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Ego Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Ego

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Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Values Spiritual Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

 

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

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You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self denial is an indulgence to the ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

The ego lives by comparisons...
The ego cannot survive without judgment.
- A Course in Miracles

Misery nourishes your ego -
that's why you see so many miserable people in the world.
The basic, central point is the ego.
- Osho

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have to have it, it's ego.
If you have to not have it, it's ego.
Hold life lightly and it will deliver what you need
and release what you don't.
- Alan Cohen

During life, none of us is 100% open to Spirit -
we have too much ego to do that.
Only at death do we give up our ego and completely open to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The soul loves to meditate,
for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy.
If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation,
remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego;
it doesn't belong to the soul.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul.
- Henry Van Dyke

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something,
but to be something.
- Muhammed Iqbal

My desire is to let go of my ego and let in His direction.
- Janine Turner

We are constantly protecting the male ego,
and it's a disservice to men.
If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence,
he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.
- Betty Dodson

The ego constantly competes with the spirit for control over your inner voice.
- Darren L. Johnson

I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
- Jim Carrey

It was 100 percent music.
There was no ego involved, no attitudes,
no black and white, it was pure music.
- Lee Konitz

An actor is totally vulnerable.
His total personality is exposed to critical judgment -
his intellect,
his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance.
In short, his ego.
- Alec Guinness

Where id was, there ego shall be.
- Sigmund Freud

In retrospect I realize that the threat was about ego
rather than the validity of the music.
- David Baker

My performances have finally caught up with my ego.
- Ato Boldon

I'm aware that, from the outside, this looks like I've got quite an ego.
- Kevin Spacey

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average.
His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some
part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
- Sigmund Freud

The column's worked out great for me.
I've gotten a ton of ego satisfaction,
had a lot of fun, won a batch of prizes and occasionally done some public good.
- Allan Sloan

Let's face it; God has a big ego problem.
Why do we always have to worship him?
- Bill Maher

Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego's evolution.
- Muhammed Iqbal

It's very clearly stated in the film:
You make your own choices,
and what you're always fighting is ego.
- Taylor Hackford

I have a huge ego and a huge inferiority complex at the same time.
- Barry Gibb

The ego is not master in its own house.
- Sigmund Freud

The ego is as little absolutely permanent as are bodies.
- Ernst Mach

Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
- Max Planck

But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control.
He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.
- Robert Conrad

I fed my ego, but not my soul.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible,
but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
- Sigmund Freud

The great corrupter of public man is the ego.
Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.
- Dean Acheson

Drugs, alcohol and ego.
They are a bad mix.
- Don Dokken

As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness
that represents something,
relates this representation back to itself,
and so gathers with itself.
- Martin Heidegger

I don't want the giant ego.
I don't want to become Kevin Costner,
singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
- Joss Whedon

Ego is good.
- Thomas Leonard

And it's a question of how far we're willing to go
in order to let the ego shine,
in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the
local scene but the world.
- Taylor Hackford

Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego,
so how do you go from having loads of fame to working
at 7-11? You can't do it!
- Ryan Seacrest

I like the moment when I break a man's ego.
- Bobby Fischer

My ego is controlled enough that I don't have to be the focus.
- Herbie Mann

A wrong concept misleads the understanding;
a wrong deed degrades the whole man,
and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.
- Muhammed Iqbal

It's in the act of having to do things that you don't
want to that you learn something about moving past the self.
Past the ego.
- Bell Hooks

Even though we want huge individual egos,
our collective ego is unbelievable.
- Mike Krzyzewski

You proceed from a false assumption:
I have no ego to bruise.
- Leonard Nimoy


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