It's good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people. Hugh Hefner Legacy

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.

No man will work for your interests unless they are his.

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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.

Selfish image quote by Marilyn Monroe

If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us.

Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

He who takes but never gives, may last for years but never lives.

None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

Selfish image quote by Lao Tzu

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.

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

Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.

Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.

The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere selfish struggle of the vain with the vain.

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.

Selfish image quote by Swami Vivekananda

Fear comes fromt the selfish idea of cutting one's self off from the universe.

I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.

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.

I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes. I had one thousand and sixty.

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

A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.

Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.

If you think about yourself then you've lost sight of the ball.

Racing is a very selfish, self-centred, self-glorifying thing.

My wife's life for 14 years was centered around me. It was all about me. It was all for my ego.

It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.

The selfish spirit of commerce, which knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain.

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

Switzerland is a curst, selfish, swinish country of brutes, placed in the most romantic region of the world.


The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation.

The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race.

Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire.

A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.

I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.

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.

Be selfish and take good care of YOU first. When you are your best, you can best help others.

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Philippians 2:3

To be stupid, and selfish, and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness; though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.

When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.

The live in wisdom who see themselves in all and all in them, who have renounced every selfish desire and sense craving tormenting the heart.

Nothing makes a man so selfish as work.

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve.

And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.

The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.

Selfish, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others.