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Rap has so many possibilities that need to be explored. There are different factions of rap, but some are in a rut. Rap doesn’t have to be about boosting egos and grabbing your crotch and dissing women. There’s a way to make political and social issues interesting and entertaining to the young rap audience.
Many people around the President have sizeable egos before entering government, some with good reason. Their new positions will do little to moderate their egos.
This is going to sound like a lie, but the ‘Game of Thrones’ set is so good to work on. I’ve been a part of plays and other projects where egos get in the way and there are constant fallings out. There’s none of that there.
I knew a ton of actors and was friends with them, but I never dated actresses. I tried to date ‘normal’ people because the Hollywood dating rule is ‘one star per couple’ because it’s quite a challenge to match the egos of two actors.
Lots of people say politics is about individualism and egos. I happen to think government is best operated as a team.
I’m in a business that invites narcissism, self-involvement, and egos being blown out of proportion.
Politicians have such large egos that it usually takes them an inordinately long time to grasp when they’ve become a pathetic joke.
If directors, actors and writers have the ability to drop their alpha-male egos, you will always get better work. In terms of my own demands, I actually want fewer lines. If I can lose a line and do it with my face, I’d rather do that.
Many times I felt like I’d do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn’t have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there’d be battles of egos.
As a writer, you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos.
Startups can be the most conservative organizations in the world. We spend so much energy nurturing our delicate egos against naysayers and self-doubt that we can hardly admit mistakes. This is especially true of first-time CEOs.
I try to pride myself on being nice to everyone and not letting egos get in the way.
Some people confuse confidence with arrogance. There’s no doubt in the business world there are a few big egos and I think arrogance can get in the way. But if you have the confidence to go to your higher superior and say this is wrong, it can make a difference.
I want to hire guys that fit that mold; I want guys where it’s about the Philadelphia Eagles first, that check their egos at the door.
A boardroom is a collection of individuals, and individuals have varying motives, egos, agendas and qualifications. Sometimes the dynamics can go off track.
As humans with egos and feelings, none of us wants to be pilloried. But as thinkers and writers, it’s our job to express opinions forthrightly and without qualifying them out of existence.
When you got a group like G-Unit… we sold millions of records, we got a lot of egos.
A cook never knows if the dish he perfected for hours was described properly or if a guest even liked his food. It’s hard to spend hours perfecting a dish only to relinquish control. But chefs need to put aside their egos and trust the people serving the food.
For comedy reasons, any place we can have really big egos and very high stakes is a great thing to go for.
It seems that, culturally, young people function more in groups. They know each other through digital media. All the young comedy people who work in TV are really used to working at the table with lots of writers around. They’re comfortable in the group; they don’t assert their own egos over everyone else.
We want you to sit down and leave your egos at home and let’s get an understanding as to where all this is foolishness coming from. There are others who are putting things out there or throwing a stick and hiding their hand and keeping things built up in the media.
Award shows in general are just lame excuses to stroke the egos of millionaires, but the ‘ESPY’s’ are an especially embarrassing example.
As athletes, we all have egos, we all think we can help, and when you’re not given that chance, it’s hard to watch.
Even though we want huge individual egos, our collective ego is unbelievable.
Making a record’s really hard. You deal with the money stuff – you never have the budget you need. You’re working with so many egos.
Team spirit is paramount – each of our own egos has to take a back seat. That applies to me as well as everyone else.
We have to be leaders and sacrifice our own egos and be humble and go in and figure out what their values are, and then speak to those values.
Great people have great egos; maybe that’s what makes them great.
Actors have these delicate appendages called Egos.
Maynard James Keenan
A lot of times, you feel like you’re walking on eggshells in a creative environment, because everyone’s having to watch out for egos so much of the time.
You do not want to be in a creative organisation with everybody being like-minded and stroking each other’s creative egos. You want differences of opinion… constructively.
There’s no egos, we just want the best show we can put on. That started with NXT and that continues.
A lot has to be the NBA. I don’t know if I can say it is the egos of the players or the money that goes around and everything. But those relationships between the coaches and the players are just not the same. They are not even close to the European coach-player relationships.
Real Madrid is bigger than egos. The club is huge and the culture of the club was so big that we were able to sign huge players. It was then up to the players to adapt to the culture and not the other way around.
I love to do voiceover because, for me, if you know what you’re doing, it’s simple. No makeup, no costuming, none of the baloney. None of the egos – you don’t have to deal with all that crap. I love voiceovers.
Television has become the government, priest, psychotherapist – the legitimiser of our egos.
It can be a real blow to our egos when we feel as if our hard-earned degrees don’t matter as much as our ability to get the morning coffee orders right.
It’s a terrible mistake when it gets to be a contest of egos. The actor is always going to win. If a director gets into a control situation and is overbearing, it’s deadly.
My alter egos have changed a lot over the years. When I was a child, I was a black horse called Storm. Whinnying and jumping over bamboo poles in the garden took up pretty much my entire childhood.
Swimmers do not get a lot of telly time so you are not dealing with a lot of egos.
When you hit the big time, big money, big egos, people don’t talk. You have no friends.
In such a therapeutic, pragmatic, pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps society as ours, the message of God having to do all the work in saving us comes as an offensive shot at our egos.
I’m used to the egos in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s where people just expected massive success and thought it was their birth right to be successful.
Girls are socialised in ways that are harmful to their sense of self – to reduce themselves, to cater to the egos of men, to think of their bodies as repositories of shame. As adult women, many struggle to overcome, to unlearn, much of that social conditioning.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
What I’ve picked up from working with the women in the Gori choir is that they don’t have egos. All that matters is the music.
How can you create a team and bring all these egos together? The main goal for Manchester United is for them to play well – and not have a player saying, ‘I play well; I scored two goals’. Because if I score two goals, but three goals go into our net, then we lose.
Egos are an occupational hazard in acting, but I don’t have much of one, and my husband doesn’t have much of one, so it’s good.
I have some realistic humility which comes from my first career as a writer. I wrote for other people for ten years. I saw some incredible egos not based on any reality. They were great when they were on top and awful when they weren’t. I learned a lot about how to treat people.
And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.
Words, especially when yelled in anger, can be very damaging to a child’s self-confidence. The child probably already feels bad enough just from seeing the consequences of his or her behavior. Our sons and daughters don’t need more guilt and self-doubt heaped upon their already wounded egos.
Egos turn me off, big time.
I’ve trained with trainers in L.A., and they get complacent. They’re used to dealing with celebrity egos, so they cotton-wool you a bit.
Our music is an answer to the early Seventies when artsy people with big egos would do vocal harmonies and play long guitar solos and get called geniuses.
Gentlemen, start your egos.
Negroes’ problem is that they do not have their egos. That’s why our churches end up having a white service, because our preacher is not arrogant enough to take God’s word, so he have to go and get some white fellow’s agenda and put it in his church.
Ultimately, I think to be successful in fashion, you have to turn into the most incredible HR person. It’s about politics. I’m massaging egos and keeping everyone happy.
I never wanted to work with celebrities. I have no interest. I don’t really care about their egos and their publicists.
To be able to love and live in freedom means to be able to make godly decisions. To make godly decisions we have to surrender our egos and all the falsity and shame that goes with it.
I think that some people get wrapped up in their own egos. They need to see certain album sales and certain monuments.
You imagine that, going into such a huge American series, you will come up against a lot of egos, but it was the complete opposite on ’24,’ a dream team.
Every week I read about myself in a magazine, about something that I haven’t done or some place that I’ve never been or don’t even know. It’s just gossip, rumors, egos, and politics.
The great thing with film is that it doesn’t have an ego. It’s just a film. Everybody that makes them has an ego, and the problem with awards and stuff like that is that it always affects the egos, and everyone gets stained by it in some way. And that can be fine and very innocent, but it can be horrible as well.
I find it funny how at British festivals there are such inflated egos. It’s rare that I even talk to anyone at a lot of them.
Popstars really draws you in. It’s fascinating. It’s interesting to watch people thrown together in that kind of a situation. Even if the egos weren’t involved and they weren’t trying to be world famous. It’s the Real World, only better.
I think maybe Mr. Sinise and Mr. Bacon have slightly bigger egos than I do.
The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish, when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are always and invariably futile.
I think in music and a lot of creative fields, people’s egos get in the way of their ability of seeing the big picture.
You can tell when people think they’re a little bit special, and it’s quite fun to laugh at them, and I think it’s good to laugh at them, because then you can deflate their egos a bit.
The cast of ‘Vikings’ is a real team, a true ensemble. It’s a mad, eclectic, great bunch! But we support each other and trust each other completely. There are no egos.
In all of my work I’m trying to create a dialogue, in which I want to provoke the recipients, stimulate them to use their own imaginations. I don’t just say things recipients want to hear, flatter their egos or comfort them by agreeing with them. I have to provoke them, to take them as seriously as I take myself.
In my lifetime, I’ve discovered a great many incredibly talented individuals. Some have achieved stardom. Simultaneously, I’ve seen many dreams shattered, egos destroyed and lives changed forever. The end destination may well be fame and fortune, but the road to stardom is littered with broken hearts.
The best tech companies are led by founders with entrepreneurial zeal and strong egos. They consistently deliver what we want and what we need, at prices that decrease over time. The Wall Street firm is a long-standing institution with a more established hierarchy.
See, I don’t know nothing about singing. I never wanted to be a frontman. Frontmen had big egos and was always crazy and aggravating. I just never thought that was a good idea.
I assumed a business like a film studio would behave like a business and still want to protect its own interests, still do the best it could to get as many people paying for as many of their movies as possible. I realized this is not actually a business about business: it’s a business of egos and dominance.
The music is first and foremost everything – no egos, no attitude, nothing – it’s about the music.
In the very beginning we were a real tight family but now it’s different. You know, toward the end, we had separate limos, stuff like that. It’s hard to get six giant egos in the same place.
I don’t want egos and personalities on the set that make it more difficult to make the film. I don’t want people who take the focus away from the movie and the ideas behind the movie.