“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”
“The human being who lives only for himself finally reaps nothing but unhappiness. Selfishness corrodes. Unselfishness ennobles, satisfies. Don’t put off the joy derivable from doing helpful, ,kindly things for others.”
B. C. Forbes
“Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.”
being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in
that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.”
“Make your ego
porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing.
Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
“The ego hurts
you like this: you become obsessed with the one person who does not love you.
blind to the rest who do.”
“No matter what
we talk about, we are talking about ourselves”
ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
The ego is
nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
The ultimate aim
of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
To be successful,
you really have to put your ego in the background and try to be diplomatic to
achieve what you want to achieve.
Don't let your
ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
Ego is a social
fiction for which one person at a time gets all the blame.
Robert Anton Wilson