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Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
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.
I think that in today's world, by nature, we are all self-centered. And that often leads to selfishness.
Self-hatred and self-love are equally self-centered.
The flesh, or human nature, is generally lazy and self-centered.
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!
I'm still pretty self-centered, greedy and angry.
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 all get self-centered.
I was a little self-centered gutter punk in the early 1980s and all I wanted to do was diss everybody.
The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered. It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea.
Actors are inherently self-centered.
The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is, the better ballplayer he's going to be.
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.
It's self-centered to think that human beings, as limited as we are, can describe divinity.
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.
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.
Why are young adults so self-centered and always seeking instant gratification? Because older adults, often in positions of power, paint them that way.
I like kindness. Who doesn't? Life is definitely too short for self-centered, abusive people.
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.
Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick
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.
All the collaborators of storytelling, in film and television, have to be partly self-centered because they need to do their work the best they can, and that's what makes them really good at what they do, but then they also have to be a part of the socialist society, for the greater good.
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.
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