The stairway to heaven involved a very special type of self-denial, sub specie Cruris, as opposed to the culture of celebrity and egomania
indulged by Roman aristocrats.
Lawrence's friendship with Bertrand Russell, were doomed, Alexander illustrates because of the egomania
of Carlyle and Lawrence--who were looking not for a relationship of mutuality but in Carlyle's and Lawrence's case for disciples to parrot their own point of view.
Except, I suppose, for the secret of his egomania
and his stony heart, the boy's shame has to do with his parents' refusal to be "normal", with their indifference--"to their eternal credit", as an older J.
He appears to be so drunk on egomania
he has no idea the moment those allegations of an affair blew apart his squeaky clean family image, he lost all right to dish it out.
My art mirrors the pure individuality, even egomania
as a part of society's conditions.
Divided into subjects such as sex, reviews, egomania
, success, and general outrageousness, it's a vivid picture of how some of the geniuses in the world of music think.
Many of its custodians did not approve, and his enlightened postwar leadership had degenerated into a despotic egomania
While on occasion it is justifiable to stamp out cynical architectural egomania
, as seen in the New York Times' criticism of Calatrava's design for the Ground Zero transport hub, described as 'a monument to the architect's ego', this month the AR features projects that make the most of the skills and interests of their overseas designers.
Cate Blanchett, "I'm Not There": Just an incredible impersonator of someone like Bob Dylan, Blanchett got to the core of artistic integrity; hilarious egomania
One wonders if there is not an attempt, via this storyline and the comparisons to cuckoldry and murder it evokes, to minimize the figure of the jihadist, to cut down to size the egomania
of any person who believes that they have been given the religious, moral or political right to kill other human beings.
Most just laugh at them, recognising symptoms of egomania
that will eventually destroy the addict.
All four rank as contestable if not useless, endorsing despite themselves the centrality of human egomania
leads to scavenging an existence at the expense of others.
of stars, the delusions of faded stars, the deceit of the ambitious, the complications of the closet, the universal leveler of lust--these are traditional engines of farce, and Keenan knows how to make them hum.
53) His deep personal involvement in day-to-day decisions, coupled with insecurity and egomania
, inclined Johnson to view internal disagreement with his Vietnam policies as disloyalty.