All Quotes, Narcissism

33 Narcissism Quotes

Narcissism man's excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one's physical appearance. A little narcissism is always in us. But a lot of narcissism is never good. This is a collection of 33 quotes on narcissism and narcissism sayings.

Narcissism in moderate amounts is not harmful to health. - Massimiliano Allegri
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people. - Andre Dubus III
Never underestimate the narcissism of a writer. - Elia Kazan
You give up your narcissism, your egotism. That's how you achieve chemistry. - Nick Nolte
Narcissism as a virtue is very futuristic. - Nicolas Winding Refn
Narcissism falls along the axis of what psychologists call personality disorders, one of a group that includes antisocial, dependent, histrionic, avoidant and borderline personalities. But by most measures, narcissism is one of the worst, if only because the narcissists themselves are so clueless. - Jeffrey Kluger
The two pillars of feminism are narcissism and entitlement. - Mike Cernovich
The whole narcissism and echo syndrome is usually the result of early childhood training. Those are very hard habits for anyone to break. - Merrill Markoe
When you're an actor, you can be hindered by your own narcissism. - Amanda Peet
Individualism. Narcissism. Value-free choices. These are all key elements in the decline of the practice of mutual accountability in Western churches, among clergy and laity alike. - David Augsburger
Mourning. At the death of the loved being, acute phase of narcissism: one emerges from sickness, from servitude. Then, gradually, freedom takes on a leaden hue, desolation settles in, narcissism gives way to a sad egoism, an absence of generosity. - Roland Barthes
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism. - Sigmund Freud
Narcissism is actually a clever guise adopted to mask its exact opposite, which is a deep well of self-loathing, a well of low self-esteem, rather than high self-esteem. - Jeffrey Kluger
There's a thin line between narcissism, even if it's a healthy narcissism, and entertainment. - Richard Lewis
Love isn't something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn't a feeling, it is a practice. - Erich Fromm
Narcissism really spreads its wings and soars on twitter. It's like watching a dragon hatch and learn to fly. - Dave Anthony
All of nationalism can be understood as a kind of collective narcissism. - Geoff Mulgan
Leave your pride, ego, and narcissism somewhere else. Reactions from those parts of you will reinforce your children's most primitive fears. - Henry Cloud
Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms without which many of us might just jump off a bridge. - Todd Solondz
People, no matter the economic class, find ways to feed their narcissism. - Lynne Tillman
Selfishness, narcissism, being uncomfortable in your own skin, not feeling connected to the world around you, feeling dislocated from family and youth, having a strange relationship with your childhood - all those things feel really true to me. - Jason Reitman
The minute you celebrate narcissism, which on one hand is very complex, it's very ridiculous. You have to love oneself with humor. - Nicolas Winding Refn
Narcissism is just self-confidence. - Mirai Nagasu
The problem in narcissism is not the high ideals and ambitions, it's the difficulty one encounters when trying to give them body. - Thomas Moore
What's so wrong with vanity? It's different from narcissism, you know? It's not about admiring yourself-it's about taking pride in your appearance. - Tom Ford
Intellectuals are hindered on the way to being, by their narcissism. - Erich Fromm
It is a form of generational narcissism to change texts to suit one's own needs. - Luke Timothy Johnson
Leftism and narcissism are almost synonymous. - Dennis Prager
The ethics of plagiarism have turned into the narcissism of small differences: because journalism cannot own up to its heavily derivative nature, it must enforce originality on the level of the sentence. - Malcolm Gladwell
Courage is impulsive; it is narcissism tempered with nihilism. - Ayelet Waldman
It is in an artist's real interest to congratulate herself more often: not out of narcissism, but in her role as her own dear friend and advocate. - Eric Maisel
Creativity is narcissism. Creativity is falling in love with one's self as you create. It's self-indulgent. - Nicolas Winding Refn
Really life is about narcissism; no one is ever thinking about you much. You always think people are thinking about you way more than they are. - Lizz Winstead
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