“We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we now know that it is bad economics.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.”
Thomas S. Szasz
“By self-interest, Man has become gregarious, but in instinct he has remained to a great extent solitary; hence the need of religion and morality to reinforce self-interest”
“Deny Self for Self's sake”
“Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.”
“Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.”
George Bernard Shaw
“A man's interest in the world is only the overflow of his interest in himself”
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