A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle

proverb A self-centered person is not very appealing to others. The phrase is attributed to Benjamin Franklin. A: "That jerk Ben thinks more highly of himself than anyone else does—I can't stand him!" B: "I can't say I'm surprised. A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle."
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