singh)

My performances have finally caught up with my ego. (Quote by - Ato Boldon)

See, when I paint, it is an experience that, at its best, is transcending reality. When it is working, you completely go into another place, you're tapping into things that are totally universal, completely beyond your ego and your own self. That's what it's all about. (Quote by - Keith Haring)

It is important to remember always that the principle of egolessness does not mean that there was an ego in the first place, and the Buddhists did away with it. On the contrary, it means there was never any ego at all to begin with. To realize that is called "egolessness."(Quote by - Sogyal Rinpoche)

Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

To me there is in happiness an element of self-forgetfulness. You lose yourself in something outside yourself when you are happy; just as when you are desperately miserable you are intensely conscious of yourself, are a solid little lump of ego weighing a ton. (Quote by - Joseph Priestley)

The weakness of humanity is our blindness, a cultural blind spot which some call ignorance, in which a selfish and immature ego claims the world as ours and prevents us from seeing ourselves as a part of the world. Kinship with all life is a biological (evolutionary) fact, but our culture ways of doing, perceiving and relating, blind us to this reality. (Quote by - Dr. Michael W. Fox)

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Lord burdened one with egotism. He alone is born and dies; He alone comes and goes. (Quote by - Sri Guru 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. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

If there is an enemy, it is the ego. If there is a devil, it is the ego. Every obstacle is created by the ego, for the ego. Every obstacle. The ego can be overcome, and in so doing are you made free. That is the way. (Quote by - Stefan Nadzo)

Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight. (Quote by - John Bradshaw)

People are incarnated in heaven and in hell. In egotism, they come and go. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Without egotism and full of feeling, laughter is the music of life. (Quote by - William Osler)

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