Ego Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
- Thomas Carlyle
If egotism means a terrific interest in one’s self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.
- Arnold Bennett
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
- C.S. Lewis
I’m tired of the egos, I’m tired of the bullshit, I’m tired of being ignored and forgotten by ‘Friends!’
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
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
I feel so trapped, by my ego.
- T. Scott McLeod
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
Whenever ego suffers from fear of death & your practice turns to seeing impermanence, ego settles down.
- Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell
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
Ego is recessive in wisdom.
- Toba Beta
Great people have great egos; maybe that’s what makes them great.
- Paul Arden
The ego is the false self- born out of fear and defensiveness.
- John O’Donohue
You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.
- George Clooney
Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.
- Chogyam Trungpa