English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "ego"

I sometimes think that people who appear to have a big ego actually suffer from a lack of self-esteemThe boss has a huge ego, so he would never admit that someone else's idea was better than his own.

I sometimes think that people who appear to have a big ego actually suffer from a lack of self-esteem.

Her ego has prevented her from benefitting from the advice of her colleagues.

Professional athletes need to have a strong ego so that they don't get discouraged if things go badly once in a while.

He has the biggest ego in the office and would never admit he had made a mistake.

Constantly criticizing a child is very bad for the ego.

An artist has to have a strong ego so that he or she isn't bothered by those who do not appreciate his or her work.

I'm happy that Mandy won the award. It'll be good for her ego because she always doubts herself.

He is such an egotist that he thinks all the girls at school are in love with him.

His egotism is going to get him in trouble because he never takes anyone else's opinions seriously.

Colin Powell once said, Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position fails your ego goes with it.

Chess master Bobby Fischer once remarked, I like the moment when I break a man's ego.

Molly Wiest once said that war is the biggest ego trip of all time.

Dean Acheson once suggested that the great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.

William Proxmire once claimed that the limousine is the ultimate ego trip, the supreme sign of success. It shouts: Hey, this guy is really and truly Mr Big.

Emile Chevalier once observed that appearances give us more pleasure than reality, especially when they help to satisfy our egos.

Susan Roane once stated that the rewards go to the risk-takers, those who are willing to put their egos on the line, and reach out to other people and to a richer, fuller life for themselves.

William James once claimed that religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.

Frank Leahy once suggested that egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.

Lucille Harper once joked that the nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.

The Sikh religion teaches us that five thieves who live within this body are lust, anger, greed, attachment and ego.

According to the Sikh religion, when one sheds one's ego, one is at peace, and one's body and mind are in health.

Buddhism teaches that the more we cling to the belief in a self, an ego, the more pain and alienation we feel.

I felt his behavior was very egotistic because the only person he thought about was himself.


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