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I think that’s what I … I have very little tolerance for people whose egos are inflated and who have lost their sense of curiosity about other people.

From Ozy

A remote expanse of badlands and prairie that humbles the ego instantly.

That is, stable in his penchant to destroy everything and everyone that doesn’t feed his ego.

In service of his own ego, he is undermining the constitution and democracy, and may well hand a defeat to Senate Republicans in the process.

From Fortune

The first rule is not to destroy your career, your life, just because of the ego.

“You know, I never had a monstrous ego,” Mailer confides to a friend in l987.

All I had in those days was a monstrous lack of ego which therefore required huge injections of actorly ego and misled people.

He even allegedly had a nickname for his violent, aggressive alter ego: Rick.

In other words, Taylor Kitsch at his best plays against ego.

Given his alter ego, it may not come as a surprise that Goyeneche is into antiquities, especially of the pre-Colombian variety.

Increpaui ego, vt potui, per interpret paganicos hos mores in iam Christianis.

Ego r improbaui, veritus scilicet, ne vel Galli, vel eti Gtiles hoc interpretartur in fidei nostr iniuri.

From an active state of resistance the ego traversed a descending curve ending in absolute passivity.

The final test of one's ability to project the personal ego over all else in the material world.

Wilson Lamb's ego died a horrible death seventeen seconds before he did.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ego, such as: character, psyche, self, self-pride, self-admiration, and selfdom.

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