Ego Quotes And Sayings

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The way you have bipartisan negotiations, you sit down across the table, as we did with Ted Kennedy, as I've done with many other members, and you say, 'OK, here's what I want, here's what you want. We'll adhere to your principles, but we'll make concessions.'
~By John McCain ~


I hate to be categorized.
~By Martin C. Smith ~


It has to do with the fact that Ford, for all his greatness, is an Irish egomaniac, as anyone who knows him will say.
~By Henry Fonda ~


Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem.
~By Allen Boyd ~


When you've been driving in the top category for 10 years, you're obviously not a kid any more. You know, I'm married now and I've got two kids. That let's you know you're getting older.
~By Larry Dixon ~


I decided to write category romance as I'd recently discovered them, and enjoyed them.
~By Nora Roberts ~


Over the past decade, prescribing information has grown more and more complex, more and more dense and more difficult to negotiate.
~By Andrew von Eschenbach ~


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.
~By Matthew Barney ~


As the ego cogito, subjectivity is the consciousness that represents something, relates this representation back to itself, and so gathers with itself.
~By Martin Heidegger ~


Ned made a tremendous rattling, at which Bullet took fright, broke his bridle, and dashed off in grand style; and would have stopped all farther negotiations by going home in disgust, had not a traveller arrested him and brought him back; but Kit did not move.
~By Augustus Baldwin Longstreet ~


As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement.
~By Alija Izetbegovic ~


I love playing ego and insecurity combined.
~By Jim Carrey ~


If I were to categorize what I sing, I have many different influences, and a lot of them are from back in time.
~By Haley Reinhart ~


I am not saying we are categorizing Ellen White in the biblical context of a false prophet.
~By Walter Martin ~


I don't think you should categorize yourself as an artist.
~By Laura Nyro ~


If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more.
~By John Templeton ~


The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
~By William Ames ~


Egotism: The art of seeing in yourself what others cannot see.
~By George V. Higgins ~


If you check your ego at the door when it comes to comedy, you've got a pretty good shot at making a great movie that you can commit yourself to, you can jump off the proverbial cliff with, and have a great time, and the audiences respond to that.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon.
~By Victor Kiam ~


One has to work for years and decades, to conduct negotiations, to stand for positions and points of view, to jointly develop a civilized view on the administrative and state organization of Chechnya.
~By Akhmad Kadyrov ~


If Bill was all id, Hillary is all superego.
~By Rich Lowry ~


Stupidity combined with arrogance and a huge ego will get you a long way.
~By Chris Lowe ~


The foregoing considerations lead us to the very important conclusion, that matter is essentially force, and nothing but force; that matter, as popularly understood, does not exist, and is, in fact, philosophically inconceivable.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


I have to say that it was a very strange experience when, later in life, I represented Byron Scott and was negotiating with West - whose picture I used to have over my bed! That took some getting used to.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
~By Christopher Atkins ~


Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


One should not forget that there are very few surviving items from this period, often just single, small bones, a tooth, a sliver of the skull. Categorizing these pieces can be very difficult.
~By Richard Leakey ~


And it's a question of how far we're willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


I learned so much from other actors and they definitely didn't treat me like some sex bomb or bimbo. I felt fully accepted in the regular movie world. I didn't feel categorised.
~By Sylvia Kristel ~


An allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Lake Wobegon, the little town that time forgot and the decades cannot improve.
~By Garrison Keillor ~


If we meet an honest and intelligent politician, a dozen, a hundred, we say they aren't like politicians at all, and our category of politicians stays unchanged; we know what politicians are like.
~By Randall Jarrell ~


My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


Some nights, I was so good that I could have become an egotist.
~By Ted Lindsay ~


There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


I think anybody would have to be with out common sense to think there weren't aliens. There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth is not the only one that's inhabited. It would be quite an ego trip to think that. I think about it all the time.
~By Sabrina Lloyd ~


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


While the United States has largely been missing in action from the diplomatic game, the European Union and Iran have been making progress at developing a formula that would lead to the suspension of Iran's nuclear enrichment program and the start of serious negotiations.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


Genre categories are irrelevant. I dislike them, but I do not have the casting vote.
~By Tanith Lee ~


Some great people are leaders and others are more lucky, in the right place at the right time. I'd put myself in the latter category. But I'd never call myself a normal designer of anything.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


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


I am not a prophet in any sense of the word, and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the foregoing mixture of optimism, fatalism, and conservatism.
~By Herbert Croly ~


This does not mean that every copyright must prove its value initially. That would be a far too cumbersome system of control. But it does mean that every system or category of copyright or patent should prove its worth.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


I've always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food.
~By Michael Stipe ~


I feel uncomfortable with the term public art, because I'm not sure what it means. If it means what I think it does, then I don't do it. I'm not crazy about categories.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


Anytime there is a struggle between doing what is actually right and doing what seems right, then your ego is interfering with your decision.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
~By W. H. Auden ~


In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


Ego is good.
~By Thomas Leonard ~


An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
~By Alec Guinness ~


There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
~By George Eliot ~


Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The more we try to rest ourselves from our Egos, the deeper we sink into it.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.
~By Alexander Solzehnitsyn ~


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.
~By Valerie Harper ~


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.'
~By David O. Russell ~


It was 100 percent music. There was no ego involved, no attitudes, no black and white, it was pure music.
~By Lee Konitz ~


I'm not a minister, I'm not a philosopher, I'm not a politician, I'm in another category.
~By Sun Ra ~


We may ascertain the worth of the human race, since for its sake God's Only-begotten Son became man, and thereby ennobled the nature that he took upon him.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


Furthermore, there is no good ethical or economic reason for asking workmen and current producers to forego all economic gain in order to increase the purchasing power of all the wealth accumulated in past years.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


If there's such a thing as somebody having nine lives, I guess I'm somewhat in that category.
~By Ron Rice ~


I was on this bridge overlooking the carpet... I think it went all the way back to Oregon.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


Performing doesn't turn me on. It's an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas - including this one.
~By Dan Rather ~


Your political reputation affects how likely allies are to trust you, and what kind of deals they'll offer at the negotiating table. There's also some emotional response in there, so factions do bear grudges. Just like the real thing.
~By Mike Simpson ~


Fragile egos are put on the line every day.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


Domestic discretionary spending on education and health care and the environment has been growing at 2 to 3 percent a year. He says we have to rein it in, but he ignores the spending category that is the big spike in the budget.
~By John Spratt ~


And for every project, because it takes years, you can see the early drawings and collages as just a simple, vague idea, and through the years and through the negotiations of getting the permit, you see that every detail is now clarified.
~By Christo ~


During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
~By Brian Koslow ~


I'm aware that, from the outside, this looks like I've got quite an ego.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


I think maybe Mr. Sinise and Mr. Bacon have slightly bigger egos than I do.
~By Eric Roberts ~


It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow soldiers entered upon this war should have been so clearly stated as to have made it impossible to change them, and that, had this been done, the objects which actuated us would now be attainable by negotiation.
~By Siegfried Sassoon ~


And the two planes that were taking the band and crew that we had taken out to San Diego were flying out after the show. And so I was never supposed to be on that plane.
~By Reba McEntire ~


I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace.
~By Yitzhak Rabin ~


The ego is as little absolutely permanent as are bodies.
~By Ernst Mach ~


A lot of things that I can't get into the room for, even just to be seen, is because they're just saying 'No. they're not casting non-white.' You're lumped into a category with people who are just not white.
~By Sandra Oh ~


Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


It is probably very necessary to present your ego at some point.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


With the hugely talented women I've worked with or observed, it's not a question about temperament or ego; it's a question about getting it right. If they've got a reputation for being difficult it's usually because they just don't suffer fools.
~By Glenn Close ~


The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


There are so many things to take into account - your ambition, your ego, the press, the consumers. You can never be sure that you'll be on top of the pile again.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


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.
~By Bell Hooks ~


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.
~By Ann Druyan ~


The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
~By James Cameron ~


We don't point a pistol at our own forehead. That is not the way to conduct negotiations.
~By Benjamin Netanyahu ~


Your memorabilia becomes more significant. It does put you in a different category.
~By Jim Palmer ~


San Diego walked away with just a scratch.
~By Susan Davis ~


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.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home and let's get an understanding as to where all this is foolishness coming from. There are others who are putting things out there or throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping things built up in the media.
~By Afrika Bambaataa ~


One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


I have a big family and had to move them all from the coast of Oregon to New York three times for the workshops and for the actual production itself, which had about a four month development rehearsal schedule.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


Everything for me becomes allegory.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


I don't like staying in hotels. I like to be in my own bed. San Diego as a city is really awesome. The only hard part of it for me is that I'm away from my family and my house. But as far as shooting down there, we get amazing locations, and the crew is really, really stellar down there. They are really fun.
~By Kristen Bell ~


The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we've done in this first film, I'd be more than happy to be a part of it.
~By Brandon Routh ~


Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


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.
~By Greg LeMond ~

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