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Big Ego Quotes


"I've got a big ego, I admit it; I'm ego-driven." - Eli Broad

"I didn't want to be big Mr. Ego walking around." - Eric Idle

"You need a big ego to be an artist." - Damien Hirst

"Meditation... dissolves the mind. It erases itself. Throws the ego out on its big brittle ass." - Tom Robbins

"The Universe knows what it's doing. So don't develop a big ego, and don't be afraid." - Benjamin Hoff

"Mr. Latino with the big ego got bested by a ditzy, blond bimbo." - Simone Elkeles

"Our thought is our big enemy, guided by ego that walks on evil path" - Aftab Alam

"The only person Ill marry is myself. Believe me, my ego is that big." - Max Beesley

"The only person I'll marry is myself. Believe me, my ego is that big." - Max Beesley

"I have not changed much. I haven't gotten a big ego or anything." - Helio Castroneves

"Everyone in a band has a big ego - they love having pictures taken." - Giles Duley

"The ego is kind of a big, unwieldy thing. It's not so easily tamed or subdued." - Alan Ball

"Meditation is not growth of the ego, it is death of the ego." - Rajneesh

"Remember: ego can create misery, ego can create anguish, ego can create hate, ego can create jealousy. Ego can never become a vehicle for the divine, it can never become the passage for the beyond." - Rajneesh

"A big ego isn't necessarily a bad thing. A big ego means that you have some confidence in your abilities, really, and that you're prepared to take the risk of trying them out." - Brian Eno

"To do something really big, let go of your ego, and get ready to be part of a team." - John C Maxwell

"Let's face it; God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?" - Bill Maher

"And for ego, to accept that you have ego is the only way and then it will drop out. If you know there is ego, ego will drop out." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Big book, a big bore." - Callimachus

"Big girls need big diamonds." - Elizabeth Taylor

"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." - Jennifer Lopez

"The battle of yoga is with the body and with the ego. You must conquer your ego, or small self, so that you can let your soul, your big Self, be victorious." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"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!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

""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." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"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." - Yehuda Berg

"I have a big ego, but I don't buy into it. I can't live off the ego. It's an honor that I get to be that guy onstage. It's not something I earned." - Steven Tyler

"I've never once in my life known a person who was successful who didn't have a big ego. Ego's not a bad thing." - Donald Trump

"When the ego dominates in organizations, even spiritual organizations, there is usually a big drama or upheaval of some kind, and self-destruction begins." - Eckhart Tolle

"The limousine is the ultimate ego trip, the supreme sign of success. It shouts: Hey, this guy is really and truly Mr Big." - William Proxmire

"I have as big of an ego as it gets, but I have, stunningly, a lot of humility considering some of the accomplishments I've had." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"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." - Kim Deal

"I hope I don't have a big ego. I try to keep that in check. But I am a prideful person, I will say." - Natalie Maines

"A big ego means that you have some confidence in your abilities, really, and that you're prepared to take the risk of trying them out." - Brian Eno

"I'm not a big fan of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It's just a personal thing, not an ego thing." - Steve Perry

"What I hate is that not many people admit to having a big ego, but you have to - and there's nothing wrong with it." - Marina And The Diamonds

"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." - Robert Thurman

"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." - Barbra Streisand

"I'm so tired of this vision of fashion of a diva with a big ego, and you think of big dark glasses to be pretentious and keep far away from the people." - Carine Roitfeld

"The secret to success is to subjugate your ego and serve others." - Stuart Wilde

"We are identified with the ego, and with the ego there are many things: anger and hatred and jealousy and possessiveness and greed - the whole train. The ego functions like an engine and there are many many compartments following it. Once the ego dies the whole train stops." - Rajneesh

"Ego and conditionings are created by mind, which is a myth." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Ego is the greatest hurdle for your ascent. You see that ego is at a place where you have to just cross to go to Sahasrara, and to break Sahasrara is very easy otherwise. But if there is ego, you are already lost in that ego." - Nirmala Srivastava

"If you learn how to make fun of yourself, your ego will go down." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Ego is even worse than dirt and filth because it attacks others." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Solitude is unquenched ego." - Kedar Joshi

"Ego is good." - Thomas Leonard

"My ego is sated." - George Michael

"I think that, to be an artist, you have to have a big enough ego to believe that people out in the world want to see what you think is a good idea. And if you don't have that sense of ego, then the minute that idea goes into the world, self-doubt kicks in." - Sam Taylorwood

"Spirituality is invisible. Never forget that. If you can see it, if it's dressed in funny robes, if it's up there to be looked at, if it's making a big performance of itself, it is not spirituality. It is ego." - Stuart Wilde

"As long as we have practiced neither concentration nor mindfulness, the ego takes itself for granted and remains its usual normal size, as big as the people around one will allow." - Ayya Khema

"-You think I've got a big ego and an attitude problem? -I don't think you do, Carlos. I know it. Unfortunately, it's a Fuentes flaw. -I'd call it an asset. It's what makes us Fuentes brothers irresistible. Carlos and Brittany" - Simone Elkeles

"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." - Steve Martin

"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." - Ralph Sarchie

"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." - Lauren Ambrose

"I have a big ego, and I'm a confident person, but when it comes down to being a jerk, that doesn't work for me, I tried it... for about ten years." - Harry Connick Jr

"The big message of gospel is that you don't have to keep fighting the universe; you can stop, and the universe is quite good to you. There is a loss of ego." - Brian Eno

"I knew if I had to struggle, I couldn't struggle in New York. My ego was too big for it. I couldn't be a guy who is starving when I had a very successful business when I was young." - Jeremy Luke

"I have a big ego, and I'm a confident person, but when it comes down to being a jerk, that doesn't work for me, I tried it... for about ten years." - Harry Connick, Jr.

"But the star thing I can live with. The music I can't live without. And that's how it lays out for me, you know. I got as big an ego and enjoy the attention." - Bruce Springsteen

"The star thing I can live with. The music I can't live without. And that's how it lays out for me, you know. I got as big an ego and enjoy the attention." - Bruce Springsteen

"I would just say that nobody could do what I do unless you had a big ego. It's the only way you can really put it. You have to be arrogant enough to challenge the arrogance of the human race." - Paul Watson

"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." - K D Lang

"Jealousy means ego, jealousy means unconsciousness. Jealousy means that you have not known even a moment of joy and bliss; you are living in misery. Jealousy is a by-product of misery, ego, unconsciousness." - Rajneesh

"Ego is my career. Rap music is all ego." - Earl Sweatshirt

"Fighting your ego is a melodrama of the ego." - Deepak Chopra

"Ego loves identity. Drag mocks identity. Ego hates drag" - RuPaul

"The love to which ego is attached is a form of jealousy - this is why nobody is as jealous as lovers are. The love which is attached to the ego is a conspiracy and a trick to possess the other. It is a conspiracy - that is why nobody suffocates so many people as those who talk of love. This situation is created because of the 'love' which comes from the ego - there can never be any relation between love and the ego." - Rajneesh

"With your ego you cannot know. Only in an egolessness, in a deep abyss, in the absence of the ego, does the perception happen - then you become a mirror. With the ego you will always interpret, you cannot know the truth. With the ego you will always be there interpreting in subtle ways, and your interpretation is not the truth. You are the medium of all falsification. Through you everything becomes false. When you are not there, the true reflects." - Rajneesh

"Ill health is also a blessing. The flesh and the ego are weakened and contemplation of God becomes easier." - Yogaswami

"Awareness and ego cannot coexist." - Eckhart Tolle

"Making love with his ego." - David Bowie

"Show me success without ego!" - Ivana Trump

"Never fight fire from ego." - Anonymous

"Clearly I've got an ego." - Thomas Heatherwick

"See who is the doubter, who is the thinker. It is the ego. Hold it; the other thoughts will die away - the ego will be left pure. See the source from where the ego arises and abide in it. That is pure consciousness." - Ramana Maharshi

"On big routes in big mountains, speed equals safety." - Steve House

"Your needs are big because the Internet is big." - Jamie Zawinski

"Big players want to play in front of big audiences." - Kevin Pietersen

"The FBI has always supported big business and big government." - Leonard Peltier

"Dream big with no limitations." - Robert Cheeke

"I'm really big on hormones." - Jen Kirkman

"Details create the big picture." - Sanford Weill

"I'm a big taco fan." - Leslie Easterbrook

"I'm not a big crier." - Nelly

"I'm a big Letterman fan." - Andy Samberg

"I am big into aromatherapy." - Sharon Stone

"Details create the big picture." - Sanford I Weill

"I got a big mouth." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"The big talent is persistence." - Octavia E Butler

"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." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I thought I was investing in myself and my brand, like Kim Kardashian. When she buys these clothes, she's investing in herself, because she is a big brand and is likable. I thought I had that potential. My ego got too big. To think I could be someone like that when I was the most hated girl ever." - Heidi Montag

"To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big." - Aristotle Onassis

"I knew damn well I would never be a movie star. It's too hard; and if you are intelligent, it's too embarrassing. My complexes aren't inferior enough: being a movie star and having a big fat ego are supposed to go hand-in-hand; actually, it's essential not to have any ego at all. I don't mean I'd mind being rich and famous. That's very much on my schedule, and someday I'll try and get around to it; but if it happens, I'd like to have my ego, tagging along. I want to still be me when I wake up one fine morning and have breakfast at Tiffany's." - Holly Golightly

"Love can make a great celebration out of your life - but only love, not lust, not ego, not possessiveness, not jealousy, not dependence." - Rajneesh

"When movement becomes ecstatic, then this is dance. When the movement is so total there is no ego, then it is dance." - Rajneesh

"Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace". Spirit says, "Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place"." - Marianne Williamson

"Wisdom means that it gives you detachment, detachment from all that is selfishness, self-centredness, self-obsession, ego - all connected with self." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Spirituality dawns when individuality vanishes. When our ego becomes aware of something that is higher than it - the individual Spirit, or Soul; then spirituality dawns." - Rama Swami

"Until we give up the world manufactured by the ego, never can we enter the kingdom of heaven. None ever did, none ever will." - Swami Vivekananda

"Ego & Hype have no place in business." - Keshia Chante

"The ego knows itself by comparison." - Richard Rohr

"Confidence is essential, but ego is not." - Sam Mendes

"Seriousness is a disease of the ego" - Stuart Wilde

"This rascal ego must be obliterated." - Swami Vivekananda

"Every need got an ego to feed." - Bob Marley

"Ego-centeredness is not individuality at all." - David Bohm

"Never underestimate the ego of a politician." - Dan Brown

"When the ego dies, the soul awakes." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The ego hates losing - even to God." - Richard Rohr

"Infinity: Time on an ego trip." - Jane Wagner

"The unconscious creates, the ego edits." - Stanley Kunitz

"Ego simply means, Edging God Out." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Renunciation means death of false ego." - Radhanath Swami

"Where id is, there shall ego be." - Sigmund Freud

"Feed the soul, starve the ego." - Adam Goldstein

"The source of the ego is God." - Ramana Maharshi

"I love playing ego and insecurity combined." - Jim Carrey

"Where id was, there ego shall be." - Sigmund Freud

"Ego is vital but not noble." - Kedar Joshi

"Nations have their ego, just like individuals." - James Joyce

"I can't live off the ego." - Steven Tyler

"You don't want to vilify your ego." - Jeff Bridges

"The ego is a fascinating monster." - Alanis Morissette

"I own and operate a ferocious ego." - Bill Moyers

"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." - Ricky Williams

"-You think I"ve got a big ego and an attitude problem? -I do' think you do, Carlos. I know it. Unfortunately, it's a Fuentes flaw. -I"d call it an asset. It's what makes us Fuentes brothers irresistible. Carlos and Brittany" - Simone Elkeles

"Definitely, and it's getting more spiritual. Pretty soon I believe people will have to rely on music to get some kind of peace of mind, or satisfaction, or direction, actually. More so than politics, the big ego scene. You know it's an art of words... Meaning nothing. Therefore you will have to get an earthier substance, like music or the arts." - Jimi Hendrix

"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." - Tiger Woods

"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." - Julie Chen

"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." - Sandra Cisneros

"Entertainment's hard on the ego. I see why actors are so psycho now. Because there's so much 'we don't want you' going on in acting. Even big people get rejected but the smaller people - they really get rejected. Trust me - I know." - Henry Rollins

"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." - Ellen Degeneres

"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." - Anna Benson

"At times I've got a really big ego. But I'll tell you the best thing about me. I'm some guy's dad; I'm some little gal's dad. When I die, if they say I was Annie's husband and Zachary John and Anna Kate's father, boy, that's enough for me to be remembered by. That's more than enough." - John Denver

"You've got to have an ego as big as Mars to want to think that you, of all people, are better than anyone else to be president of the United States. People that vain, they want their place in history, and they want to be able to control how much they'll be worshipped by future generations." - Jello Biafra

"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." - Troy Polamalu

"As big as my ego may be, I'm really not of the belief that I can't be replaced. I didn't invent the wheel. There's someone else out there who can do what I do, maybe a little differently. I believe that Kiss is bigger than its individual members." - Paul Stanley

"I've been told I have the biggest ego in the world and that it manifests itself when you come to me and say, 'I don't like this' or 'I want a change'... and that I relish that because my ego's so big I think I can solve whatever you throw at me and make it even better. I enjoy the interaction and the challenge." - Frank Gehry

"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." - Ariel Pink

"People need BHAGs - big hairy audacious goals." - James C Collins

"The president has a big stick." - Joe Biden

"I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." - Babe Ruth

"I don't exaggerate - I just remember big." - Chi Chi Rodriguez

"I took everything to a big matter..." - Malcolm Butler

"Freedom is not having a big budget." - Claire Denis

"Adopted. Big Deal; so was Superman" - Chris Crutcher

"Swimming in my Daddy's big nuts" - Grand Puba

"This is a big deal!" - Joe Biden

"Small teams move faster than big teams." - Scott D. Anthony

"Innovation is doubly hard inside big companies." - Scott D. Anthony



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