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600 Powerful Karma Narcissist Quotes About Life (2023)

1. “Please repair your narcissism before you start loving your neighbour as yourself.”


2. Your believing or not believing in karma has no effect on its existence, nor on its consequences to you. Just as a refusal to believe in the ocean would not prevent you from drowning.” — F. Paul Wilson


3. “To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance.” ~ Oscar Wilde


4. “Americans are experiencing an epidemic in narcissistic behavior in a culture that is intrinsically self-conscious and selfish, and citizens are encouraged to pursue happiness and instant gratification of their personal desires.” ~ Kilroy J. Oldster


5. “It is already hard enough to understand what someone is saying. Discussion is just an exercise in narcissism where everyone takes turns showing off. Very quickly, you no longer have any idea what is being discussed.”


6. Each individual is solely responsible for his or her own actions, and every action will produce a reaction equal in every way to the suit of the action.” — Stephen Arroyo


7. “Narcissist try to convince you that in world no one other cares for your except him/her. The abuser may manipulate you to feel unlovable and not worthy resulting into cutting ties with friends and family.” ~ Invajy


8. I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.” — Yannick Noah


9. Karma has no deadline


10. If you want to go from being adored to devalued in the blink of an eye, simply insult the narcissist.” — Tigress Luv


11. You cannot do harm to someone because someone has done harm to you. You will pay just like they will.” – Ericka Williams


12. “I spend my life constantly calling in ‘imaginary’ debts that aren’t owed to me in order to avoid the ‘real’ debts that I owe to others, and so everybody ends up bankrupt.” ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough


13. What’s coming is better than what is gone


14. “If you want to go from being adored to devalued in the blink of an eye, simply insult the narcissist.” — Tigress Luv


15. Karma says cheating is a choice, not a mistake, and loyalty is a responsibility, not a choice


16. As your life changes, so will your circle


17. They didn’t cheat because of who you are. They chose to cheat because of who they are not.” -Charles J. Orlando


18. When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you. The misinformation will feel unfair, but you stay above it, trusting that other people will eventually see the truth just like you did.” — Jill Blakeway


19. “Dealing with a narcissist in a divorce is like dealing with a bully. The wear and tear you will experience when you try to protect your child’s emotional welfare will be significant. Even though you are mentally healthier than the narcissist, you can look unstable to the professionals involved in your case due to your reactions to the bully’s abusive behaviour.”


20. “A narcissist paints a picture of themselves as being the victim or innocent in all aspects. They will be offended by the truth. But what is done in the dark will come to light. Time has a way of showing people’s true colours.” — Karla Grimes.


21. Love doesn’t die a natural death. Love has to be killed, either by neglect or narcissism.” -Frank Salvato


22. I wonder if the course of narcissism through the ages would have been any different had Narcissus first peered into a cesspool. He probably did.” ― Frank O’Hara


23. “No one can escape karma. Two events which may, at first, seem disconnected can be karmically connected. After all, karma works on a spiritual level which may manifest itself physically in a myriad of seemingly unrelated ways.”― Charbel Tadros.


24. Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you.” -Terry Mark


25. Even a good player will someday become a toy of an even better player. It’s called karma.” — unknown


26. Relationships with narcissists are held in place by the hope of a ‘someday better,’ with little evidence to support it will ever arrive.” — Ramani Durvasula


27. “Where there is much pride or much vanity, there will also be much revengefulness.” — Arthur Schopenhauer


28. Karma is the universe’s way of letting you know that you just thought you got away with it


29. “In a narcissist’s world you are not their one and only. You are an extension of that person and last place in their mind, while they secure back up narcissistic supply.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


30. No need for revenge. Just sit back and wait. Those who hurt you will eventually screw up themselves, and if you’re lucky, god will let you watch.” — unknown


31. Every narcissist is a hero and a legend in his own mind.” ― Oscar Auliq-Ice


32. “Being a control freak is a weakness, not a strength. If you can’t allow others to shine, you’re exhibiting signs of narcissism and showing a lack of self-confidence. It is isolation through ego.” ~ Stewart Stafford


33. “Love is intermittent reinforcement with spouses and children alike. The child is love-bombed when the narcissist feels the child reflects their false self. The moment the child fails to do so, the narcissistic parent blithely discards them.”


34. “Some relationships are like broken glass. It’s better to leave them alone than hurt yourself trying to put them back together.” — Unknown


35. “Ego is born of the need to ‘prove’ oneself instead of making the choice to ‘be’ oneself.”


36. “A narcissist’s criticism is their autobiography.”


37. A narcissist’s excessive self-importance is a mask to hide their low self-worth.” — Ed Russo


38. Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.” — W.H. Auden


39. Pathological narcissists can lose touch with reality in subtle ways that become extremely dangerous over time. When they can’t let go of their need to be admired or recognized, they have to bend or invent a reality in which they remain special despite all messages to the contrary.” — unknown


40. “Narcissistic pleasure seekers routinely avoid developing the humility required to manufacture a life of full measure. Shallow persons such as me hide their insecurities behind a false persona of bravado, boasting of their inconsequential deeds, pyrrhic victories, and adamant refusals to tackle any task that they fear.”


41. “When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling extraordinary enough to be noticed, to be lovable, to belong, or to cultivate a sense of purpose.” — Brené Brown


42. “Only a demon would prevent a person from saving lives or fulfilling their life mission. There is no reasoning with the devil. Stand with pride because your heart is filled with the goodness of helping others, while theirs is filled with helping themselves.”


43. “I am a recovering narcissist. I thought narcissism was about self-love till someone told me there is a flip side to it. It is actually drearier than self-love; it is unrequited self-love.” ~ Emily Levine


44. Peace is something you’ll never experience if you keep letting things you can’t control, control you. Let it go


45. Out of all the addictions in the world, Attention is slowly but surely becoming one of the most dangerous.” — unknown


46. Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers go through a grieving process. This is in turn is part of the healing process. We only get one Mother, and it is a huge loss accepting the fact


47. “Realize that narcissists have an addiction disorder. They are strongly addicted to feeling significant. Like any addict they will do whatever it takes to get this feeling often. That is why they are manipulative and future fakers. They promise change, but can’t deliver if it interferes with their addiction. That is why they secure back up supply.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


48. I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back.” — Kesha


49. “A narcissist paints a picture of themselves as being the victim or innocent in all aspects. They will be offended by the truth. But what is done in the dark will come to light. Time has a way of showing people’s true colors.” — Karla Grimes


50. No matter how socially skilled an extreme narcissist is, he has a major attachment dysfunction. The extreme narcissist is frozen in childhood.” — Samuel Lopez de Victoria


51. “Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important … They justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.” ~ T.S. Eliot


52. “How starved you must have been that my heart became a meal for your ego.” — Amanda Torroni


53. “Yes, Eleanor loathed herself and yet required praise, which she then never believed.” ~ Hanif Kureishi


54. A man who loves others based solely on how they make him feel, or what they do for him, is really not loving others at all — but loving only himself.” — Criss Jami


55. “Love doesn’t die a natural death. Love has to be killed, either by neglect or narcissism.” ~ Frank Salvato


56. “There is simply no winning with a narcissist. He will treat you so horribly that you will become withdrawn and depressed and then he will turn around and say, ‘You’re no fun anymore, you’re always so depressed. I need to be with someone more positive.’” — Susan Williams


57. Everyone thinks they’re entitled to their 15 minutes of fame. And it’s that narcissism that makes people, who have no business writing a book, think they can write a book.” ― Oliver Markus Malloy


58. For the most part, people are not curious except about themselves.” — John Steinbeck


59. “Please repair your narcissism before you start loving your neighbor as yourself.” ― Charles F. Glassman


60. “I understand perfectly because I’m in love with myself. The fact that I’m not transfixed in front of the nearest mirror takes a great deal of self-control.” ~ Anne Rice


61. Toxic people make you think you’re holding a grudge, when really you’re holding a boundary.” — unknown


62. “The thing about a mirror is this: the one who stares into it is condemned to consider the world from her own perspective.”


63. “There’s nothing more narcissistic than being sure that you are built in the image of an all-powerful Creator-God, and that same God answers your prayers, knows your name, and has a personal relationship with you.” David G. McAfee


64. “The ‘I’ is the ego that we must avoid at any cost if we truly wish to be different from narcissists. Instead of using ‘I’ repeatedly, it would be wise to replace it with ‘we’.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo


65. Stop giving narcissist. second chances” because. next time” equals more heartbreaks, more frustrations, and more time spent in a living hell.” — unknown


66. “An abuser’s psychological diagnosis isn’t the problem. Their sense of entitlement is.” ~ Caroline Abbott


67. “Relationship with a narcissist in a nutshell: You will go from being the perfect love of their life to nothing you do is ever good enough. You will give everything and they will take it all and give you less and less in return. You will end up depleted, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and probably financially, and then get blamed for it.” — Bree Bonchay


68. “Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens … to stumble upon it.” ~ George Gordon Noel Byron


69. “If you want to go from being adored to devalued in the blink of an eye, simply insult the narcissist.” ~ Tigress Luv


70. “Anybody who wishes to go beyond the free-will of another person is already practising narcissistic characteristics.” ~ Mwanandeke Kindembo


71. But the line between moral behavior and narcissistic self-righteousness is thin and difficult to discern.” ― Dean Koontz


72. The meaning of Karma is in the intention. The intention behind action is what matters.” — Bhagavad Gita


73. “Love without sacrifice is like theft.” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb


74. Cheating is easy. Try something more challenging like being faithful.” — Unknown


75. I hope you have the day you deserve


76. “Parents are supposed to give the child back to herself with love. If they’ve got duct tape over their eyes because of narcissism, it doesn’t happen.”


77. If your actions were to boomerang back on you instantly, would you still act the same?” -Alexandra Katehakis


78. Being a control freak is a weakness, not a strength. If you can’t allow others to shine, you’re exhibiting signs of narcissism and showing a lack of self-confidence. It is isolation through ego.” ― Stewart Stafford


79. People who create their own drama deserve their own karma


80. Codependency or Self-Love Deficit Disorder withdrawals make leaving a narcissist virtually impossible. Pathological loneliness, the absolute worst withdrawal symptom, emotionally incapacitates the would-be escapee.” — Ross Rosenberg


81. Parents are supposed to give the child back to herself with love. If they’ve got duct tape over their eyes because of narcissism, it doesn’t happen.” — unknown


82. Maybe, the lesson we can all learn from the inner sadness of a narcissist is to see through our own fabrications, our own illusions, so that we can be set free to be real once more.” — Shannon L. Alder


83. But ‘I love you’ is not a free pass for cheating and abuse.” — Emma Xu


84. It is a rule of life that we eventually become victims of the evil we do to others.” — Wayne Gerard Trotman


85. “It is especially painful when narcissists suffer memory loss because they are losing parts of the person they love most.” David Brooks


86. When people don’t tell you the truth, what they really are saying is they don’t value you or their relationship with you enough, to be honest.” — unknown


87. “Being a control freak is a weakness, not a strength. If you can’t allow others to shine, you’re exhibiting signs of narcissism and showing a lack of self-confidence. It is isolation through ego.”


88. We create karma by all kinds of selfish actions. The first thing we must understand is that we are psychologically asleep. It is very difficult for us to be conscious of ourselves. We are not very aware. We must come to recognize that we do not pay attention.” — unknown


89. “There are so many things in life to make you happy. The sound of a child laughing, a rainbow, or a friend losing a ton of weight; and giving away their Lululemon pants that are too big for them now.”


90. Realise that narcissists have an addiction disorder. They are strongly addicted to feeling significant. Like any addict, they will do whatever it takes to get this feeling often. That is why they are manipulative and future fakers. They promise change but can’t deliver if it interferes with their addiction. That is why they secure backup supplies.” — unknown


91. “Often the narcissist believes that other people are “faking it”, leveraging emotional displays to achieve a goal. He is convinced that their ostensible “feelings” are grounded in ulterior, non-emotional motives. Faced with other people’s genuine emotions, the narcissist becomes suspicious and embarrassed. He feels compelled to avoid emotion-tinged situations, or worse, experiences surges of almost uncontrollable aggression in the presence of expressed sentiments. They remind him how imperfect he is and how poorly equipped.”


92. “The worst lies were the lies I told myself about the lies others told me.”


93. “A narcissist doesn’t break your heart; they break your spirit. That’s why it takes so long to heal.” — Unknown


94. Narcissism has more in common with self-hatred than with self-admiration.” — Christopher Lasch


95. “Stay away from people who can’t take responsibility for their actions and who make you feel bad for being angry at them when they do you wrong.” — Unknown


96. “Pathological narcissists can lose touch with reality in subtle ways that become extremely dangerous over time. When they can’t let go of their need to be admired or recognized, they have to bend or invent a reality in which they remain special despite all messages to the contrary.” — Bandy X Lee


97. Once you know the nature of anger and joy is empty and you let them go, you free yourself from karma.”


98. “Even though friends say they are interested in your life, they never really want to talk about you as much as you want them to.”


99. Narcissism is voluntary blindness, an agreement not to look beneath the surface.” — Sam Keen


100. If you focus on the hurt, you will continue to suffer. If you focus on the lesson, you will continue to grow


101. One who previously made bad karma, but who reforms and creates good karma, brightens the world like the moon appearing from behind a cloud.”


102. How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” -Wayne Dyer


103. “Healthy levels of narcissism and self-enhancement are necessary, with a low level of self-enhancement being detrimental to our wellbeing and success.” ~ Theresa Jackson


104. “There is simply no winning with a narcissist. He will treat you so horribly that you will become withdrawn and depressed and then he will turn around and say, ‘You’re no fun anymore, you’re always so depressed. I need to be with someone more positive.”


105. “Some people think that the world revolves around them but even the Sun is not the center of the Universe.” ~ Halle Teart


106. “For all his inner suffering, the narcissist has many traits that make for success in bureaucratic institutions, which put premium on the manipulation of interpersonal relations, discourage the formation of deep personal attachments, and at the same time provide the narcissist with the approval he needs in order to validate his self-esteem.” ~ Christopher Lasch


107. An abuser’s psychological diagnosis isn’t the problem. Their sense of entitlement is.” ― Caroline Abbott


108. Karma is like a rubber band. You can only stretch it so far before it comes back to smack you in the face


109. Karma Cleanse : Be grateful. Act with love. Check your motives. Watch your attitude. Forgive.” — unknown


110. A narcissist will say ‘get over it because your feelings are trivial to them. If it’s not about them, they’re not interested.” — unknown


111. “No other being is less human than the one who thinks of others as such.”


112. “Every generation narcissistically believes they are the greatest generation.” ~ Brien Pittman


113. How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” – Wayne Dyer


114. “For the most part, people are not curious except about themselves.” John Steinbeck


115. Nobody falls in love faster than a narcissist who needs a place to live.” — unknown


116. It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.” — Voltaire


117. What you hate, you re-create, and what you bless, you put to rest.” – Eric Micha’el Leventhal


118. “Withhold admiration from a narcissist and be disliked. Give it and be treated with indifference.” ~ Mason Cooley


119. You will never understand the damage you did to someone until the same thing is done to you. That’s why I’m here.” -Karma


120. Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don’t even notice it.” ― Sakyong Mipham


121. “When people don’t tell you the truth, what they really are saying is they don’t value you or their relationship with you enough to be honest.”


122. You’re never wrong if you love and help people.” -Maxime Lagacé


123. “That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood — the time when he was his own ideal.” — Sigmund Freud


124. “When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling extraordinary enough to be noticed, to be lovable, to belong, or to cultivate a sense of purpose.”


125. “Relationship with a narcissist in a nutshell: You will go from being the perfect love of their life, to nothing you do is ever good enough. You will give your everything and they will take it all and give you less and less in return. You will end up depleted, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and probably financially, and then get blamed for it.” ~ Bree Bonchay


126. “Narcissism is, indeed, the new world order.” ~ Ramani Durvasula


127. Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.” — unknown


128. “Hate is the complement of fear and narcissists like being feared. It imbues them with an intoxicating sensation of omnipotence.” — Sam Vaknin


129. “He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” Benjamin Franklin


130. And we need to know what it is to be human if we are to avoid becoming narcissists.” — Alexander Lowen


131. “But both the narcissist and his partner do not really consider each other. Trapped in the moves of an all-consuming dance macabre, they follow the motions morbidly; semiconscious, desensitised, exhausted, and concerned only with survival.”


132. “She could feel him, glaring at her with a psychotic look in his eyes, taking pleasure in her suffering, using it to fuel his next move.” ~ Arti Manani


133. No one has escaped the justice of the universe. It is only a matter of time.” — Anil Sinha


134. “A narcissist’s criticism is their autobiography.” ~ M. Wakefield


135. “Narcissus weeps to find that his Image does not return his love.” Mason Cooley


136. In a narcissist’s world, you are not their one and only. You are an extension of that person and last place in their mind, while they secure back up narcissistic supply.” ― Shannon L. Alder


137. “Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important … They justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.” — T.S. Eliot


138. The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” — Cheryl Hughes


139. Cheaters don’t think cheating is wrong until they get cheated on.” -Sonya Parker


140. “The main priority of everyone surrounding a highly narcissistic person is to ensure that they are looking after themselves, maintaining their own mental and physical health and wellbeing, before looking after the narcissist.” ~ Theresa Jackson


141. I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.” – Yannick Noah


142. “No one has probably helped me more with my narcissism than my dog.” ~ Tucker Max


143. Nobody falls in love faster than a narcissist who needs a place to live


144. “Projection is narcissist’s signature technique.” ~ Invajy


145. Just because someone desires you, does not mean that they value you.” — unknown


146. “Daughters of narcissistic mothers absorb the message “I am valued for what I do, rather than for who I am.”


147. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson


148. “What are narcissists looking for, after all? Just someone at their level that they can feel superior to.” — Luigina Sgarro


149. You didn’t just cheat on me; you cheated on us. You didn’t just break my heart; you broke our future.” -Steve Maraboli


150. “You don’t attract narcissists because something is wrong with you. You attract narcissists because so much is right with you.” — Unknown


151. “Emotionally, narcissists are like brick walls who see and hear others but fail to understand or relate to them. As a result of their emotional shallowness, narcissists are essentially devoid of all empathy or compassion for other people. Lacking empathy, a narcissist is a very destructive and dangerous person to be around.”


152. Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.” — Elbert Hubbard


153. “Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.” W.H. Auden


154. Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life on his terms.” — Elizabeth Bowen


155. “Maybe, the lesson we can all learn from the inner sadness of a narcissist is to see through our own fabrications, our own illusions, so that we can be set free to be real once more.” — Shannon L. Alder


156. Never cheat on someone that is good to you. Karma is a bitch.” — Surgeo Bell


157. “Notwithstanding his occasional illusions of omnipotence, the narcissist depends on others to validate his self-esteem. He cannot live without an admiring audience.”


158. “But that’s the thing about narcissists. They can try to fool you, with all their heart, but in the end, they’re just fooling themselves.” — Ellie Fox


159. If karma doesn’t catch up, God will surely pick up the slack.” ― Anthony Liccione


160. Do good to others, and it will come back to you in an unexpected way. It is karma.. — Buddha


161. “The question ‘How are you (doing)?’ is the most common way of indirectly saying ‘Ask me how I am (doing)’.” ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana


162. It’s better to be single with high standards than in a relationship settling for less.” — unknown


163. Toxic people make you think you’re holding a grudge, when really you’re holding a boundary


164. A narcissist wants you to adopt his version of himself.” — Hart Pomerantz


165. When people try to put you down, don’t return in the same manner. Instead, just walk away. Karma will deal with them.” — Kirsten Hill


166. Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions


167. “The narcissist is like a bucket with a hole in the bottom: No matter how much you put in, you can never fill it up. The phrase “I never feel like I am enough” is the mantra of the person in the narcissistic relationship. That’s because to your narcissistic partner, you are not. No one is. Nothing is.”


168. “Narcissus weeps to find that his Image does not return his love.” ~ Mason Cooley


169. Love doesn’t die a natural death. Love has to be killed, either by neglect or narcissism.” — Frank Salvato


170. Narcissism is a selfish lifestyle by choice in a toxic environment.” — Jwyan C. Johnson


171. “In such a self-centered society, many people have gone to the extreme of narcissism — being solely concerned about their own personal well-being and agendas while excluding and exploiting others. Narcissism is not only an epidemic but is also a pandemic of our times that has been normalized and accepted. Self-serving, narcissistic people are incapable and unwilling to love due to a lack of authentic self and love for one’s self and others.” — Sepideh Irvani


172. A strong woman doesn’t seek revenge. She moves on and lets karma do the dirty work


173. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” — Buddha


174. “I wish that people would stop destroying other people just because they were once destroyed.” — Karen Salmansohn


175. A healthy relationship doesn’t drag you down. It inspires you to be better.” — unknown


176. “Those who get upset for being treated the way that they treat others, will never understand why others treat them the way that they treat others.”


177. “Most of the narcissists are geniuses and masters of Psychology. But they are using their knowledge to eradicate, rather than to help humanity.”


178. “Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.” ~ W.H. Auden


179. “A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.” Gore Vidal


180. Be careful how you treat people. What you do to others has a funny way of coming back on you


181. You cannot do harm to someone because someone has done harm to you. You will pay just like they will.” ― Ericka Williams


182. As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma.” ― Sri Guru Granth Sahib


183. There’s a reason narcissists don’t learn from mistakes, and that’s because they never get past the first step, which is admitting that they made one.” — Jeffrey Kluger


184. “The narcissist devours people, consumes their output, and casts the empty, writhing shells aside.” ~ Sam Vaknin


185. “Things don’t just happen in this world of arising and passing away. We don’t live in some kind of crazy, accidental universe. Things happen according to certain laws, laws of nature. Laws such as the law of karma, which teaches us that as a certain seed gets planted, so will that fruit be.” — Sharon Salzberg


186. “The spirit of arrogance most definitely makes you shine. It paints a bright red target on your own forehead.”


187. Karma comes after everyone eventually. You can’t get away with screwing people over your whole life, I don’t care who you are. What goes around comes around. That’s how it works. Sooner or later, the universe will serve you the revenge that you deserve.” — Jessica Brody


188. “Americans are experiencing an epidemic in narcissistic behavior in a culture that is intrinsically self-conscious and selfish, and citizens are encouraged to pursue happiness and instant gratification of their personal desires.” — Kilroy J. Oldster


189. “Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life on his terms.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen


190. Sometimes, you get what’s coming around. And sometimes, you are what’s coming around.” — Jim Butcher


191. “Some people seem like a bright light during your darkest moment… a beautiful refuge… but it’s a trap… there is only more pain there. Now that I think about it… I imagine that’s what bugs feel like when they fly into the zapper.” ~ Steve Maraboli


192. “Love doesn’t die a natural death. Love has to be killed, either by neglect or narcissism.” — Frank Salvato


193. Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” — unknown


194. “Narcissists have poor self-esteem, but they are typically very successful. They feel entitled; they’re self-important; they crave admiration and lack empathy. They are also exploitative and envious. The malignant types never forget a slight. They may kill you ten years later for cutting them off in traffic. But they act perfectly normal while plotting their revenge.” — Janet M. Tavakoli


195. Life is like an elevator. Sometimes when you’re on your way up, you have to stop and let people off


196. “Narcissists would rather lie and humiliate you than to admit that they were in the wrong.” ~ Mitta Xinindlu


197. A narcissist paints a picture of themselves as being the victim or innocent in all aspects. They will be offended by the truth. But what is done in the dark will come to light. Time has a way of showing people’s true colors.” — Karla Grimes


198. One who previously made bad karma, but who reforms and creates good karma, brightens the world like the moon appearing from behind a cloud.” — unknown


199. Self-love forever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens … to stumble upon it.” ― George Gordon Noel Byron


200. “Ego is borne of the need to ‘prove’ oneself instead of making the choice to ‘be’ oneself.”~ Craig D. Lounsbrough


201. “Narcissism is voluntary blindness, an agreement not to look beneath the surface.” — Sam Keen


202. In life, winning and losing will both happen. What is never acceptable is quitting.” — Magic Johnson


203. “A culture of narcissism is not a place where love can flourish. The emergence of “me” culture is a direct response to our nation’s failure tot truly actualize the vision of democracy. While emotional needs are difficult, and often impossible to satisfy, material desires are easier to fulfill.” ~ Bell Hooks


204. “There’s a reason narcissists don’t learn from mistakes and that’s because they never get past the first step which is admitting that they made one.” ~ Jeffrey Kluger


205. “When people are driving themselves crazy, they have neuroses or psychoses. When they drive other people crazy, they have personality disorders.”


206. People pay for what they do, and still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead.” — Edith Wharton


207. “Narcissism is a powerful form of emotional abuse. This sophisticated emotional abuse tactic makes victims question their own sanity.” ~ Invajy


208. Trying to make sense of crazy will make YOU crazy. Let them go.” — Karen Salmansohn


209. Self-awareness is not self-centeredness, and spirituality is not narcissism. ‘Know thyself’ is not a narcissistic pursuit.” — Marianne Williamson


210. The narcissist is like a bucket with a hole in the bottom: No matter how much you put in, you can never fill it up. The phrase. I never feel like I am enough” is the mantra of the person in a narcissistic relationship. That’s because to your narcissistic partner, you are not. No one is. Nothing is.” — unknown


211. “The emptiness of the narcissist often means that they are only focused on whatever is useful or interesting to them at the moment. If at that moment it is interesting for them to tell you they love you, they do. It’s not really a long game to them, and when the next interesting issue comes up, they attend to that. The objectification of others and viewing other people as objects useful to his needs can also play a role.”


212. “Narcissists have poor self-esteem, but they are typically very successful. They feel entitled; they’re self-important; they crave admiration and lack empathy. They are also exploitative and envious. The malignant types never forget a slight. They may kill you ten years later for cutting them off in traffic. But they act perfectly normal while plotting their revenge.” ~ Janet M. Tavakoli


213. Healthy levels of narcissism and self-enhancement are necessary, with a low level of self-enhancement being detrimental to our wellbeing and success.” ― Theresa Jackson


214. “I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.” ~ Kurt Cobain


215. The meaning of karma is in the intention. The intention behind action is what matters.” — The Bhagavad Gita


216. There is nothing noble about being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.”― Hindu Proverb


217. Karma is justice. It does not reward or punish, because we have to earn all that we receive.” — Mary T. Brown


218. “In this situation, what we call natural ethics has nothing to offer but the narcissistic satisfaction of being able to think one is better than others. This is where ethics based on religion enters the scene with its promises of a better life hereafter. I am inclined to think that, for as long as virtue goes unrewarded here below, ethics will preach in vain.” ~ Sigmund Freud


219. “Hate is the complement of fear and narcissists like being feared. It imbues them with an intoxicating sensation of omnipotence.”


220. Daughters of narcissistic mothers absorb the message. I am valued for what I do, rather than for who I am.” — unknown


221. But both the narcissist and his partner do not really consider each other. Trapped in the moves of an all-consuming dance macabre, they follow the motions morbidly – semiconscious, desensitised, exhausted, and concerned only with survival


222. “But that’s the thing about narcissists. They can try to fool you, with all their heart, but in the end, they’re just fooling themselves.” ~ Ellie Fox


223. “Narcissists are emotional porcupines, watch out for the quills!” ~ Tracy A. Malone


224. “When we meet and fall into the gravitational pull of a narcissist, we are entering a significant life lesson that involves learning how to create boundaries, self-respect, and resilience. Through trial and error (and a lot of pain), our connection with narcissists teaches us the necessary lessons we need to become mature empaths.” — Mateo Sol


225. “You might as well bang your head into a brick wall if you expect the narcissist to be reasonable, empathetic or human in any way. If you sense or witness any of these traits, there is an ulterior motive. When the narcissist is being nice, it’s because they have something to gain.” ~ Tina Swithin


226. Cheaters don’t think cheating is wrong until they get cheated on.” — Sonya Parker


227. “If you hold on to hurt and anger with a narcissist, the children will have no normal parent. The narcissistic parent will use them as puppets, lovebomb, and abandon them. You are their only hope.” — Tracy Malone


228. “There was nothing more unattractive than narcissism, she thought: nothing could transform beauty into a cloying, unattractive quality than that self-conscious appreciation of self.”


229. “All narcissists are self-obsessed, but malignant narcissists are at the top of the scale. They have a pathological self-belief, a sense of grandiosity, even, which demands attention and admiration. They’re convinced they’re special in some way and want other people to acknowledge it as well. Crucially, they’re also sadists who lack any conscience. They don’t necessarily get fulfilment from inflicting pain, but they enjoy the sense of power it gives them. And they’re indifferent to any suffering they might cause.”


230. “I like to be admired from afar, and then complimented up close.” ~ Gena Showalter


231. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”


232. “A narcissist doesn’t break your heart, they break your spirit. That’s why it takes so long to heal.” — Unknown


233. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” – Cheryl Hughes


234. “A man who loves others based solely on how they make him feel, or what they do for him, is really not loving others at all – but loving only himself.” ~ Criss Jami


235. The worst lies were the lies I told myself about the lies others told me.” — Alice Little


236. “No matter how socially skilled an extreme narcissist is, he has a major attachment dysfunction. The extreme narcissist is frozen in childhood.” ~ Samuel Lopez de Victoria


237. “You didn’t just cheat on me; you cheated on us. You didn’t just break my heart; you broke our future.” –Steve Maraboli


238. You don’t attract narcissists because something is wrong with you. You attract narcissists because so much is right with you


239. “Playing the victim role: Manipulator portrays him- or herself as a victim of circumstance or of someone else’s behaviour in order to gain pity, sympathy or evoke compassion and thereby get something from another. Caring and conscientious people cannot stand to see anyone suffering and the manipulator often finds it easy to play on sympathy to get cooperation.”


240. You don’t attract narcissists because something is wrong with you. You attract narcissists because so much is right with you.” — unknown


241. There may be no ‘I’ in ‘team’ but there are three in ‘narcissist’!” — unknown


242. “Where there is much pride or much vanity, there will also be much revengefulness.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer


243. You are a divine being. You matter, you count. You come from realms of unimaginable power and light, and you will return to those realms.” -Terence McKenna


244. I wish that people would stop destroying other people just because they were once destroyed.” — Karen Salmansohn


245. Let the players play, let the haters hate, and let karma decide their fate.” — unknown


246. “There is simply no winning with a narcissist. He will treat you so horribly that you will become withdrawn and depressed and then he will turn around and say, ‘You’re no fun anymore, you’re always so depressed. I need to be with someone more positive.’” ~ Susan Williams


247. Cheating only thrills those who cannot see the beauty in faithfulness.” -Michael Bassey Johnson


248. The extreme sociopathic narcissist is the center of his own universe.” ― Kasy Spears


249. Half the pain in human life comes from gazing in mirrors.” — Marty Rubin


250. If you give a good thing to the world, then over time your karma will be good, and you’ll receive good.” – Russell Simmons


251. “White feminist narcissism has no truck with the idea that we are anything but victims.” ~ Alison Phipps


252. “When you choose to look down on something, you render yourself incapable of understanding it.”


253. It’s so nice when toxic people stop talking to you. It’s like the trash took itself out.” — unknown


254. “The ‘I’ is the ego that we must avoid at any cost, if we truly wish to be different from narcissists. Instead of using ‘I’ repeatedly, it would be wise to replace it with ‘we’.” ~ Mwanandeke Kindembo


255. No one can escape karma. Two events which may, at first, seem disconnected can be karmically connected. After all, karma works on a spiritual level which may manifest itself physically in a myriad of seemingly unrelated ways.” ― Charbel Tadros


256. Intuition — once you have had a narcissist in your life, you must develop your intuition and learn to listen to it and act accordingly.” — Tracy Malone


257. Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up.”


258. You will never really see how toxic someone is until you breathe fresher air


259. “For the most part people are not curious except about themselves.” ~ John Steinbeck


260. “Love is intermittent reinforcement with spouses and children alike. The child is love-bombed when the narcissist feels the child reflects their false self. The moment the child fails to do so, the narcissistic parent blithely discards them.” ~ M. Wakefield


261. “By aggrandizing one’s own abilities and achievements, the grandiose person remains out of touch with who they truly are and as such, remains prone to crossing the boundaries of others.” ~ Steven Franssen


262. Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.” — Sakyong Mipham


263. When people treat you like they don’t care, believe them


264. “I’m too ugly to be a narcissist.” ~ Mitch Albom


265. “Maybe, the lesson we can all learn from the inner sadness of a Narcissist is to see through our own fabrications, our own illusions so that we can be set free to be real once more.”


266. I want revenge, but I don’t want to screw up my karma.” — Susan Colasanti


267. Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.” ― Sigmund Freud


268. “Parents are supposed to give the child back to herself with love. If they’ve got duct tape over their eyes because of narcissism, it doesn’t happen.” — Jane Fonda269. “If you want to go from being adored to devalued in the blink of an eye, simply insult the narcissist.”


270. You are not a rehab. It’s not your job to fix everyone


271. “Since narcissists deep down feel themselves to be faultless, it is inevitable that when they are in conflict with the world they will invariably perceive the conflict as the world’s fault.” — M. Scott Peck


272. “I was trapped in an awful spiral of insecure narcissism.” ~ Amy Poehler


273. What goes around, comes around


274. Anything is better than lies and deceit.” — Leo Tolstoy


275. “How many narcissists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? None, they don’t use lightbulbs, they use gaslighting!” ~ Anonymous


276. “I am a recovering narcissist. I thought narcissism was about self-love till someone told me there is a flip side to it. It is actually drearier than self-love; it is unrequited self-love.”


277. “Narcissism is voluntary blindness, an agreement not to look beneath the surface.”


278. What are narcissists looking for, after all? Just someone at their level that they can feel superior to.” — Luigina Sgarro


279. Sooner or later, we have to pay for what we do.” — Oscar Wilde


280. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” — Albert Einstein


281. “The lion is most handsome when looking for food.”


282. “Realize that narcissists have an addiction disorder. They are strongly addicted to feeling significant. Like any addict, they will do whatever it takes to get this feeling often. That is why they are manipulative and future fakers. They promise change, but can’t deliver if it interferes with their addiction. That is why they secure backup supply.” — Shannon L. Alder


283. “Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.” Sigmund Freud


284. Cheating only thrills those who cannot see the beauty in faithfulness.” — Michael Bassey Johnson


285. Trust, once lost, could not be easily found. Not in a year, perhaps not even in a lifetime.” -J.E.B. Spredemann


286. You do not just wake up and become the butterfly. Growth is a process


287. If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you’ll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.” — Ann Landers


288. “Narcissistic love is riding on the rollercoaster of disaster filled with a heart full of tears.”~ Sheree Griffin


289. “Everyone thinks they’re entitled to their 15 minutes of fame. And it’s that narcissism that makes people, who have no business writing a book, think they can write a book.” ~ Oliver Markus Malloy


290. “Cheating only thrills those who cannot see the beauty in faithfulness.” –Michael Bassey Johnson


291. But both the narcissist and his partner do not really consider each other. Trapped in the moves of an all-consuming dance macabre, they follow the motions morbidly; semiconscious, desensitized, exhausted, and concerned only with survival.” — unknown


292. “They didn’t cheat because of who you are. They chose to cheat because of who they are not.” – Charles J. Orlando


293. “The Covert Narcissist’s Wish List: 10 Traits of the Ideal Victim


294. Don’t worry, eventually everything falls into its rightful place.” — Fakeer Ishavardas


295. “Emotionally, narcissists are like brick walls who see and hear others but fail to understand or relate to them. As a result of their emotional shallowness, narcissists are essentially devoid of all empathy or compassion for other people. Lacking empathy, a narcissist is a very destructive and dangerous person to be around.” ~ Mateo Sol


296. “Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.” Todd Solondz


297. “Hate is the complement of fear and narcissists like being feared. It imbues them with an intoxicating sensation of omnipotence.” ~ Sam Vaknin


298. “As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have now fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.”


299. Karma is justice. It does not reward or punish because we have to earn all that we receive.” — Mary T. Browne


300. A narcissist’s criticism is their autobiography.” — unknown


301. “Realise that narcissists have an addiction disorder. They are strongly addicted to feeling significant. Like any addict they will do whatever it takes to get this feeling often. That is why they are manipulative and future fakers. They promise change, but can’t deliver if it interferes with their addiction. That is why they secure backup supplies.”


302. Karma bides its time. You will always have to watch out. Karma is unforgiving and always gets payback.” – Benjamin Bayani


303. “Narcissists burn your sanity, erode your self-esteem, and make you doubt your own judgments and perceptions.” ~ Invajy


304. The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.” -Cheryl Hughes


305. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” -Albert Einstein


306. “You used me. You made me feel special then threw me away when you were bored. You took my trust. You broke my trust. You turned people against me. You turned me against myself.”


307. “Don’t confuse between self-love and narcissism. Self- love is making yourself your number one priority but narcissism is start enforcing that priority over others. First one is healthy; second one is not. First one is for your mental healthiness and well-being while the second one is to mess up with other peoples’ peace of mind to serve your own needs.” ~ Gracia Hunter


308. “Americans are experiencing an epidemic in narcissistic behaviour in a culture that is intrinsically self-conscious and selfish, and citizens are encouraged to pursue happiness and instant gratification of their personal desires.”


309. If I cut you off, there’s a good chance you handed me the scissors.” — unknown


310. You’re never wrong if you love and help people.” — Maxime Lagacé


311. “Never cheat on someone that is good to you. Karma is a bitch.” – Surgeo Bell


312. A Narcissist will never admit they have a problem. If confronted with their own bad behavior, they will do their very best to make people believe they are the victim.” ― Harvey Stuarts


313. Narcissistic love is riding on the rollercoaster of disaster filled with a heart full of tears.” — Sheree Griffin


314. “Half the pain in human life comes from gazing in mirrors.”


315. Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important … They justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.” — T.S. Eliot


316. Americans are experiencing an epidemic in narcissistic behavior in a culture that is intrinsically self-conscious and selfish, and citizens are encouraged to pursue happiness and instant gratification of their personal desires.” — Kilroy J. Oldster


317. “Children of narcissists learn that love is abuse. The narcissist teaches them that if someone displeases you, it is okay to harm them and call it love.” ~ M. Wakefield


318. “Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.” -Patti Callahan Henry


319. Make sure you’re not saying ‘It’s complicated’ when it’s actually TOXIC. The more words it takes you to explain your relationship, the less healthy it probably is.”― Steve Maraboli


320. The love you send into the world, you will find, is the love that returns to you.” — Avina Celeste


321. A narcissist is a person with a personality disorder characterized by an inflated sense of their own importance, an intense need for admiration, and a lack of empathy for others. Their extreme self-centeredness leads to them being unable to feel any concern about other people’s feelings.” — unknown


322. “I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.” Kurt Cobain


323. “Gaslighting is mind control to make victims doubt their reality.” ~ Tracy A. Malone


324. “Because they always measure themselves by other people, they also measure themselves against other people. They are chronically reliant on the opinions of others to form their own sense of self and are always comparing themselves, their status, their possessions and their lives to other people to determine their sense of worth and self-esteem (in a way, narcissists outsource their sense of self).”


325. You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.” — unknown. . . You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.” — unknown. .


326. If you hold on to hurt and anger with a narcissist, the children will have no normal parent. The narcissistic parent will use them as puppets, lovebomb, and abandon them. You are their only hope.” — Tracy Malone


327. “What are narcissists looking for, after all? Just someone at their level that they can feel superior to.” ~ Luigina Sgarro


328. Let the players play, let the haters hate and let karma decide their fate


329. There was nothing more unattractive than narcissism, she thought: nothing could transform beauty into a cloying, unattractive quality than that self-conscious appreciation of self.” — Alexander McCall Smith330. You can teach a narcissist to show up on time, but you can’t train them to listen once they get there.” ― Dr. Ramani Durvasula. . . You can teach a narcissist to show up on time, but you can’t train them to listen once they get there.” ― Dr. Ramani Durvasula. .


331. I try to live with the idea that karma is a very real thing. So I put out what I want to get back.” – Megan Fox


332. When you cheat on someone who would do anything for you, you’re cheating yourself out of true loyalty


333. Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.” – Elbert Hubbard


334. “The only crime is pride.” ~ Sophocles


335. Hurting the person who hurt you won’t heal your pain. Let them go. Karma will deal with them you don’t have to write the script for the universe.” ― Paula Heller Garland


336. Narcissus weeps to find that his image does not return his love.” — Mason Cooley


337. “A Narcissist will never admit they have a problem, if confronted with their own bad behavior they will do their very best to make people believe they are the victim.” ~ Harvey Stuarts


338. If I cut you off, there’s a good chance you handed me the scissors


339. You will never really see how toxic someone is until you breathe fresher air.” — unknown


340. Karma, when properly understood, is just the mechanics through which consciousness manifests.” — Deepak Chopra


341. “I wish that people would stop destroying other people just because they were once destroyed.”


342. “Narcissists, however, are similar to a spider that has built a web for its prey to bring itself.” ~ Mwanandeke Kindembo


343. Things come apart so easily when they have been held together by lies.” — Dorothy Allison344. Karma has a surprising way of taking care of situations. All you have to do is to sit back and watch


345. “The narcissist is like a bucket with a hole in the bottom: No matter how much you put in, you can never fill it up. The phrase “I never feel like I am enough” is the mantra of the person in the narcissistic relationship. That’s because to your narcissistic partner, you are not. No one is. Nothing is.” ~ Dr. Ramani Durvasula


346. “The lion is most handsome when looking for food.” ~ Rumi


347. Don’t cheat if you don’t want to be cheated. A relationship is mutual. This is the golden rule for all great connections.” —Israelmore Ayivor


348. “You consider yourself your most fascinating subject.” ~ Britt Bennett


349. She found herself and the game changed


350. If your actions were to boomerang back on you instantly, would you still act the same?” — Alexandra Katehakis351. The moment that you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.” — unknown


352. “Narcissists commonly cut people off and out of their lives due to their shallow emotional style of seeing others as either good or bad.”353. Love without sacrifice is like theft.” ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb


354. “In such a self-centred society, many people have gone to the extreme of narcissism—being solely concerned about their own personal well-being and agendas while excluding and exploiting others. Narcissism is not only an epidemic but is also a pandemic of our times that has been normalised and accepted. Self-serving, narcissistic people are incapable and unwilling to love due to a lack of authentic self and love for one’s self and others.”


355. It’s ok to step away from long friendships when they become unhealthy


356. Karma means both action and memory. There is no memory without action and no action without memory.” — Sadhguru


357. The best way to move forward is to let go of the people holding you back.” — unknown


358. The lion is most handsome when looking for food.” — Rumi


359. “Observe well how the word ‘narcissism’ is often used into marriages. The victims are often those who have separated with their significant other, rather than being on good terms with them. Therefore, we must dig deeper to the core of the word and discover its true meaning. In return, we will get a glimpse of our mentality and the main attributes that drive us to label each other with that conflicted word.” ~ Mwanandeke Kindembo


360. “The narcissist would love nothing more than to know you are eating uncooked Top Ramen out of a dumpster for dinner tonight while wearing yesterday’s underwear.” ~ Tina Swithin


361. “How starved you must have been that my heart became a meal for your ego.” ~ Amanda Torroni


362. You will give everything, and the narcissists will take everything and give you less and less in return


363. “One of the main effects of social media is our confusion of someone’s obsession with their appearance with self-love or confidence.”


364. Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you


365. If you keep pretending you’re not hurt, how can you heal? True love doesn’t expect you to deny you’re in pain.” ― Zara Hairston


366. “Narcissistic personality disorder is named for Narcissus, from Greek mythology, who fell in love with his own reflection. Freud used the term to describe persons who were self-absorbed, and psychoanalysts have focused on the narcissist’s need to bolster his or her self-esteem through grandiose fantasy, exaggerated ambition, exhibitionism, and feelings of entitlement.” ― Donald W. Black


367. “When the healthy pursuit of self-interest and self-realization turns into self-absorption, other people can lose their intrinsic value in our eyes and become mere means to the fulfillment of our needs and desires.” ~ P.M. Forni368. ‘It was a mistake,’ you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine for trusting you.” — David Levithan


369. “Narcissism is voluntary blindness, an agreement not to look beneath the surface.” ~ Sam Keen


370. “I am a recovering narcissist. I thought narcissism was about self-love till someone told me there is a flip side to it. It is actually drearier than self-love; it is unrequited self-love.” — Emily Levine371. Don’t send me flowers when I’m dead. If you like me, send them while I’m alive.” — Brian Clough


372. “You can teach a narcissist to show up on time, … but you can’t train them to listen once they get there.”373. “Many victims of narcissistic abuse are hypersensitive. They don’t want to be told by others that they are wrong when they fight with their narcissist. They see it as standing up for themselves, when in reality it is perpetuating what the narcissist wants ; drama and a reaction.”


374. “Are you a flying monkey? Be careful. Don’t get caught up in a narcissist’s mind games.”


375. When you truly understand karma, then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life.” — Keanu Reeves


376. The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love.” — Amanda Rose


377. Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them.” ― Rick Springfield


378. Pay attention to the. buts” following an apology. That’s what they really want to say.” — Emma Xu


379. Anybody who wishes to go beyond the free-will of another person is already practicing narcissistic characteristics.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo


380. “Narcissists, however, are similar to a spider that has built a web for its prey to bring itself.”


381. “Don’t set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm.” ~ Anonymous


382. Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”


383. “I wish that people would stop destroying other people just because they were once destroyed.” ~ Karen Salmansohn


384. Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you.” ― Terry Mark


385. There must come a time when your love for yourself becomes more important than your need to hold onto the pain of your past.”― Karen Salmansohn


386. “He doesn’t want to marry me” some of us may have said this to ourselves or a friend because nothing is going in the right direction with our current relationship. But why does this hurt so badly? …


387. “Pathological narcissists can lose touch with reality in subtle ways that become extremely dangerous over time. When they can’t let go of their need to be admired or recognized, they have to bend or invent a reality in which they remain special despite all messages to the contrary.” ~ Bandy X Lee


388. “I wonder if the course of narcissism through the ages would have been any different had Narcissus first peered into a cesspool. He probably did.” ~ Frank O’Hara


389. “Narcissistic abuse is not just that someone dumped you or who you had a little tiff with them. NA is psychological abuse and brainwashing using intermittent reward and punishment, coercive control and withholding normal empathetic, emotional reactions to lower your self esteem.” ~ Alice Little


390. “And we need to know what it is to be human if we are to avoid becoming narcissists.” — Alexander Lowen


391. All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.”


392. “Gaslighters deliberately play subtle mind games and psychological manipulations; which are carried out gradually in stages.” ~ Invajy


393. “Half the pain in human life comes from gazing in mirrors.” ~ Marty Rubin


394. “I understand perfectly because I’m in love with myself. The fact that I’m not transfixed in front of the nearest mirror takes a great deal of self-control.”


395. Not even death can wipe out our good deeds.”


396. It was so risky and so scary, and yet at the same time, so beautiful. Maybe the truth was, it shouldn’t be easy to be amazing. Then everything would be. It’s the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth. When something’s difficult to come by, you’ll do that much more to make sure it’s even harder -if not impossible- to lose.” -Sarah Dessen


397. “Narcissists would rather lie and humiliate you than to admit that they were in the wrong.” ― Mitta Xinindlu


398. Karma is the universe’s way of letting you know that you just thought you got away with it.” — unknown. . . Karma is the universe’s way of letting you know that you just thought you got away with it.” — unknown. .


399. Even though friends say they are interested in your life, they never really want to talk about you as much as you want them to.” — unknown


400. “A man who loves others based solely on how they make him feel, or what they do for him, is really not loving others at all — but loving only himself.” — Criss Jami


401. The law is simple. Every experience is repeated or suffered till you experience it properly.” ― Ben Okri


402. “The ultimate obscenity is not caring, not doing something about what you feel, not feeling! Just drawing back and drawing in, becoming narcissistic.” ~ Rod Serling


403. Before you act, you have freedom, but after you act, the effect of that action will follow you whether you want it to or not. That is the law of karma.” — Paramahansa Yogananda


404. “Don’t cheat if you don’t want to be cheated. A relationship is mutual. This is the golden rule for all great connections.” – Israelmore Ayivor


405. The one who hurts others will end up being hurt also. That’s called karma


406. Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.” -Patti Callahan Henry


407. “You give up your narcissism, your egotism. That’s how you achieve chemistry.” ~ Nick Nolte


408. “The narcissist devours people, consumes their output, and casts the empty, writhing shells aside.” Sam Vaknin


409. “For some, life may be a playground to undermine the brainwaves of others or simply a vainglorious game with an armory of theatrics, illustrating only bleak self-deception, haughty narcissism and dim deficiency in empathy.” — Erik Pevernagie


410. Breathe. This is just a chapter of your life, not the full story


411. “If I encounter a toddler with a machete, I may feel worried about the toddler, but I still get out of the way so that I do not get hurt. In the process of taking care of their own needs, many people with NPD hurt those around them. They are swinging mental machetes — devaluing words and abusive actions. Punchline: I believe that Narcissists deserve our compassion, but compassion does not involve giving them permission to hurt other people or overlooking any damage that they do.”


412. How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.”


413. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.”


414. For the innocent, the past may hold a reward. But for the treacherous, it’s only a matter of time before the past delivers what they truly deserve.” ― Kevin McCarty415. “Narcissism falls along the axis of what psychologists call personality disorders . . . but by most measures, narcissism is one of the worst, if only because the narcissists themselves are so clueless.” ~ Jeffrey Kluger


416. The ultimate obscenity is not caring, not doing something about what you feel, not feeling! Just drawing back and drawing in, becoming narcissistic.” ― Rod Serling


417. “For all his inner suffering, the narcissist has many traits that make for success in bureaucratic institutions, which put premium on the manipulation of interpersonal relations, discourage the formation of deep personal attachments, and at the same time provide the narcissist with the approval he needs in order to validate his self-esteem.”


418. “Narcissists will destroy your life, erode your self-esteem, and do it with such stealth as to make you feel that you are the one that’s letting them down.” — Unknown


419. Being single is better than being lied to, cheated on, and disrespected.” — Unknown


420. “The paradox about narcissism is that we all have this streak of egotism. Eighty per cent of people think they’re better than average.” Mark Leary


421. “No one has probably helped me more with my narcissism than my dog.” Tucker Max


422. “He’s satisfied with himself. If you have a soul you can’t be satisfied.” ~ Graham Greene


423. Karma is like a rubber band. You can only stretch it so far before it comes back to smack you in the face.” — unknown


424. Friendships should feel like a blessing, not a burden


425. “Here too, we can see that not being open to learning something new does not automatically make someone a narcissist. In fact, a narcissist is required to be more knowledgeable in many fields; mostly in psychology.” ~ Mwanandeke Kindembo


426. When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling extraordinary enough to be noticed, to be lovable, to belong, or to cultivate a sense of purpose.” — Brené Brown


427. A lesson learned from suffering is not easily forgotten.” — unknown


428. No other being is lesser human than the one who thinks of others as such.” ― Abhijit Naskar


429. “Intuition — once you have had a narcissist in your life, you must develop your intuition and learn to listen to it and act accordingly.” — Tracy Malone


430. Karma has no menu. You get served what you deserve


431. Just a reminder that life gets so much better after you block the narcissist in your life


432. They didn’t cheat because of who you are. They chose to cheat because of who they are not.” — Charles J. Orlando


433. “We are to give (and take) true love without falling into the narcissistic habit of only trying to take it in.” ~ Criss Jami


434. “And we need to know what it is to be human if we are to avoid becoming narcissists.”


435. “Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading.” — W.H. Auden


436. “Love is intermittent reinforcement with spouses and children alike. The child is love-bombed when the narcissist feels the child reflects their false self. The moment the child fails to do so, the narcissistic parent blithely discards them.”


437. At some point, you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” — Tara Westover


438. “Cheaters don’t think cheating is wrong until they get cheated on.” – Sonya Parker


439. You win some, you lose some. Let karma take its course.” — Cocoy McCoy


440. “Loving yourself and being in love with yourself are two entirely different things. Differentiate.” Fathom


441. As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of.” — Nina Hagen


442. When karma lands, it lands hard.” — Tom Fitton


443. “Please repair your narcissism before you start loving your neighbor as yourself.” ~ Charles F. Glassman444. “Narcissists withhold affection to punish you. Withhold attention to get revenge. And withhold an emotional empathetic response to make you feel insecure.” ― Alice Little


445. Silence is powerful, so use it wisely446. When I look at narcissism through the vulnerability lens, I see the shame-based fear of being ordinary. I see the fear of never feeling extraordinary enough to be noticed, to be lovable, to belong, or to cultivate a sense of purpose.” -Brené Brown


447. The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love. Anything forced is just not worth fighting for, whatever flows flows, what crashes crashes.” -Amanda Rose


448. “Nobody can be kinder than the narcissist while you react to life in his own terms.” Elizabeth Bowen449. “A narcissist paints a picture of themselves as being the victim or innocent in all aspects. They will be offended by the truth. But what is done in the dark will come to light. Time has a way of showing people’s true colors.” ~ Karla Grimes


450. “Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important … They justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.”


451. You started it.” -Karma


452. “For some, life may be a playground to undermine the brainwaves of others or simply a vainglorious game with an armory of theatrics, illustrating only bleak self-deception, haughty narcissism and dim deficiency in empathy.” ~ Erik Pevernagie


453. Virtue is never its own reward for the narcissist.” — Dean Cavanagh


454. “The narcissist is like a bucket with a hole in the bottom: No matter how much you put in, you can never fill it up. The phrase “I never feel like I am enough” is the mantra of the person in the narcissistic relationship. That’s because to your narcissistic partner, you are not. No one is. Nothing is.” ― Ramani Durvasula


455. “I spend my life constantly calling in ‘imaginary’ debts that aren’t owed to me in order to avoid the ‘real’ debts that I owe to others, and so everybody ends up bankrupt.”


456. “Babies cry to get their needs met. Narcissists are great actors and often use tears as a tool of manipulation, this is an abuse tactic! Do not allow them to let this work as guilt, they are acting!”


457. This is your karma. You do not understand now, but you will understand later.” — H. Raven Rose


458. “Parents are supposed to give the child back to herself with love. If they’ve got duct tape over their eyes because of narcissism, it doesn’t happen.” ~ Jane Fonda


459. “That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood – the time when he was his own ideal.” ~ Sigmund Freud


460. “I have a very simple question to people who seem to suffer from excessive narcissism: Please name three other persons who are smarter and more capable than you, in the field you work in. In most cases they are utterly unable to answer that question honestly.” ~ Ingo Molnar


461. “Beware of narcissistic people. They’ll tell everyone you’re crazy, only to cover up their trickery. ” ~ Mitta Xinindlu


462. “I loved myself and since I loved me, I loved him because I realized he was good for me. A type of self worth, a type of narcissistic love.” ~ Dominic Riccitello


463. “Trust, once lost, could not be easily found. Not in a year, perhaps not even in a lifetime.” – J.E.B. Spredemann


464. Cheating is a choice. Period.” — Charles J. Orlando


465. Where there is much pride or much vanity, there will also be much revengefulness.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer


466. “Sadly, when many individuals realize that the narcissist is insecure and isn’t reassured, they try harder to love this person. Additionally, the narcissist blames his/her behavior on something that you are or aren’t doing, and a hooked person we may try to ‘do it better’ or ‘get it right.’ Your increased efforts to love and fix the narcissist only lines you up for more abuse.” ~ Melanie Tonia Evans467. “Relationships with narcissists are held in place by the hope of a ‘someday better,’ with little evidence to support it will ever arrive.” — Ramani Durvasula468. “But both the narcissist and his partner do not really consider each other. Trapped in the moves of an all-consuming dance macabre, they follow the motions morbidly — semiconscious, desensitized, exhausted, and concerned only with survival.” — Sam Vaknin


469. “Half the pain in human life comes from gazing in mirrors.” — Marty Rubin


470. “Beware of narcissistic people. They’ll tell everyone you’re crazy, only to cover up their trickery.”


471. Ego is born of the need to ‘prove’ oneself instead of making the choice to ‘be’ oneself.” — unknown


472. “Narcissus weeps to find that his image does not return his love.” — Mason Cooley


473. “The spirit of arrogance most definitely makes you shine. It paints a bright red target on your own forehead.” ~ Criss Jami


474. “Narcissistic abuse is not just that someone dumped you or who you had a little tiff with. NA is psychological abuse and brainwashing using intermittent reward and punishment, coercive control and withholding normal empathetic, emotional reactions to lower your self-esteem.”


475. “The worst lies were the lies I told myself about the lies others told me.” ~ Alice Little


476. If you give your best to someone it will most definitely come back to you, often from a different person altogether.”― Hrishikesh Agnihotri


477. “I like to be admired from afar, and then complimented up close.”


478. “Daughters of narcissistic mothers absorb the message “I am valued for what I do, rather than for who I am.” ~ Karyl McBride


479. Hate is the complement of fear, and narcissists like being feared. It imbues them with an intoxicating sensation of omnipotence.” ― Sam Vaknin


480. Babies cry to get their needs met. Narcissists are great actors and often use tears as a tool of manipulation, this is an abuse tactic! Do not allow them to let this work as guilt, they are acting!” ― Tracy Malone


481. The narcissist devours people, consumes their output, and casts the empty, writhing shells aside.” — Sam Vaknin


482. Love should not make you feel like walking on eggshells.” — Emma Xu


483. “Narcissists withhold affection to punish you. Withhold attention to get revenge. And withhold an emotional empathetic response to make you feel insecure.”


484. Dysfunctional parents do not apologize. It is one feature that the children of narcissists would instantly agree on. They will lie and justify themselves, but never accept they did anything wrong.” -Diana Macey


485. You give up your narcissism, your egotism. That’s how you achieve chemistry.” – Nick Nolte


486. “There is a difference between supporting someone and feeding someone’s narcissism. One supports, and the other is not.” Fathom


487. Your karma should be good, and everything else will follow. Your good karma will always win over your bad luck.” — Rohit Shetty


488. “The biggest impediment to loving life is our inflated egos. Only by suppressing our ego and controlling our selfish thoughts can we truly comprehend the immaculate beauty of every day unfolding before us.” ~ Kilroy J. Oldster


489. “The ‘I’ is the ego that we must avoid at any cost, if we truly wish to be different from narcissists. Instead of using ‘I’ repeatedly, it would be wise to replace it with ‘we’.”


490. “Narcissistic abuse is a form of psycho-emotional abuse that takes place when a pathological narcissist targets another individual and exposes them to trauma. It can also manifest as physical, financial, spiritual and sexual abuse.”


491. I am a recovering narcissist. I thought narcissism was about self-love till someone told me there is a flip side to it. It is actually drearier than self-love; it is unrequited self-love.” — Emily Levine


492. Beware of narcissistic people. They’ll tell everyone you’re crazy, only to cover up their trickery.” — unknown


493. But that’s the thing about narcissists. They can try to fool you, with all their heart, but in the end, they’re just fooling themselves.” -Ellie Fox


494. Narcissistic abuse is not just that someone dumped you or who you had a little tiff with. NA is psychological abuse and brainwashing using intermittent reward and punishment, coercive control, and withholding normal empathetic, emotional reactions to lower your self-esteem.” — unknown


495. “Since narcissists deep down feel themselves to be faultless, it is inevitable that when they are in conflict with the world they will invariably perceive the conflict as the world’s fault.” ~ Scott Peck


496. “It’s so nice when toxic people stop talking to you. It’s like the trash took itself out.” — Karen Salmansohn


497. No one can escape karma. After all, karma works on a spiritual level which may manifest itself physically in a myriad of seemingly unrelated ways.” — unknown


498. “In order to polish and perfect the part he has devised for himself, the new Narcissus gazes at his own reflection, not so much in admiration as in unremitting search of flaws, signs of fatigue, decay. Life becomes a work of art, while “the first art work in an artist,” in Norman Mailer’s pronouncement, “is the shaping of his own personality.”


499. “Narcissistic love is riding on the rollercoaster of disaster filled with a heart full of tears.” — Sheree Griffin


500. “People don’t care about this kind of stuff, ya know? We want self-improvement, not self-knowledge. We want change,” he motioned with his hands in a strange attempt to mock modern-day hipsters’ version of change, “But not for any particular reason. We want to do good deeds but only if we can tell others about it. We want all sorts of ideals, not for their own sake, but rather for the sake of appearances. We don’t want knowledge; we want to show others we have knowledge.”


501. “Withhold admiration from a narcissist and be disliked. Give it and be treated with indifference.”


502. There is simply no winning with a narcissist. He will treat you so horribly that you will become withdrawn and depressed, and then he will turn around and say, ‘You’re no fun anymore, you’re always so depressed. I need to be with someone more positive.’” — Susan Williams


503. Narcissist is the creator of his own doom and gloom, living in lies, manipulation and deceit


504. “Narcissist: a more polite term for a self-serving, manipulative, evil jerk with no soul and no compassion.” ~ Anonymous


505. There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.” — Sylvester Stallone


506. “And we need to know what it is to be human if we are to avoid becoming narcissists.” ~ Alexander Lowen


507. “Narcissism is a grave condition of insecurity and desperately feeling unloved and unacceptable. An individual with Narcissistic Personality Disorder inherently believes they are ‘damaged goods’ and fears other individuals will discover the truth: that they feel powerless. Thus the narcissist invests a great deal of energy into ‘gaining the upper hand’, to hide feeling vulnerable, insecure, and broken. When they are getting what they want, the charm is flowing and plentiful. When the charm doesn’t work the intimidation begins. Narcissism is categorized as an unhealthy level of self-absorption and a lack of empathy regarding how their insecure, aggressive, and damaging behavior affects the world around them.” — Melanie Tonia Evans


508. If you hold on to hurt and anger with a narcissist, the children will have no normal parent. The narcissistic parent will use them as puppets, love bomb, and abandon them. You are their only hope.” — unknown


509. People pay for what they do, and, still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead.” — James Baldwin


510. Ironic as this may sound, self-love is actually a narcissist’s greatest fear.” — Lauren Kozlowski


511. “Relationships with narcissists are held in place by hope of a “someday better,” with little evidence to support it will ever arrive.”


512. “There was nothing more unattractive than narcissism, she thought: nothing could transform beauty into a cloying, unattractive quality than that self-conscious appreciation of self.” ~ Alexander McCall Smith


513. “The only good decision you will make while with them is leaving!”


514. “But both the narcissist and his partner do not really consider each other. Trapped in the moves of an all-consuming dance macabre, they follow the motions morbidly – semiconscious, desensitized, exhausted, and concerned only with survival.” ~ Sam Vaknin515. “As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have now fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin516. When a toxic person can no longer control you, they will try to control how others see you517. Please repair your narcissism before you start loving your neighbor as yourself.” ― Charles F. Glassman


518. “I have a very simple question to people who seem to suffer from excessive narcissism: Please name three other persons who are smarter and more capable than you, in the field you work in. In most cases they are utterly unable to answer that question honestly.” — Ingo Molnar


519. “Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.” — Unknown


520. “Narcissists withhold affection to punish you. Withhold attention to get revenge. And withhold an emotional empathetic response to make you feel insecure.” ~ Alice Little


521. How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” — Wayne Dyer


522. The main condition for the achievement of love is the overcoming of one’s narcissism.” — Erich Fromm


523. Don’t cheat if you don’t want to be cheated. A relationship is mutual. This is the golden rule for all great connections.” -Israelmore Ayivor


524. You didn’t just cheat on me; you cheated on us. You didn’t just break my heart; you broke our future.” — Steve Maraboli


525. But that’s the thing about narcissists. They can try to fool you with all their heart, but in the end, they’re just fooling themselves.” — Ellie Fox


526. “You can teach a narcissist to show up on time, but you can’t train them to listen once they get there.” ~ Dr. Ramani Durvasula


527. “That which he projects ahead of him as his ideal, is merely his substitute for the lost narcissism of his childhood – the time when he was his own ideal.”


528. “When narcissists behave in an exhibitionistic manner, they are seeking the same sort of admiration as toddlers, and for the same reasons. They want attention. Some examples include inappropriate dress, talking too loudly, or gesturing in expansive and space-intruding ways.” ~ Mark Ettensohn


529. “No other being is lesser human than the one who thinks of others as such.” ~ Abhijit Naskar


530. The more love you give away, the more love you will receive


531. “Out of all the addictions in the world, Attention is slowly but surely becoming one of the most dangerous.” ~ Saahil Prem


532. “They provoke you but when you defend yourself, they cry victim.”


533. When people don’t tell you the truth, what they really are saying is they don’t value you or their relationship with you enough to be honest.” — unknown


534. “But that’s the thing about narcissists. They can try to fool you, with all their heart, but in the end, they’re just fooling themselves.”


535. Some people create their own storms and get mad when it rains


536. That’s what modern narcissism really is—a pernicious mix of qualities defined by three words that start with self: selfishness, self-absorption, and self-importance.” — unknown


537. A victim of circumstance is a casualty. A victim of convenience is a narcissist.” — Alan Robert Neal


538. Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles and the