Ego Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Ego

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


The Red Sox are the local scapegoats. It's hard enough to play baseball without being the local scapegoat too.
~By Michael Lewis ~


I never thought about being on a series before. It seemed like such a big commitment. But I love going to work every day. This is not about ego, it's about work, and that's refreshing in this town.
~By Lauren Ambrose ~


I think any spiritual experience that's worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way. And also, a Zen monk once said to me, 'If you're not laughing, then you're not getting it.'
~By David O. Russell ~


Let every eye negotiate for itself and trust no agent.
~By William Shakespeare ~


No important national language, at least in the Occidental world, has complete regularity of grammatical structure, nor is there a single logical category which is adequately and consistently handled in terms of linguistic symbolism.
~By Edward Sapir ~


Artists are expected to fit into fraudulent categories.
~By Robert Smithson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow.
~By Francis Maude ~


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 ~


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 ~


I can work in films as long as the story doesn't have a realistic nature. If I'm working with an allegory, a fantasy, it can be developed in synthetic terms.
~By Manuel Puig ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I have only been seeking to get them to the negotiating table and, thank God, that's where they are.
~By John Prescott ~


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. ~


Intelligence is a moral category.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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


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


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


Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.
~By George Santayana ~


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


Labels only confuse people. The smarter people recognize artists who transcend categories. But I always try to entertain. It's in my nature; writers are born to entertain. If that means working ostensibly within a genre, fine.
~By John Shirley ~


Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


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 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 ~


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


Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos.
~By Ray Harryhausen ~


But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.
~By Robert Conrad ~


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


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 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 ~


More and more couples are having this negotiation or discussion, but I'm still amazed at the number who aren't and where the cultural norm sort of kicks in and they just assume that mom's got to be the one who stays home, not dad.
~By James Levine ~


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 ~


Gentlemen, start your egos.
~By Billy Crystal ~


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 ~


We're all negotiators.
~By Leigh Steinberg ~


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 ~


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


War is something Arafat sends others to do for him. That is, the poor souls who believe in him. This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations, Clinton's mediation.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos.
~By Jill Clayburgh ~


A priest is he who lives solely in the realm of the invisible, for whom all that is visible has only the truth of an allegory.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


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


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


There is no possible negotiation with these killers. Our aim is to win over terrorism. Only by being firm we can stop terrorism. We must be firm fighting the terrorists and opposing the final aims they want to achieve.
~By Jose Maria Aznar ~


Finally, my manager negotiated a deal where I got to produce my own records.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.
~By Ruth Hubbard ~


Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


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 ~


I think it's pretentious to create art just for the sake of stroking the artists ego.
~By Lou Reed ~


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


As long as the sun rises over Ontario and sets over the Pacific, I will dedicate myself to bringing the people of Oregon what they want and need most - an era of hope, change, and economic renewal.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


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 ~


With the increasing demand for oil around the world and the rising costs in Oregon and throughout the nation, we must focus on the development of alternate energy sources, especially those that are clean, efficient and renewable.
~By Greg Walden ~


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


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


The white man's blood and bones have begotten this bronze race, and bequeathed to it in some degree qualities, tendencies, capabilities, such as are the inheritance of the highest order of human animals.
~By Fanny Kemble ~


Vietnam was a lie but at least there was a political agenda. It was the domino theory. Iraq is about nothing but George Bush's ego laced with imperialist ambitions. And it was helped by your government.
~By Donald Sutherland ~


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 ~


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 ~


To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a humanist or an advocate for human rights. I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


As far as big egos, there are definitely guys out there that just think God only knows what about themselves.
~By Ethan Suplee ~


And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
~By Heston Blumenthal ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I am maintaining my schedule of commuting to Washington, D.C. each week from Oregon so that I can spend my weekends and days when we are not in session traveling to communities throughout my district.
~By Greg Walden ~


Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Well I don't want to talk about myself, that's so rude and egotistical.
~By Christine Lavin ~


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 ~


In September, I left the show. We were going through discussions and negotiations, and I had been on the show for about 11 years, and there were some things that I was asking for that I didn't feel were the moon or the stars.
~By Hunter Tylo ~


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


Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman came to see our show, We all had a drink before they set off on their travels, and we kept in touch.
~By Kelly Jones ~


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


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 ~


Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.
~By Colin Powell ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


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


We tried our best for the longest time to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the matter, and at each step, we were thwarted by those that said, No, we will not turn the boy over to his father.
~By Janet Reno ~


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 ~


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 ~


The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile.
~By Alan Watts ~

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