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Too much ego will kill your talent. ⏤ Unknown

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Reality is negotiable.

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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.

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We are all one. Only Egos, Beliefs and Fear separate us.

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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, critic

All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.

Cyril Connolly, intellectual

He who does not think much of himself is much more esteemed than he imagines.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

One must learn to love oneself with a wholesome and healthy love, so that one can bear to be with oneself and need not roam.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.

John Ruskin, writer

The nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.

Lucille S. Harper,

Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.

Wilson Mizner, dramatist

We would rather speak badly of ourselves than not talk about ourselves at all.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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, statesman

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.

Frank Leahy, coach

If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed.

C. S. Lewis, writer

Egotism is the art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.

George V. Higgins, novelist

Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.

Diana Black,

Letting go of your ego opens the door to taking a new and creative course of action.

Suzanne Mayo Frindt,

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

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.

Henry David Thoreau, author

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

Colin Powell, statesman

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, philosopher

Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego.

William Kennedy, writer

I have a huge ego and a huge inferiority complex at the same time.

Barry Gibb, musician

When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't. It was because I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut.

Dean Martin, actor

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

Alan Watts, philosopher

One of the most interesting and harmful delusions to which men and nations can be subjected is that of imagining themselves special instruments of the Divine Will.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

The ego certainly is the biggest obstacle as an artist or performer, so any chance you get to destroy that is really healthy.

James Van Der Beek, actor

Loving is the only sure road out of darkness, the only serum known that cures self-centeredness.

Roger M'Ckuen,

A bruise to the ego hurts more than a break to the bone.

Steve Maraboli, speaker

What will the world be quite overturned when you die?

Epictetus, philosopher

Modern man believes he is fruitful and productive when his ego is aggressively affirmed, when he is visibly active, and when his action produces obvious results.

Thomas Merton, author

We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.

Anatole France, novelist

An egotist is a person of low taste - more interested in himself than in me.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

If egotism means a terrific interest in one's self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.

Arnold Bennett, novelist

Many people around the President have sizeable egos before entering government, some with good reason. Their new positions will do little to moderate their egos.

Donald Rumsfeld, politician

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.

Clare Boothe Luce, dramatist

Egotism is usually subversive of sagacity.

Marianne Moore, poet

The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

There is nothing in the world so enjoyable as a thorough-going monomania...

Agnes Repplier, writer

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

Gavin DeGraw, musician

Nations have their ego, just like individuals.

James Joyce, novelist

Fragile egos are put on the line every day.

Mary Lou Retton, athlete

I like the moment when I break a man's ego.

Bobby Fischer, celebrity

With the disappearance of God the Ego moves forward to become the sole divinity.

Dorothee S,

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

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

After years of doing it, you learn the difference between your ego and your opinion. When you're married you have to cut through that.

Dan Castellaneta, actor

If someone is blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will?

H. Ross Perot,

The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.

George Eliot, author

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

Dean Acheson, statesman

Racing is a very selfish, self-centred, self-glorifying thing. My wife's life for 14 years was centered around me. It was all about me. It was all for my ego.

Greg LeMond, athlete

That's what takes people out of the fight half the time. They get hit and half the reaction is your ego is saying, 'I cannot believe that person just lit me up - how humiliating.'

David O. Russell, director

A lot of my work has to do with not allowing my characters to have an ego in a way that the stomach doesn't have an ego when it's wanting to throw up. It just does it.

Matthew Barney, artist

Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it.

George Santayana, philosopher

I'm very accessible. I don't get into this ego thing.

Scott Hamilton, athlete

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

David Baker, composer

The Ego is partly free. partly determined, and reaches fuller freedom by approaching the Individual who is most free: God.

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

An egotist is a person interested in himself than in me!

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.

Alexander Smith, poet

The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It's the last thing a man will admit, that his mind ages.

Will Durant, historian

It's not about ego. Really. If it was ego, I'd be telling you about my awesome... oh, never mind.

Bruce Perens, businessman

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

Dean Acheson, statesman

If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.

Wallace Stevens, poet

If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more.

John Templeton, investor

Doffing the ego's safe glory, he finds his naked reality.

Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

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

Tom Lehrer, musician

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

Walter Cronkite, journalist

I own and operate a ferocious ego.

Bill Moyers, journalist

I would prefer not to.

Herman Melville, novelist

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, entertainer

Fabio kept asking me out, but I knew we'd never get his ego through the door.

Lorna Luft, actress

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

Elizabeth Moon, author

Mastery passes often for egotism.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.

Robert Conrad, director

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,

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, actress

The ego is as little absolutely permanent as are bodies.

Ernst Mach, physicist

I try not to have too much of an ego. I'll do anything.

Rob Schneider, comedian

I'm one of seven kids. That'll keep your ego in check.

Amy Adams, actress

If I hadn't become a golfer, I doubt I'd be wealthy, because I don't have the sort of ego that drives a person all day long. I might have wound up driving a tractor.

Fuzzy Zoeller, athlete

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, entertainer

I think you see more of like, the party side of me, which I call Snooki, it's kind of my alter ego.

Nicole Polizzi, celebrity

I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.

Joss Whedon, writer

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

George Michael, musician

I think it's pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego.

Lou Reed, musician

There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense.

John Buchanan Robinson, politician

We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires.

Joseph Ratzinger, clergyman

My performances have finally caught up with my ego.

Ato Boldon, athlete

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

Al Alvarez, poet

Ego is good.

Thomas Leonard, businessman

I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there.

Jon Favreau, actor

My ego is controlled enough that I don't have to be the focus.

Herbie Mann, musician

I think any spiritual experience that's worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way. And also, a Zen monk once said to me, 'If you're not laughing, then you're not getting it.'

David O. Russell, director

I guess I have a little bit of an ego. I'm confidently cocky, you might say.

Conor McGregor, mixed martial artist

Show business is one of the few businesses that the devil will actually agree to own just a portion of your soul because he knows if you have a performer's ego you were probably working for him all along.

Marc Maron, entertainer

My desire is to let go of my ego and let in His direction.

Janine Turner, actress

I think much has been made of this alter ego business. I mean, I actually stopped creating characters in 1975 - for albums, anyway.

David Bowie, singer songwriter

When I am out and about I feel watched. It's become second nature. The only time I get to be private is in my work. That is when I liberate the ego. The blessed-out sensation of liberating the ego.

Thandie Newton, actress

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