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“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.”
“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”
“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.”
“People, who rise above their petty individual selfishness and work for the welfare of society are considered patriots.”
“Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.”
“In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves”
Abraham J. Heschel
“Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.”
“Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.”
“I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something.”
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