There’s no ego when you’re a ukulele player.
The purpose of work is to give people a chance to utilize and develop their faculties; to enable them to overcome their ego-centeredness by joining others in a common task; and to bring for the goods and services needed for a becoming existence.
I wish I could escape into some alter-ego, just so I could feel more comfortable onstage.
If we are to grow in love, the prisons of our egoism must be unlocked. This implies suffering, constant effort and repeated choices.
I think when you’re as talented as me or you, you don’t need to have an ego. On a serious note, the people I most admire in the world in my field have never shown that much ego to me.
When you’re a fifty-year-old woman, no one really bothers to look at you anymore, much less value your opinion. It’s hard on the old ego. But damn, it does make it easy to get away with a lot.
Such sorrow— The cry of true compassion Sinks into my hard ego.
I’m very competitive, and my ego couldn’t handle that lack of success
Why is balance important? From a life lesson standpoint, it’s about learning to enjoy yourself without getting the ego involved.
I surrounded myself with people who indulged my ego. They treated me as though I was Ziggy Stardust or one of my characters, never realising that David Jones might be behind it.
Making love with his ego.
Egos appear by setting themselves apart from other egos.Persons appear byentering into relationwith other persons.
What has to be given up is not the I, as most mystics suppose: this I is indispensable for any relationship, including the highest, which always presupposes an I and You.