Selfishness Related Quotes



Others had been a little wild, which was not to be wondered at, and not very blamable; but, he had made a lamentation and uproar which it was dangerous for the people to hear, as there is always contagion in weakness and selfishness.

Charles Dickens

#Lamentation #Selfishness


The Good Turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness.

Baden Powell De Aquino

#Good Will #Groove #Selfishness #Turn


“THE selfishness fouling your love is veiling divinity from your vision. What is the reason for the selfishness which is veiling divinity from us? It is simply our attachment to the body; It is the weakness of our mind and our enslavement to our senses.”

Atharva Veda

#Love #Reason #Selfishness #Vision


“Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness”

Percy Bysshe Shelley

#Religion #Selfishness #Twins


Selfishness is the bedrock on which all moral behavior starts and it can be immoral only when it conflicts with a higher moral imperative.

Robert A. Heinlein

#Behavior #Conflicts #Selfishness


“He was no martyr. He was no hero But in the last two years, selfishness gave way to selflessness, lies gave way to truth and indulgence gave way to spirituality, and anyone watching that couldn't help but be moved by it.”

Lex Lasry

#Lies #Selfishness #Selflessness


Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

Abraham Lincoln

#Ceaselessly #Extension #Selfishness


There are points in your life, especially if you have creative ambitions, where selfishness is necessary.

Kris Kristofferson

#Ambitions #Points #Selfishness


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.

Walter Scott

#Besides #Narrow #Selfishness


“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

#Selfishness #Will