47 Quotes About Self Centered People


Having the ability to be self controlled can influence your approach to difficult situations and transform the way you interact with the world. These quotes about self centered people are just a testament to the type of characteristics to look out for.

“Actors are inherently self-centered.”

“Again, as egotistical as I am, as self-centered as I am, and as much as I love strangers idolizing me, I find it very crass to be self-promoter in a way.”

“An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.”

“As artists, it’s tempting to forget the audience’s needs. Too often, we’re self-centered and self-indulgent in what we share with the world. We’re prideful, only showing what we deem as perfect or what we think our peers will respect.”

“God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.”

“I don’t think enough people admit that there’s just something fun about being in front of people. And that’s not a self-centered, egotistical thing.”

“I don’t want to tell your story because you’re a insensitive, self-centered moron. I’ve told a lot of stories about young people, and I always feel there’s hope.”

“I like kindness. Who doesn’t? Life is definitely too short for self-centered, abusive people.”

“I think I’m a better collaborator, in seeing the bigger picture and trying to just help that, and not be so self-centered in whatever my task is, which is being an actor.”

“I think that in today’s world, by nature, we are all self-centered. And that often leads to selfishness.”

“I was brought up not to be selfish or self-centered. So if you play somebody who isn’t so lovable, you can play that person and no one will turn on you. I don’t want to play that person in real life. Because then people won’t like me so much.”

“If we live a self-directed, self-motivated, self-centered life, always needing to get our own way, then we’re going to be miserable. In fact, many times we believe it’s our problems that are making us unhappy when, in reality, it’s because we’re focused on ourselves.”

“If you live your life as if everything is about you, you will be left with just that. Just you.”

“If you run for mayor, people say you’re being egotistical. If you decide you won’t run for mayor, people say you’re being self-centered and egotistical.”

“It can get really messy inside my head, and it’s usually just because everybody can get really self-centered at some point. And so what usually keeps me from quitting is that my reasons for quitting are just lame.”

“It’s good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people.”

“It’s self-centered to think that human beings, as limited as we are, can describe divinity.”

“I’ve certainly had a lot of experiences in my life where I was much too self-centered.”

“Love in the service of self is greed in disguise.”

“My father grew up in an era when to be an American – a white American, at least – was to be yourself. In some respects, his generation was more ignorant, complacent, self-centered and parochial than mine.”

“Nothing about the priesthood is self-centered. The priesthood always is used to serve, to bless, and to strengthen other people.”

“One is not necessarily made self-centered because he is foolish, but one is very often made foolish because he is self-centered.”

“Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It’s a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.”

“Self centered people have only one topic to talk about… themselves.”

“Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.”

“Self-centered leaders manipulate when they move people for personal benefit. Mature leaders motivate by moving people for mutual benefit.”

“Self-hatred and self-love are equally self-centered.”

“The baby boomers are the most spoiled, most self-centered, most narcissistic generation the country’s ever produced.”

“The flesh, or human nature, is generally lazy and self-centered.”

“The funny thing about the people I don’t like – they’re very self-centered.”

“The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea.”

“The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.”

“The pain of the narcissist is that, to him, everything is really a threat. What doesn’t surrender in reverence is blasphemous to a high opinion of oneself – the burden of self-importance.”

“The shortest short-term investment is to serve ourselves.”

“There are more pompous, arrogant, self-centered, mediocre-type people running corporate America who should be sent out on some postal route delivering mail.”

“There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.”

“There is nothing more irreligious than self-absorbed religion.”

“To be an end in myself is to bring an end to myself.”

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”

“Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.”

“We have self-centered minds which get us into plenty of trouble. If we do not come to understand the error in the way we think, our self-awareness, which is our greatest blessing, is also our downfall.”

“We’ve had a major shift in what truth is and where it comes from. We’ve gone from being God-centered to self-centered, from being objective to being subjective, and from being internal to external.”

“When a man is all wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.”

“Why are young adults so self-centered and always seeking instant gratification? Because older adults, often in positions of power, paint them that way.”

“You don’t deserve a point of view, if the only thing you see is you.”

“You will never find a truly happy self-centered person. They simply don’t exist.”

“Your ability to see will never broaden when you only see yourself.”

Having self control in your life is a testament to the type of strength you have.

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