Selfish Person Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 80 Quotes About Selfish Person

#1. The only reasonable goal in life is maximizing your total lifetime experience of something called happiness. That might sound selfish, but it's not. Only a sociopath or a hermit can find happiness through extreme selfishness. A normal person needs to treat others well in order to enjoy life. - Author: Scott Adams
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#2. What makes a genius? The ability to see. To see what? The butterfly in a caterpillar, the eagle in an egg, the saint in a selfish person, life in death, unity in separation,
God in the human and human in God and suffering as the form in which the incomprehensibility of God himself appears. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#3. In fact, the more each person can remove his or her ego from the discussion and focus on the subject matter, the more fruitful the conversation will be for all involved. - Author: Matthew Kelly
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#4. 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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#5. 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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#6. Worship is at heart a person offered to God, claiming no rights, making no more selfish demands than a dead man does, but living fully, richly and wholly to God and by His power. - Author: Graham Kendrick
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#7. Show me an 'easy person,' and I will show you a selfish one. Good-natured he may be; why not? since the disastrous consequences of his 'easiness' are generally shouldered by other people. - Author: Fanny Fern
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#8. Christ can take the most sin-laden, selfish, evil person and bring forgiveness and new life. - Author: Billy Graham
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#9. A selfish person can still love someone else, can't they? Even when they've hurt them and let them down. - Author: Rosamund Lupton
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#10. Because suicide is the most selfish thing a person can do. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#11. It is the ignorant person who seeks his or her own ends at the expense of the greater whole. It is the ignorant person, therefore, who is the selfish person. The truly wise person is never selfish. - Author: Ralph Waldo Trine
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#12. I remember walking down the aisle, and I got down on my knees as a person who is so selfish, but when I rose back up the Lord had become the Master of my life. - Author: Tim Scott
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#13. If You Think that Everyone Swindles You, You are a Selfish Person - Author: Vineet Raj Kapoor
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#14. Remember, your goodness as a person isn't based on how much you give in relationships, and it isn't selfish to set limits on people who keep on taking. - Author: Lindsay C. Gibson
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#15. I'm a really selfish person. But I would do anything for my friends. - Author: Jami Attenberg
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#16. 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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#17. I have my opinions about the way my father was. But they are my opinions, not necessarily the truth, and they are certainly not the whole spectrum of what this man was going through. It's my young, selfish interpretation of that person. - Author: Dennis Christopher
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#18. The subsistence mentality of a person is a prison in which his personal joy is detained. If you want to live in joy, you don't live for yourself alone. Live for others too! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#19. If you're not ready to consider marriage or you're not truly interested in marrying a specific person, it's selfish and potentially harmful to encourage that person to need you or ask him or her to gratify you emotionally or physically. - Author: Joshua Harris
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#20. I think my heart is quite selfish. If I followed my heart, I would not be a good person. But I have moral principles. I have to sit down and reflect. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#21. 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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#22. Any selfish person can light up a room. But a truly selfless person leaves the room (without saying goodbye to anyone) right before they get in a bad mood. See the distinction? - Author: Jay Clark
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#23. 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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#24. I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven. - Author: Barbra Streisand
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#25. Love wasn't selfless, and it wasn't selfish either. Love was equality. It was saying that another person's self was just as important as yours, and expecting them to feel the same way. - Author: Rose Lerner
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#26. I was brought up not to be selfish or self-centered. So if you play somebody who isn't so lovable, you can play that person and no one will turn on you. I don't want to play that person in real life. Because then people won't like me so much. - Author: Julie Kavner
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#27. Mourning can be very selfish. When someone you love has died, you tend to recall best those few moments and incidents that helped clarify your sense, not of the person who has died, but of your own self. - Author: Russell Banks
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#28. We're all born with selfish desires, so we can all relate to those feelings in others. But kindness is something made individually by each person ... so it's easy to misunderstand when others are trying to be kind to you. - Author: Natsuki Takaya
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#29. When it comes to my racing career I'm very driven and very selfish. People who are around me at races will know that I'm a different person here than in my personal life. I completely blank people at races. I need to be focused. I'm rude. - Author: Jenson Button
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#30. I'm not a person or a selfish player, but we have to move the ball more, and we have to look further the team game, because we have enough talent to use different players. - Author: Pau Gasol
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#31. My father is a man with a great capacity for love and a huge heart, which has led him to be somewhat of a lothario, but at the same time, he's genuine. He's far more loving and kind than I could ever be. As selfish as he is, he is an extremely giving person. He's just 100 percent in every direction. - Author: Jake Busey
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#32. One of the most important lessons I've recently learned? I have to move forward without that apology. Waiting on it has bound me to an anchor that is pulling me under. What would make the other person apologize for hurting me when they're far too selfish to notice they have? - Author: Paula Heller Garland
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#33. Feel pity for the person who judged you rudely. For they are selfish in their judgment, trying to make their life feel just a little bit better. It was never about you it was all about them. - Author: Ron Baratono
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#34. Cheating is more than betrayal. It's letting a selfish, physical need take over with blatant disregard for the other person's feelings, as if they're of no value. - Author: S.E. Hall
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#35. You will speed up your growth by being selfish. So imagine that the people you're looking at can actually take care of themselves. And if you ask for what you want and trust that the other person will say yes or no powerfully, it will make things very interesting. - Author: Neil Strauss
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#36. One gains a profoundly personal, selfish joy from the mere existence of the person one loves. It is one's own personal, selfish happiness that one seeks, earns and derives from love. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#37. Severine was a greedy, selfish person. She wanted everything. Right now, sitting here with Thayer, she wanted to keep this moment forever. Nothing gave her the right to desire it so much. - Author: Calia Read
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#38. There are selves too big for one person to contain. You cannot call them selfish. There is nothing -ish about such selves. They are the self, as it were, itself. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#39. The person who values community will oft be deceived and destroyed by the knave whose heart lies in selfish ambitions. For - Author: R.A. Salvatore
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#40. A person who is humble would never be abusive or selfish; so don't abuse yourself or withhold self-love or self-care. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#41. I am a very selfish person. - Author: Lara Flynn Boyle
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#42. The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results; all his selfish desires have been consumed in the fire of knowledge. - Author: Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
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#43. If I'm my biggest fan, the only person in the stadium is probably me. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#44. It's OK to consider your own needs. It's OK to worry about how you feel. You don't have to always be a wonderful, charitable person. You can give in. You're selfish. Everything you do is for your own good. And it's OK! - Author: Nicholas Caldwell
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#45. Love transgresses the possibility of the rights of the individual becoming only selfish indulgence. For love, we will accept a person's faults and pain, and take them on as our own. - Author: Rod Dubey
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#46. I cannot find the perfect person, but I refuse to live my life living a tragic love story based on just sex, and selfish act. - Author: Roxy Writer
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#47. You instantly become less selfish. You can't be the biggest person in the world anymore-they are. [Motherhood] really grounds you. - Author: Keri Russell
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#48. I feel strongly that it is the selfish person who needs to change, not the selfless person. (Zhang) - Author: Derald Wing Sue
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#49. In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way. - Author: Iris Murdoch
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#50. Religion is about integration, about successfully bringing the selfish ego into line with the centre of the personality where God exists, as a divine spark, in every human being. Religion is about helping man to live in harmony with his true self and to become the person God's designed him to be. - Author: Susan Howatch
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#51. Simply minding one's own business is more offensive than being intrusive. Without ever saying a word one can make a person feel less-than. - Author: Criss Jami
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#52. The education system today makes and educated person selfish. It makes that person a slave to the senses and as a consequence the person forgets their own divine nature. - Author: Sai Baba
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#53. Young women especially have something invested in being nice people, and it's only when you have children that you realise you're not a nice person at all, but generally a selfish bully. - Author: Fay Weldon
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#54. I was really selfish, and I didn't want to listen to anyone. Then I started working with some really amazing people, traveling more, and figuring out who I was as a person - looking at different things, listening to different music. - Author: Charli XCX
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#55. Speech: 1. Tell the truth. Don't lie or turn the truth upside down. 2. Don't exaggerate. 3. Be consistent. This means no double-talk: speaking about something in one way to one person and in an opposite way to another for selfish or manipulative reasons. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#56. She was the sort of person who needed to be kept happy, he realized. Not as a matter of selfish expectation, but as a simple fact of design; like a piano or a harp, she'd been made to function best at a certain tuning. - Author: Kate Morton
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#57. I'd make a good friend, not mother. I'm too selfish. I think a lot of mothers are selfish and they end up having children, but I don't want to put some small tiny person through that. - Author: Tracey Emin
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#58. Daemon: We can go live in a damn cave. Look, I'm a selfish person. You know that. And I don't want you to go through that, so I'm willing to say screw it and we cut our losses.
Katy: Really? What kind of life would that give us?
Daemon: Don't bring logic into this conversation. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#59. But never again use another person's body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilling yearnings. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#60. I wanted to create a heroine that was flawed. I wanted her to be a real person. She's selfish, she's childish, she's immature and because I'm doing a three-book arc I really played that up in the first book. I wanted the reader to be annoyed with her at times. - Author: Amber Benson
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#61. I will always miss the person I
thought U are. But not the selfish,
unkind, insensitive and heartless
person U turned out to be. - Author: Lily Amis
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#62. The ashram is where everyone lives in the same building or on the same grounds. You feel that it's selfish for you to devote your life to one person. You don't just love the one, you love the many also. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#63. A broken women has nothing to offer a whole man. A broken man has nothing to offer a whole women. Why? The successful relationship is predicated on each person coming to the union to give, give, give ... this is the perfect formula for success! Broken people are needy and selfish!! - Author: Mz Liz
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#64. About when to let others sacrifice themselves for you, even if its selfish. They say that if the sacrifice is the ultimate way for that person to show you that they love you, let them do it. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#65. A person who is religiously enlightened appears to me to be one who has, to the best of his ability, liberated himself from the fetters of his selfish desires and is preoccupied with thoughts, feelings, and aspirations to which he clings because of their superpersonal value. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#66. A person can perhaps trust his eyes only to the amount of truth his heart does not mind to speak openly to the people to touch their souls in this selfish world full of lies. - Author: Anuj
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#67. We've all met a certain type of spiritual person. She's a wonderful person. She loves the Lord. She prays and reads the Bible all the time. But all she thinks about is herself. She's not a selfish person. But she's always at the center of everything she's doing. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#68. There seemed to be three choices: to give up trying to love anyone, to stop being selfish, or to learn to love a person while continuing to be selfish. - Author: Lydia Davis
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#69. When we hurt for somebody, it's almost always related to our own emotions, with nothing to do with the other person. Sounds selfish, but it's true; and life is less complicated when we give in to the truth. - Author: Vanessa Garden
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#70. It's very selfish when I write. I'm not aware, ever, of writing for another person; I'm not even really aware of writing for myself. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#71. A lot of people were saying that I was a selfish person and a selfish player. You know, it got to me. - Author: LeBron James
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#72. People think that you are a nasty, selfish person if you don't want to have children. - Author: Janeane Garofalo
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#73. All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today. - Author: Pope Paul VI
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#74. To exercise some sort of control over others is the secret motive of every selfish person. - Author: Wallace D. Wattles
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#75. For myself, suffering doesnt make me a good person; it makes me selfish. Why do we think that people who have less should find it edifying? - Author: Katherine Boo
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#76. It isn't the sign of a good sport to go out among other people when one has a cold: it is the sign of a selfish and ill-advised person. - Author: Mary Elizabeth Clark
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#77. God does not choose a person for ease and comfort and selfish joy but for a task that will take all that head and heart and hand can bring to it. God chooses a man in order to use him. - Author: William Barclay
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#78. Complex adaptations like "being a little selfish" and "not being willing to
work without reward" are human universals. The strength might vary a bit
from person to person, but everyone's got the same machinery under the
hood, we're just painted different colors. - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky
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#79. We pick the people who populate our personal lives as much for who they make us as for who they are. I chose Anna for the person I became in her presence, and in this respect, my love for her was a more selfish one - Author: Zack Love
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#80. I'm a selfish person, and I'm going onstage to have a good time, and I'd love if you want to be a part of it. So if people don't get it, they're wrong. I think they're wrong, and I think they either don't want to have a good time or they just don't like my style. - Author: Chris D'Elia
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