Ego & Self Importance

Those that fight don’t listen those that listen don’t fight.—Fritz Perls

“If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us.”—- Hermann Hesse

“My benefactor used to say that a warrior who stumbles on a petty tyrant is a lucky one.”–Don Juan (The Fire From Within)
[Petty tyrants work on your ego.]

Take the cotton wool out of your ears and put it in your mouth.–AA saying

The result you got was the communication you intended – Werner Erhard [The content may be OK, but the tone was hostile.]

“The only way to stave off boredom, in a complex domesticated primate like humankind, is to increase one’s intelligence.  This is not appealing to the average primate, who instead invents emotional games (soap opera and grand opera dramatics).”–Robert Anton Wilson

“It is weakness rather than wickedness which renders men unfit to be trusted with unlimited power.” — John Adams, 1788
[Power is the third enemy of man.]

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