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delusions of grandeur
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  • He suffers from delusions of grandeur.
  • Delusions of grandeur made him confident he would be victorious.
  • Regardless, Zeus had held me responsible for Octavian’s delusions of grandeur.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • We need to rectify this situation before you start suffering from delusions of grandeur.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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  • Victory gave us such insane delusions of grandeur that we helped start a world war we hadn’t a chance of winning.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Talk about delusions of grandeur.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • It was not innocence or delusions of grandeur.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Lilly says people who wear purple a lot usually have borderline personality disorders, because they have delusions of grandeur.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • What comes through even more strongly is megalomania, delusions of grandeur, of complete loss of ability to understand the effect of what he was saying on others.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Your father and his delusions of grandeur.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride

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  • But it was only called the Yellow Dragon then, and neither of us had developed our delusions of grandeur.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • If you really want to enjoy life, you must work quietly and humbly to realize your delusions of grandeur.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • Then, later on I heard, ’Conceited, fantasizing, delusions of grandeur,’ stuff like that.
    Judith Guest  --  Ordinary People
  • The meandering conversation, the boastful tales at the dinner table, the delusions of grandeur—that was syphilis of the brain, not just the spinal cord.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • # "It is not our function—paraphrasing a philosopher whom we do not like—to be a fly swatter, but when a fly acquires delusions of grandeur, the best of us must stoop to do a little job of extermination.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • He’s just a collection of chemicals with delusions of grandeur," said Dr. Pritchett to a group of guests across the room.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Delusions of grandeur.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • …wasn’t it?) a wife after three years to scrutinise weigh and compare, not from one of the local ducal houses but from the lesser baronage whose principality was so far decayed that there would be no risk of his wife bringing him for dowry delusions of grandeur before he should be equipped for it yet not so far decayed but that she might keep them both from getting lost among the new knives and forks and spoons that he had bought—a wife who not only would consolidate the hiding but…
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • "I believe the term that my staff came up with was ’Communist, terrorist-loving danger-to-the-Republic with delusions of grandeur.’
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • She had to make a great effort not to throw at them their prissiness, their poverty of spirit their delusions of grandeur.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • That little prick has delusions of grandeur.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
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