Ego Quotes and Sayings
The ego is the false self- born out of fear and defensiveness.
– John O’Donohue
Wash your ego. Before it makes a stain on your life.
The nice thing about egotists is that they don’t talk about other people.
– Lucille S. Harper
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
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.
Whenever ego suffers from fear of death & your practice turns to seeing impermanence, ego settles down.
– Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
– Robert H. Schuller
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
If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.
– C.S. Lewis
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
Ego is recessive in wisdom.
– Toba Beta
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
Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.
– Ambrose Bierce
Mastery passes often for egotism.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
– Thomas Carlyle