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I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?
~By Eugenio Montale ~


Everyone has egos, and you want to come out on top. You have to pick yourself up and go at it again.
~By Caprice Bourret ~


A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
~By Brian Koslow ~


Show business is one of the few businesses that the devil will actually agree to own just a portion of your soul because he knows if you have a performer's ego you were probably working for him all along.
~By Marc Maron ~


It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
~By Brandon Routh ~


The ones who were negotiating are now on the front line of this intifada, because they found that the negotiations didn't give them the minimum of their rights.
~By Hassan Nasrallah ~


It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.
~By Henry Fonda ~


And it's a question of how far we're willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


I'm truly worried about the country's direction. I can tell you this categorically, we've got the weakest president and the weakest governor in the history of my 50 years of public service.
~By Fritz Hollings ~


Most of us are consumed with our own thoughts and desires and are not always thinking about what other people may want. This is not necessarily being egocentric; it is just being human.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego, so how do you go from having loads of fame to working at 7-11? You can't do it!
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
~By Northrop Frye ~


The student who deceives himself into thinking that he is giving his life like an ascetic in the spirit of sacrifice for art, is the victim of a deplorable species of egotism.
~By Alma Gluck ~


If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


I'm one of seven kids. That'll keep your ego in check.
~By Amy Adams ~


Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature.
~By Herman Hesse ~


Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
~By W. H. Auden ~


Whether fuel cell system development in central Oregon, wind power generation along the Columbia Gorge, or geothermal energy in southern Oregon, investing in new energy sources makes America more energy independent while creating good paying, environmentally friendly jobs.
~By Greg Walden ~


As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green, not black.
~By Greg Walden ~


I used to get some ego thing out of saying I wasn't a star, just an actress. Forget it. I'm a star. I wanted it. I worked for it. I got it.
~By Valerie Harper ~


It is probably very necessary to present your ego at some point.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Number one, that it is smart to communicate and negotiate with your enemy instead of just waging war with bombs and weapons of mass destruction.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


When we came then to the 1967 negotiations we had the problem of one market between two countries fully under the control of the American companies that owned the facilities on both sides of the border.
~By Leonard Woodcock ~


Your political reputation affects how likely allies are to trust you, and what kind of deals they'll offer at the negotiating table. There's also some emotional response in there, so factions do bear grudges. Just like the real thing.
~By Mike Simpson ~


If we meet an honest and intelligent politician, a dozen, a hundred, we say they aren't like politicians at all, and our category of politicians stays unchanged; we know what politicians are like.
~By Randall Jarrell ~


I have only been seeking to get them to the negotiating table and, thank God, that's where they are.
~By John Prescott ~


We may ascertain the worth of the human race, since for its sake God's Only-begotten Son became man, and thereby ennobled the nature that he took upon him.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache.
~By Philip Wylie ~


I get pretty terrified, to be honest, when I'm on tour. You really have to muster a lot of ego to go our there, which I find rather draining.
~By Michael Hutchence ~


If I have enough ego to say I'm a writer, a director, a producer, and an actor, I should have the energy and the knowledge to write a scene for this great actor named Henry Fonda and direct him in it and have it work.
~By Peter Fonda ~


An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
~By Alec Guinness ~


The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
~By Ellen Key ~


Modernity is a qualitative, not a chronological, category.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.
~By Buffy Sainte-Marie ~


This does not mean that every copyright must prove its value initially. That would be a far too cumbersome system of control. But it does mean that every system or category of copyright or patent should prove its worth.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


I can work in films as long as the story doesn't have a realistic nature. If I'm working with an allegory, a fantasy, it can be developed in synthetic terms.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky, in the right place at the right time. I'd put myself in the latter category. But I'd never call myself a normal designer of anything.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


And also, Sergio Leone was considered in Italy a director of category B, not a big director.
~By Claudia Cardinale ~


I hate to be categorized.
~By Martin C. Smith ~


Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
~By George Schultz ~


Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations.
~By Pat Brown ~


To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.
~By Myriam Miedzian ~


The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not.
~By George Michael ~


We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow.
~By Francis Maude ~


For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
~By Erwin Schrodinger ~


On another level, I want to mention that I have a strong Jewish identity and - over the years - have been involved in several Jewish projects, such as the establishment of a strong program of Judaic Studies at the University of California in San Diego.
~By Walter Kohn ~


Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


I don't like staying in hotels. I like to be in my own bed. San Diego as a city is really awesome. The only hard part of it for me is that I'm away from my family and my house. But as far as shooting down there, we get amazing locations, and the crew is really, really stellar down there. They are really fun.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Some nights, I was so good that I could have become an egotist.
~By Ted Lindsay ~


At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories, everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar. There was no category for what I did.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


I'd like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared - it's an everyday part of life.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!
~By Pat Riley ~


The power to shape Oregon's future remains where it has always been - in our collective hands.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


V is like a mythical situation. It's an allegory for what could happen. V has philosophies within it that actually warn against things like that happening.
~By David Lloyd ~


I hope everybody will go back to the negotiating table. I've always said this is the only way forward.
~By Mohamed ElBaradei ~


No important national language, at least in the Occidental world, has complete regularity of grammatical structure, nor is there a single logical category which is adequately and consistently handled in terms of linguistic symbolism.
~By Edward Sapir ~


Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
~By Colin Powell ~


Oregon is the only state in the union that facilitates suicide.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
~By Dean Acheson ~


An actress must never lose her ego - without it she has no talent.
~By Tom Lehrer ~


That's what takes people out of the fight half the time. They get hit and half the reaction is your ego is saying, 'I cannot believe that person just lit me up - how humiliating.'
~By David O. Russell ~


Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.
~By Graham Greene ~


I'm an artist and that means I can be as egotistical as I want to be.
~By Lou Reed ~


We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos.
~By Ray Harryhausen ~


In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.
~By Alexander Solzehnitsyn ~


The Company of Wolves doesn't belong in any category, so it's difficult to prepare an audience for it. It's not a horror film, it's not a fantasy film, it's not a children's film - so what is it?
~By Neil Jordan ~


There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness that represents something, relates this representation back to itself, and so gathers with itself.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


Darwin (1859) recognized the fact that paleontology then seemed to provide evidence against rather for evolution in general or the gradual origin of taxonomic categories in particular.
~By George G. Simpson ~


Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem.
~By Allen Boyd ~


Ego is to the true self what a flashlight is to a spotlight.
~By John Bradshaw ~


Awareness requires a rupture with the world we take for granted; then old categories of experience are called into question and revised.
~By Shoshana Zuboff ~


You know, Equal Interest played at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival Awards and not one musician from that category was even thought of. Even thought of! The idea, that here's this vital energy, and that element doesn't even know it exists!
~By Joseph Jarman ~


Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


The Red Sox are the local scapegoats. It's hard enough to play baseball without being the local scapegoat too.
~By Michael Lewis ~


A healthy environment is essential to a livable Oregon and a strong economy.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


I think any spiritual experience that's worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way. And also, a Zen monk once said to me, 'If you're not laughing, then you're not getting it.'
~By David O. Russell ~


Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


Your memorabilia becomes more significant. It does put you in a different category.
~By Jim Palmer ~


My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
~By Chris Brown ~


The left and right are not religious categories. They're often not even value categories.
~By Jim Wallis ~


The ultimate purpose of religious life is to make this evolution move in a direction far more important to the destiny of the ego than the moral health of the social fabric which forms his present environment.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat.
~By Ernest Bevin ~


An allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Let's all understand that these guiding principles cannot be discarded for short-term political gains. They represent what this country is all about. They are indigenous to the American idea. And these are principles which are not negotiable.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


I was a scapegoat. The media had to put responsibility on somebody, and I was chosen. They felt free to say that because someone was thin they were anorexic, which is ridiculous.
~By Kate Moss ~


I've learned that in order to achieve what I wanted, it made more sense to negotiate than to defend the autonomy of my work by pounding my fist on the table.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


I am a professional performer and I only appear on TV for entertainment or for philanthropic organizations, and I consider this a very serious matter that doesn't fit into either category.
~By Lionel Stander ~


My egotistical concern was less that I would fail to relate to my classmates than that they would know nothing of my uniquely tortured life's course and, thus, me.
~By John Thorn ~

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September 27 ,2020


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