Ego Quotes and Sayings
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.
Don’t lose hope, just lose your ego with work and patience.
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
~Laurence J. Peter
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
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
– Colin Powell
Whenever ego suffers from fear of death & your practice turns to seeing impermanence, ego settles down.
– Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
– Edmund Burke
If egotism means a terrific interest in one’s self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
– Arnold Bennett
Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.
– George V. Higgins
I feel so trapped, by my ego.
– T. Scott McLeod
Apologizing does not always mean that you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego.
When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high. ~ Mary H. Waldrip
Never try to dominate the one who says sorry to you for their mistake because, they understand, you are more important than their ego.
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
– C.S. Lewis
The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Ego is the only requirement to destroy any relationship…
so be the bigger person skip the ‘E’ and let it ‘GO’ :-)
Share this with your beloved ones…
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
– Thomas Carlyle
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
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
– Paulo Coelho
I’m tired of the egos, I’m tired of the bullshit, I’m tired of being ignored and forgotten by ‘Friends!’
The ego is the false self- born out of fear and defensiveness.
– John O’Donohue
Too much ego will kill your talent.
You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.
– George Clooney
Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
– Chogyam Trungpa