Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
When any man is more stupidly vain and outrageously egotistic than his fellows, he will hide his hideousness in humanitarianism.
Egotism is usually subversive of sagacity.
An egotist is not a man who thinks too much of himself; he is a man who thinks too little of other people.
The egoist does not tolerate egoism.
Egotism is the anesthetic which nature gives us to deaden the pain of being a fool.
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
Our ego is our silent partner – too often with a controlling interest.
Egotism: The art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.