It's good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people.
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— Hugh Hefner
selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
— Oscar Wilde selfishness quote
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Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
— Doug Horton
No man will work for your interests unless they are his.
— selfishness quotation by David Seabury
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
He who lives
only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package.
It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It is a matter of converting our high technology from weaponry to livingry.
I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There
were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
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plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself.
Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
He who takes but never gives, may last for years but never lives.
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Fear comes fromt the selfish idea of cutting one's self off from the universe.
We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
The greatest productive force is human selfishness.
Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.
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but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search
for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere selfish struggle of the vain with the vain.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to the present.
Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
If we were not all so excessively interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
A selfish man is a thief.
Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own infinitude, and his infinitude is, in one sense, overcome.
In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
I was a personality before I became a person.
I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.