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58 Greatest Quotes About Ego


All unhappiness is due to the ego. With it comes all your trouble. If you would deny the ego and scorch it by ignoring it you would be free. Ramana Maharshi
We must go beyond the constant clamor of ego, beyond the tools of logic and reason, to the still, calm place within us: the realm of the soul. Deepak Chopra
Overconfidence comes from fear and doubt, and you boast an ego when you're feeling less than. Nikki Sixx
Find a person who has embraced anger, and you will find a person with a wounded ego. Dallas Willard
I never had the ambition to be something. I had the ambition to do something. Walter Cronkite
I am beginning to consider myself stronger than all those around me, and you know that the good opinion I have of myself has only been reached after mature consideration. Paul Cezanne
Nations have their ego, just like individuals. James Joyce
Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be. Alan Watts
At the moment when there's nothing more to lose, the Ego breaks open - and then we see who we are behind who we thought we were. Ram Dass
Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it. Colin Powell
Life cannot be against you, for you are Life itself. Life can only seem to go against the ego's projections, which are rarely the truth. Mooji
I love playing ego and insecurity combined. Jim Carrey
Infinity is just time on an ego trip. Lily Tomlin
The problem is, your ego sometimes tells you that you can do many things. But sometimes it's best to stay focused and be honest with yourself. Sylvester Stallone
I'm just trying to rid the world of all these fevered egos that are tainting our collective unconscious. Bill Hicks
My ego only needs a good rhythm section. Miles Davis
Where id was, there ego shall be. Sigmund Freud
When you walk up to opportunities door, don't knock it... Kick that B*tch in, smile and introduce yourself. Dwayne Johnson
Always keep your ego in check and not be afraid to listen. Listening is a great art form. Clint Eastwood
I guess I have a little bit of an ego. I'm confidently cocky, you might say. Conor McGregor
Persons appear by entering into relation to other persons. Martin Buber
You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise. Leonard Nimoy
One of the ego's favorite paths of resistance is to fill you with doubt. Ram Dass
Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything. Rainer Maria Rilke
Love starts when we push aside our ego and make room for someone else. Rudolf Steiner
I don't feel I have an alter ego. Dita Von Teese
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success. Dwayne Johnson
Complaining is one of the ego's favorite strategies for strengthening itself. Eckhart Tolle
I - Want - Peace, I is ego, Want is desire; Remove ego and desire and you have peace. Sathya Sai Baba
Questing... is not an ego trip; it is an adventure to bring into fulfillment your gift to the world, which is yourself. Joseph Campbell
Ego is the great enemy. Ego will hold you back every single time. Nikki Sixx
The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over. Gordon Ramsay
People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love. Simon Cowell
That which comes and goes, rises and sets, is born and dies is the ego. That which always abides, never changes, and is devoid of qualities is the Self. Ramana Maharshi
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries. Thomas Carlyle
Meditation... dissolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass. Tom Robbins
You are not one person, but three: The one you think you are; The one others think you are; The one you really are. Sathya Sai Baba
The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not. George Michael
All troubles come to an end when the ego dies. Ramakrishna
It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego. Bell Hooks
I think it's pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego. Lou Reed
Childish egocentrism is, in its essence, an inability to differentiate between the ego and the social environment. Jean Piaget
Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness. Max Planck
Anger, ego, jealousy are the biggest diseases,Keep yourself aloof from these three diseases. Sathya Sai Baba
Freedom means the power to act by soul guidance, not by the compulsions of desires and habits. Obeying the ego leads to bondage; obeying the soul brings liberation. Paramahansa Yogananda
Being a singer is all about me. About ego. Being a mom is all about being selfless - two different worlds. Gwen Stefani
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
Step by step, let whatever happens happen. Real change will come when it is brought about, not by your ego, but by reality. Awareness releases reality to change you. Anthony de Mello
Is your ego small enough, and your backbone strong enough, to raise others up high on your shoulders? Bear Grylls
Chess and me, it's hard to take them apart. It's like my alter ego. Bobby Fischer
A discussion should be a genuine attempt to explore a subject rather than a battle between competing egos. Edward de Bono