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.
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.
Overconfidence comes from fear and doubt, and you boast an ego when you're feeling less than.
Find a person who has embraced anger, and you will find a person with a wounded ego.
I never had the ambition to be something. I had the ambition to do something.
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.
Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.
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.
Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.
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.
I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
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.
I'm just trying to rid the world of all these fevered egos that are tainting our collective unconscious.
When you walk up to opportunities door, don't knock it... Kick that B*tch in, smile and introduce yourself.
Always keep your ego in check and not be afraid to listen. Listening is a great art form.
I guess I have a little bit of an ego. I'm confidently cocky, you might say.
Persons appear by entering into relation to other persons.
You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.
One of the ego's favorite paths of resistance is to fill you with doubt.
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.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
Complaining is one of the ego's favorite strategies for strengthening itself.
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.
Ego is the great enemy. Ego will hold you back every single time.
The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over.
People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
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.
Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
Meditation... dissolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass.
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.
All troubles come to an end when the ego dies.
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.
I think it's pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego.
Childish egocentrism is, in its essence, an inability to differentiate between the ego and the social environment.
Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
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.
Being a singer is all about me. About ego. Being a mom is all about being selfless - two different worlds.
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.
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?
Chess and me, it's hard to take them apart. It's like my alter ego.
A discussion should be a genuine attempt to explore a subject rather than a battle between competing egos.
Edward de Bono