Ego Quotes and Sayings

Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
– Barry Switzer

An inferiority complex is when the ego is frustrated; whereas, humility is when the ego is rejected.
Radhanath Swami

When you have an ego, you are limited to your own strengths and weaknesses. But if you are totally surrendered to God, nothing is impossible for you.
Radhanath Swami

People will come up with extraordinarily convoluted theories to avoid admitting that they have been wrong about something.

If there’s anything that bothers me, it’s one person demeaning another.
– Fred Rogers

People that put themselves above others will fall longer and harder.
– Gina Lindley

The desire for self-development stems from ‘narcissistic’ desires, a tendency to self-aggrandizement and superiority over others.
Sigmund Freud

Instead of treating events as wins or losses, ask ‘Did I learn something I can apply in the future?’If not, you must treat it as a loss.
Naval Ravikant

Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.
– Diane Black

Who is right is less important than what is right. When the focus is who, it’s mostly on you. Your desire to be right even when you’re wrong. This can lead to thinking the world should work in a way it doesn’t. Outcome over ego.
Shane Parrish

Cast out pride and vanity; have no thought of trying to rule over others or of outdoing them.
– Wallace D. Wattles

Some people’s insecurity and ego fragility cannot tolerate the slightest offense.
Robert Greene

If your ego speaks with me, then my attitude replies to you.

Knowledge and ego are directly related. the less knowledge, the greater the ego.
Albert Einstein

As long as the ego runs your life, most of your thoughts, emotions, and actions arise from desire and fear.
Eckhart Tolle

Never ignore those persons who say sorry for their mistakes because for them, you are important not, their ego.

Ego makes you see yourself high just let the ‘e’ go and you will be free.

The ego cleverly hides by projecting and by avoiding to look beyond what it merely believes.
Maria Erving

The ego is the seeker but does not want the truth.
Maria Erving

“So many egoistic people I have met but you the most”, my mirror said.

When you lose your ego, you win. It really is that simple.
Shannon L. Alder

Humility stands wise while ego stumbles with pride.

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision.
– Hsi-Tang Chih Tsang

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

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

Egotism is contagious.

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

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.

Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
Robert H. Schuller

If there’s anything more important than my ego around, I want it caught and shot now.
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