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  • That's not a sign of impending megalomania or anything.†   (source)
  • I liked him immensely, his sullenness, his corpselike color, except when he was lodged in a good mood, when he became overbearing and megalomaniacal.†   (source)
  • 'He had fits of madness and megalomania upon the dais, as the scribes, their heads bent in terror, pretended not to hear.'†   (source)
  • Even a megalomaniacal billionaire, determined to prevent the dehydration of his pride, grows weary of pouring away money with the tap open wide.†   (source)
  • Are you a complete megalomaniac?†   (source)
  • A megalomaniac.†   (source)
  • This runaway megalomania marked him as a blood member of the fraternity of generals.†   (source)
  • It can result in megalomania, as I call it.†   (source)
  • There was always a grandeur and a nobility in my megalomania.†   (source)
  • What he said was megalomaniacal, but suppose it was true?†   (source)
  • Why does every one jump straight to megalomania when this project gets mentioned?†   (source)
  • But a touch of megalomania, all the same.†   (source)
  • We have a megalomaniac problem.†   (source)
  • Leaving aside the reasons why they are what they are-which can range from a justifiable cause to the psychopathic megalomania of a Jackal-you keep the charades going because they're playing out their own.†   (source)
  • His seductive voice, which seemed to lick each of his hideous threats to savor the texture and astringency of it, was filled with the quiet confidence and smug superiority of a megalomaniac who carries the badge of a secret authority, receives a comfortable salary with numerous fringe benefits, and knows that in his old age he will be able to rely upon the cushion of a generous civil-service pension.†   (source)
  • "You give good megalomania," I said.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Was I doing all this for Poteete and Pearce and Bentley, or was I doing this because of a runaway megalomania I could not control?†   (source)
  • Or, our business is to contend against the very megalomania we tend to induce, if you follow my reasoning.†   (source)
  • I recognize the megalomania in myself, and I recognize that I must make perfectly sure that my motives are as pure as possible.†   (source)
  • A touch of megalomania.†   (source)
  • And yet sometimes ...You see, a megalomaniac, as psychologists tell us, is a man who has done a good deal of repressing—pretending to himself that he does not actually feel what he actually feels, if you see what I mean.†   (source)
  • One way you feed his megalomania, the other you baulk it.†   (source)
  • It is not a house of God, but the cell of a megalomaniac.†   (source)
  • They were the race, now represented by the Irish Republican Army rather than by the Scots Nationalists, who had always murdered landlords and blamed them for being murdered—the race which could make a national hero of a man like Lynchahaun, because he bit off a woman's nose and she a Gall—the race which had been expelled by the volcano of history into the far quarters of the globe, where, with a venomous sense of grievance and inferiority, they even nowadays proclaim their ancient megalomania.†   (source)
  • She could not see that in trying to curb what she regarded as megalomania she was doing anything wicked.†   (source)
  • A sensitive, susceptible, exaggerative, earnest man: a megalomaniac, who would be lost without a sense of humor.†   (source)
  • "Ah, baron, baron," said Albert, "you are not listening—what barbarism in a megalomaniac like you!"†   (source)
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