Egotistical Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old egotistical quotes, egotistical sayings, and egotistical proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Egotistical people are not pretty. We all know that, I'm sure everybody knows an egotistical person someplace.     

Joan Jett

One is not necessarily made self-centered because he is foolish, but one is very often made foolish because he is self-centered.     

Criss Jami

A sort of egotistical self-evaluation is unavoidable in those joys in which erudition and art mingle and in which aesthetic pleasure may become more acute, but not remain as pure.     

Marcel Proust

You are happiest when you are most humble. You are most miserable when you are egotistical.     

Frederick Lenz

Oh, believe me. The greatest egos are those which are too egotistical to show just how egotistical they are.     

William Inge

Happiness is egotistical.     

Alexandre Dumas

There's something ever egotistical in mountain tops and towers, and all things grand and lofty.     

Herman Melville

Never be late. When you're late, what you're saying is that your time is more important than the other person's time. That's pretty egotistical.     

Alice Cooper

Loneliness is the price we have to pay for being born in this modern age, so full of freedom, independence, and our own egotistical selves.     

Soseki Natsume

The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is, the better ballplayer he's going to be.     

Bill Lee

If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more.     

John Templeton

All artists are egotistical maniacs with inferiority complexes.     

Lionel Richie

Nobility is often no more than the inner aspect which our egotistical feelings assume when we have not yet named and classified them.     

Marcel Proust

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway.     

Mother Teresa

The egotistical ambition to always want to earn more money harms both the company and the individual himself. That is the biggest weakness of many managers – the financial crisis has proven this.     

Dalai Lama XIV

Egoistical opinion that a man is the king of nature was created by the man himself, so he can justify his wrong decisions.     

Ruben Papian

Humility is, in a sense, admitting how egotistical you are.     

Criss Jami

There's only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and foget everybody else! It sound egotistical, but it's actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity.     

Anne Frank

You have to love yourself, not in an egotistical way, but if you love yourself, everyone else will love you.     

Michelle Mone

There's a tendency, especially among academics, to see politics as deeply dirty and deeply egotistical.     

Zephyr Teachout

It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It's simply the honest response to clearly perceived Reality.     

Erich Schiffmann

It's just too egotistical to think that we are the only lifeform in the universe.     

Kathleen Quinlan

The unfortunate are always egotistical.     

Benjamin Disraeli

We have self-centered minds which get us into plenty of trouble. If we do not come to understand the error in the way we think, our self-awareness, which is our greatest blessing, is also our downfall.     

Joko Beck

It's self-centered to think that human beings, as limited as we are, can describe divinity.     

John Templeton