Ego Quotes and Sayings
Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
- Chogyam Trungpa
I’m tired of the egos, I’m tired of the bullshit, I’m tired of being ignored and forgotten by ‘Friends!’
Whenever ego suffers from fear of death & your practice turns to seeing impermanence, ego settles down.
- Tsoknyi Rinpoche
With the disappearance of God the Ego moves forward to become the sole divinity.
- Dorothee Sölle
You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.
- George Clooney
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell
The nice thing about egotists is that they don’t talk about other people.
- Lucille S. Harper
Wash out your ego every once in a while, as cleanliness is next to godliness not just in body but in humility as well.
~ Terri Guillemets
If we are to grow in love, the prisons of our egoism must be unlocked. This implies suffering, constant effort and repeated choices.
- Jean Vanier
Letting go of your ego opens the door to taking a new and creative course of action.
- Suzanne Mayo Frindt
A man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress.
- Ayn Rand
Mastery passes often for egotism.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Some little pieces of sand are so full of ego that they see themselves as a giant rock! But then the wind blows, the big ego flies in the air!
- Mehmet Murat ildan
Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.
- George V. Higgins
When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high. ~ Mary H. Waldrip
I feel so trapped, by my ego.
- T. Scott McLeod
Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
- Wilson Mizner
In all that surrounds him the egotist sees only the frame of his own portrait.
It’s so egotistical to believe that we know more about someone else’s reality than they do, and such a waste of time.
- Shreve Stockton