Ego Quotes and Sayings
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
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.
The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
– Mignon McLaughlin
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
~Laurence J. Peter
Don’t lose hope, just lose your ego with work and patience.
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
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.
Never try to dominate the one who says sorry to you for their mistake because, they understand, you are more important than their ego.
Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.
– George V. Higgins
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the Gods.
– Edmund Burke
I feel so trapped, by my ego.
– T. Scott McLeod
When you enter the House of God, you leave your ego at the door and embrace purity as if your life depended on it.
– Sufian Chaudhary
Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
– Lord Chesterfield
I’m tired of the egos, I’m tired of the bullshit, I’m tired of being ignored and forgotten by ‘Friends!’
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…
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
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
– C.S. Lewis
If egotism means a terrific interest in one’s self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
– Arnold Bennett
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
– Thomas Carlyle
Letting go of your ego opens the door to taking a new and creative course of action.
– Suzanne Mayo Frindt
Mastery passes often for egotism.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe