Ego Quotes and Sayings

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
Lord Chesterfield

In all that surrounds him the egotist sees only the frame of his own portrait.
-J. Petit-Senn

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

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

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
Colin Powell

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

Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
– Chogyam Trungpa

Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.
– George V. Higgins

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

With the disappearance of God the Ego moves forward to become the sole divinity.
– Dorothee Sölle

Letting go of your ego opens the door to taking a new and creative course of action.
– Suzanne Mayo Frindt

If egotism means a terrific interest in one’s self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
– Arnold Bennett

I feel so trapped, by my ego.
– T. Scott McLeod

The ego is the false self- born out of fear and defensiveness.
– John O’Donohue

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