Ego Quotes

Ego Quotes

1. “If someone corrects you, and you feel offended, then you have an ego problem.” ― Nouman Ali Khan

2. “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

3. “You have no choice. You must leave your ego on the doorstep before you enter love.” ― Kamand Kojouri

4. “The first product of self-knowledge is humility,” Flannery O’Connor once said. This is how we fight the ego, by really knowing ourselves.” ― Ryan Holiday (see more humble quotes)

5. “The ego is the false self-born out of fear and defensiveness.” ― John O’Donohue
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6. “Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.” ― Colin Powell

7. “I don’t know about your true form, but the weight of your ego sure is pushing the crust of the earth toward the breaking point.” ― Jim Butcher

8. “Being efficient is the easy part. Suppressing one’s ego completely for hours at a time is really hard.” ― Colin Clark

9. “Being a control freak is a weakness, not a strength. If you can’t allow others to shine, you’re exhibiting signs of narcissism and showing a lack of self-confidence. It is isolation through ego.” ― Stewart Stafford

10. “The more you can have control over your ego rather than let it run amuck, the more successful you’ll be in all areas of life.” ― Roy T. Bennett
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11. “The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody’s ego, that’s it, game over.” ― Gordon Ramsay

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

13. “Food for the ego is poison for the soul.” ― Donna Goddard
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14. “The ego relies on the familiar. It is reluctant to experience the unknown, which is the very essence of life.” ― Deepak Chopra

15. “She is pretending like she doesn’t miss you, you’re pretending you don’t give a damn, ego is a hell of a drug.” ― Nitya Prakash

15. “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

16. “A man’s spirit is his self. That entity which is his consciousness. To think, to feel, to judge, to act are functions of the ego.” ― Ayn Rand

17. “Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.” ― Chögyam Trungpa

18. “Bullying happens because weak people need to prop up their ego by beating up or humiliating others.” ― Bruce Dickinson

19. “How to get rid of ego as a dictator and turn it into messenger and servant and scout, to be in your service, is the trick.” ― Joseph Campbell

20. “A conscious human is driven by their conscience, not popular opinion.”― Suzy Kassem
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21. “But us women, well, we like our egos stroked every once in a while and a boy mourning over us is a huge boost” ― J.L. Paul

22. “I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all.” ― Vladimir Nabokov

23. “When I pass, speak freely of my shortcomings and my flaws. Learn from them, for I’ll have no ego to injure.” ― Aaron McGruder

24. “Never take advice about never taking advice. That is an old vice of men – to dish it out without being able to take it – the blind leading the blind into more blindness.” ― Criss Jami

25. “The Ego is a veil between humans and God. In prayer all are equal.” ― Rumi
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26. “Besides, nothing makes one so vain as being told that one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all.” ― Oscar Wilde

27. “The Divine Light is always in man, presenting itself to the senses and to the comprehension, but man rejects it.” ― Giordano Bruno

28. “If you’re jealous of someone else it simply means you have not come to a true acceptance and appreciation of yourself.” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru

29. “Why do you give way to your ego and pride. Where does it stand in the ocean of time.” ― Naveen Rajeev

30. “The Spirit is as much a jealous lover as the ego. Both guard their path with an uncompromising passion but for very different reasons.” ― Donna Goddard
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31. “Never allow your ego to diminish your ability to listen.” ― Gary Hopkins

32. “You bruised my ego, you see, and there’s just not enough money in the world to soothe my ego when it gets bruised” ― Jennifer Estep

33. “An exceedingly confident student would, in theory, make a terrible student. Why would he take school seriously when he feels that he can outwit his teachers?” ― Criss Jami

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