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

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He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package.
Selfishness
Source Unknown

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He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
Selfishness
Tertullian

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He who takes but never gives, may last for years but never lives.
Selfishness
Source Unknown

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Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
Selfishness
Julio Cortazar

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I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes. I had one thousand and sixty.
Selfishness
Imelda Marcos

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I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
Selfishness
Oscar Levant

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If you think about yourself then you've lost sight of the ball.
Selfishness
Mike Willesee

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Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.
Selfishness
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

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No man will work for your interests unless they are his.
Selfishness
David Seabury

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None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
Selfishness
Benjamin Whichcote

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Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Selfishness
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion.
Selfishness
Israel Zangwill

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Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.
Selfishness
Mme. Roland

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The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation.
Selfishness
Hailliard

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun