Self Centered Quotes

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A person completely wrapped up in himself makes a small package.


At times ... one is downright thankful for the self-absorption of other people.
Having a baby dragged me, kicking and screaming, from the world of self-absorption.

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Never underestimate the power of self-absorption, including your parents' self-absorption.
People are self-centered
to a nauseous degree.
They will keep on about themselves
while I'm explaining me.
Every writer is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed.

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Why hope to live a long life if we're only going to fill it with self-absorption, body maintenance, and image repair?
Life lived only for oneself does not truly satisfy men or women. There is a hunger in Americans today for larger purposes beyond the self.


Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion.  When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large.

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