Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.— Diana Black
Pioneering Big Ego quotations
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.
Ego is one of the biggest weapons that is used to take us down.
It's self-destructive. It's a problem on all levels - even regular people can have big ego problems.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of oding nothing.
The Universe knows what it's doing. So don't develop a big ego, and don't be afraid.
The great corrupter of public men is the ego - corrupter because distracter.
Wealth, sensuality, power cannot hold a candle to it. Looking in the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.
The world would be entirely different if it were run by women.
I think it is true that we are more seeking consensus and don't have such big egos and have a variety of different ways of trying to get along. But anybody who says that the world would be better has forgotten high school. It depends on who the women are.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
I think I have a better sense of my weaknesses - being self-important, selfish and having a big ego probably triggers all the other stuff. I can see myself more clearly.
I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we're all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose... When you connect with that love and that compassion, that's when everything unfolds.
The limousine is the ultimate ego trip, the supreme sign of success.
It shouts: Hey, this guy is really and truly Mr Big.
Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you've got a big heart and aren't afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.
You're going to make mistakes. The key is to learn from them as fast as possible and make changes as soon as you can. That's not always easy to do because ego and pride get in the way, but you have to put all that aside and look at the big picture.
I'm not a big fan of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It's just a personal thing, not an ego thing.
Show me someone without an ego, and I'll show you a loser - having a healthy ego, or high opinion of yourself, is a real positive in life!
Set a goal so big that you can't achieve it until you grow into the person who can.
Meditation... dissolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass.
But marriage goes in waves. You've got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don't put the work and the effort into it. You've got to suck up your ego a lot of times, because that can be a big downfall.
See, I dont know nothing about singing.
I never wanted to be a frontman. Frontmen had big egos and was always crazy and aggravating. I just never thought that was a good idea.
A little progress each day adds up to big results.
One difference between artists and ordinary people is that artists have big egos. In some cases, it's the only difference.
When the ego dominates in organizations, even spiritual organizations, there is usually a big drama or upheaval of some kind, and self-destruction begins.
I have no ego. There is no way you can have a big ego and survive in this [show]business. You can't learn if you think no one else has anything to say that's of value.
Dream Big. Start small. Act now.
And any time you feed your ego, it's a one-way street.
... There were so many things I had to deal with that erased the positives I got from playing the game that it wasn't worth it. It's like eating a Big Mac and drinking a Diet Coke.
"Ego," sayest thou, and art proud of that word.
But the greater thing - in which thou art unwilling to believe - is thy body with its big sagacity; it saith not "ego," but doeth it.
The point is that you free the ego. The ego is only a pronoun. It's a Greek first person pronoun, ergo. When you're in Greece you say, Ergo wants to take a bus, and you don't mean your ego wants to take a bus, like some big entity, you only mean I want to take a bus.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
I don't look at football as a violent, barbaric sport.
It's a very spiritual sport, especially for someone facing the challenges during a game: the fear of failure, the fear of getting too big an ego, of making a mistake and everybody criticizing you.
I never thought about being on a series before.
It seemed like such a big commitment. But I love going to work every day. This is not about ego, it's about work, and that's refreshing in this town.
To have ego means to believe in your own strength.
And to also be open to other people's views. It is to be open, not closed. So, yes, my ego is big, but it's also very small in some areas. My ego is responsible for my doing what I do - bad or good.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
If your ego starts out, 'I am important, I am big, I am special,' you're in for some disappointments when you look around at what we've discovered about the universe. No, you're not big. No, you're not. You're small in time and in space. And you have this frail vessel called the human body that's limited on Earth.
The beauty of having your ego checked as many times as my ego was checked in Newark made me recognize how much I needed other people who were very different than me in order to get big things done.
Funnily enough, I feel the most free to be myself when I'm not doing my solo project. Whenever I'm in a situation when it's a side thing or it's something not so infused with my ego. When I'm all over everything, it's a big responsibility and half the time leaves me in some weird nether state of insecurity and doubt.
Be grateful for small things, big things, and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.
You can't fight human nature. Ego is going to get the best of everyone. You're going to think you can trust someone when you can't. People who come in the Big Brother house have a strong sense of self and often it gets handed to them when they get evicted.
I didn't want to be big Mr. Ego walking around.
I feel vulnerable when my ego is threatened - if I get jealous of another band's good time slot at a big festival, if I'm about to get clobbered in a political debate, if I'm trying to impress someone I have a crush on. It's the opposite of openness, letting go, allowing deep feelings to express themselves. For me, that comes from playing music and from kissing.
Dream big, work hard, stay focused, and surround yourself with good people.
There are a few of the authors that I think have made a great big impact on my life. The way I used to do things when I was younger was more about being outrageous, and there was a lot of ego involved in that.
I mean, it's so normal for everybody to have a huge ego, it's great.
It's great. Otherwise, everybody would act like Bono, you know, really big.
There's a big difference between the National Book Awards and the Academy Awards. At the Academy Awards you can feel the greed and envy and ego. Whereas the National Book Awards are in New York.
I'd rather be on this side of the camera.
I feel more comfortable. I'd rather keep myself centered and keep my ego as tepid as possible. Because you can get a big head walking around here.
Some little pieces of sand are so full of ego that they see themselves as a giant rock! But then the wind blows, the big ego flies in the air!