Ego Quotes

Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.

George Santayana

Ego has a voracious appetite, the more you feed it, the hungrier it gets.

Nathaniel Bronner Jr.

As William Penn put it: "Those people who are not governed by God will be ruled by tyrants." Remember... that those tyrants are often self-imposed roadblocks of your lower self at work.

Wayne Dyer

Let's face it; God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?

Bill Maher

The world is burning in the fire of desire, in greed, arrogance and excessive ego.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

When your mind becomes fixed on Me, you shall overcome all difficulties by My grace. But, if you do not listen to Me due to ego, you shall perish.

Bhagavad Gita

The more we try to wrest ourselves from our ego, the deeper we sink into it.

Emil Cioran

The Universe knows what it's doing. So don't develop a big ego, and don't be afraid.

Benjamin Hoff

In their dreams at night, people wander around as long as they sleep; just so, they are under the power of the snake Maya, as long as their hearts are filled with ego and duality.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Through loving devotion, their ego evaporates.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

If due to ego you think: I shall not fight; this resolve of yours is vain. Your own nature will compel you.

Bhagavad Gita

When the body is filled with ego and selfishness, the cycle of birth and death does not end.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Ego is the biggest enemy of humans.

Rig Veda

The ego is not master in its own house.

Sigmund Freud

Confronted by outstanding merit, there is no way of saving one's ego except by love

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An actress must never lose her ego - without it she has no talent.

Tom Lehrer

Serving the Guru, I have found eternal peace; my ego has been silenced and subdued.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

All works are being done by the energy and power of nature, but due to delusion of ego people assume themselves to be the doer.

Bhagavad Gita

To be identified with your mind is to be trapped in time: the compulsion to live almost exclusively through memory and anticipation.

Eckhart Tolle

The great corrupter of public man is the ego....Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.

Dean Acheson

Modern man believes he is fruitful and productive when his ego is aggressively affirmed, when he is visibly active, and when his action produces obvious results.

Thomas Merton

Ego & Hype have no place in business.

Keshia Chante

Look for intelligence and judgment and, most critically, a capacity to anticipate, to see around corners. Also look for loyalty, integrity, a high energy drive, a balanced ego and the drive to get things done.

Colin Powell

You can have all ego, or all non-ego, but in theory you cannot have half one and half the other yet in practice this is exactly what you must have, for everything is both itself and not itself at one and the same time.

Samuel Butler

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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