15 Inspiring Quotes about Narcissism

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about narcissism? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 15 most beautiful narcissism quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

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Twitter is the marriage of full-tilt narcissism and full-tilt voyeurism that has finally collided in 140 words.

— Adam Goldberg

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, What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures

The ’60s redefined narcissism as idealism.

— Dennis Prager

For some, life may be a playground to undermine the brainwaves of others or simply a vainglorious game with an armory of theatrics, illustrating only bleak self-deception, haughty narcissism and dim deficiency in empathy. (“Another empty room”)

— Erik Pevernagie

Leave your pride, ego, and narcissism somewhere else. Reactions from those parts of you will reinforce your children’s most primitive fears.

— Henry Cloud

[Buddhism] takes us beyond a kind of self-centered narcissism because instead of identifying with the content of our experience, we identify with awareness itself.

— Charlotte Kasl

All we need to release our inner God is a pulpit and an audience, both of which the Internet supplies in great abundance. Too bad that the corollaly to being in God mode in cyberspace is an explosion of narcissism and self-centeredness.

— Elias Aboujaoude Md

Patriotism is the narcissism of countries.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling extraordinary enough to be noticed, to be lovable, to belong, or to cultivate a sense of purpose.

— Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

I think a lot of self-importance is a product of fear. And fear, living in sort of an un-self-examined fear-based life, tends to lead to narcissism and self-importance.

— Moby

So our narcissism has bared forth an unflattering nakedness that shames our species. But this is humanity. This is our condition.

— Zack Love, The Syrian Virgin

Politics, after all, is largely about power. And power goes to the core of our issues of control and narcissism and need to be right and tendency to divide the human race into ‘us’ vs. ‘them.’

— John Ortberg

Having a child makes you realize the importance of life – narcissism goes out the window. Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I’d be fine.

— Jenny McCarthy

Sometimes others narcissism will take place of your happiness. Don’t let it happen.

— Dominic Riccitello

Politics has become infused with narcissism in America.

— John Oliver

That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood – the time when he was his own ideal.

— Sigmund Freud