That is the point overlooked by the megalomaniac school of Nietzsche and Shaw.
But whisky transformed him from a twitching neurotic into a megalomaniac.
He knew that megalomaniac Controllers were either captured or mobbed, and he had no wish to experience either.
Mark Twain was a megalomaniac; only a megalomaniac could have advertised, as he did, for post-mortem obituaries of himself.
Pascal violently rejected the megalomaniac pride of the Stoic philosopher.
Both worlds are egocentric, megalomaniac, filled to the full with unbridled human will and desire.
Here was one Controller who neither looked nor acted like a megalomaniac.
Before the war he liked to imitate the English, and posed as a German megalomaniac.
Was he a megalomaniac, or was his ego an effect of drugs upon a nerve-wracked constitution?