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Top 100 Quotes About Self Absorbed

#1. Relax; the world's not watching that closely. It's too busy contemplating itself in the mirror. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#2. Exceptional men do not hold their experiences to be out of the ordinary or of interest to anyone else. Unlike the trodden fungus-men, they are not so ignorantly and presumptuously self-absorbed. They are nobody and they know it. They shun notice. They are exceedingly rare. - Author: Nick Tosches
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#3. Grownups don't pay it much attention because they can't imagine anything more majestic to a child than their own selves and so confused dependance for reverence. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#4. Defeat is real. It is also temporary. We have to understand both. Faced for what it is, absorbed and met without self-deception, defeat can offer wisdom and motivation. Begin even though you know that you will suffer failure and defeat along the way. - Author: Eric Greitens
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#5. When you are being judged by someone that has no idea who you are always remember this: Dogs always bark at strangers and usually there is always some wacko neighbor that wants to try out their new gun on an intruder. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#6. Selfishness draws men into a spiritual vacuum where, absorbed in self service, they shut out all others. - Author: William R. Bradford
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#7. When I had my daughter, my priorities shifted. Being in the world of fashion you have to be very self-absorbed and surrounded by people that are self-absorbed. - Author: Carolyn Murphy
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#8. Before my accident I was a little too ... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed. - Author: Rick Allen
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#9. For man, mind is the cause of bondage and mind is the cause of liberation. Mind absorbed in sense objects is the cause of bondage, and mind detached from the sense objects is the cause of liberation. - Author: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
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#10. I've got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever. - Author: Elton John
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#11. Give me needy emotional whining bullshit.
Flash.
Give me self-absorbed egocentric twaddle.
Christ. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#12. Do not become self-absorbed, but become self-aware. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#13. I think young adults get a bad rap for being self-absorbed and self-centered. My experience going around the United States and speaking in schools is that teenagers here are very interested in the fate of their peers around the world. - Author: Patricia McCormick
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#14. ... worry is an emotional state that I abhor. It tends to be self-absorbed and short-sighted, and holds no purpose other than to waste energy and distract the mind from what actually matters. - Author: Penny Reid
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#15. Why does it help to read others' stories? It is not only that misery loves company, because (I learned) misery is too self-absorbed to want much company. Others' experiences did help with my emotional struggle ... - Author: David Sheff
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#16. Self esteem is not the same as being self centered, self absorbed or selfish. Self esteem is also not complacency or overconfidence, both of which and set us up for failure. Self esteem is a strong motivator to work hard. Self esteem is related to mental health and happiness. - Author: Glenn R. Schiraldi
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#17. There you have it: our lives in a nutshell. Emphasis on nut.
But if the above whipped your mind into a frenzy, here's something even more interesting: Fang started a blog. Not that he's self-absorbed or trendy or anything. Nope, not him. - Author: James Patterson
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#18. In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed - and so is their music. - Author: Chris Barber
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#19. The true God gives so we can become joyful givers and not just self-absorbed receivers. - Author: Miroslav Volf
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#20. The essays are very solipsistic and self-absorbed, I'm totally conscious of that. To me, book writing is fun, and I basically just write about things that are entertaining to myself. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#21. A major Iowa newspaper published an op-ed against Trump calling him a 'self-absorbed, wholly unqualified feckless blowhard.' Or as Trump put it, 'You forgot very rich ... I'm a very rich, self-absorbed, wholly unqualified feckless blowhard. Very, very rich.' - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#22. Relationships are give-and-take, and when you're a tennis player, you're certainly not giving. You have to be self-absorbed. It has to be about you. - Author: Chris Evert
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#23. Shatter the glass. In our society that is so self-absorbed, begin to look less at yourself and more at each other. Learn more about the face of your neighbor and less about your own. - Author: Sargent Shriver
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#24. I've always wanted to be a dad. I just can't wait to have a little rug rat running around. I used to want five or six kids, but maybe I've become too self-absorbed over the years. I think two would be perfect. - Author: Josh Duhamel
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#25. He threw her a distasteful look. "Uh ... meaning," he imitated her, "That Caia like totally isn't like a self-absorbed bimbo. She only like totally mashed people into pulp when someone else is in like total danger."
"I don't say like and totally that much, O-K!! - Author: Samantha Young
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#26. Here I had a wonderful man who cared for me
and I was screwing around with a self-absorbed, conniving monster who'd betrayed me
in the worst possible way. - Author: Kelley Armstrong
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#27. Excuse me, there's no pretense here. I happen to be genuinely self-absorbed and deeply shallow. - Author: Stephen Schwartz
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#28. Indeed, one of the highest pleasures is to be more or less unconscious of one's own existence, to be absorbed in interesting sights, sounds, places, and people. Conversely, one of the greatest pains is to be self-conscious, to feel unabsorbed and cut off from the community and the surrounding world. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#29. Human nature means battling constantly between being completely self-absorbed and trying to be a communal creature. Nature makes you a communal creature. The ultimate single-minded, self-centered creature is a cancer cell. And mostly, we're not made up of cancer cells. - Author: George Lucas
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#30. Our public figures are often narcissists, utterly self-absorbed in their quest for power. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#31. The zombie is the angle. You want people to get to the rest of what you just said? Embrace the zombie. We live in a society of self-absorbed, unaware drones desensitized to the suffering of others. - Author: Tami Hoag
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#32. I was feeling privileged and self-conscious about my life as a musician, which feels self-absorbed. I can't help it, I am a musician. This is what I do. - Author: Sufjan Stevens
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#33. Edna looked straight before her with a self-absorbed expression upon her face. She felt no interest in anything about her. The street, the children, the fruit vender, the flowers growing there under her eyes, were all part and parcel of an alien world which had suddenly become antagonistic. - Author: Kate Chopin
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#34. There's so many bigger things in the world. The art world is such a tiny little thing compared to wars and migration crises. It's weird to be self-absorbed in it. - Author: Jim Shaw
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#35. We can become so insensitive to the Spirit's prodding that we become too idle, too self absorbed and too busy with too many things that in the eyes of God, are worthless. - Author: William Branks
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#36. I feel like I'm part of a generation of people who are stuck in the past and are really self-absorbed. I mean, we're actually taking pictures of ourselves and posting them on Facebook, and keeping in touch with people that should have been out of our lives 15 years ago. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#37. She is so totally absorbed in a vocation - both a gift and a mastering passion - that she has no time to be absorbed with the self's worries about itself. And that is the moral of the story: You can pursue happiness by wearing a torn jersey. You can catch it by being good at something you love. - Author: George Will
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#38. Raising self-centered kids is not good for society, but it's also not good for their own mental health to be completely self-absorbed. - Author: William Damon
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#39. Facts that challenge basic assumptions-and thereby threaten people's livelihood and self-esteem-are simply not absorbed. The mind does not digest them. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#40. I hate to sound self absorbed, but I'm just going to cast out this pearl of wisdom, if I could give the whole world cancer and kill them and be the last man on earth it would be a sign that god loves me especially. - Author: Thom Yorke
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#41. Facebook had to be the biggest playground for self-absorbed assholes that the world had ever seen. - Author: Jana Deleon
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#42. To be a tennis champion, you have to be inflexible. You have to be stubborn. You have to be arrogant. You have to be selfish and self-absorbed. Kind of tunnel vision almost. - Author: Chris Evert
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#43. all that greedy or self-absorbed. Sage's father, cruel as he was, only wanted his son back. Tammi just wanted a sister. I wanted a "normal" girlfriend. And Sage - all she wanted was to be herself. I - Author: Brian Katcher
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#44. Who or what inspires you?"
"I must admit that I often read my own articles in scientific journals and inspire myself. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#45. Jodi Melnick is hotly self-absorbed. Her onstage musicians are much too loud, and like so many narcissistic performers, she goes on much too long: She's interested in herself; why wouldn't we be? - Author: Robert Gottlieb
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#46. At the point that it dawns on me that I am not God I have finally made room for God. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#47. When this life ends, I will be absorbed back into you. I have come forth from you . You are all good and you know all that there is. So please act in me and through me at every moment and every second. Let me be but an extension of your being. Teach me how to live and love selflessly, at all times. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#48. The more I focused on my need to get better the worse I actually got - the more neurotic and self-conscious and self-absorbed I became. - Author: Tullian Tchividjian
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#49. A recurring image in the work of the Rossetti circle was that of a woman absorbed in self-contemplation, gazing into a mirror or combing her hair. - Author: Elizabeth Prettejohn
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#50. Commitment, by its nature, frees us from ourselves and, while it stands us in opposition to some, it joins us with others similarly committed. Commitment moves us from the mirror trap of the self absorbed with the self to the freedom of a community of shared values. - Author: Michael Lewis
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#51. Now, do I think the baby boomers tend to be self-absorbed? I do. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#52. There's a lot of movies about self absorbed white men and I just figured it's about time to make a movie about self absorbed black men. - Author: Neil Drumming
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#53. Sex is about physical attraction, yes, but it's also about trust. I don't trust you. You're completely self-absorbed and egoistic. You offer nothing I want. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#54. I worry sometimes that I'm a bit moralistic; always writing about men who are learning to grow up, not be so self-absorbed, selfish or badly behaved. I wonder if that's dull and liberal and wimpy? I should probably write something that celebrates wickedness. - Author: David Nicholls
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#55. My dogs, the only creatures on the planet marked by my singular nurturing imprint, have all turned out to be rude and self-absorbed. In all likelihood, if they were children instead of dogs, I would have foisted more Charlie Sheens or Kardashians onto our crumbling culture. - Author: Merrill Markoe
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#56. There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed. - Author: Debi Mazar
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#57. He would wake for no reason in the middle of the night, and the memory of the self-absorbed love was revealed to him for what it was: a pitfall of happiness that he despised and desired at the same time, but from which it was impossible to escape. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#58. There are few things less stylish than a boring, self absorbed twit ... - Author: Karen Karbo
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#59. Her words reminded him of a comforting truth: Joan Flynn was a bright woman, and nowhere near as self-absorbed as others of her station could be. - Author: Grace Burrowes
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#60. American's could be any more self absorbed if they were made of equal parts water and paper towel. - Author: Dennis Miller
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#61. I feel people think I'm almost like a robot - like an android ... I just don't really get portrayed as someone who has feelings or who is sympathetic ... like a self-absorbed ice queen. - Author: Megan Fox
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#62. One of the things that confirmed Hyacinth's suspicion that America was an evil, lonely place was that people were islands unto themselves. And so when Avril drifted away, there was no friend or neighbor or pastor or coworker to reach out to and ask after her child. - Author: Naomi Jackson
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#63. You'll continue to be a bitch no matter what, but I'm glad you aren't a callous, self-absorbed one. - Author: Genna Rulon
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#64. For a much lauded writer, I'm not terribly self-absorbed. In social situations, which are difficult for me - I mean, this is an interview - I'm normally uncomfortable talking about myself. - Author: James Ellroy
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#65. The main thing I've noticed, however, is how unreasonable, self-absorbed and permanently outraged caffeine has made me. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#66. I guess you could say that no matter what the characters are enduring, I try to make them retain their humanity. Their self-absorbed, grouchy, selfish, aggravating humanity. - Author: MaryJanice Davidson
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#67. A lamp does not flicker in a place where no wind blows; so it is with a yogi, who controls his mind, intellect and self, being absorbed in the spirit within him. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#68. Blacksmiths sometimes twist a rope tight around the nose of a horse, and by thus inflicting a little pain they distract his attention from the shoeing process. One way to get air out of a
glass is to pour in water. Be Absorbed by Your Subject - Author: Dale Carnegie
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#69. People are afraid to concentrate because they are afraid of losing themselves if they are too absorbed in another person, in an idea, in an event. The less strong their self, the greater the fear of losing themselves in the act of concentration on the non-self. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#70. The great wisdom traditions of the world all recognize that the main impediment to living a life of meaning is being self-absorbed. - Author: Barbara Brown Taylor
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#71. I have too much free time. Free time makes people think; thinking makes people morbidly self-absorbed; and unless you are watertight and flawless, excessive self-absorption leads to depression. - Author: Steve Toltz
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#72. Some humans are so consumed with trying to control the outcomes of their own lives that they don't have any idea the part they play in the outcome of someone else's. - Author: Kate McGahan
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#73. It scares me to speak my mind, it might sound self-absorbed, I don't say half of what I think, I wonder what I'm thinking for - Author: Chantal Kreviazuk
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#74. An example I often use to illustrate the reality of vanity, is this: look at the peacock; it's beautiful if you look at it from the front. But if you look at it from behind, you discover the truth ... Whoever gives in to such self-absorbed vanity has huge misery hiding inside them. - Author: Pope Francis
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#75. If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you. - Author: James Taylor
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#76. Contrary to the common misconception that loving yourself equates to being self-absorbed and lacking empathy or consideration for others, the true meaning of self-love is about caring, respecting and knowing yourself, taking responsibility for your life, and ultimately, your happiness. - Author: Miya Yamanouchi
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#77. I would like to tell all dancers to forget themselves and the desire for self display. They must become completely absorbed in the dance. Even in a classical variation there should never be any thought of a dancer doing a variation
he should become identified with it. - Author: Antony Tudor
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#78. Meant to give a new impulse to the race - to rouse human creatures to new moods, to thrust them into places where they see new things. Men and women are being dragged out of their self-absorbed corners and stirred up and shaken. - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#79. I'd like to say I'm not self-absorbed compared to others, but that's hard to say since I'm far too self-absorbed to pry into others' self-absorption. - Author: Anonymous
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#80. All of this made me feel better about myself, and I was grateful to the books for teaching me-without my even having to read them- that there were people in the world more desperate, more self-absorbed, more boring than I was. - about memoirs - Author: Brock Clarke
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#81. Every writer is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed. - Author: Leo Rosten
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#82. I love that Katie would never, ever, in a million years, treat anyone as blatantly shitty as you've treated her tonight. It's a shame you're so thoroughly self-absorbed that it renders you incapable of getting to know her, because believe me, if you could, you'd be a better person for it. - Author: Kim Holden
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#83. They looked shallow, self-absorbed. And a small, strangled part of me envied them. - Author: Mary E. Pearson
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#84. A selfie is a proof that either we are very lonely or too self absorbed to ask others to take our picture. - Author: Saru Singhal
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#85. I realized through my personal travels how little I know about certain conflicts, because I was too vain or self-absorbed to ask the questions. That's been the focus while I'm in my thirties - to become an accomplished woman, rather than some actress. - Author: Diane Kruger
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#86. I insist on remaining aloof, self-absorbed, lovingly nursing my suspicions. - Author: Charles Simic
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#87. People that have been consistently hurt by others in life will only see the one time you hurt them and be blinded to all the good your heart has to offer. They look no further than what they want to see. Unfortunately, most of them remain a victim throughout their life. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#88. To assume that I and I alone have all the answers is to eventually find myself entirely alone without any answers. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#89. Beauty is wasted on the self-absorbed. - Author: Lorii Myers
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#90. Although people sometimes assume that the happy are self-absorbed and complacent, just the opposite is true. In general, happiness doesn't make people want to drink daiquiris on the beach; it makes them want to help rural villagers gain better access to clean water. - Author: Gretchen Rubin
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#91. Living a self-absorbed life will always be at the cost of everyone else. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#92. God made you to love him supremely, but he lost you. He returned to get you back, but it took the cross to do it. He absorbed your darkness so that one day you can finally and dazzlingly become your true self and take your seat at his eternal feast. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#93. Every decade of my life I attempted to write a novel. But I had nothing to say. I was far too self-absorbed, and now I realize I was writing for others, so that they'd applaud me, see my genius, tell me how wonderful I am, or be jealous of my success. - Author: Louise Penny
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#94. There was less of the peevish temper of a child which frets and teases on purpose to be soothed, and more of the self-absorbed moroseness of a confirmed invalid, repelling consolation, and ready to regard the good-humoured mirth of others, as an insult. - Author: Emily Bronte
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#95. It's easy to be a bad ass, it's easy to act like a bad ass, easy to act like a tough guy, it's easy to be a diva, and it's easy to be self absorbed. The list goes on and on but to me, I always just find it more important to be nice and kind. - Author: Dwayne Johnson
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#96. Time is self absorbed, takes what it wants and doesn't return the favor. It is greedy, its pockets full of the lives of those left behind. It is a magician and a thief. - Author: Leigh Hershkovich
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#97. People are self-absorbed. I think that the mass ability of communication now probably allows individuals to meet more self-absorbed individuals. It has certainly changed the way that people meet. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#98. It was exciting in its own self-absorbed way, which is very much the essence of journalism: you truly believe that you are living at the center of the universe and that the world out there is on tenterhooks waiting for the next copy of whatever publication you work at. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#99. I have, at times, been absorbed in my work to the point of complete self-oblivion. Once I worked for thirty-six hours without a break - to complete exhaustion; and while I was in the middle of it I didn't even notice. - Author: Alton Tobey
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#100. He looked at her for a moment, amazed. "How did you know that? How can a servant girl like you understand so much?"
Because self-absorbed man-children are common as weeds, thought Mary. But she said, "I don't know, sir. I only guessed. - Author: Y.S. Lee
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