27 Megalomaniac Quotes On Success In Life

These megalomaniac quotes will inspire you. Megalomaniac, a person who is obsessed with their own power.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging megalomaniac quotes, megalomaniac sayings, and megalomaniac proverbs.

Best Megalomaniac Quotes

  1. “One wonders that there can be found a man courageous enough to occupy the post. It is a matter of meditation. Having given it a few minutes I come to the conclusion in the serenity of my heart and the peace of my conscience that he must be either an extreme megalomaniac or an utterly unconscious being.” ~ Joseph Conrad
  2. “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.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  3. “It is not difficult to destroy Islam. Islam is the pumped-up ego of a megalomaniac psychopath. Muhammad was a narcissist madman. Just as a huge balloon can be deflated by a small needle, all it takes to make Islam explode is to ridicule its loony inventor and its brainless followers.” ~ Ali Sina
  4. “I always said that mega-mergers were for megalomaniacs.” ~ David Ogilvy

  5. “I guess Satan was the first superhero […] In his first adventure, he took the form of a snake to free two prisoners being held naked in a Third World jungle prison by an all-powerful megalomaniac. At the same time, he broadened their diet and introduced them to their own sexuality.” ~ Joe Hill
  6. “I had it in my mind: to be confident and to keep saying that until the confidence appeared. But I took it too far. Confidence did help make me champion, but, man, I took it to a whole different level. I was a megalomaniac. I was not humble and it eventually came back on me. So I want my kids to know, keep humbleness and kindness in their hearts. It will prevail.” ~ Mike Tyson
  7. “For all filmmakers: True originality is the key, only direct your own unique movie scripts, be a megalomaniac and not give a damn.” ~ Tom Six
  8. “In this vast universe, we are condemned to feel tiny; megalomaniac is the one who cannot feel the true dimensions of this universe!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  9. “Man is a megalomaniac among animals-if he sees mountains he will try to imitate them by pyramids, and if he sees some grand process like evolution, and thinks it would be at all possible for him to be in on that game, he would irreverently have to have his whack at that too. That daring megalomania of his-has it not brought him to his present place?” ~ Jacques Loeb
  10. “If you read people like say Bruce Blair one of the leading, most sober, knowledgeable specialists, he says, look, [Donald Trump] statements are all over the map, but his personality is frightening, he’s a complete megalomaniac.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  11. “There is so much noise on the Internet, with would-be prophets daily haranguing their audience and megalomaniacs trying to push bizarre ideas, that eventually people will cherish a new commodity: wisdom.” ~ Michio Kaku
  12. “I’m the shyest megalomaniac you’re ever likely to meet.” ~ Kate Bush

  13. “Tayyip Erdo─čan is megalomaniac President, he is not stable. He lives during the Ottoman era, he doesn’t live in the current time. He’s out of touch with the reality.” ~ Bashar al-Assad
  14. “Psychos and megalomaniacs are my forte, remember? They all wanna hang with me” ~ Gini Koch
  15. “I’m a cheesy over-the-top megalomaniac with a deep voice and the most amazing pecs.” ~ David Hasselhoff
  16. “I got interested in computers and how they could be enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.” ~ Eugene Jarvis
  17. “The standard personality type for a writer is a shy megalomaniac.” ~ John Lanchester

  18. “When I would be myself, I was being big-headed. I was being egotistical. I was a megalomaniac when it really was just having not to be a monkey for a few hours a day. And fulfilling the need to be a man.” ~ Jerry Lewis
  19. “Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today.” ~ Bono
  20. “Let’s be clear: all professions look bad in the movies. And there’s a good reason for this. Movies don’t portray career paths, they conscript interesting lifestyles to serve a plot. So lawyers are all unscrupulous and doctors are all uncaring. Psychiatrists are all crazy, and politicians are all corrupt. All cops are psychopaths, and all businessmen are crooks. Even moviemakers come off badly: directors are megalomaniacs, actors are spoiled brats. Since all occupations are portrayed negatively, why expect scientists to be treated differently?” ~ Michael Crichton
  21. “If you haven’t admired anybody in your whole life, you are the best candidate to be the world’s greatest megalomaniac!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  22. “I don’t think I know enough about acting to direct. You need to be a slight megalomaniac, not where you want to take over the world, but where you want to make every single decision and the buck stops with you. It’s an awful lot of stress.” ~ Matthew William Goode
  23. “No religion I ever encountered made any sense. None are consistent. Most gods are megalomaniacs and paranoid psychotics by their worshippers’ description. I don’t see how they could survive their own insanity. But it’s not impossible that human beings are incapable of interpreting a power so much greater than themselves. Maybe religions are twisted and perverted shadows of truth. Maybe there are forces which shape the world. I myself have never understood why, in a universe so vast, a god would care about something so trivial as worship or human destiny.” ~ Glen Cook
  24. “I may sound like a megalomaniac, but I feel like I’m equipped to become a great, memorable comedian if I keep working my ass off and staying at the pace I’m at, and I feel a responsibility to do that because of the women who have done it before me, and the ones who need to do it after me.” ~ Amy Schumer
  25. “My friends are all megalomaniacs – from Damien Hirst to Jack Nicholson – all of them.” ~ David Bailey

  26. “Ego problems are endemic in every walk of life, but in the movie business egomaniacs are megalomaniacs.” ~ Lynda Obst
  27. “Granuaile: “So why don’t cult leaders achieve godhood?” Atticus:” Because they’re megalomaniacs drenched in douche juice.” ~ Kevin Hearne

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