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“These small things -- nutrition, place, climate, recreation, the whole casuistry of selfishness -- are inconceivably more important than everything one has taken to be important so far.”
“All the meanness, all the revenge, all the selfishness, all the cruelty, all the hatred, all the infamy of which the heart of man is capable, grew, blossomed and bore fruit in this one word, Hell”
Robert Green Ingersoll
“Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by”
“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.”
“People, who rise above their petty individual selfishness and work for the welfare of society are considered patriots.”
“As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision”
“In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves”
Abraham J. Heschel
“Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.”
“Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.”
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