55 Selfish Quotes That Are Quite Relatable in Our Daily Lives

55 Selfish Quotes That Are Quite Relatable in Our Daily Lives
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Tripboba.com - Looking for some selfish quotes? Look no further. On this post, Tripboba provides a list of inspiring selfish quotes that will help you define your situation right now. Let’s have a check.

Selfish People Quotes

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Tired of selfish people around you? Check out these selfish quotes to make you feel better.

1. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.” — Michael Bassey Johnson

2. “As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.” —  Helen Keller

3. “Some people are selfish in all of their relationships. Those people are called sociopaths.” — Unknown

4. “Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant.” —  Don Miguel Ruiz

5. “Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.” —  Stephen Kendrick

6. “Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves.” —  F. Scott Fitzgerald

7. “Selfish people are, by definition, those whose activities are devoted to bringing themselves happiness. Yet. . . these selfish people are far less likely to be happy than those whose efforts are devoted to making others happy.” —  Bernard Rimland

8. “Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.” —  Erich Fromm

9. “A great person is that who have let go of his selfishness and wants to help other people too.” — Unknown

10. “The moment you stop thinking of only yourself is the moment you stop being a selfish person.” — Unknown

Quotes About Selfish People

Quotes About Selfish People
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11. “Selfishness keeps man blind through life.” — Unknown

12. “Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.” — Unknown

13. “Selfishness is innate to all of us, that is the sad reality of life and no one really cares.” — Unknown

14. “Who are you to deprive me of the things I want, I had never been selfish my entire life.” — Unknown

15. “You do not matter to me, I do not really care if you do not like me, that is what being selfish is.” — Unknown

16. “The real measure of selfishness is by asking a person how much he is willing to sacrifice.” — Unknown

17. “Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.” — Unknown

18. “Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.” — Harry S. Truman

19. “We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness.” — Booker T. Washington

20. “It is selfish to ask something more than anyone can give.” — Unknown

Quotes on Selfish

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Find the best selfish quotes below.

21. “Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.” —  William Cowper

22. “You are selfish to think that you are the most important person in the world where everyone is treated fair and equal.” — Unknown

23. “Intensely selfish people are always very decided as to what they wish. They do not waste their energies in considering the good of others.” ― Ouida, Wanda, Countess von Szalras.

24. “Love is the most selfish of all the passions.” ― Alexandre Dumas

25. “Selfish— a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.” ― George Eliot

26. “Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect” ― George Sand

27. “People don't want other people to be people.” ― Gene Wolfe

28. “The ego hates losing – even to God.” ― Richard Rohr

29. “God favors men and women who delight in being made worthy of happiness before the happiness itself.” ― Criss Jami

30. “Just because you have stolen someone's heart, luckily owned and occupied as a home, doesn't give you the audacity to enforce hurtful policies.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

31. “Giving yourself some loving attention is not selfish. It is sensible. If you feel loved and cherished--even if it is only by yourself--then you will have more love to give to others, too.” ― Penelope Quest

32. “Each one of us is selfish, including me.” ― Santosh Kalwar

Selfish Friendship Quotes

Selfish Friendship Quotes
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Check out these selfish quotes about friendship that are truly relatable.

33. “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” — Unknown

34. “A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.” — Unknown

35. “The real measure of selfishness is by asking a person how much he is willing to sacrifice.” — Unknown

36. “There is nothing born out of selfishness, you just have to give the best you can in everything.” — Unknown

37. “That man who lives for self alone lives for the meanest mortal known.” — Joaquin Miller

38. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.” —  Michael Bassey Johnson

39. “Fake friends leave when times get tough.” — Unknown

40. “Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, Hence, Their mission is to distract, Detract and extract, And make you live in abject poverty.” — Michael Bassey Johnson

41. “Selfishness is when you only remember a friend if you need something from them.” — Unknown

42. “Selfishness is like a wall. A useless wall, without a doubt. It cannot hold one’s own joy in. But simply keeps the world’s joy out.” — Unknown

43. “There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move.” — Daniel Smith

44. “To talk without thinking first is just like to shoot without aiming.” — Unknown

45. “So glad to know that you’re having fun, especially without me.” — Unknown

Selfish Lovers Quotes

Selfish Lovers Quotes
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These selfish quotes will make you say, “This is so me!”

46. “Love is selfish yet a selfless feeling.” ― Heenashree Khandelwal

47. “Without selfish partiality—to people you are deeply attached to, your family and friends, to place—we are nothing. We are creatures of kinship and loyalty, not blind servants of the world.” ― Bernard Williams

48. “When you think yourself as nothing,
Then something important will begin” ― Rajesh Nanoo

49. “Someone who truly loves you will never expect you to give up your goals, dreams or ambitions. They will encourage you, not hold you back.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

50. “My love is selfish, but it is real. Do not doubt what I feel; I would kill for you.” ― Natsuri Ayuko (Aicka)

51. “Love, I reminded my trainees, can be very selfish.” ― Henry Marsh

52. “They don't want to do anything for you, but they want you to do a lot for them.” ― Vikrant Bhingardive

53. “If you don't like me, remember it's mind over matter. I don't mind, and you don't matter.” ― Dr. Seuss

54. “Love is the most selfish of all the passions.” ― Alexandre Dumas

55. “We cannot love ourselves unless we love others, and we cannot love others unless we love ourselves. But a selfish love of ourselves makes us incapable of loving others.” ― Thomas Merton


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