quote by Mother Teresa

Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.

— Mother Teresa

Glamorous Selfish Motives quotations

Selfish motives quote You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.

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Go on bravely. Do not expect success in a day or a year. Always hold on to the highest. Be steady. Avoid jealousy and selfishness. Be obedient and eternally faithful to the cause of truth, humanity, and your country, and you will move the world.

People are unrealistic, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway.

Selfish motives quote Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.

Money doesn't change men, it merely unmasks them.

If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that's all.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

The Man who works for others, without any selfish motive, really does good to himself.

Selfish motives quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway.

Selfish motives quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

Do you know someone you would like to change and regulate and improve? Good! That is fine. I am all in favor of it, But why not begin on yourself? From a purely selfish standpoint, that is a lot more profitable than trying to improve others - yes, and a lot less dangerous.

If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway.

The challenge and the energy running requires may be a selfish one, but it actually motivates me to be stronger in my relationships.

Selfish motives quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway.

If your actions are motivated by selfish interests rather than God, you are mortgaging tomorrow's joy.

To exercise some sort of control over others is the secret motive of every selfish person.

Selfish motives quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi

Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

The profit motive, when it is the sole basis of an economic system, encourages a cutthroat competition and selfish ambition that inspires men to be more concerned about making a living than making a life.

Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.

The greatest surprise of human evolution may be that the highest form of selfishness is selflessness.

Selfish motives quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.

Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.

Every selfish motive therefore, every family attachment, ought to recommend such a system of policy as would provide no less carefully for the rights and happiness of the lowest than of the highest orders of Citizens.

Selfish motives quote A little progress each day adds up to bg results.

A little progress each day adds up to bg results.

A wise Government seeks to provide the opportunity through which the best of individual achievement can be obtained, while at the same time it seeks to remove such obstruction, such unfairness as springs from selfish human motives.

Maybe coming clean is the ultimate selfish act.

A way to absolve yourself by hurting someone who doesn't deserve to be hurt.

Given a man full of faith, you will have a man tenacious in purpose, absorbed in one grand object, simple in his motives, in whom selfishness has been driven out by the power of a mightier love, and indolence stirred into unwearied energy.

Selfish motives quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive.

Has any act of selfishness ever equalled the carnage perpetrated by disciples of altruism.

This is the true joy of life-the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown to the scrap-heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish clod of ailments and grievances.

If efforts to do social work are couched in selfish motives, then they will die a premature death. Why would my efforts get politicised? I have values I inherited from my father. He helped many. Anyone, even a postman knocking on our door would get a glass of water and some sweets.

Selfish motives quote The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the str

The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.

You know, we're really destroying ourselves because we're really making the motivating force of anything we do selfish.

Sometimes a fog will settle over a vessel's deck and yet leave the topmast clear. Then a sailor goes up aloft and gets a lookout which the helmsman on deck cannot get. So prayer sends the soul aloft; lifts it above the clouds in which our selfishness and egotism befog us, and gives us a chance to see which way to steer.

Why would the apostles lie?....Liars always lie for selfish reasons. If they lied, what was their motive, what did they get out of it? What they got out of it was misunderstanding, rejection, persecution, torture, and martyrdom. Hardly a list of perks!

Selfish motives quote If you stumble, make it part of the dance.

If you stumble, make it part of the dance.

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I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.

Selfishness is the grand moving principle of nine-tenths of our actions.

All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery.

Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.

Since all motives at bottom are selfish and ignoble, we may judge acts and qualities only be their effects.

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