110+ Must-Read Selfish People Quotes: Exclusive Collection

Selfish people are emotional pirates. They crave for your attention, but don’t give you any. Profound selfish people quotes will help you to identify and deal with this kind people in easy and effective ways.

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Best Selfish People Quotes

There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. Oscar Wilde

The only difference between a hero and the villain is that the villain chooses to use that power in a way that is selfish and hurts other people. Chadwick Boseman

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. Oscar Wilde

Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace. Dalai Lama

Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you. Karl Lagerfeld

Selfishness keeps man blind through life. Hazrat Inayat Khan

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.

Relationships aren’t designed for selfish individuals. Anonymous

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice and is never the result of selfishness. Napoleon Hill

Intensely selfish people are always very decided as to what they wish. They do not waste their energies in considering the good of others. Ouida

SELFISH isn’t a dirty word. Fit your own oxygen mask first so you’re able to help someone else. Anonymous

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Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless. Edward Albert

Because of your selfishness you lost me, because of your pride i found someone new Anonymous

Putting yourself first is not selfish. Thinking about yourself constantly is selfish. Please respect the difference. Anonymous

Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race. William E. Gladstone

Take time to give it is too short a day to be selfish. Anonymous

It is impossible to be both selfish and happy. Dark Angel

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either. Erich Fromm

Happiness doesn’t come through selfishness, but through selflessness. Everything you do comes back around Anonymous

The selfishness must be discovered and understood before it can be removed. It is powerless to remove itself, neither will it pass away of itself. Darkness ceases only when light is introduced; so ignorance can only be dispersed by Knowledge; selfishness by Love. James Allen

Love does not ennoble one for it generally rounds up one’s action to selfish purposes Anonymous

Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out. Nick Richardson

I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best Marilyn Monroe

A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s. Richard Whately

Selfish people also tend to have victim mindsets… Their actions plant seeds of loneliness; then they cry upon the blooming. Steve Maraboli

Selfish has always gotten a bad rap. You should do you for you. Matthew McConaughey

To hold one’s own life as one’s ultimate value, and one’s own happiness as one’s highest purpose are two aspects of the same achievement. Ayn Rand

I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity. Charles Dudley Warner

Selfishness is like a wall. A useless wall, without a doubt. It cannot hold one’s own joy in. But simply keeps the world’s joy out. Anonymous

I’m selfish. I want you all to myself. Anonymous

Selfishness a fantastic way to be miserable. Anonymous

A man who only thinks about himself and loves only himself are nothing but a selfish man. Unknown

I’m selfish. Kendrick Lamar

The distinction between selfishness and self-fullness is that self-fullness is being true to one’s needs, opinions and perception without worrying what others think and understanding an important difference that when we disappoint some people we are actually allowing them to find their own strength Anonymous

A selfish person is one who cares only for their own pleasures, even if it causes pain to someone else. They have no consideration for anyone else, and worry … Calvin Dillard

It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary. Mandy Hale

Selfish people lose so much in life, because even when they realize they are wrong, they don’t know how to ask for forgiveness or show regrets. Anonymous

I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something. Harry Chapin

Selfish people tend to only be good to themselves… then are surprised when they are alone. Steve Maraboli

For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice. James

That which a man willingly shares, he keeps. That which he selfishly keeps, he loses Anonymous

A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses. Oscar Wilde

Pity the selfishness of lovers it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible. Elizabeth Bowen

I think my heart is quite selfish. If I followed my heart, I would not be a good person. But I have moral principles. I have to sit down and reflect. Jo Nesbo

Sometimes, people choose to leave not because of selfish reasons. But they just know that things will get worse if they stay. Anonymous

A selfish life isn’t God’s purpose for you. Sunday Adelaja

Ego focuses on one’s own survival, pleasure, and enhancement to the exclusion of others; ego is selfishly ambitious. It sees relationships in terms of threat or no threat, like little children who classify all people as “nice” or “mean.” Conscience, on the other hand, both democratizes and elevates ego to a larger sense of the group, the whole, the community, the greater good. It sees life in terms of service and contribution, in terms of others’ security and fulfillment. Robert K. Greenleaf

We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive. Lord Byron

Famous Selfish People Quotes

Selfishness Destroys Relationships, Humility Develops Relationships. Mark Merrill

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it. Douglas Horton

Gentlemen of the Jury: The best friend a man has in the world may turn against him and become his enemy. His son or daughter that he has reared with loving care may prove ungrateful. Those who are nearest and dearest to us, those whom we trust with our happiness and our good name may become traitors to their faith. The money that a man has, he may lose. It flies away from him, perhaps when he needs it most. A man’s reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of ill-considered action. The people who are prone to fall on their knees to do us honor when success is with us, may be the first to throw the stone of malice when failure settles its cloud upon our heads. George Graham Vest

Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Selfcare for the betterment of others is good. Richie Norton

Your ‘s are your ‘selfish’ years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every single thing possible. Be selfish with your time, and all the aspects of you. Kyoko Escamilla

Some people are Selfish. They cheat, they stab, & will try to bring you down. Never let them get you down. Instead use them as steps to reach your AIM Venkat Desireddy

I’m an egotist, but I’m not selfish. There’s a difference. I’m a neurotic, I guess. I can’t stop thinking about myself. It isn’t that I think myself so important… I simply can’t think about anything else, that’s all. If I could fall in love with a woman that might help some. But I can’t find a woman who interests me. Henry Miller

I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope. Jerry Lewis

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate. Anonymous

This is stupid. Look. You think how stupid people are most of the time. Old men drink. Women at a village fair. Boys throwing stones at birds. Life. The foolishness and the vanity, the selfishness and the waste. The pettiness, the silliness. You think in war it must be different. Must be better. With death around the corner, men united against hardship, the cunning of the enemy, people must think harder, faster, be…better. Be heroic

Selfish fake friends only have themselves in the end Anonymous

Call me greedy, call me selfish, but I don’t want anyone else to hold your hand Anonymous

A selfless act out of even the purest desire to do for others, will be selfish in the satisfaction and happiness it brings to one doing it. Ashly Lorenzana

When you love yourself more, people say you are selfish. When you care for others more, they say you are stupid Anonymous

The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies. Francis Wright

People think he’s selfish, but Isaiah is a scorer for us and should shoot a lot. He’s an incredible passer and does a lot to get other guys involved. You always have to be aware of where he is with the ball because it can come at you at any time. Chris Sprinker

Selfishness creates greed and greed destroys the soul. Zarina Bibi

I have many ‘friends’ who are selfish. So I rather prefer to stay alone because loneliness is better than a loveless friendship.

Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don’t have to sacrifice.

I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved through the cultivation of altruism, of love and compassion and elimination of ignorance, selfishness and greed.

Though many intellectuals, following in the footsteps of Saints Augustine and Jerome, hold businesspeople in contempt for their selfishness and greed, in fact a free market puts a premium on empathy. Steve Pinker

You are mine forever. The most selfish line, but the sweetest words we want to hear from the one we love. Anonymous

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody. Mother Teresa

Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure. Jane Austen

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision. Helen Keller

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. unknown

Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant. Don Miguel Ruiz

If all the people in this world, in which we live, were as selfish as a few of the people in this world, in which we live, there would be no world in which to live. W. L. Orme

Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves. Stephen Kendrick

Better to have an enemy who slaps you in the face than a friend who stabs you in the back. Unknown

If there is one thing I dislike, it is the man who tries to air his grievances when I wish to air mine. P.G. Wodehouse

Teamwork: I love the idea of all for one especially if that one is me. Jarod Kintz

No man will work for your interests unless they are his. David Seabury

Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself. Henry Ward Beecher

If we were not all so excessively interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it. Arthur Schopenhauer

In order to be happy, one must first let go of all pettiness and selfish attachments. Dee Waldeck

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. Ayn Rand

I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction Ayn Rand

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine. Ayn Rand

Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves. F. Scott Fitzgerald

A great person is that who have let go of his selfishness and wants to help other people too. Unknown

Each one of us is selfish, including me. Santosh Kalwar

They, the selfish ones, are like spiritual lame people who use other beings as crutches to walk on the path of life. And they are the Blind of Spirit who never find Love, because they do not know how to love and do not let themselves be loved Ivan Figueroa Otero

I really appreciate those people who stay with me even if I am a little bit selfish about everything. Unknown

There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move. Daniel Smith

It is the ignorant person who seeks his or her own ends at the expense of the greater whole. It is the ignorant person, therefore, who is the selfish person. The truly wise person is never selfish. Ralph Waldo Trine

A person is called selfish, not for pursuing his or her own good, but for neglecting his or her neighbor’s. Richard Whatly

Selfish people are, by definition, those whose activities are devoted to bringing themselves happiness. Yet. . . these selfish people are far less likely to be happy than those whose efforts are devoted to making others happy. Bernard Rimland

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others. Albert Camus

It’s not my job to make you happy. It’s your job to learn that only those who quit selfishly seeking their own happiness find it. Richelle E. Goodrich

We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path. Paulo Coelho

The world says: “You have needs — satisfy them. You have as much right as the rich and the mighty. Don’t hesitate to satisfy your needs; indeed, expand your needs and demand more.” This is the worldly doctrine of today. And they believe that this is freedom. The result for the rich is isolation and suicide, for the poor, envy and murder. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Forgive anyone who does wrong on you. Don’t you know that it is selfish to stay mad at someone for a long time? Unknown

He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. Benjamin Franklin

Love is the most selfish of all the passions. Alexandre Dumas

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. William Cowper

A selfish man is a thief. Jose Marti

That man who lives for self alone, lives for the meanest mortal known. Joaquin Miller

A focus on self-preservation is a choice for self-destruction. Craig D. Lounsbrough

People don’t want other people to be people. Gene Wolfe

Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than selfrespect. George Sand

Man is not, by nature, deserving of all that he wants. When we think that we are automatically entitled to something, that is when we start walking all over others to get it. Criss Jami

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