What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us." ~Hermann Hesse
"What mirror you lookin' in?" ~nr lenz
"Those that fight, don't listen; those that listen, don't fight." ~Fritz Perls
Or at least have a better chance, not to fight.
"Listening is ... common courtesy." ~nr lenz
"An egotist is a self-made man who worships his creator." ~John Bright
(aka, himself ... for those who might not have "gotten" that ...)
"Conceit is thinking you're great; egotism is knowing it. " ~Bobby Darin
Or, "I'm not conceited, I'm convinced!"
My response would be, "Now you have to convince everyone else!" ~nr lenz
"Sometimes, another's ego can corrupt a true friendship." ~Unknown
"If you have a big ego, is it even possible to have a true friendship?
There may not be room for two." ~nr lenz
"It is the nature of the ego to take; and the nature of the spirit to share." ~proverb
"I can see the good and bad conscience fellas on your shoulders! 'Take,' 'No, share'!" ~nr lenz