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Funny Ego Quotes
Funny Quotes about Ego

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Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect,
and the absence of ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

It is impossible to begin to learn
that which one thinks one already knows.
- Epictetus

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

Misery nourishes your ego -
that's why you see so many miserable people in the world.
The basic, central point is the ego.
- Osho

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

During life, none of us is 100% open to Spirit -
we have too much ego to do that.
Only at death do we give up our ego and completely open to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ego lives by comparisons...
The ego cannot survive without judgment.
- A Course in Miracles

Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

If you have to have it, it's ego.
If you have to not have it, it's ego.
Hold life lightly and it will deliver what you need
and release what you don't.
- Alan Cohen

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something,
but to be something.
- Muhammed Iqbal

Self denial is an indulgence to the ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The soul loves to meditate,
for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy.
If, then you experience mental resistance during meditation,
remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego;
it doesn't belong to the soul.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul.
- Henry Van Dyke

In retrospect I realize that the threat was about ego
rather than the validity of the music.
- David Baker

There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize.
- Walter Cronkite

Drugs, alcohol and ego.
They are a bad mix.
- Don Dokken

I'm aware that, from the outside, this looks like I've got quite an ego.
- Kevin Spacey

To have a little recognition, that is very nice,
you dig.
It is good for the ego, for the psyche.
- Dexter Gordon

There are so many things to take into account -
your ambition,
your ego, the press, the consumers.
You can never be sure that you'll be on top of the pile again.
- Giorgio Armani

It was important to have a similar energy in my performance.
To make the character too different would have just
been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
- Brandon Routh

It's in the act of having to do things that you don't
want to that you learn something about moving past the self.
Past the ego.
- Bell Hooks

I used to get some ego thing out of saying I wasn't a star,
just an actress.
Forget it.
I'm a star.
I wanted it.
I worked for it.
I got it.
- Valerie Harper

Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
- Max Planck

Ego is good.
- Thomas Leonard

I'm very competitive, and my ego couldn't handle that lack of success.
- Gavin DeGraw

The whole business is built on ego, vanity,
self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not.
- George Michael

The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense
than the pursuit of truth or goodness,
because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
- Northrop Frye

If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off,
that would be a stupid risk.
But so far there's been no reason not to try anything.
- Kathleen Turner

I think one of the interesting things about poker is
that once you let your ego in,
you're done for.
- Al Alvarez

Sexual self-restraint is only a preliminary stage in the ego's evolution.
- Muhammed Iqbal

I get pretty terrified, to be honest,
when I'm on tour.
You really have to muster a lot of ego to go our there,
which I find rather draining.
- Michael Hutchence

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Anytime there is a struggle between doing what is actually
right and doing what seems right,
then your ego is interfering with your decision.
- Darren L. Johnson

You proceed from a false assumption:
I have no ego to bruise.
- Leonard Nimoy

I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
- Jim Carrey

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

Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things,
but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
- John Cheever

The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
- Alan Watts

One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego;
the self is more distant than any star.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

It is probably very necessary to present your ego at some point.
- Eberhard Weber

Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego,
so how do you go from having loads of fame to working
at 7-11? You can't do it!
- Ryan Seacrest

I have no ego investment in being on the air.
I don't knock others for whom that kind of attention is like oxygen,
but I don't miss anything about it.
- Hugh Downs

When actors give their input, it can be very ego-driven,
and directors are scared of that.
- Michael Pitt

Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but
reflection on the ego as embarrassment,
as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
- Theodor Adorno

The column's worked out great for me.
I've gotten a ton of ego satisfaction,
had a lot of fun, won a batch of prizes and occasionally done some public good.
- Allan Sloan

A lot of people have this ego need that makes them
want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe
and humans are the most important species,
the supreme expression of creation.
- Ann Druyan

I'm not in front of the camera, they are.
I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible.
They've got to take control; I can't act it out.
- Taylor Hackford

In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's
and let his perceptions take over.
- Elizabeth Moon


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