Ego Quotes

Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.

Ambrose Bierce

Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

Ambrose Bierce

With the disappearance of God the Ego moves forward to become the sole divinity.

Dorothee Sˆlle

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

Colin Powell

Ego is simply an idea of who you are that you carry around with you.

Wayne Dyer

Through loving devotion, their ego evaporates.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The sickness of my ego has been dispelled, and my pain is over and done.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.

Clare Boothe Luce

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

The foundation of the Buddha's teachings lies in compassion, and the reason for practicing the teachings is to wipe out the persistence of ego, the number-one enemy of compassion.

Tenzin Gyatso

It is the nature of the ego to take, and the nature of the spirit to share.


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

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

Dean Acheson

The minimum qualifications for Grace are surrender of ego.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Campaign against the temptations of the senses; Conquer inner foes; Triumph over your ego.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

There's only one thing that can keep growing without nourishment: the human ego

Marshall Lumsden

About the Ego. There are two fields in which it operates and so, it has two meanings,

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

About eighty to ninety per cent of the population must be rated about as high in ego-security as the most secure individuals in our society, who comprise perhaps five or ten per cent at most.

Abraham Maslow

When we have passed beyond individualising, then we shall be real Persons. Ego was the helper; Ego is the bar.

Sri Aurobindo

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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