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70+ Selfish Quotes

Selfish means lacking consideration for other people. Selfish refers to being concerned chiefly with one's own personal profit or pleasure. Caring about yourself only and not about other people. Being selfish is considered one of the worst qualities of a human. This is a collection of 70+ selfish quotes and sayings.



Selfish genes actually explain altruistic individuals, and to me that's crystal-clear. - Richard Dawkins
Being stubborn has helped, being selfish is not a bad thing. - Herbie Mann
The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places. - Bryant H. McGill
People are so selfish. Those you help are the ones who turn against you. - Munshi Premchand
Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless. - Edward Albert
The world is so competitive, aggressive, consumive, selfish and during the time we spend here we must be all but that. - Jose Mourinho
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either. - Erich Fromm
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. - William Cowper
It's good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people. - Hugh Hefner
A selfish man is a thief. - Jose Marti
It's enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back. - Adrian Grenier
Childlessness doesn't make people selfish; selfishness makes people selfish. - Elizabeth Gilbert
It's kind of selfish to say that you're only going to fight for a victory that you will live to see. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
Our true passions are selfish. - Stendhal
Sharing bad news with strangers is most certainly a selfish act. - Mike Gallagher
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's. - Richard Whately
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man. - Herbert Spencer
It is selfish to concern oneself with tragedies. - Rose Kennedy
When you go out there and do the things you're supposed to do, people view you as selfish. - Wilt Chamberlain
There is no man at once so unselfish and selfish as a man in love. - Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Tragedies make you realize how selfish you are. - Tony Dorsett
Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears. - Leigh Hunt
Every forward is selfish, and any forward who tells you he is not selfish is a liar. - Luis Suarez
It's not a selfish desire, growing a beard, but maybe I need to not have the beard, and it'll bring us more wins. - Eric Weddle
Selfish genes actually explain altruistic individuals, and to me that's crystal-clear. - Richard Dawkins
Be incredibly, ruthlessly selfish with your equity. - Douglas Leone
Being stubborn has helped, being selfish is not a bad thing. - Herbie Mann
We are all prone to be a little selfish, a little lazy. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Learning to not be selfish is what has changed in me the most since being married. - Blake Shelton
It takes a lot of selfish time to make music. - Gwen Stefani
People think if you look after yourself you're being selfish, you know. - Gisele Bundchen
You can't be 100 percent selfish when you're working with somebody else. - St. Lucia
As long as everything is happy at home, I can be totally selfish at work. - Darcey Bussell
Love is not selfish. Love is something else. - Morten Tyldum
A lot of comedians are selfish. - J. B. Smoove
I think I'm still figuring out how to be a little less selfish. - Anthony Kiedis
You live this life being selfish, you're not going to enjoy it like you will when you open your heart and your home up. - Markwayne Mullin
Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don't have to sacrifice. - Herbie Mann
Acting can be very selfish and all-consuming. - Alessandro Nivola
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. - Oscar Wilde
Selfish— a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice. - George Eliot
In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction. - David Mitchell
Love is the most selfish of all the passions. - Alexandre Dumas
Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect. - George Sand
We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness. - Booker T. Washington
Each one of us is selfish, including me. - Santosh Kalwar
No man is more cheated than the selfish man. - Henry Ward Beecher
Selfishness is blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles. - Harry Truman
The tide seldom shifts in favor of a selfish individual. - Carlos Wallace
Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Self-care for the betterment of others is good. - Richie Norton
The best weapon for selfishness is selfishness for the cause of others. - Enock Maregesi
Selfishness may result in one's sense of superiority, but life as such will surely deny them. - Eraldo Banovac
Altruism and selfishness are also entitled to a rendezvous. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
A selfish life isn’t God’s purpose for you. - Sunday Adelaja
Blame is a human concept, one of its blackest and most selfish and self-binding. - Patrick Ness
Selfishness is easy to find. Selflessness is a much rarer beast. - Stewart Stafford
A rich life is lived from a giving heart not a selfish mind. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Teach the children compassion and empathy, for all creatures are born selfish. - Abhijit Naskar
Selfish people try to keep or get things but they loose people. - Hannah Garrison
Biology without selfishness, is nothing but fiction. - Abhijit Naskar
He knew that beauty faded quickly when embodied by selfishness. - Francine Rivers
Love, just to love. Don't wait for a reason to love. That is selfishness. - Debasish Mridha
Selfish acts will only lead to your own destruction. - Faith Tigere
Selfishness is a giant in destruction of relationships. - Irina Sopas
Selfish people tend to only be good to themselves… then are surprised when they are alone. - Steve Maraboli
Despair is a wholly selfish response to fortune’s slings and arrows. - Rick Yancey
Selfishness is the unwillingness to give up your soul for the rehabilitation of your future. - Michael Bassey Johnson
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody. - Mother Teresa
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision. - Helen Keller
Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant. - Don Miguel Ruiz
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself. - Henry Ward Beecher
Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
A person is called selfish, not for pursuing his or her own good, but for neglecting his or her neighbor's. - Richard Whatly
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either. - William Cowper
A selfish man is a thief. - Jose Marti
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure. - Jane Austen
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. - William Cowper
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