EGO QUOTES

EGO QUOTES – Your ego is your conscious mind, the part of your identity that you consider your “self.” If you say someone has “a big ego,” then you are saying he is too full of himself. The word ‘ego’ is a Greek word for ‘I,’ meaning the core sense of self, a distinct and unique expression of personhood. Here are some ego quotes which you would love to recite and reuse…

The bigger your heart, the more you love, the more you control your life. The bigger your ego, the more you’re scared, the more others control your life.
-Maxime Lagacé
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’. -Friedrich Nietzsche
Your ego screams for people to acknowledge you. But you must do nothing. Take it. Eat it until you’re sick. Endure it. Quietly brush it off and work harder. -Ryan Holiday
The ego seeks to divide and separate. Spirit seeks to unify and heal. -Pema Chödrön
Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything. -Rainer Maria Rilke
The Ego’s job is to kill everything but itself. -Byron Katie
The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. -Muhammad Iqbal
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves. -Benjamin Whichcote
Where id was, there ego shall be. -Sigmund Freud
I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself. -Michel de Montaigne
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself. -Friedrich Nietzsche
Flattery is all right so long as you don’t inhale. -Adlai Stevenson
All you need to know and observe in yourself is this: Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that’s the ego in you. -Eckhart Tolle
The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working. – Albert Einstein
Whenever the world throws rose petals at you, which thrill and seduce the ego, beware. The cosmic banana peel is suddenly going to appear underfoot to make sure you don’t take it all too seriously, that you don’t fill up on junk food. -Anne Lamott
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. -Benjamin Franklin
The gulf left by the absence of ego is quickly filled with knowledge. -Shane Parrish
Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you. -Andrew Murray
We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause. -Steven Pressfield
Impressing people is utterly different from being truly impressive. -John Boyd
Don’t worry about looking good; worry about achieving your goal. -Ray Dalio
Receive wealth or prosperity without arrogance; and be ready to let it go. -Marcus Aurelius
It’s the sense of superiority and certainty that exceeds the bounds of confidence and talent. -Ryan Holiday
All ego really is, is our opinions, which we take to be solid, real, and the absolute truth about how things are. -Pema Chödrön
To me the ego is the habitual and compulsive thought processes that go through everybody’s mind continuously. External things like possessions or memories or failures or successes or achievements. Your personal history. -Eckhart Tolle
The ego is only an illusion, but a very influential one. Letting the ego-illusion become your identity can prevent you from knowing your true self. -Wayne Dyer
Your ego is your self-image created by thought. It’s your social mask requiring validation because it lives in fear of losing its sense of identity. -Thibaut
When the ego dies, the soul awakes. -Mahatma Gandhi
Rule your mind or it will rule you. -Buddha
It’s hard to be humble when you are as great as I am. -Muhammad Ali
I like the moment when I break a man’s ego. -Bobby Fischer
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. -Dalai Lama
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that… I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it. -John Lennon
Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty. -John Lennon
I don’t care what you think unless it is about me. -Kurt Cobain
Always keep your ego in check and not be afraid to listen. Listening is a great art form. -Clint Eastwood
We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm. -Winston Churchill
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry S. Truman
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it. -Colin Powell
The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule. -Albert Einstein
The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny. -Mark Twain
He that is proud eats up himself: pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle. -William Shakespeare
Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain. -Bruce Lee
Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings. -Stephen King
All a man has is pride. Sometimes you have it so much it is a sin. We have all done things for pride that we knew were impossible. We didn’t care. But a man must implement his pride with intelligence and care. -Ernest Hemingway
The walls of pride are high and wide, can’t see over to the other side. -Bob Dylan
Ego is false confidence, self-respect is true confidence. -Naval Ravikant
My opponent is my teacher, my ego is my enemy. -Renzo Gracie
A bad day for your ego is a great day for your soul. -Jillian Michaels

EGO QUOTES – Your ego is your conscious mind, the part of your identity that you consider your “self.” If you say someone has “a big ego,” then you are saying he is too full of himself. The word ‘ego’ is a Greek word for ‘I,’ meaning the core sense of self, a distinct and unique expression of personhood. Here are some ego quotes which you would love to recite and reuse…

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