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Ego Quotes

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Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Values Spiritual Self Self-Esteem Self-Confidence

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

 

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

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The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self denial is an indulgence to the ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

If you have to have it, it's ego.
If you have to not have it, it's ego.
Hold life lightly and it will deliver what you need
and release what you don't.
- Alan Cohen

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ego lives by comparisons...
The ego cannot survive without judgment.
- A Course in Miracles

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

During life, none of us is 100% open to Spirit -
we have too much ego to do that.
Only at death do we give up our ego and completely open to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Misery nourishes your ego -
that's why you see so many miserable people in the world.
The basic, central point is the ego.
- Osho

The soul loves to meditate,
for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy.
If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation,
remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego;
it doesn't belong to the soul.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul.
- Henry Van Dyke

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something,
but to be something.
- Muhammed Iqbal

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

I think that ego-driven leaders will be a thing of
the past because the masses are tired.
- Louis Farrakhan

Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
- James Joyce

As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness
that represents something,
relates this representation back to itself,
and so gathers with itself.
- Martin Heidegger

The Ego is partly free.
partly determined, and reaches fuller freedom by approaching
the Individual who is most free:
God.
- Muhammad Iqbal

I get pretty terrified, to be honest,
when I'm on tour.
You really have to muster a lot of ego to go our there,
which I find rather draining.
- Michael Hutchence

If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off,
that would be a stupid risk.
But so far there's been no reason not to try anything.
- Kathleen Turner

I used to get some ego thing out of saying I wasn't a star,
just an actress.
Forget it.
I'm a star.
I wanted it.
I worked for it.
I got it.
- Valerie Harper

Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
- Max Planck

Ego is good.
- Thomas Leonard

The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
- Alan Watts

I'm aware that, from the outside, this looks like I've got quite an ego.
- Kevin Spacey

Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible,
but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
- Sigmund Freud

And it's a question of how far we're willing to go
in order to let the ego shine,
in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the
local scene but the world.
- Taylor Hackford

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that
when your position falls,
your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell

After years of doing it, you learn the difference between
your ego and your opinion.
When you're married you have to cut through that.
- Dan Castellaneta

A wrong concept misleads the understanding;
a wrong deed degrades the whole man,
and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.
- Muhammed Iqbal

It's not about ego.
Really.
If it was ego, I'd be telling you about my awesome...
oh, never mind.
- Bruce Perens

Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things,
but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
- John Cheever

The whole business is built on ego, vanity,
self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not.
- George Michael

Drugs, alcohol and ego.
They are a bad mix.
- Don Dokken

Lying increases the creative faculties,
expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.
- Clare Boothe Luce

There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize.
- Walter Cronkite

I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
- Jim Carrey

There are so many things to take into account -
your ambition,
your ego, the press, the consumers.
You can never be sure that you'll be on top of the pile again.
- Giorgio Armani

But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control.
He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.
- Robert Conrad

The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on.
It's the last thing a man will admit,
that his mind ages.
- Will Durant

My performances have finally caught up with my ego.
- Ato Boldon

I have no ego investment in being on the air.
I don't knock others for whom that kind of attention is like oxygen,
but I don't miss anything about it.
- Hugh Downs

Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes,
your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell

I have a huge ego and a huge inferiority complex at the same time.
- Barry Gibb

I think it's pretentious to create art just for the
sake of stroking the artists ego.
- Lou Reed

The ego constantly competes with the spirit for control over your inner voice.
- Darren L. Johnson

I'm very competitive, and my ego couldn't handle that lack of success.
- Gavin DeGraw

It was 100 percent music.
There was no ego involved, no attitudes,
no black and white, it was pure music.
- Lee Konitz

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


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