37 Quotes About Narcissists

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There are many ways to speak to a narcissist. These quotes about narcissists capture some of the most commonly experienced characteristics of these individuals.

“A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.”

“A narcissist like Trump must constantly inflate and exaggerate in order to keep the supply trains running. He has to brag about how, ‘I have a very high IQ’ or concoct stories about people agreeing with him.”

“A narcissist, on the other hand, is the exact opposite of an empath. Emotionally, narcissists are like brick walls who see and hear others but fail to understand or relate to them.”

“An emotionally abusive relationship, in very simplistic terms, is much like standing up in a too hot bath and sinking back in so as not to feel so dizzy.”

“As you recover, you will feel more conscious of your surroundings. Freed from the ‘fog’ of your pain, fear, and confusion, you will awaken and see the world revealed as never before. ”

“Breakups hurt, but losing someone who doesn’t appreciate you is actually a gain not a loss.”

“But both the narcissist and his partner do not really consider each other. Trapped in the moves of an all-consuming dance macabre, they follow the motions morbidly – semiconscious, desensitized, exhausted, and concerned only with survival.”

“Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask if the problem is them. They know the problem is someone else.”

“Don´t let egos get in the way to ruin your day. If someone holds their inflated ego, blow it away!”

“I am a recovering narcissist. I thought narcissism was about self-love till someone told me there is a flip side to it. It is actually drearier than self-love; it is unrequited self-love.”

“I don’t know if my mother was a narcissist – or bi-polar or borderline. Those were words she tossed around over the years.”

“I like to think I’m not a narcissist, but truth be told, we all have those sides to our character.”

“I think it’s very difficult, and it requires a tremendous amount of spiritual integrity and discipline, to not be a narcissist in a culture that encourages it every step of the way.”

“I was a solipsist and a narcissist and much too arrogant. I have a lot more compassion now, but it took a long time.”

“In an individualistic culture, the narcissist is God’s gift to the world. In a collectivist society, the narcissist is God’s gift to the collective.”

“In the narcissist’s world being accepted or cared for (not to mention loved) is a foreign language. It is meaningless or even repellent.”

“I’ve always been a narcissist.”

“I’ve been asked many times if I considered myself a narcissist, so I looked up the real meaning of the word, and I came to the conclusion that indeed I am one. I think of myself as better than other people, not every person, but many, unique and talented, and I aim to success.”

“My wife thinks I’m a narcissist, but I just think it’s hilarious going on YouTube and seeing these covers. There are so many of them – literally hundreds! It’s flattering.”

“Narcissistic cathexis of the child by the mother does not exclude emotional devotion. ”

“Narcissistic fathers leave their daughters with deep doubts about whether a man can love them, since the first important man in their life was so in love with himself that he had no love left for them. ”

“Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.”

“One thing a narcissist doesn’t like is to look in a mirror that is in any way genuinely reflective of what’s on the other side of it.”

“Realize that narcissists have an addiction disorder. They are strongly addicted to feeling significant. Like any addict they will do whatever it takes to get this feeling often.”

“Some relationships are like broken glass. It’s better to leave them alone then hurt yourself trying to put them back together.”

“The artistic side of a person is never narcissist; it’s always empathic. It’s always kind and compassionate.”

“The caged bird is perched upon her grave of fallen dreams; like the shadows of just one more nightmare scream of a few more ugly words clipping away at her wings bound to the cage as dreams of flight will never be!”

“The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.”

“The narcissist act is not an act. I actually am a narcissist, very much so. My world revolves around me.”

“The truth is that both groups want to be noticed. Yet we view a man’s desire for attention as a natural instinct; with a woman, we label her a narcissist.”

“Those who get upset for being treated the way that they treat others, will never understand why others treat them the way that they treat others.”

“Time must be healing my broken heart as I now know this…you’re opinions about me were wrong, I’m not bad. My opinions about you were wrong, you’re not that great.”

“What is most difficult is when the large part of me that is a narcissist grows weary and is overtaken by the self-loathing part that always lurks in the shadows waiting for an opportunity to shine.”

“When we meet and fall into the gravitational pull of a narcissist, we are entering a significant life lesson that involves learning how to create boundaries, self-respect, and resilience. ”

“With women, there’s a basic female instinct of caring deeply about the way they look; women stars have a narcissist complex.”

“You are not broken and in need of fixing. You are wounded and in need of healing.”

“You get discarded as supply for one of two reason: They find you too outspoken about their abuse. They prefer someone that will keep stroking their ego and remain their silent doormat.”

There are many techniques you can use to neutralize narcissistic abuse.