We’ve collected the best Narcissistic Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Richard Ashcroft, Princess Nokia, Justine Musk, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, Gene Green. Use them as an inspiration.
I probably suffered from a narcissistic disorder in some way.
I don’t think it’s that difficult to distinguish between people with narcissistic disorders and people with high self-esteem.
I did have a constituent four or five years ago – she never liked me. So, she called, I returned her call, and she was complaining about something, and she said: ‘And why do you always use green? I think it’s narcissistic.’ And I said, ‘Well, ma‘am, everyone has to have a gimmick, and that’s my gimmick.’
Self-awareness is not self-centeredness, and spirituality is not narcissism. ‘Know thyself‘ is not a narcissistic pursuit.
You can’t avoid being an egotistical person and ultimately somewhat narcissistic. You can try to curb it by recognizing that behavior. But at the same time, your repetitive behavior has its own psychology, and it’s impossible to get out of that.
I think you should never be forced to be nice as an artist. An artist has to be uncomfortable in a way. Narcissistic and uncomfortable.
‘The Portrait of Dorian Grey‘ beautifully articulates how the altruistic part of ourselves clashes with our essentially narcissistic state.
I read so many things because a colleague or a friend will post something, and I’ll be able to learn a tremendous amount only because they drew attention to it. So I try to do that for others, and that’s the great thing about social media. It’s not always a narcissistic cesspool or waste of time.
Writing your memoir is inherently narcissistic.
I’m always made a little uncomfortable by studies that assert that Millennials are the most narcissistic generation in history. To me, being young has always meant being self-absorbed; in many ways, that’s what youth is for.
Misconception Number 1, the public always thought, ‘Reggie has a massive ego; he’s narcissistic, he’s cocky, he needs everyone to look at him all the time,’ because that’s what the media told them. Wrong. I could handle the attention. I didn’t let the attention affect my performance. But I never needed the attention.
The avant garde is so narcissistic.
Look, I would say that anyone who does this work and doesn’t have a strain of idealism is an adrenaline junkie or completely narcissistic. There is no other justification. You’re risking your life, and if anything happens, it’s our families who suffer tremendously.
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?
I’m an extraordinarily anxious person. I’m a typical actor: narcissistic and paranoid and all them things.
It’s bizarre to have both a super-connected and disconnected world. Like, you can use Twitter in the most narcissistic way. Do people really need to know that I’m drinking a latte right now? It’s so indulgent.
I certainly understand that we’re all trying to make a living, but I’m not thinking about that when I’m making it. And if that’s your sole motivation, it’s going to reflect that narcissistic greed, and you’re going to hear it in the music.
The principle of the brotherhood of man is narcissistic… for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over.
In true, narcissistic fashion, when my father was diagnosed as a narcissist, he called us all up individually to tell us, and he did it with true pride.
You know, I’m a really individualistic person. I’m extremely narcissistic and egocentric, too. So I have one life, and I have to live it the way I want.
Lots of narcissistic people have helped lots of other people with their music. That’s such a narcissistic thing to say! Ha ha!
Young people are narcissistic. They become less narcissistic as they age, but they become crankier about younger people being narcissistic.
I hesitate to use a pathologizing label, but underneath the so-called narcissistic personality is definitely shame and the paralyzing fear of being ordinary.
What makes a narcissistic mother so scary? Her absolute power and controlling influence. A narcissistic mother is your only ‘friend,’ at least until you’re old enough to go to school.
It’s a deep and all but certain truth about narcissistic personalities that to meet them is to love them, but to know them well is to find them unbearable. Confidence quickly curdles into arrogance; smarts turn to smugness, charm turns to smarm.
People would say I am almost narcissistic because I really love the way I look when I tan.
Everyone gets the impression that bodybuilders are narcissistic, and we look at ourselves in mirrors all the time. But that side of the sport doesn’t appeal to me.
I’ve been acting for a long time now, but as narcissistic as this sounds – and I don’t mean it to sound – every time I see my name up there, there is real sense of pride.
Narcissism is a fact of life – it’s a natural part of growing older, right? It’s a part of your development. So being angry about the younger generation being ‘narcissistic,’ that’s like saying ‘Oh, this young generation only wants to poop in their diaper! They don’t want to use the bathroom!’
I have dealt with lots of teens in my show and the big problems teenagers are facing is the impact of social media in all forms, as it seems like it has a heavy negative influence on them. Social media sites feed narcissistic behaviour and the need to be popular and they are being bombarded with half-truths and some facts.
Sometimes people say, ‘Walter, you are egocentric or narcissistic.’ No matter how much money it costs, I always say, ‘You have to be radiant. You have to be Walter.’
If mothers are our first teachers, then having a narcissistic one teaches us that human closeness is terrifying, and the world is a heartless, inconsistent place.