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"We've met before but I believe your head was bigger."
"I like to think of myself as a vital link in the homeland-security system."
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Caution: Big Ego Area
"Oh, like you know something the Internet doesn't know."
"And afterwards, I'll be signing my new DVD of this presentation in the lobby."
"After I won, I came all unglued."
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"Becoming employee of the month has really gone to your head hasn't it, Eric?"
"Do you ever feel like every TED Talk winds up being about the same thing?"
"Don't get me wrong, Ted. I like you, but you're not a special person. I'm a special person."
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"Could you turn the music down? I can't hear myself talk over everyone else."
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"Lately I've been blowing things way out of proportion."
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"It's a vanity project."
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"And, for God's sake, don't let anyone finish my novel!"
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"That was classic me."
Too good for most jobs
'I fix problems you didn't know you had in ways you wouldn't understand.'
'Yes is no longer god enough. Can I get an Amen?'
"He acts all swan-like, but he's just a grebe."
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"Would you mind aligning yourself with the deflated egos? We're overstocked on the inflated ones."
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"I'm sorry-I'm not in the mood for whatever you're in the mood for."
"You're stuck again. Your ego is getting in the way of your recovery."
'Hello, I'm Fred Markey, and it's all about me.'
For Marcos, dissolving the ego was going to be a long-term process.