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Selfishness Quotes

I have an edge for selfishness to win, no matter what game it is. But this one, the way things have gone, I want to finish with a bang.
Andrew Patterson
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Lao Tzu
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires
Lao Tzu
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Henry Ward Beecher
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself
Henry Ward Beecher
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In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, licking the earth.
Malcolm Muggeridge
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Mark Turgeon
It's just something that doesn't go away. Sometimes you talk about selfishness and it goes away. This one, it creeps back in and you have to handle it again. I'm on them all the time.
Mark Turgeon
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If you're working to make the playing field fair and level, you're working for the wrong reasons. Work to take the opportunities that arise and use your individual talents to excel at those opportunities.
Rush Limbaugh
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The good turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness.
Sir Baden-Powell
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Let us reject violence and selfishness which could destroy our country's unity,
Mwai Kibaki
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There is no time for selfishness in this situation.
Ramlee Rahmat
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There was no selfishness. You'd have Robin Ventura oh-for-four with three K's coming in in the eighth inning saying, 'Come on, boys, don't wait for me to carry you.' Just things like that where when he said that, you knew things were OK,
Joe McEwing
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Know the Self as Lord of the chariot, the body as the chariot itself, the discriminating intellect as the charioteer, and the mind as the reins. The senses, say the wise, are the horses; selfish desires are the roads they travel.
Katha Upanishad
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
SELFISH, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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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.
Bhagavad Gita
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Charles Lamb
How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
Charles Lamb
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I feel wholeheartedly that our success was linked together in so many different ways. I think that all three of us, in a lot of ways, pushed aside our own egos and selfishness in order for the team to thrive.
Troy Aikman
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Well, I know they've always told you/<br/>Selfishness was wrong/<br/>Yet it was for me, not you, I came to write this song/
Neil Peart
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Live for yourself -- there's no one else<br/>More worth living for<br/>Begging hands and bleeding hearts will only cry out for more
Neil Peart
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If we look at multiple genes, the ethnic variations such as the ones we found are likely to be counterbalanced by other differences. Just because these genes are still evolving, doesn't necessarily mean they make you any smarter. We've evolved genes for selfishness, violence, cruelty ÌÈ- all of which are in place because they may make survival easier.
Bruce Lahn
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All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end, contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption.
Theodore White
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He can't play with other children. Because of their age and selfishness, they really don't play together.
Eric Wright
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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.
C. Forbes
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Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by
Andre Maurois
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Henry Ward Beecher
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.
Henry Ward Beecher
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Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
Julio Cortazar
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.
Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.
William M. Thackeray
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He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package.
Author Unknown
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He who takes but never gives, may last for years but never lives.
Author Unknown
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