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If someone is blessed as I am is not willing to clean out the barn, who will? (Quote by - H. Ross Perot)

Egotism is such a terrible disease, in the love of duality, they do their deeds. (Quote by - Guru Gobind Singh)

Nothing makes one so vain as being told one is a sinner. Conscience makes egotists of us all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. (Quote by - Frank Leahy)

Egotism is nature's compensation for mediocrity. (Quote by - L.A. Safian)

When egotism and duality are eradicated, one intuitively merges in peace. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

I have nothing to declare except my genius. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't. It was because I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut. (Quote by - Dean Martin)

Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation. . . . Tooting, howling, screeching, booming, crashing, whistling, grinding, and trilling bolster his ego. His anxiety subsides. His inhuman void spreads monstrously like a gray vegetation. (Quote by - Jean Arp)

Can you dissolve your ego? Can you abandon the idea of self and other? Can you relinquish the notions of male and female, short and long, life and death? Can you let go of all these dualities and embrace the Tao without skepticism or panic? If so, you can reach the heart of the Integral Oneness. (Quote by - Lao Tzu)

Overcome your egotism, O perishable bride, and walk in the Guru s Way. (Quote by - Guru Nanak)

To men and women who want to do things, there is nothing quite so driving as the force of an imprisoned ego. . . . All genius comes from this class. (Quote by - Mary Rinehart)

Acting in egotism, so very many have died. After making mistakes, they later repent and regret. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Two people have been living in you all your life. One is the ego, garrulous, demanding, hysterical, calculating; the other is the hidden spiritual being, whose still voice of wisdom you have only rarely heard or attended to. . . . you have uncovered in yourself your own wise guide. Because he or she knows you through and through, since he or she is you, your guide can help you, with increasing clarity and humor, negotiate all the difficulties of your thoughts and emotions. . . . The more often you listen to this wise guide, the more easily you will be able to change your negative moods yourself, see through them, and even laugh at them for the absurd dramas and ridiculous illusions that they are. . . . The more you listen, the more guidance you will receive. If you follow the voice of your wise guide . . . and let the ego fall silent, you come to experience that presence of wisdom and joy and bliss that you really are. (Quote by - Sogyal Rinpoche)

Marriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic. (Quote by - Helen Rowland)

Egotism is the glue with which you get stuck in yourself. (Quote by - Dan Post)

What keeps you motivated? The challenge of putting all the elements of a team together and seeing how you do and what you become is the thing that I still enjoy. I also enjoy the associations and relationships with the players and other coaches - to be in the arena, so to speak. I still enjoy that. I'm also at the point, though, that if we're not doing well - it's tough enough as it is - that I'm not going to be hanging on just to be hanging on. Because it's not anything I need from an ego standpoint or anything else. I just thoroughly enjoy what I'm doing. (Quote by - LaVell Edwards)

Am I alone in my egotism when I say that never does the pale light of dawn filter through the blinds of 52 Tavistock Square but I open my eyes and exclaim, "Good God! Here I am again!" not always with pleasure, often with pain; sometimes in a spasm. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

Organismic awareness is what we - on the Ego Level - ordinarily, but clumsily, refer to as seeing, touching, tasting, smelling and hearing. But in its very purest form, this "sensual awareness" is non-symbolic, non-conceptual, momentary consciousness. Organismic awareness is awareness of the Present only you can't taste the past, smell the past, see the past, touch the past, or hear the past. Neither can you taste, smell, see, touch or hear the future. In other words, organismic consciousness is properly timeless, and being timeless, it is essentially spaceless. Just as organismic awareness knows no past or future, it knows no inside or outside, no self or other. Thus pure organismic consciousness participates fully in the non-dual awareness called Absolute Subjectivity. (Quote by - Ken Wilber)

Whoever does not detach himself from the ego never attains the Absolute and never deciphers life. (Quote by - Constantin Brancusi)

I give to my friends the assurance that if they will recast their ideas and attitudes about the relative importance of the spiritual to the material, and bring themselves to participate in the mighty cause of establishing God's kingdom in the earth, they will find a satisfaction, a sureness of purpose, a peace and contentment, surpassing anything they have ever known. They will not be ashamed to say to themselves and to their fellows that God and his work come first. When they can develop the faith and the courage to make this acknowledgment, self-sufficiency and egotism will be replaced by humility of spirit. The brotherhood of man will become real to them. Their service will be ennobled, and they will lay the foundation for the attainment of the highest rewards and blessings vouchsafed to humanity. (Quote by - Stephen L. Richards)

And the trouble with me is that my ego just can't accept a loss. I suppose that if I were more perfectly adjusted, I would toss off defeat, but my name is on this ball club. Thirty-six men publicly reflect me and reflect on me, and it's a matter of my pride. (Quote by - Vincent Lombardi)

The real glory of meditation lies not in any method but in its continual living experience of presence, in its bliss, clarity, peace, and most important of all, complete absence of grasping. The diminishing of grasping in yourself is a sign that you are becoming freer of yourself. And the more you experience this freedom, the clearer the sign that the ego and the hopes and fears that keep it alive are dissolving, and the closer you will come to the infinitely generous "wisdom of egolessness." When you live in the wisdom home, you'll no longer find a barrier between "I" and "you," "this" and "that," "inside" and "outside;" you'll have come, finally, to your true home, the state of non-duality. (Quote by - Sogyal Rinpoche)

The ego is not master in its own house. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil --or else an absolute ignorance. (Quote by - Graham Greene)


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