Ego Quotes

Most popular ego quotes

Appearances give us more pleasure than reality, especially when they help to satisfy our egos.

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Ego is the absolute impediment to Tao.
The ego is not master in its own house.
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.

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So many catastrophes in love are only accidents of egotism.


Authorship of any sort is a fantastic indulgence of the ego.


The minute you get the idea you're indispensable, you aren't.
The attainment of enlightenment from ego's point of view is extreme death.

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If you do not want to explore an egoism you should not read autobiography.


The hallucination of being a separate ego will not stand up to biological tests.
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.

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All great teachings have the single purpose of controlling the ego to create a better world.
The ego is the ugly troll that lives underneath the bridge between your mind and your heart.
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.


No other man-made device since the shields and lances of the ancient knights fulfills a man's ego like an automobile.



Your understanding may be rough
and your pretensions vanity;
but underneath there's firmer stuff:
your egoism is vast enough
to comprehend humanity.
A neurosis is the result of a conflict between the ego and the id; the person is at war with himself. A psychosis is the outcome of a similar disturbance in the relation between the ego and the outside world.

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