Being Selfish For Yourself Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 44 Quotes About Being Selfish For Yourself

#1. Sometimes, you can hurt another person by being true to yourself, but in the longterm you are doing both of you a favour. You can also hurt them by just being a selfish bitch and there is no excuse for that. Sometimes it is quite difficult to tell the two situations apart. - Author: Kate Kerrigan
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#2. I wasn't sure which of us was being more selfish - her, for wanting something that no one could promise, or me, for not promising her something that was too painfully impossible to want. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#3. Baby, I'm so sorry. You know I wouldn't feel right, if I ran away from my responsibilities. I'd have to live with that decision for the rest of my life. My being in the war could save lives. My running away will only save mine. It's a selfish decision to make. I'll come back to you. I promise. - Author: Jason Medina
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#4. People are mistaken when they think chasing your dream is a selfish thing to do. As if perhaps being average is an act of humility. As if perhaps wasting the talents you were given is proof that you're a considerate individual.
It's not. - Author: Jon Acuff
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#5. He knew he was being reckless, selfish, but wasn't that why they called him Dirtyhands? No job too risky. No deed too low. Dirtyhands would see the rough work done. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#6. The butterfly in a caterpillar: the eagle in an egg; the saint in a selfish human being. - Author: Anthony De Mello
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#7. This is the true joy of life-the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown to the scrap-heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish clod of ailments and grievances. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#8. My son's the most precious thing to me; he's changed me from being selfish to selfless. - Author: Ricardo Antonio Chavira
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#9. Being heartbroken is like having this really horrible freedom. You can be selfish with your thoughts, which can lead to manic creativity, but at the same time you're just really miserable. - Author: Florence Welch
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#10. It would be a great misunderstanding of this doctrine to suppose that it is one of selfish indifference about the well-being of others'. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#11. The whole point of being in love with someone is to make sure their life is the best life it can be. It's not about being selfish. It's not about how great that person makes you life, It's about making their life wonderful. - Author: Cherie M. Hudson
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#12. Isn't Love the great facilitator of the Universe's creation according to the free will of man's mind which, if facilitated by a selfish being generates a hell, and by a loving being, a paradise? - Author: Ivan Figueroa-Otero
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#13. I am less selfish. But I am more insistent on being part of the creative experience. I find I am a better mother, lover and wife when I am writing. When my daughter was small I wasn't writing as much and I didn't miss it. - Author: Helen Slater
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#14. The great thing coming from sports is you understand the concept of a team. It leaves no room for being selfish, and that's something I picked up from home. - Author: Michael Strahan
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#15. How I wish I could hug everyone and tell them that it's okay. It's okay to be scared and angry and hurt and selfish. It's part of being human, - Author: Frank Warren
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#16. It astounds us to come upon other egoists, as though we alone had the right to be selfish, and to be filled with eagerness to live. - Author: Jules Renard
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#17. As it's your 50th birthday
The very best of cheers to you
Truthfully, I'm just being selfish
Coz now I am so cheerful, too
Happy, Cheerful Birthday - Author: John Walter Bratton
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#18. Americans today confuse freedom with not being asked to sacrifice. The fact that you can't have everything you want exactly when you want it has somehow become un-American. - Author: Bill Maher
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#19. Loving yourself has nothing to do with being selfish, self-centered or self-engrossed. It means that you accept yourself for what you are. Loving yourself means that you accept responsibility for your own development, growth and happiness. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#20. There is nothing wrong in being selfish provided you know where your self interest are. Once you start meditating regularly you will come to a stage where you will realize that selfish action are those which brings peace and welfare to all and not only for yourself. - Author: Subodh Gupta
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#21. Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don't have to sacrifice. - Author: Herbie Mann
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#22. Being happy requires that you define your life in your own terms and then throw your whole heart into living your life to the fullest. In a way, happiness requires that you be perfectly selfish in order to develop yourself to a point where you can be unselfish for the rest of your life. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#23. I would not be a good mother. I mean, I love being an aunt to my niece and nephew. And I used to want to, like, adopt 10 kids - because I had friends who were adopted, and I thought that was the coolest thing, to be chosen. But again, my job is too selfish. - Author: Kelly Clarkson
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#24. Through recognizing and realizing the empty essence, instead of being selfish and self-centered, one feels very open and free - Author: Tsoknyi Rinpoche
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#25. People think if you look after yourself you're being selfish, you know. - Author: Gisele Bundchen
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#26. Don't listen to what anyone tells you about the kind of music you make. Just make it! Be yourself, make your own music, and be totally true to your art. Because it's kind of a selfish thing to be an artist. - Author: Billy Sherwood
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#27. Pat has been instrumental in what we've done here so far and the most selfish thing for me is that I want to see what we've done placed in the hands of the most competent person, and that's Pat. No one would come close to being able to continue to build on what we've done here so far like he will. - Author: Bobby Knight
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#28. She wanted to get some personal profit out of things, and she rejected as useless all that did not contribute to the immediate desires of her heart, being of a temperament more sentimental than artistic, looking for emotions, not landscapes. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#29. A lot of times you'll hear horror stories about actors being incredibly selfish and only wanting themselves to shine, but for me, it's not about just one person. It's about the whole team. That's the way I look at acting. That's the way I look at everything I do. - Author: Mekhi Phifer
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#30. Gaining control over your health and well-being is one of those times in your life that you get to be completely selfish and not feel bad about it. If you want to meet your goals, you have to make it about you. You have to make it work for you and you alone. Anything less is a setup for failure. - Author: Jennifer Hudson
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#31. Everywhere I've been, I've been the best player. I love being a leader, and I love being the best. I just want to get better. It's not about being cocky or selfish or anything like that. It's just how I am. - Author: LeBron James
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#32. Eternal Trinity ... mystery deep as the sea, You could give me no greater gift than the gift of Yourself. For You are a fire ever burning and never consumed, which itself consumes all the selfish love that fills my being ... - Author: St. Catherine Of Siena
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#33. Selfish Dreamscapes
If you have a dream, as you should, relish in being selfish about building every passionate aspect of it. The crowd of spectators and consumers will still be exactly where you left them ... gossiping about everybody else's dream but their own. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#34. I just like being around you while you're still breathing." She glanced my way. "I'm pretty selfish like that. - Author: Lisa Kessler
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#35. People have these weird ideas about artists being romantic, generous people, and sometimes I feel like an asshole, a selfish kid, a brat, the lucky one, because I get to do this and it's how I make my living. - Author: Nate Lowman
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#36. Because I'm sure that as soon as things really get back to "normal," once our kids or grandkids grow up in a peaceful and comfortable world, they'll probably go right back to being as selfish and narrow-minded and generally shitty to one another as we were. - Author: Max Brooks
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#37. How can one love self without being selfish? How can one love others without losing self? The answer is: By loving both self and neighbor in God. It is His Love that makes us love both self and neighbor rightly. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#38. Duty exists and it's real. It means sharing any gift or talent that you have with people who need it. It means not being afraid or selfish or tight - but open. - Author: Eva Ibbotson
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#39. I want to mother the world, I thought. I have so much love.
Then - I have no business being a mother. I am a selfish woman.
Then - I can do this. Millions of women have been mothers.
Then - I feel very alone. I do not know what I'm capable of. - Author: Megan Mayhew Bergman
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#40. You can't worry about what people say, but ... People always harp on athletes being selfish individualists. - Author: Chris Bosh
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#41. Self esteem is not the same as being self centered, self absorbed or selfish. Self esteem is also not complacency or overconfidence, both of which and set us up for failure. Self esteem is a strong motivator to work hard. Self esteem is related to mental health and happiness. - Author: Glenn R. Schiraldi
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#42. Independent? Bosh. That's just another word for selfish. It's stiff-backed people like you who end up being the biggest burdens. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#43. Capitalism satisfied the Christian demand for an institution that channels selfish human desire toward the betterment of society. Some critics accuse capitalism of being a selfish system, but the selfishness is not in capitalism - it is in human nature. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#44. Not that I'm the kind of person who would actually inflict emotional pain on another human being out of a selfish, twisted need for revenge.
I just like to think about it. - Author: Jennifer Gilby Roberts
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