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Shyness is just egoism out of its depth. — Penelope Keith
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief. — George Eliot
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul. — Friedrich Nietzsche
Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it. — George Santayana
The season of love is the carnival of egoism and it brings a touchstone to our natures. — George Meredith
Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse? — Ivan Turgenev
There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense. — John Buchanan Robinson
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul. — W. Somerset Maugham
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire;
it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
A wife encourages her husband's egoism in order to encourage her own.
Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning.
But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
The divine egoism hat is genius.
Get it into your head once and for all, my simple and very fainthearted fellow, that what fools call humanness is nothing but a weakness born of fear and egoism; that this chimerical virtue, enslaving only weak men, is unknown to those whose character is formed by stoicism, courage, and philosophy.
There is a form that springs from the heart, heard every day in the merry voice of childhood, the expression of a laughter-loving spirit that defies analysis by the philosopher, which has nothing rigid or mechanical in it, and is totally without social significance. Bubbling spontaneously from the artless heart of child or man, without egoism and full of feeling, laughter is the music of life.
I learnt that men were moved by a savage egoism, that love was only the dirty trick nature played on us to achieve the continuation of the species.
Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman.
It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure. All endeavors to introduce permanence in love, the most changeable thing in this changeable human existence, have gone shipwreck in spite of religious ceremonies, vows, and legalities.
But egoism is more than this. It is the realization by the individual that he is above all institutions and all formulas; that they exist only so far as he chooses to make them his own by accepting them.
In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.
An animal that embarks on forming states without greatly restricting egoism will perish.
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.
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?