“Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.”
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
“Deny Self for Self's sake”
“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”
“We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we now know that it is bad economics.”
“Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life”
James F. Byrnes
“Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.”
George Bernard Shaw
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