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"To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self. By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss." - Adi Shankara

"Just as the power of the sun is the only force in the natural universe that causes a plant to grow against gravity, so the grace of God is the only force in the spiritual universe that causes a person to grow against the gravity of their own ego." - Simone Weil

"To think you know what is best for another person is an industrial-strength ego trip." - Alan Cohen

"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

"Clearly I am a person who suffers from a lack of ego." - Michael Moore

"Ego is a social fiction for which one person at a time gets all the blame." - Robert Anton Wilson

"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

"Find a person who has embraced anger, and you will find a person with a wounded ego." - Dallas Willard

"One of my biggest Achilles' heels has been my ego. And if I, Kanye West, the very person, can remove my ego, I think there's hope for everyone." - Kanye West

"One of my biggest Achilles" heels has been my ego. And if I, Kanye West, the very person, can remove my ego, I think there's hope for everyone." - Kanye West

"Every time truth comes we hate it, because it's coming against our ego. Are you going to let the ego come between you and this person you love?" - Lauryn Hill

"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

""The person next to me meditates better than I do. They're purer." - This is the ego feeling sorry for itself." - Frederick Lenz

"Personality is a manifestation of ego. Ego is the central sense of separateness that a person has from the rest of the universe. Personality is the form that that separateness take." - Frederick Lenz

""When you accept your life - when you take your breakfast, and when you sleep and when you walk and when you take your bath - how can you create an ego out of these things? Sleeping when feeling sleepy, eating when feeling hungry, how can you create your ego? No, if you fast, you can create ego. If you are on a vigilance for the whole night, and you say, "I am not going to sleep," you can create the ego. By the morning, the person who has slept well will have no ego, you will have a great ego."" - Rajneesh

"You do need some successes as a young person. They don't inflate the ego necessarily, they just give you identity and ego structure. But, don't construct your life around creating those. Or you will become narcissistic and ego-centric. That won't get you anywhere." - Richard Rohr

"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

"If one introspects and says with humility of heart: "I do not yet know the truth, but I have to find it" , then in time this humility may be rewarded and one may achieve one's ascent. If this happens, the persons attention comes into the center, neither on the left, nor on the right. That is, neither dominated by his conditionings from the past nor the orientations of his ambitious ego. Such a balanced person is very well suited for Self Realization, by which he will know the truth in its absolute form." - Nirmala Srivastava

"I almost always urge people to write in the first person. ... Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it." - William Zinsser

"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

"The Ego is a transparent mental image: You, the physical person as a whole, look right through it. You do not see it. But you see with it." - Thomas Metzinger

"That's the ego talking. But it's not the real you. You are a good and wonderful person. You are kind. You have a compassionate nature." - Gelek Rimpoche

"It must be remembered that even though the ego is the individual's inaccurate concept of him- or herself, it seems to be what the person is." - Fritz Kunkel

"The ego hurts you like this: you become obsessed with the one person who does not love you. blind to the rest who do." - Warsan Shire

"What is Kanye West's message? Like most rap, "I am the greatest person ever and you're not." I used to call it affirmative action for the ego." - Bill Maher

"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

"From compassion springs humility. The ego is verily a gateway to hell. The person who is egoistic is far from being religious." - Dada Vaswani

"Maybe I'm ego-tripping, but I don't find myself a particularly horrible person, so I don't think I need to hold back anything I think or feel." - Henry Rollins

"Apologizing does not always mean you're wrong and the other person is right. It just means you value your relationship more than your ego." - Unknown

"Try to understand the ego. Analyze it, dissect it, watch it, observe it, from as many angles as possible. And don't be in a hurry to sacrifice it, otherwise the greatest egoist is born: the person who thinks he is humble, the person who thinks that he has no ego." - Rajneesh

"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

"When someone becomes transparent, then something shines through that person that has nothing to do with the person or any of his or her personal history. What is required is becoming so transparent that the self or ego dissolves." - Eckhart Tolle

"As a child, a person builds up an egoic sense - the child has a name, has an "I," has a mind. But then, to awaken, a person needs to completely transcend that sense of ego." - Eckhart Tolle

"Misery makes you special. Misery makes you more egoistic. A miserable man can have a more concentrated ego than a happy man. A happy man really cannot have the ego, because a person becomes happy only when there is no ego. The more egoless, the more happy; the more happy, the more egoless. You dissolve into happiness. You cannot exist together with happiness; you exist only when there is misery. In happiness there is dissolution." - Rajneesh

"We have to distinguish between a man as he is in essence, and as he is in ego or personality. In essence, every person is perfect, fearless, and in a loving unity with the entire cosmos; there is no conflict within the person between head, heart, and stomach or between the person and others. Then something happens: the ego begins to develop, karma accumulates, there is a transition from objectivity to subjectivity; man falls from essence into personality." - Oscar Ichazo

"To test a man's ego, simply ask him a complicated question. A good person will never be afraid to admit they don't know the answer to something. And only when a man has fully dismantled his ego, can he begin to be truly good." - Suzy Kassem

"This new meta-system is very much in favor of the self, but a self that is based on a proper sense of dignity, not on an inflated ego. A person who dare not admit he is wrong inflates his ego but weakens his self." - Edward De Bono

"When it happens that a person has to give up a sexual object, there quite often ensues an alteration of his ego which can only be described as a setting up of the object inside the ego, as it occurs in melancholia; the exact nature of this substitution is as yet unknown to us." - Sigmund Freud

"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

"Only a life lived in a certain spirit is worth living. It is a remarkable fact that a life lived entirely from the ego is dull not only for the person himself but for all concerned." - Carl Jung

"It's almost like it's my alter ego when I get on stage... I turn into this different person, seriously. Bipolar disorder. I'm tired of everybody touching me and things being plugged into my head." - Britney Spears

"If you know that I, in the sense of the person, the front, the ego, it really doesn't exist. Then...it won't go to your head too badly, if you wake up and discover that you're God." - Alan Watts

"The exultation of poverty as a spiritual virtue is of the ego, not the spirit. A person acting from a motivation of contribution and service rises to such a level of moral authority that worldly success is a natural result." - Marianne Williamson

"In fact, the more each person can remove his or her ego from the discussion and focus on the subject matter, the more fruitful the conversation will be for all involved." - Matthew Kelly

"Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent." - Sigmund Freud

"The two Virtues of Equanimity and Compassion become more available to the person whose ego-shell has been smashed-either by great suffering or by great love-or by both." - Richard Rohr

"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

"I equate ego with trying to figure everything out instead of going with the flow. That closes your heart and your mind to the person or situation that's right in front of you, and you miss so much." - Pema Chodron

"In the hands of the ego, marriage is a prison. It is exclusive. It is a place where people are constantly reminded of their failures and limited by the energies of another person. It is rife with judgment and blame." - Marianne Williamson

"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

"I'm not - I'm not a person looking for money. I have no political ambitions whatsoever. I don't seek power. I don't seek any kind of praise. I have no ego to fulfill." - Carl Paladino

"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.

"You've got to recognize, there will never be another you. It has nothing to do with ego; it happens to be the truth. There will never be another person the same. There'll never be another you." - Mickey Rooney

"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

"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

"Every person is unique." - Max Lucado

"I'm an optimistic person." - Clayton Christensen

"I'm a spiritual person." - Katharine Mcphee

"I'm an affectionate person." - Zara Phillips

"I'm an emotional person." - J K Rowling

"It's an ego issue. You can bruise my ego but all bruises are healed now. Ego is through the roof again, confidence level is through the roof again. Gotta keep my attitude and positive mindset. I don't even remember the last fight. I hate to say it... I know I was emotional. I'm a real emotional person. If you put everything you have into one basket and it doesn't work, it's emotional to me. When I lose, it takes a piece of my heart away. I'm not a competitor that deals with loss well." - Joe Warren

"The Christian, the Mohammedan, the Jew - their emphasis is on the second: to die as soon as possible, to surrender to God. Prayer is their way. Prayer means dying, dying and disappearing as a person, becoming part of the universal, a surrender, a trust in God. The whole emphasis is on how to surrender your ego, sacrifice your ego, at the altar of the divine." - Rajneesh

"The consciousness of a general idea has a certain unity of the ego in it, which is identical when it passes from one mind to another. It is, therefore, quite analogous to a person, and indeed, a person is only a particular kind of general idea." - Charles Sanders Peirce

"The consciousness of a general idea has a certain "unity of the ego" in it, which is identical when it passes from one mind to another. It is, therefore, quite analogous to a person, and indeed, a person is only a particular kind of general idea." - Charles Sanders Peirce

"Liberation does not concern the person, for liberation is freedom from the person. Basically the disciple and teacher are identical. Both are the timeless axis of all action and preception. The only difference is that one 'knows' himself for what he is while the other does not. The idea of being a person, an ego, is nothing other than an image held together by memory." - Jean Klein

"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

"I'm more a dog person than a cat person." - Quentin S. Crisp

"No person is too hardened." - Max Lucado

"I'm a very private person." - Kirsty Gallacher

"I'm a very emotional person." - Ray Lamontagne

"I'm not a complicated person." - Jessie Ware

"I'm a super-introverted person." - Grimes

"I am an ordinary person." - Frances Mcdormand

"I'm not a sun person." - Laura Prepon

"I'm not a religious person." - Maurice Sendak

"I'm a very boring person." - Tom Stoppard

"I think that whenever soul is present, it's because what you're doing, whom you're with, where you are, evokes love without your thinking about it. You are totally absorbed in the place of person or event, without ego and without judgment." - Jean Shinoda Bolen

"The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you." - Eckhart Tolle

"Asking, 'If there is no God, what is the purpose of life?' is like asking, 'If there is no master, whose slave will I be?' If your purpose of life is to submit as a slave, then your meaning comes from flattering the ego of a person whom you should detest." - Dan Barker

"The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often also political, nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you." - Eckhart Tolle

"...what one commonly takes as 'the reality,' including the reality of one's own individual person, by no means signifies something fixed, but rather something that is ambiguous-that there is not only one, but that there are many realities, each comprising also a different consciousness of the ego." - Albert Hofmann

"Even the enlightened person remains what he is, and is never more than his own limited ego before the One who dwells within him, whose form has no knowable boundaries, who encompasses him on all sides, fathomless as the abysms of the earth and vast as the sky" - Carl Jung

"The desire to transcend one's own ego boundaries, to share completely, even for a moment, the consciousness of another person must be a universal longing. It motivates many of our activities from taking drugs to making love, and lies behind the search for new ways of getting close to one another that is so intense in our society today." - Andrew Weil

"Asking, "If there is no God, what is the purpose of life?" is like asking, "If there is no master, whose slave will I be?" If your purpose of life is to submit as a slave, then your meaning comes from flattering the ego of a person whom you should detest." - Dan Barker

"Narcissism, like the other personality disorders, is a condition that's known as ego-syntonic. In other words, the paranoid person really does believe that people are after him, and the narcissist really does believe that he or she is better than or more entitled than other people, and truly doesn't see why that's not the case." - Jeffrey Kluger

"William H. Macy has said, and I don't think I can quote him verbatim, but he's said many times before to not buy into the hype, the Hollywood appeal. To find yourself as a person, as a family man, to find your own happiness, and not to allow your ego to get in the way of your work." - Cameron Monaghan

"J.J. Abrams is a director with no ego. He is a director who has a very consistent attitude when he's at work. He's funny, he's brilliant, he's a combination of all these really great things. J.J. is the kind of person who sees the bigger picture before anybody else does. It sounds simple but not all directors do that." - Maggie Q

"A little ego can be quite entertaining. But [Alessandro Michele is] a very humble, gentle, kind person. And I think that his humanity would probably surprise a lot of people, because he's so confident and bold in the choices that he makes." - Jared Leto

"Anytime I feel my feathers ruffle off of someone else's success, I have to check myself. It's normally fear based or ego related and it's my daily work to let it go and focus on me, because that's the only person I can control and make grow." - Kathryn Budig

"A genuine relationship is one that is not dominated by the ego with its image-making and self-seeking. In a genuine relationship, there is an outward flow of open, alert attention toward the other person in which there is no wanting whatsoever." - Eckhart Tolle

"There is nothing better than playing a scene with John Cleese or Maggie Smith. It's electric. But I don't think I'm the sort of person who needs to have an outer ego in order to produce something. I realised that through the travel programmes." - Michael Palin

"It's hard to look inside a person to answer a question about why anybody wants to be president. I suppose a combination of ambition, ego, and a real feeling that he could make a difference and could accomplish some things. All you ever had to do for Jimmy Carter was to tell him something was impossible, and he would usually do it." - Hamilton Jordan

"In the East a man becomes divine only when he is no longer jealous, a man is thought to be enlightened only when he is no longer jealous. Jealousy is a by-product of the ego and when the ego disappears jealousy disappears. You cannot offend a buddha. Whatsoever you do you cannot offend him." - Rajneesh

"Before knowing the truth, if you depend on your intelligence, you can be misled completely. Intelligence that is without the spiritual insight is your own ego. After Realization, the truth that comes to you is the real, pure truth and is not your ego." - Nirmala Srivastava

"The ultimate meditation is: surrender to reality. The more you fight, the more you are in conflict with it, the more you will be a loser. In deep surrender, the ego disappears. And when the ego is not there, for the first time you become aware of that which has always been there." - Rajneesh

"Even after the Truth has been realised, there remains that strong, obstinate impression that one is still an ego - the agent and experiencer. This has to be carefully removed by living in a state of constant identification with the supreme non-dual Self. Full Awakening is the eventual ceasing of all the mental impressions of being an ego." - Adi Shankara

"The personal ego must be suppressed and replaced with the 'universal ego.'" - Walter Russell

"Knowledge and ego are directly related. the less knowledge, the greater the ego" - Albert Einstein



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