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SELFISH, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

Men err from selfishness; women because they are weak. (Quote by - Madame de Stael)

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves. (Quote by - Gene Fowler)

The human being who lives only for himself finally reaps nothing but unhappiness. Selfishness corrodes. Unselfishness ennobles, satisfies. Don't put off the joy derivable from doing helpful, kindly things for others. (Quote by - B. C. Forbes)

Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Those who do not hate their own selfishness and regard themselves as more important than the rest of the world are blind because the truth lies elsewhere (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Selfishness, when it is punished by the world, is mostly punished because it is connected with egotism. (Quote by - Sir Arthur Helps)

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. (Quote by - Napoleon Hill)

Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion. (Quote by - Franklin D. Roosevelt)

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. (Quote by - Cesare Pavese)

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. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Sordid selfishness doth contract and narrow our benevolence, and cause us, like serpents, to infold ourselves within ourselves, and to turn out our stings to the entire world besides. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant. (Quote by - Mme. Roland)

Offended self-love never forgives. (Quote by - Giovanni Ruffini)

My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful. (Quote by - Hattie McDaniel)

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. (Quote by - W. L. Orme)

Take the selfishness out of this world and there would be more happiness than we should know what to do with. (Quote by - Henry Wheeler Shaw)

The man who lives by himself and for himself is likely to be corrupted by the company he keeps. (Quote by - Charles H. Parkhurst)

Selfishness is the making a man's self his own centre, the beginning and end of all he doeth. (Quote by - John Owen)

Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation. (Quote by - Hailliard)

Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express. (Quote by - George A. Smith)

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