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Selfishness quotes

Robert A. Heinlein
The greatest productive force is human selfishness.

Helen Keller
As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.

James Allen
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.

William Makepeace Thackeray
Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish.

Douglas Horton
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.

David Seabury
A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.

Gough Whitlam
The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race.

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,

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