Quotes of Ego

“ If you want to improve, you must be content to be thought foolish and stupid. ”

- Epictetus

“ We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ Receive without pride, let go without attachment. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ Let us be more simple and less vain. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. ”

- Criss Jami

“ On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ Silence is the respite of the confident and strong. ”

- Ryan Holiday

“ Ego is false confidence, self-respect is true confidence. ”

- Naval Ravikant

“ My opponent is my teacher, my ego is my enemy. ”

- Renzo Gracie

“ A bad day for your ego is a great day for your soul. ”

- Jillian Michaels

“ Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Humility is born of the spirit, humiliation of the ego. ”

- Alan Cohen

“ The Ego’s job is to kill everything but itself. ”

- Byron Katie

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

- Muhammad Iqbal

“ None are so empty as those who are full of themselves. ”

- Benjamin Whichcote

“ Where id was, there ego shall be. ”

- Sigmund Freud

“ I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Flattery is all right so long as you don’t inhale. ”

- Adlai Stevenson

“ All you need to know and observe in yourself is this: Whenever you feel superior or inferior to anyone, that’s the ego in you. ”

- Eckhart Tolle

“ The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ The gulf left by the absence of ego is quickly filled with knowledge. ”

- Shane Parrish

“ Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you. ”

- Andrew Murray

“ We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause. ”

- Steven Pressfield

“ Impressing people is utterly different from being truly impressive. ”

- John Boyd

“ Don’t worry about looking good; worry about achieving your goal. ”

- Ray Dalio

“ It’s the sense of superiority and certainty that exceeds the bounds of confidence and talent. ”

- Ryan Holiday

“ All ego really is, is our opinions, which we take to be solid, real, and the absolute truth about how things are. ”

- Pema Chödrön

“ When the ego dies, the soul awakes. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi
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