Ego Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ego

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Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called 'Ego'.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive an injury.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


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


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 ~


And so we were asleep there in San Diego. And our pilot called us. And his brother was on one of the other planes. And when he was leaving the airport, he saw in his rear view mirror that there was an explosion.
~By Reba McEntire ~


After the end of the Second World War it was a categorical imperative for us to declare that we renounced war forever in a central article of the new Constitution.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


Egotist: a person more interested in himself than in me.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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


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 ~


I tend to not want to put labels or categories on the music, only because people come with preconceived ideas about what they're going to hear, or won't come for this reason.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


When we came then to the 1967 negotiations we had the problem of one market between two countries fully under the control of the American companies that owned the facilities on both sides of the border.
~By Leonard Woodcock ~


They wanted to jump on their own bandwagon. Bobby Charlton had never made it as a manager. Bobby Moore hadn't either. I think they never stopped trying to put me in the same category. That was the road they went down with me.
~By Bryan Robson ~


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


The left and right are not religious categories. They're often not even value categories.
~By Jim Wallis ~


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 ~


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


Number one, that it is smart to communicate and negotiate with your enemy instead of just waging war with bombs and weapons of mass destruction.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


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


I have no ego investment in being on the air. I don't knock others for whom that kind of attention is like oxygen, but I don't miss anything about it.
~By Hugh Downs ~


If you come to a negotiation table saying you have the final truth, that you know nothing but the truth and that is final, you will get nothing.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


Joanna points her camera at a section of society unused to having cameras pointed at it. But I don't know about categorizing them in terms of class; I'm a bit wary of that. My dad is the son of a shipbuilder.
~By Tom Hiddleston ~


I've learned that in order to achieve what I wanted, it made more sense to negotiate than to defend the autonomy of my work by pounding my fist on the table.
~By Thom Mayne ~


There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it.
~By Louis Pasteur ~


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


Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
~By Jonathan Davis ~


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


My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
~By Chris Brown ~


Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
~By Vartan Gregorian ~


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 ~


Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat.
~By Ernest Bevin ~


'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories.
~By William James ~


There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


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 ~


First of all, I think the Saudis are deeply concerned about the collapse of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians and the resumption of conflict.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


You mentioned the Free Trade Agreement and yes I can't tell you how pleased we are that Morocco is one of the countries that our country is going to begin negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with.
~By Donald Evans ~


Everything for me becomes allegory.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


I've been lucky-my looks haven't put me into one category. I don't look like a blue blood. I don't look like a criminal. I don't look like anything.
~By Tim Robbins ~


I hate acting when I see it. I don't want to feel it, I don't want to see it, I want to be taken away with the story - I don't want the actor's ego in front of me. That's what I try to live when I do the work.
~By Rutger Hauer ~


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 ~


There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.
~By Frida Kahlo ~


Every paleontologist knows that most new species, genera, and families, and that nearly all categories above the level of family appear in the record suddenly and are not led up to by known, gradual, completely continuous transitional sequences.
~By George G. Simpson ~


Let us return, however, to the League of Nations. To create an organization which is in a position to protect peace in this world of conflicting interests and egotistic wills is a frighteningly difficult task.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


Everyone in showbiz is driven by ego, so how do you go from having loads of fame to working at 7-11? You can't do it!
~By Ryan Seacrest ~


It is ironic that the United States should have been founded by intellectuals, for throughout most of our political history, the intellectual has been for the most part either an outsider, a servant or a scapegoat.
~By Richard Hofstadter ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If I have enough ego to say I'm a writer, a director, a producer, and an actor, I should have the energy and the knowledge to write a scene for this great actor named Henry Fonda and direct him in it and have it work.
~By Peter Fonda ~


If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations.
~By Nora Roberts ~


But now sustainability is such a political category that it's getting more and more difficult to think about it in a serious way. Sustainability has become an ornament.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


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


My son - and what's a song? A thing begot within a pair of minutes, thereabout, a lump bred up in darkness.
~By Thomas Kyd ~


Like I'm in San Diego today and this is my hometown so I've got a lot of my friends coming and I definitely want to put on the best show that I can.
~By Matt Cameron ~


You have people who can't act and they get all these parts. Paris Hilton falls into her own category. She's made a career out of it.
~By Kate Hudson ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U.N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


From doing A Moon for the Misbegotten, I've learned that nobody's love can save anybody else. There are people who want to die, and nothing or nobody will stop them. The only one who can save you is yourself.
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


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 ~


Ego is the immediate dictate of human consciousness.
~By Max Planck ~


Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The column's worked out great for me. I've gotten a ton of ego satisfaction, had a lot of fun, won a batch of prizes and occasionally done some public good.
~By Allan Sloan ~


There is no reason why marriage should necessarily compel an actress to forego her career.
~By Billie Burke ~


I was a bit worried coming back to the Premiership from America, but I have been pleased with my form, and the interest I have received has been good for my ego. I have no worries about my fitness, and I am really looking forward to the season starting now.
~By Richard Gough ~


Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
~By John Cheever ~


I don't like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn't help but feel sorry for the pitcher.
~By Rogers Hornsby ~


Usually I'll go to San Diego to hang out with my parents if I want to unwind.
~By Mario Lopez ~


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 studio have always claimed that the ship is the star of the show, especially when they're renegotiating contracts.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


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


We ask them to remove the missiles deployed against Taiwan, give up their military threat, and instead let us together open the door to cross-Strait peaceful and stable dialogue and negotiations.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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


Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


It has no enforceable standards to stop a union from conspiring with employers to keep another stronger union out or from negotiating contracts with lower pay and standards that members of another union have spent a lifetime establishing.
~By Andy Stern ~


As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Roseanne Barr ~


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


Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.
~By Lord Chandos ~


I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I wrote it as a piece of chamber music.
~By Amos Oz ~


There is only so much negotiating and maneuvering that can be done while the aircraft is under siege in mid-air. Therefore, the best way to put a stop to hijacking is by having high levels of security implemented by qualified and trained personnel both on the ground and in the air.
~By Isaac Yeffet ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


In America, music is more tightly categorized.
~By Ednita Nazario ~


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


Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


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


If Pakistan has any ideas of annexing any part of our territories by force, she should think afresh. I want to state categorically that force will be met with force and aggression against us will never be allowed to succeed.
~By Lal Bahadur Shastri ~


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've experienced first-hand the wonderful work organizations like J Bar J do for young people in Central Oregon and I am encouraged that the federal government is taking an active role in the Cascade Youth and Family Center.
~By Greg Walden ~


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 ~


You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


An actress must never lose her ego - without it she has no talent.
~By Tom Lehrer ~

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