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Throw a lucky man into the sea, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.
Fate
Arabian Proverb

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The idea of strictly minding our own business is moldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish?
Gossip
Myrtle Barker

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Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
Lovers
Elizabeth Bowen

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If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
Fishing
Tom Brokaw

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You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.
Parents and Parenting
Barbara Bush

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The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God.
God
Eric Butterworth

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We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
Motives
Lord Byron

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Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.
Family
Chinese Proverb

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To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing.
Speakers and Speaking
Chinese Proverb

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I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.
Joy
Chuang Tzu

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All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
Sympathy
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
Proverbs
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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There's always something fishy about the French.
Nations
Noel Coward

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Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Glory
William Cowper

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Fish and guests smell at three days old.
Guests
Danish Proverb

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The greatest meliorator of the world is selfish, huckstering Trade.
Trade
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to the present.
Present
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Remember, a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.
Life and Living
W. C. Fields

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Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
Guests
Benjamin Franklin

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Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
Death and Dying
Andre Gide

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I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's not me.
Bosses and Employees
John Gotti

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

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Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
Sacrifice
Napoleon Hill

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