60 Ego Quotes and Sayings

Ego is just a three-letter word but it can destroy anything on its path including relationships of all kinds.
All people have it but only few has the courage and strength to put it aside to save what is more important and meaningful.
On this site, we have collected tons of various ego quotes which will give you an overview and idea about ego itself.
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When you know how to apologize about something whether you are correct or incorrect it only means that you value more the relationship that you have with that person. That is why you can set your ego aside.


Do not ever let your ego destroy your relationship with your friends, family or to anyone. Apologizing might be hard to do especially when you know that you are reasonable but it is worth the shot if it can save the relationship.


When someone says sorry to you for their mistakes do not look down on them because it only means that they value their relationship with you and set their ego aside.


Friends, family and other kinds of relationships should and always be greater than your ego because ego will not be able to help you in times of need.




Ego is the number one cause of failed and broken relationships.


The simplest definition of ego is that it destroys everything on its path.


All relationships keep GOING as long as ING is not removed and E is not added as the first letter. Once GOING becomes EGO everything will forego.


Ego can’t only kill relationships; it can also kill talents and gifts.


Quit talking and bragging about yourself for those tasks will be done by the people whom you will leave behind once you depart in this world.


If you feel offended whenever someone corrects you for your mistakes it only means that you have an ego problem.


You will only be able to find yourself when you quit talking about yourself.


Let go of your ego no matter how high you go.


Ego does not always mean that you are proud of yourself. Once you start acting arrogantly and shouting at others, you already have it.


You can only find the true happiness that you are looking for once you learn to let go of your ego.


Ego has the word GO to remind us that it is the right thing to do with it.


Lose your ego and you will never lose hope and faith ever again.



Let us not hold tight into our egos if we want our relationships to keep going.


Ego has this ability to blind you so you will not be able to see your very own mistakes.


Ego is like a thick piece of veil. First, it will confine us from seeing all the things that we have then it will remove itself when there is nothing left for us to see.


If you think you have learned humility then do not talk about it.


There are two types if egotistic people. First, the ones who admit it. Second, the ones who does not know that they actually have it.


Ego has three supreme needs. First, the need to be in command of. Second, the need to critic. Third, the need to be applauded. Without this three needs, ego will not flourish.


An egocentric person can only see his self portrait in an exhibit of beautiful and more creative pieces of arts.


When you lost the ego that is the time when you find enlightenment.


People love to hear the sound of their own voice that is why they do not learn anything.


If you think that ego already stain your personality, wash yourself right away.


Do not allow your ego to become the God of your life because ego is not meant to be above you.


If you let go of your useless ego, your hands will be full with things far more useful and meaningful.


Sometimes, ego can be a good thing for it allows you to see what others may not see in you.

Separate your ego away from your position so that when the time comes that your position falls; your ego will not go down with it.


One of the few good things about egocentric people is that they do not talk or gossip about other people.


At times, ego can be beneficial and helpful in making oneself efficient.


I am trapped in a dark and miserable prison cell called my ego.


Great people might all have great egos as well. But people who have great egos are not all great.


Ego in some cases appears out of defensiveness when one feels to be vulnerable and weak.


One’s ego cannot defend one’s honor. It will only render him honor less.


A sand that sees itself as a rock is full of ego but the wind will still blow him away. A rock that sees its own self is full of humility and it can’t be blown away no matter how strong the wind blows.


If you want to love someone, be prepared to imprison your ego beforehand if you want that love to last.


Ego is sometimes afraid of losing two things that it decides to settle down. First, losing love. Second, losing life.


An egotistic person is comparable to a rusty and broken trophy stored in the basement waiting to be admired by everyone.


Set your goals because of certain reasons not because of your ambitious ego.


Egotist is a person who has low standards which results to admiring his own self.


A man who thinks that he is not egocentric is actually very egocentric in a high level.


Ego repulses real wisdom and changes.


If you want to be closer to God, throw your ego in place where you can’t retrieve it anymore.


All women are difficult to handle for an egotist man.


One can’t be able to completely love someone if he is not willing to lose his ego.


You just can’t call it love if there is a even the slightest hint of an ego.


A huge or high amount of ego is too dangerous to those who bear it.


Ego is present to all of us, everyone have it. Children and babies are the concrete example of it. Why? Because once they need something they will do everything that they could to satisfy themselves.


We all have egos for we are humans, we only differs on how we handle it in each and every given situation.


An apology only means that you care less for your ego.


When a person has everything he also has this high ego but when he loses everything, his ego goes three levels higher.


Ego is something that cannot be left unseen by many.


Some people are so egotistic that they hate it when someone else knows more than of what they know.


Egotistic people are less happy because they do not have the special ability to laugh at themselves.


Women know how to handle their ego at crucial times but men tend to have more difficulty in handling their egos even during the simplest times.


I guess God has a huge ego problem because he needs and wants us to worship him all the time.


Ego has this intense necessity to be something.


Some folks no matter how smart they are can’t handle their egos well.


People who think and act like they almost everything is as annoying as the flies during summer and the need to smash them with something is intense.


It is hard when you have a conflict with other people but it is way harder when you are having a conflict with yourself.


Refrain from chatting and bragging about yourself for those tasks will be done by the people whom you will leave after and once you disappear in this world.


If you would like to be closer to God, toss your ego in a place where you can’t recover it anymore.


The higher the ego of a person the more the pain he gets when a turning point comes.


Do not allow and let your self-ego to be the reason that you have ended a relationship which can be saved in the first place.


Not everyone who humbles himself has humility; in most cases they have the highest of all the egos.


An egotistic person gets offended when he knows that others pity him.


All arrogant people have egos but not all people who have high egos are arrogant.


A high amount of ego is helpful in some artists.


Dresses and clothes can reflect the ego of a person who wears it.


Ego distracts a person from things and problems that need most of the attention.


An ego is synonymous to disease, for it can disable some of the person’s abilities.


You will go places if you will choose to go beyond your ego; ego prevents you from going anywhere.


Ego has three utmost needs. First, the need to control. Second, the need to judge. Third, the need to be commended. Without this three needs, ego will not thrive.


All of us have this so called authentic self. It is stronger than ego but it is hard to awaken it. It will take a miracle or a strong will to awaken it.


They said that love conquers all. I think it is wrong because sometimes ego can overpower love itself.


Compassion is one of the many things that you can’t achieve if you have a high ego. Ego is the first-on-list enemy of compassion. That is why in Buddha’s teaching, compassion is necessary to wipe out all the traces of ego.


Ego is just a mere idea of who you are which you also convince yourself to believe in.


Egocentric people are the flies of the society. They are like the pest, annoying and they think that they are just like the mighty eagle which can fly over people whenever they want to.


The ego thinks that it is the master of the house but actually it is more like the parasite of the house.


Ego works like rust. It corrupts everything it touches up to its inner core and once corrupted the thing will never be the same again.


Talents will be dead and useless if ego overshadow it. Yes, ego can do it.


Some people can easily forego a heavy and sumptuous meal. Some can sacrifice a dress or any property. But if you ask them to let go of their egos, almost everyone will hold on to it.


Ego does not intend to see something. Its main intention is to be something.


People are disconnected from each other because of their egos.


If you would like to connect to people then you must disconnect your ego.


A person’s whole personality can be downgraded by ego.


If you want to be appreciated once in a while by people around you it is just normal and part of being human. But if you want to be appreciated every now and then, you must have an ego problem.


There is this one thing that sucks out all the joy in everything, it is called ego.


Good things happen to those people who learned how to wipe their ego completely. Ego out-happiness in.


Learn how to accept the real you and other people .Eventually by doing so, ego will perish.


Self acceptance can transform or eliminate your sky high ego. Do it for you to know it.


When you learn to let love and compassion shine trough brightly, ego will automatically find its way out.


Do not allow your ego from holding you back in learning new things.


Ego thought that by putting another person down, it will make itself more superior. In reality, the opposite happen.


Free your mind from clutter. Free your mind from ego.


You will not be your full creative self if ego is occupying the whole space of your being.


We all have the power to discover our inner self; all we have to do it put our egos out of the way.


Ego has the capacity to sharpen your tongue and blunt your brain.


Inhale lots of confidence but also see to it that you will exhale tons of egos.


A little tiny bit of ego can be good but too much ego can be very treacherous.


Ego will make you think that you are clever but it also hinders you into becoming one.


Each time I climbed a step higher a dog keeps following me. It is called ego.


If you want to identify things by using your soul not by using your ego, then try to do some spiritual practices.


A person with a high level of ego will never become an effective and efficient leader.


People will have a hard time to willingly obey the orders of an egoist.


Once you were able to remove your ego from inner self, you will not have a hard time eliminating your bad qualities. Because it is the ego which serves as the root for all the bad traits in you.


Ego has this eagerness to posses lots of things may it be socially, physically and mentally.


Nothing good will be achieved if ego and desire works as a team in controlling you.


Ego focuses on its failures and failures of others alone but it will not do anything to correct the causes of the failures.


A man who is full of ego is too proud of himself that he rather blames other people than to admit his own mistakes in life.


Insecurities in one’s life can be considered as a root of ego because if you feel secure about yourself in the first place your ego will not care to bother you.


An ego is more like disease. Why? It attacks you from the inside to make you attack the outside world.


A man with contentment in his life has little to no ego to corrupt him make him envious.


The human ego has only one sole purpose. To be superior among other people who surrounds him.


Greed, envy, hate, insecurity, anger, bitterness, fear and jealousy are only few of the many toxic and poisonous products of the human ego.


The human ego knows and is aware of its mistakes but it is too proud to let other people know about it.


It has the ability to point and highlight other people’s mistakes and wrongdoings. But it lacks the ability to see its own mess. Its name is EGO.


Actually, ego is good in doing one thing. It is good in being pretentious.


A self-centered individual can only see his self-portrait in a display of gorgeous and more artistic pieces of arts.


If you feel insulted whenever someone corrects you for your inaccuracies it only means that you have the so called ego problem.


Whenever you know how to ask for forgiveness about something whether you are right or erroneous it only means that you give more significance to the relationship that you have with that person. That is the reason why you can set your ego aside.


Almost everyone has this infamous ego problem but no one is open and prepared to talk about it.


Once in a while, ego can be advantageous and helpful in making oneself competent.


Egotistic people pretend to be morally correct to justify their erroneous actions.


Ego is like a disease, it is highly contagious and you will not be able to feel its symptoms.


Combining insecurity and ego within yourself is like combining two kinds of bombs within you.


For some people, nothing is more important to them than their sky high egos.


Few people are too wealthy at heart that they can’t afford to buy themselves some ego.


Poor people are more happy and content in life because they have little to no ego.


Ego and dust can be compared to one another. Why? You say. Because both of them can make you blind for a moment and make you miss the happening.


Many people have lots of riches to be shown off but they are still so poor that all they have in their selves are egos.


Ego is can be compared to chilies. Why? No one is willing to swallow it in the first thought.


The stone by the creek is more useful than your ego at times.


The simplest description of ego is that it destroys everything on its course.


A large number of the human population is more willing to kiss other people’s bum than to swallow their own useless egos.


If only I can see my own ego, I will shoot it down right away.


Ego is one of the main reasons why people are single or has a broken relationship.


If you would like to bond to different and various people then you must detach your ego.


It is tough when you have an argument with other people but it is way tougher when you are having an argument within yourself.


Do not consent to your ego from shutting you down in learning innovative ideas.


I guess you must have a spring within you. Why? Because you are overflowing with ego.


All of us humans were created with as self destruct button. We may not be aware of it but it is called ego folks.


We are hurting because we keep stabbing ourselves with this weapon called ego.


Ego is too afraid that it will not let its guard down no matter what the heart feels.


Ego does not choose people. Ego infects people from all walks of life and from all ages of life.


We are signing ourselves up to slavery where the master who holds the whip is our own egos.


Up and up it will go until you can’t let go because it will forbid you in doing so. It is ego chaps.


Your ego makes you believe that it is your subconscious which is responsible in your uncontrollable reactions.


Ego is like a country’s dictator. You are the country. Ego is the dictator. Your heart is the prisoner.


Consideration is one of the many things that you can’t achieve if you have an elevated ego. Ego is the first-on-list foe of consideration. That is why in Buddha’s teaching, consideration is essential to wipe out all the traces of ego.


Ego is the pressing dictate of individual’s consciousness.


Ego is like a useless manager in a business firm who passes out all the blames of all its mistakes to others then credits himself with all the achievement of others.


Like a leech, ego sucks the fun out of anything and everything.


All humans were born with this virus called ego but only the courageous ones were able to get the cure for it.


Ego is the greatest and seldom defeated enemy of the human race.


Like a mold on the bread, it will only thrive if left unattended and unnoticed.


Ego is like a sickness, it is vastly contagious and you will not be able to sense its symptoms.


Love is like ego sometimes. It can be selfish and greedy once in a while.


If a man says that he has no ego, most definitely he has tons of it.


Old age is nature’s natural process for humans to let go of their egos.


Wise people have more tendencies to have lesser egos.


How amazing it can be if only we can throw ego into the trash bin just like how we throw garbage into it. Social life will be easier to handle I guess.


I have this very strong urge to punch people in the face who think like they know every single thing about this whole damn world. For short, I want to punch people with egos as high as the sky scraper in the cities of my beloved country.

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