Top 38 Quotes About Grandiosity

#1. Having invented himself, the narcissist sees no problem in recasting that which he had designed in the first place. The narcissist is his own repeated Creator - hence his grandiosity.

Sam Vaknin

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#2. Children are born with imaginations in mint condition, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Then life corrects for grandiosity.

Phyllis Theroux

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#3. My God, what a sensation to be an atom in the scheme of such grandiosity. The allurement, the jazz, and the physics of it all ...

Carew Papritz

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#4. Unchecked power, driven by self-interest, scarcity, grandiosity and aggression, is deadly to God's original fruitful purposes.

Andy Crouch

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#5. Sustaining relationships with others requires a good relationship to ourselves. Healthy self-esteem is an internal sense of worth that pulls one neither into 'better than' grandiosity nor 'less than' shame.

Terrence Real

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#6. I think that people who live in cultures without quite so much privilege, opportunity or grandiosity have a little bit more respect for the workings of destiny, and the limitations that people can find themselves in through no fault of their own.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#7. I took notes on the people around me, in my town, in my family, in my memory. I took notes on my own state of mind, my grandiosity, the low self-esteem. I wrote down the funny stuff I overheard. I learned to be like a ship's rat, veined ears trembling, and I learned to scribble it all down.

Anne Lamott

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#8. I love the grandiosity, how sweepingly entertaining films can be. And I think there's a place for films that pry more into the human condition.

Colin Farrell

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#9. Mingling grandiosity and short-sightedness in dangerous measure.

Robert Galbraith

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#10. Grandiosity lessens as work proceeds.

Mason Cooley

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#11. When you have success, people think you know what you're doing, and you start to agree with them, you think you can conquer the world. But you go from grandiosity to panic.

Janet Fitch

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#12. There is a time in our life when we need to strut our stuff and groove on grandiosity, when we need to be viewed as remarkable and rare, when we need to exhibit ourself in front of a mirror that reflects our self-admiration, when we need a parent to function as that mirror.

Judith Viorst

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#13. Just because creativity is mystical doesn't mean it shouldn't also be demystified - especially if it means liberating artists from the confines of their own grandiosity, panic, and ego.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#14. Confidence is important, but if it is not based on a realistic appraisal of who you are, it is mere grandiosity and smugness.

Robert Greene

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#15. The average action game doesn't much traffic in thematic grandiosity, but the BioShock games are different.

Tom Bissell

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#16. I love the grandiosity of Hollywood movies, and even in independents, I love the canvas you can tell your story on. I love fiction filmmaking, you really feel like you're creating something.

George Hickenlooper

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#17. The sage shuns excess, shuns grandiosity, shuns arrogance.


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#18. My feeling, based on my own experience, is that aiming for grandiosity is the fastest route to failure.

James Altucher

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#19. Life: in all it's pain, misery, grandiosity and glory. I sing for myself, yet if others truly find inspiration through my words, then I have accidently done something brilliant in my life.

John O'Callaghan

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#20. It is the cult of self that is killing the United States. This cult has within it the classic traits of psychopaths: superficial charm, grandiosity and self-importance ; a need for constant stimulation; a penchant for lying, deception and manipulation; and the incapacity for remorse or guilt.

Chris Hedges

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#21. When I was really young, I wanted to grow up and be the sun. Which shows an early penchant for ambition or narcissism or grandiosity or delusion - all of which are bellwethers for becoming a writer.

Gayle Forman

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#22. Grandiosity is always a cover for despair.

Marianne Williamson

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#23. Narcissistic leaders. The ultimate weapon of mass destruction is a state. When a state is taken over by a leader with the classic triad of narcissistic symptoms - grandiosity, need for admiration, and lack of empathy - the result can be imperial adventures with enormous human costs.

John Brockman

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#24. Being famous gives you a lot of illusions of false self, of self-importance, a grandiosity, it becomes difficult to stay humble and real. You see so many people who don't succeed.

Lili Taylor

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#25. Nowadays my brain no longer races compulsively in either elation, grandiosity, or depression. I have been given a quiet place in bright sunshine.

Bill W.

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#26. Grandiosity is when we are wrapped up in winning life's false contest. This happens only when we live to impress the abusive parents in our heads, not when we are soberly and philosophically working to advance civilization.

Steven Franssen

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#27. Not many people can boast a photo of their grandmother posing for kiddiporn.

Angela Carter

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#28. When the desirable jobs are spending other people's money, reporting on spending other people's money and lobbying to spend other people's money then you know that the society is f***ed.

Tim Worstall

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#29. The report on climate change said that humans are very likely making the planet warmer. To which Hillary Clinton said, 'Hey, can't blame me for that one.'

Jay Leno

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#30. The idea to go West just fell into my lap from the sky. Go west, young man. That's how the best ideas happen. Just out of nowhere. When you're not even thinking. Like they've been created for you and you just have to reach out and grab them before someone else does.

Shannon Mullen

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#31. For an economy to prosper, trust between the states must be established, and their individual strengths be appreciated.

Narendra Modi

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#32. Marriage did not hold much interest for Urmila but it was a social discipline she would have to conform to. She would rather seek knowledge instead of a suitor.

Kavita Kane

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#33. Be wary of someone who has never failed, or seem to have no faults... Too good to be true usually is. Perfection hides something.

Henry Cloud

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#34. By aggrandizing one's own abilities and achievements, the grandiose person remains out of touch with who they truly are and as such, remains prone to crossing the boundaries of others.

Steven Franssen

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#35. A hobby is an activity done at one's leisure - an occupation is done at another's. Since nurses are called upon at all times of the day, it is by nature an occupation, and a highly innapropriate one at that for two respectable girls

Kelly Zekas

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#36. Heights don't bother me ... It's falling and cracking my skull that freaks me out.

Jason Marsden

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#37. We've gotten to the point where everybody's got a right and nobody's got a responsibility.

Newton N. Minow

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#38. We're not punished for our sins, lad. We're punished by them.

Jennifer Donnelly

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