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Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live. It is asking other people to live as one wishes to live. - Oscar Wilde


Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who, when alive, would not have contributed. - Charles Caleb Colton


The good turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness. - Sir Robert Baden-Powell


How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty. - Charles Lamb


The spirit of our American radicalism is destructive and aimless; it is not loving; it has no ulterior and divine ends; but is destructive only out of hatred and selfishness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. Accordingly, I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as president. - Lyndon Baines Johnson


Cultivate peace first in the garden of your heart by removing the weeds of lust, hatred, greed, selfishness, and jealousy. Then only you can manifest it externally. Then only, those who come in contact with you, will be benefited by your vibrations of peace and harmony. - Sri Swami Sivananda


Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. - Martin Luther King, Jr.