Selfishness Quotes

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

Oscar Wilde

The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Robert A. Heinlein

Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Ambrose Bierce

He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.

Tertullian

knowledge is hidden by selfish desire - hidden by this unquenchable fire for self-satisfaction.

Bhagavad-Gita

If all the people in this world, in which we live, were as selfish as a few of the people in this world, in which we live, there would be no world in which to live.

W. L. Orme

Selfishness is the making a man's self his own centre, the beginning and end of all he doeth.

John Owen

Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness

Percy Bysshe Shelley

The fondness we have for self furnishes another long rank of prejudices.

Isaac Watts

Take the selfishness out of this world and there would be more happiness than we should know what to do with.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

Offended self-love never forgives.

Giovanni Ruffini

All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.

Oscar Wilde

The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless to remove itself, neither will it pass away of itself. Darkness ceases only when light is introduced; so ignorance can only be dispersed by Knowledge; selfishness by Love.

James Allen

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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