By SmithP Plans to name Mike Whitby as shadow mayor for Birmingham to go ahead It would be nice if the mayor could be someone with impartial visionary ideas, truly representing the people of Birmingham, rather than some egotist
with ideas above his station.
THE leftist egotist
Julian Assange protests his innocence long and loud in regard to charges of a sexual nature brought by the Swedish authorities.
Blair was, in short, a moralising egotist
who had little lime for the Cabinet, Parliament, public opinion, or, one suspects, his Sovereign's views.
Given what a feckless egotist
Nick Niven's Dickie is, we can only hope the character was an awfully good bedfellow.
Helmer Claypool, lead singer and guitarist with Primus (when not slumming with his Flying Frog Brigade jam band), reserves the most thoroughly obnoxious role for himself as pretentious, opinionated egotist
Lapland "Lapdog" Miclovich, Electric Apricot's talent-less drummer.
Amin is portrayed as a loudmouthed, boastful egotist
and Garrigan as a shy, naive, ineffectual man who excuses his support of Amin by saying, "I'm just a doctor.
His commentary on one of the most significant results of this situation, the intense egotist
, is both logical and chilling.
Finally, if you prefer to approach discussion of the raw use of power at a comfortable historical distance, you might go to the Book World section and read The Rise and Fall of an Egotist
, John Attarian's review of Paul Johnson's new book, Napoleon.
Wells describes someone who is an egotist
and a megalomaniac, with writer's block and a taste for sex.
He thus appears to be a man who did not really know himself very well but, as an extreme egotist
, assumed his own superiority (even when he was so clearly mistaken) and blamed others when things went wrong (he was never at fault).
The author tells a rather exciting story about the psychogram of a young egotist
, including his image in the mirror of other critical persons whose opinions the reader shares - an egotist
whose profession is designing houses for happy families.
The picture we get is of a charming egotist
, raised in a fairly well-to-do Jewish family in Minneapolis.
Memoirs of an Egotist
Autobiographical work by Stendhal , published posthumously in France in 1892 as Souvenirs d'egotisme.
Unlike Tintin, however, these characters are rendered scrupulously true to Mann's originals: Herr Naptha is still a totalitarian Jesuit, Signor Settembrini still a democratic humanist, Herr Peeperkorn still a loquacious bore, and Clavdia Chauchat still a beautiful egotist
("To be with any less than the exceptional is a form of extinction") and a faithless lover.
Incompetent buffoon Disgraced chancer International liability Brexit braggart Self-serving egotist