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Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.
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.
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
Each Warrior wants to leave the mark of his will, his signature, on important acts he touches. This is not the voice of ego but of the human spirit, rising up and declaring that it has something to contribute to the solution of the hardest problems, no matter how vexing!
A guy is a lump like a doughnut. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho crap that they pick up from beer commercials. And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego.
If you're working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That's why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat.
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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.
The ego is not master in its own house.
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.
Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another.
Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.
The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
I'm not crazy about arenas just because I can sell them out. It doesn't do anything for my ego at all. I want to play places where people don't have to sit in the nosebleed seats and wonder what the hell is going on.
I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
Where id was, there ego shall be.
The Black Mamba collection of watches is me: It is my alter ego, so to speak. As I mentioned before, it is sharp, cutting edge and sleek which are characteristics I try to apply when I'm out there on the basketball court.
The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
Robert H. Schuller
Let's face it; God has a big ego problem. Why do we always have to worship him?
To walk around with an ego is a bad thing. To have confidence in yourself is a great thing.
Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.
The ego is a fascinating monster.
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.
A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.
Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation.
The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over.
Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
Religious people often prefer to be right rather than compassionate. Often, they don't want to give up their egotism. They want their religion to endorse their ego, their identity.
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