Ego Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ego

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I own and operate a ferocious ego.
~By Bill Moyers ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.
~By Myriam Miedzian ~


Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
~By Garrison Keillor ~


Regarding the Panama Canal Treaty negotiations, they will find us standing up or dead, but never on our knees; NEVER!
~By Omar Torrijos Herrera ~


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.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Everyone has egos, and you want to come out on top. You have to pick yourself up and go at it again.
~By Caprice Bourret ~


Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.
~By Dorothy Allison ~


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 ~


But egoism is more than this. It is the realization by the individual that he is above all institutions and all formulas; that they exist only so far as he chooses to make them his own by accepting them.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


One of the sad commentaries on the way women are viewed in our society is that we have to fit one category. I have never felt that I had to be in one category.
~By Faye Wattleton ~


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 ~


It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


Democracy is only a dream: it should be put in the same category as Arcadia, Santa Claus, and Heaven.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I have a huge ego and a huge inferiority complex at the same time.
~By Barry Gibb ~


Drugs, alcohol and ego. They are a bad mix.
~By Don Dokken ~


It was in San Diego and I was onstage and couldn't remember how to play the guitar properly. I was in terrible pain and my nervous system was just going wild, like somebody had just run a car over me.
~By Andy Partridge ~


The egoist is fooled by no ideals: he discards them or uses them, as may suit his own interest.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


It's learning how to negotiate to keep both sides happy - whether it's for a multi-million dollar contract or just which show to watch on TV, that determines the quality and enjoyment of our lives.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


The developing countries must be able to take a more active part in trade negotiations, through technical assistance and support from the developed countries.
~By Anna Lindh ~


I get pretty terrified, to be honest, when I'm on tour. You really have to muster a lot of ego to go our there, which I find rather draining.
~By Michael Hutchence ~


I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?
~By Eugenio Montale ~


We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
~By Brandon Routh ~


In my younger years my dedication may have expressed itself egotistically.
~By Cyril Cusack ~


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 ~


For a solitary animal egoism is a virtue that tends to preserve and improve the species: in any kind of community it becomes a destructive vice.
~By Erwin Schrodinger ~


When actors give their input, it can be very ego-driven, and directors are scared of that.
~By Michael Pitt ~


There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
~By Giorgos Seferis ~


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 ~


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


This activist loves Oregon more than he loves life.
~By Tom McCall ~


I like the moment when I break a man's ego.
~By Bobby Fischer ~


The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries.
~By Rene Cassin ~


Without Socialism the working class is a heterogeneous mixture of different categories, some of which have independent, varying interests, sometimes opposed to each other.
~By Karl Radek ~


As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


I have often felt bad that I am not great at any one thing. Like just a super super singer. Or the Gregory Hines of something.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


We've talked to the Europeans about it. It's clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council.
~By Stephen Hadley ~


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 ~


The excitement that you were feeling about a special, unique path for yourself as a woman is all part of your identification with and attachment to being female. And that's ultimately all ego.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Negotiating means getting the best of your opponent.
~By Marvin Gaye ~


I can tell you categorically that we at 60 Minutes did not pay Michael Jackson one cent.
~By Don Hewitt ~


Miscellaneous is always the largest category.
~By Joel Rosenberg ~


In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


I am appreciative of the Bush administration's commitment to fair trade by looking at the facts in this case and ruling affirmatively for the implementation of quotas in this specific category.
~By Howard Coble ~


It's not about ego. Really. If it was ego, I'd be telling you about my awesome... oh, never mind.
~By Bruce Perens ~


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


It took a long time to get out of my contract. The producers thought I was negotiating for more money.
~By Sherry Stringfield ~


What we're doing is making sure that we have a safe and secure border region from San Diego all the way to Brownsville. And that means manpower, it means technology, it means infrastructure, it means interior enforcement. All, you know, kind of layered in appropriate ways, and making sure, like I said before, the border is safe and secure.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors.
~By Debra Wilson ~


The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not.
~By George Michael ~


Awareness requires a rupture with the world we take for granted; then old categories of experience are called into question and revised.
~By Shoshana Zuboff ~


Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics.
~By Preston Manning ~


I had the trade minister in China sit down as we were preparing for trade negotiations. He said, 'Please don't let people in the United States lose their confidence because when you lose your confidence, the rest of the world suffers'.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


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 ~


A healthy environment is essential to a livable Oregon and a strong economy.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
~By George Eliot ~


Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money.
~By John Fahey ~


However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation, we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


Laughter, and the broader category of humor, are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.
~By Allen Klein ~


And, so yeah, I'll always want to work in independent films because you're not forced into a category or a formula.
~By Terrence Howard ~


Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


A lot of my best parts I've been the second choice for, so you never get too egotistical about anything.
~By Michael Caine ~


I've had to work very hard, and I don't really have a category or fit into any niche, so each time I come out with a new record, it's like, I'm a new guy.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


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 ~


Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache.
~By Philip Wylie ~


At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories, everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar. There was no category for what I did.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego.
~By William Kennedy ~


The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is, the better ballplayer he's going to be.
~By Bill Lee ~


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


No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
~By Frank Leahy ~


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


Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


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 ~


The ultimate purpose of religious life is to make this evolution move in a direction far more important to the destiny of the ego than the moral health of the social fabric which forms his present environment.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


Any man who wants to be president is either an egomaniac or crazy.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday, the first of the month, at this port of San Diego, truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous.
~By Junipero Serra ~


For most women, the language of conversation is primarily a language of rapport: a way of establishing connections and negotiating relationships.
~By Deborah Tannen ~


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


A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


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 ~


After years of doing it, you learn the difference between your ego and your opinion. When you're married you have to cut through that.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


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


In 1974, the modeling world changed. Jerry Ford and my lawyer negotiated the deal for the first exclusive contract in modeling history.
~By Lauren Hutton ~


I'm very accessible. I don't get into this ego thing.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


A key to my thinking has always been the almost fanatical belief that what I was engaged in was a literary art form. That belief was compounded out of ego and necessity, I guess, a combination of the two.
~By Will Eisner ~


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 ~

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