Glenn Campbell's tweet archive, searching for "ego"

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1: 2017-07-20: Imagine a boss who demands loyalty but gives nothing in return, who would sacrifice you in an instant to serve his ego. Would you serve him?
2: 2017-03-23: Ego will do anything to try to save face in the present, including sabotaging its own future.
3: 2017-03-14: People love who they need to love to protect their own ego.
4: 2017-01-20: In romance, people aren't looking for the "best" candidate but the one who is the least threat to their ego.
5: 2016-03-04: Egocentrism vs. Ego Detachment
6: 2015-07-12: The universal risk in every government is that it devolves over time into simply protecting the egos and positions of the people running it.
7: 2014-09-15: There is no point in asking who is a narcissist. Everyone is. The question is, how productive or dysfunctional is your egocentrism?
8: 2014-08-28: Most wars are explained less by economic and social factors than by the ego and personal sensitivities of the aggressor country's leader.
9: 2014-03-25: People love who they need to love to preserve their own ego.
10: 2014-03-17: Everyone is walking on eggshells through their own life, trying to not to offend the ego or devalue past investments.
11: 2014-03-16: When predicting human behavior, don't expect long-term rational self-interest. Expect immediate ego protection.
12: 2013-12-22: @BadDalaiLama Evidently, someone's ego is wrapped up in there being a big local sex trafficking problem that talk and billboards can help.
13: 2013-10-28: The most valuable advice cannot be spoken because it threatens ego and investments. Your audience will only get angry and pull away.
14: 2013-08-10: Ego is your emotional investment in your current path that prevents you from accepting any contrary information.
15: 2013-08-10: You see someone's art or business failing. You know what they're doing wrong but can't tell them because their ego won't let the message in.
16: 2013-07-01: Healthy ego is caring about your product and how it is perceived by others
17: 2013-05-29: Ego and prior commitment prevent people from seeing the opportunities right in front of them.
18: 2013-03-14: Emotional error correction: recognizing when your own judgment might be impaired by ego, fatigue, paranoia or euphoria.
19: 2013-02-09: Once a song has been recorded, the musician's ego is so attached to it that the only thing you can say to them is, "Great song!"
20: 2013-01-09: Healthy ego is taking pride in your own product and its presentation. Narcissistic ego is thinking you matter apart from your product.
21: 2012-12-28: Human relations is a minefield of ego sensitivities. Whatever you say, it is bound to offend somebody who has invested in the opposite.
22: 2012-11-11: I have given up on running a Justice League because I can't handle the egos. Give a guy a super power and soon he's a super asshole.
23: 2012-09-19: Super egos often go supernova. Fun to watch, but only from a distance.
24: 2012-09-04: If you were colorblind or autistic, you might sense that something was missing, but ego would prevent you from acknowledging any weakness.
25: 2012-09-03: Romantic love is a quest for the right amount of ego enhancement without too much ego threat.
26: 2012-08-25: If money alone was enough to soothe the ego, we wouldn't have politicians.
27: 2012-08-20: Ego is an infinite need that can never be satiated.
28: 2012-08-16: Ego is the fuel that drives us toward success and the poison that prevents us from getting there.
29: 2012-08-13: "Never give up on your dreams" is stupid advice. Most dreams are egotistical and should be given up to make way for better goals.
30: 2012-08-10: RT @KilroyCafe: Nothing restores one's ego to balance like good old-fashioned failure.
31: 2012-07-10: There are plenty of people with artistic talent but only a few who can see through the fog of their own ego.
32: 2012-07-09: The ego of youth: "I am already perfect."
33: 2012-07-08: People become trapped in self-destructive lifestyles when their ego prevents them from acknowledging their past mistakes.
34: 2012-06-29: "Ego" is not self-esteem but the pretense of it when actual self-esteem is weak.
35: 2012-06-29: Artists with great technical skills are usually defeated by ego, which prevents them from seeing their own work as others do.
36: 2012-06-28: RT @NIETZSCHESOURCE: Wherever I climb I am followed by a dog named "Ego" #NIETZSCHE
37: 2012-06-27: In the end, most people will choose a bland and known path with the illusion of safety and little risk to their ego.
38: 2012-06-05: Anyone would avoid disaster when there's no cost in stepping aside. When ego becomes invested, the costs go up and the blinders go on.
39: 2012-05-27: @OneFaithLove Define "ego based relationship". (You may be onto something!)
40: 2012-05-24: Most realistic crime show ever: "Jerk Detective". Cop is brilliant at solving crimes but his ego alienates everyone. New partner every week.
41: 2012-04-12: The more fragile ones ego, the quicker one is to anger.
42: 2012-04-12: Anger is a mechanism to protect the ego and insulate fragile belief systems from rational argument.
43: 2012-03-19: If it's "the principle of the thing" that keeps you fighting, maybe it's just your ego.
44: 2012-03-18: The most effective form of ego protection is to never ask a question you don't already have the answer to.
45: 2012-02-26: In love, people don't usually choose the "best" partner but the one who is the least threat to their ego.
46: 2012-02-18: Ego depletion is a myth, but attention depletion is real. There is a limit to how much you can attend to in a day.
47: 2011-12-13: Ego is the opposite of what it presents itself as. Big ego = low self-esteem. Those with high self-esteem don't parade it around like that.
48: 2011-12-12: The ego is biggest in those who least deserve it.
49: 2011-11-22: To evaluate your own work, you must overcome your own ego and resist the emotional pressure to defend your investments.
50: 2011-11-19: People can lie to get ahead but not so much as they lie to protect their ego and addictions.
51: 2011-10-27: The main thing standing between an artist and his best work is his own ego, which prevents him from seeing what's really there.
52: 2011-10-07: Humility can be as pathological as egotism if it suggests a lack of pride in ones own life.
53: 2011-08-13: Many a promising talent has crashed on the oil slick of their own ego.
54: 2011-08-06: Ego depletion is a fallacy.
55: 2011-07-06: The main thing that stands between the artist and his work is his own ego. "I made this so it must be perfect."
56: 2011-07-03: The opposite of a jerk is someone with "no ego" who acknowledges the needs of others and doesn't bulldoze over them.
57: 2011-07-03: A jerk is one who aggressively imposes his ego upon others with little regard for their feelings or needs.
58: 2011-06-12: Our perpetual curse is to see others with perfect clarity but ourselves only through the thick fog of ego.
59: 2011-05-21: Ego is like alcohol. It intoxicates you, distorts your behavior and sets you up for a fall.
60: 2011-05-20: The greatest enemy of the artist is his own ego, which prevents him from seeing his own work accurately.
61: 2011-04-29: The greatest superpower is being able to separate your ego from the objective reality outside you.
62: 2011-04-29: The fog of ego stands between us and getting the most out of life.
63: 2011-04-13: So many things would be easy if you could turn off your own ego and see what's really there.
64: 2011-04-03: Fools make poor predictions about the behavior of others because they can't suppress their own ego enough to see the other's viewpoint.
65: 2011-04-02: You can avoid straw man only in yourself. Focus on the threat to your ego, why it hurts and what you can change within yourself to fix it.
66: 2011-04-02: Emotional convenience is what you need to do to defend your ego. If a messenger delivers bad news about you, kill him!
67: 2011-03-29: On My Bucket List: Become a celebrity chef, because there's nothing more important in life than food... and my ego!
68: 2011-03-27: The chief function of anger is to act as a censor, to prevent news damaging to our ego from reaching our ears.
69: 2011-03-27: Humans are motivated by (1) protection of the ego and (2) pleasing or impressing others. Reason is only a distant third.
70: 2011-03-26: In school, the grade is clear and undeniable. When people grade themselves, they often get it wrong, swayed by their own ego.
71: 2011-03-08: When we say someone has a "big ego" we really mean the opposite: their ego is so weak they have to over-assert the pretense of it.
72: 2011-03-04: Working for a jerk is the worst hell! You can't just get the job done; you have to cater to the ever-shifting needs of his ego.
73: 2011-03-02: The purpose, ego and funding of the police derives from fighting crime. This gives them a bias to find crime—whether or not it exists.
74: 2011-02-28: Narcissism with sufficient planning and foresight is indistinguishable from altruism. Ultimately, we serve our own ego by serving others.
75: 2011-02-26: Human behavior isn't about solving problems. It's about protecting the ego—which can be done by solving problems or by obscuring them.
76: 2011-01-30: The thing that stands between you and great photography is your own emotional neediness. You must see with your eyes, not your ego.
77: 2011-01-21: Most secrets aren't really secrets, just things you don't say to avoid upsetting those with fragile egos.
78: 2011-01-16: People don't necessarily seek the "best" romantic partner but the one who is the least threat to their ego.
79: 2011-01-08: Those with the lowest native self-esteem become the biggest egomaniacs once they gain a little power.
80: 2011-01-05: Each person we deal with must be tested for intellect, ego and emotional control, with interactions adjusted accordingly.
81: 2010-12-13: Ego is the opposite of what it presents itself as. Big ego = low self-esteem. Those with high self-esteem don't parade it around like that.
82: 2010-12-12: Police owe their existence—and ego—to crime. If they can't find it, they are nobody. Find it, and they become powerful. That's the bias.
83: 2010-12-10: The ego is biggest in those who least deserve it.
84: 2010-11-25: The key to mastering any artistic medium is emotional detachment, because once your ego gets involved, you stop seeing what's there.
85: 2010-11-25: Schadenfreude may seem justified when someone's own ego led to their misfortune, but what other kind of misfortune is there?
86: 2010-11-24: Ego both pushes you to succeed and stands in your way.
87: 2010-11-06: God was invented to serve the ego of man.
88: 2010-11-01: Nothing restores ones ego to balance like a healthy dose of failure.
89: 2010-10-20: As soon as you work to create something, your ego becomes attached to it, which corrupts your ability to judge it objectively.
90: 2010-10-16: No matter how technologically complex the world may become, it will always be dominated by the stupid mistakes of human ego.
91: 2010-09-26: The purpose of paranoia is to defend the ego, to make your own flaws and mistakes seem justified.
92: KilroyCafe: 2010-11-02: Check out my alter-ego @BadDalaiLama — At last, a decent fortune cookie!
93: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-24: People who are least deserving of their good fortune have the biggest ego.
94: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-19: Intelligent life anywhere in the universe will face similar conflicts: individual vs society, defending one's ego, dealing with death.
95: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-17: When we say someone has a "big ego" we really mean the opposite: their ego is so weak that they can accept no contrary information.
96: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-08: The key to success in any number of fields is being able to set ego aside and see yourself as others see you. It is a rare skill.
97: KilroyCafe: 2010-05-23: Nothing restores one's ego to balance like good old-fashioned failure.
98: KilroyCafe: 2010-05-08: The greatest enemy of the individual is his own ego.
99: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-27: People mostly believe what they are told to believe — by others and by their own ego. Few have the strength to form their own opinions.
100: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-14: People don't necessarily choose the "best" romantic partner. They choose the one who is the least threat to their ego.
101: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: God was invented to serve the ego of man.
102: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: The purpose of paranoia is to defend the ego, to make your own flaws and mistakes seem justified.
103: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-26: Reason in humans is an illusion. Human behavior is dictated by ego, with reason backfilled only later to support the choice already made.
104: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-17: The same wounded ego that propels you to the top will probably push you off the other side.
105: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-07: Ego is a great motivator, propelling many a prima donna to the top. Unfortunately, it usually pushes them off the other side.
106: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-25: The individual's ability to understand his own predicament is very weak. Ego and investment cloud his vision. Sentimentality replaces logic.
107: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-22: A deadly combination: stupid, egotistical and in a position of power. Think Barney Fife. Funny to watch but avoid at all costs!
108: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-08: People aren't necessarily attracted to the "best" romantic partner but the one who is the least threat to their ego.
109: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-06: Defense mechanisms are the logical fallacies a person adopts to protect their ego and avoid responsibility for their own failings.
110: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-25: No matter how complex the world may become, it will always be dominated by the stupid mistakes of human ego.
111: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-25: Once one begins to create something, ones ego becomes attached to it, thereby bribing and corrupting ones clarity of vision.
112: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-23: The politics of love: Everyone wants the "best" romantic partner but, more importantly, one who won't threaten one's ego.
113: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-04: Most human behavior is driven by ego, not logic. People do whatever seems to protect their self-esteem in the moment, even if it hurts.
114: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-02: The main thing that separates musicians from their music is ego.
115: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-28: Belief follows necessity. People believe what they need to believe to support their ego and make their circumstances emotionally tolerable.
116: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-23: The artist's greatest enemy is his own ego, which prevents him from seeing his work as the outside observer sees it.
117: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-28: It can be a great ego boost to know you chose the right religion and that God loves you the best. Lucky you!
118: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-05: Art without a function in real life is merely egotism.
119: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-29: The ego is usually biggest in those who least deserve to have it.
120: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-25: One of the highest compliments you can pay someone is to say they have "no ego", although you are really saying the opposite.
121: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-10: Police owe their existence - and ego - to crime. If they don't find it they are nobody. Find it, and they become powerful.
122: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-05: The ego is usually biggest in those who have done the least to deserve it.
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