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Ego Quotes

Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment. | Chögyam Trungpa

Midlife is the time to let go of an overdominant ego and to contemplate the deeper significance of human existence. | C.G. Jung

Great people have great egos; maybe that’s what makes them great. | Paul Arden

The weak are dominated by their ego, the wise dominate their ego, and the intelligent are in a constant struggle against their ego. | Hamza Yusuf

 

ego quotes if you are humble nothing can touch you
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How to get rid of ego as dictator and turn it into messenger and servant and scout, to be in your service, is the trick. | Joseph Campbell

Forget the self and you will fear nothing, in whatever level or awareness you find yourself to be. | Carlos Castaneda

People that have been consistently hurt by others in life will only see the one time you hurt them and be blinded to all the good your heart has to offer. They look no further than what they want to see. Unfortunately, most of them remain a victim throughout their life. | Shannon L. Alder

You yourself are your own barrier – rise from within it. | Idries Shah

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When you are self-conscious you are in trouble. When you are self-conscious you are really showing symptoms that you don’t know who you are. Your very self-consciousness indicates that you have not come home yet. | Osho

There is nothing that strengthens the ego more than being right. Being right is identification with a mental position – a perspective, an opinion, a judgement, a story. For you to be right, of course, you need someone else to be wrong, as so the ego loves to make wrong in order to be right. | Eckhart Tolle

A life lived mired in resentment is one that is lived primarily in the past and this is never one that is filled with joy. | Taite Adams

The less you feed the ego, the stronger you will be. | Aleksandra Ninkovic

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Chasing a person doesn’t give you value or build values in you. You earn your value by chasing morality and practicing dignity. | Shannon L. Alder

Nobody sees anybody truly but all through the flaws of their own egos. | Tennessee Williams

The existence of the writer is an argument against the existence of the soul, for the soul has obviously taken flight from the real ego, but not improved itself, only become a writer. | Franz Kafka

If you’re brighter than a lightning bug, don’t show your ass. | Stanley Victor Paskavich

your ego is not your amigo
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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

She was a wicked thing sometimes. All full of want. As if the shape of the world depended on her mood. As if she were important. | Patrick Rothfuss

Silence is the medium of source between you and your ego consciousness. | Gopichand Lagadapati

It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you set aside your ego. | Christopher Morris

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Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. | Karl Lagerfeld

The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. | Criss Jami

Only a meditator is able to die consciously as life is an opportunity to prepare for death. Meditation is a death, a death of the ego. | Swami Dhyan Giten

Ego doesn’t kill you. It makes you lonely, which is even worse. | Saru Singhal

do things that feed your soul not your ego
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Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything. | Rainer Maria Rilke

Opposites are attracted at first because we want the other person to complete us. But, no one can complete us because it is our job to make our personality/ego whole. | Serena Jade

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises in individual, when displayed ego and self portrayed images are not recognised by anyone. | Aditya Ajmera

Be a star not a diva! | Rasheed Ogunlaru

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do not fear failure in great attempts it is glorious
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Or, rather, let us be more simple and less vain. | Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The ego is the false self-born out of fear and defensiveness. | John O’Donohue

If your ego is in good shape you will pretend you’re surprised if a National Chairman calls you to tell you his party wants to nominate you for President of the United States, but you’re not really surprised. | Rex Stout

Ego, being love’s kryptonite; two souls must be on the same page of humility. | T.F. Hodge

our character is what we do when we think no one is looking
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The real opposition is that between the ego-bound man, whose existence is structured by the principle of having, and the free man, who has overcome his egocentricity. | Erich Fromm

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

The ego is a mean mechanism which mobilizes the absolute strongest rationalization traps in order to preserve itself. | David Jascha

More often than not, people who are obsessed with their desires and feelings are generally unhappier in life vs. people that refocus their attention on service to others or a righteous cause. Have you ever heard someone say their life sucked because they fed the homeless? Made their children laugh? Or, bought a toy for a needy child at Christmas time? | Shannon L. Alder

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The ego lusts for satisfaction. It has a prideful ferocious appetite for its version of “truth”. It is the most challenging aspect to conquer; the cause for most spiritual turmoil. | T.F. Hodge

Don’t feed your ego with my soul. | Arzum Uzun

You’re thinking that people don’t keep up old jealousies for twenty years or so. Perhaps not. Not just primitive, brute jealousy. That means a word and a blow. But the thing that rankles is hurt vanity. That sticks. Humiliation. And we’ve all got a sore spot we don’t like to have touched. | Dorothy L. Sayers

Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty. | John Lennon

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Chaos is what we’ve lost touch with. This is why it is given a bad name. It is feared by the dominant archetype of our world, which is Ego, which clenches because its existence is defined in terms of control. | Terence McKenna

The source of wisdom and power, of love and beauty, is within ourselves, but not within our egos. It is within our consciousness. Indeed, its presence provides us with a conscious contrast which enables us to speak of the ego as if it were something different and apart: it is the true Self whereas the ego is only an illusion of the mind. | Paul Brunton

Smartass Disciple: Master, I’m going to change the whole world. Master of Stupidity: It changes within you. It changes without you. | Toba Beta

Ego is recessive in wisdom. | Toba Beta

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You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak. | George Clooney

Whenever ego suffers from fear of death & your practice turns to seeing impermanence, ego settles down. | Tsoknyi Rinpoche

What is the real origin of my own anger? Is it the ego defending its territory, or is it something that has its source in the desire for the well-being of all? | Jean-Yves Leloup

The goal of individuation is wholeness, as much as we can accomplish, not the triumph of the ego. | James Hollis

be where you are not where you think you should be
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If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed. | C.S. Lewis

I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all. | Vladimir Nabokov

The ego relies on the familiar. It is reluctant to experience the unknown, which is they very essence of life. | Deepak Chopra

Such an ego simply forbade certain lines of thought. | Stephen King


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