Ego Quotes and Sayings

Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
– Chogyam Trungpa

They call it pride. I call it class, because lions never mix with cats.

Submitted by: Tahi R

Wash your ego. Before it makes a stain on your life.

Submitted by: aazan

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

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

The nice thing about egotists is that they don’t talk about other people.
– Lucille S. Harper

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

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

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

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

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

Great people have great egos; maybe that’s what makes them great.
– Paul Arden

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

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Do not allow your ego to defend your honor, for the ego seeks only to defend itself, and therefore your honor will be left defenseless and you without honor.

Submitted by: Joseph Guido

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

Whenever ego suffers from fear of death & your practice turns to seeing impermanence, ego settles down.
– Tsoknyi Rinpoche

A self centered person is like a rusty trophy sitting on the shelf waiting to be admired.

Submitted by: Julie Jaglall

One of the great self-deceptions – and one of the great foolishnesses – is to tell yourself, Only I will know. Only you will know that you are a liar; only you will know you deal unethically with people who trust you; only you will know you have no intention of honoring your promise. Whose knowledge or judgment do you imagine is more important? It is precisely your own ego from which there is no escape.
Nathaniel Branden

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