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.
~J. Petit-Senn


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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.
– George Clooney


Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
– Chogyam Trungpa

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