76+ 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

Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully. Richard Bach

I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

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

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

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

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

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

Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles. Harry S. Truman

We keep on being told that religion, whatever its imperfections, at least instills morality. On every side, there is conclusive evidence that the contrary is the case and that faith causes people to be more mean, more selfish, and perhaps above all, more stupid. Christopher Hitchens

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

Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. Al Ghazzali

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

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

It is interesting how the selfish, the ignorant, and the constantly angry all tend to be the same person. Wayne Gerard Trotman

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

Selfishness keeps man blind through life. Hazrat Inayat Khan

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

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

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

The poison of selfishness destroys the world. Catherine of Siena

You will think me cruel, very selfish, but love is always selfish; the more ardent the more selfish. How jealous I am you cannot know. You must come with me, loving me, to death; or else hate me, and still come with me, and hating me through death and after. There is no such word as indifference in my apathetic nature. Sheridan Le Fanu

Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant. Madame Roland

In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction. David Mitchell

You can’t expect to have a deep relationship with a shallow person. Doe Zantamata

Selfish a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice. George Eliot

Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back. Michael Bassey Johnson

Love is the most selfish of all the passions Alexandre Dumas

Selfish a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their power of sacrifice. George Eliot

There seemed to be three choices to give up trying to love anyone, to stop being selfish, or to learn to love a person while continuing to be selfish. Lydia Davis

A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines. Benjamin Franklin

Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self respect. George Sand

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

When you have wit of your own, it’s a pleasure to credit other people for theirs. Criss Jami

No man is more cheated than the selfish man. Henry Ward Beecher

Most people are far too much occupied with themselves to be malicious. Friedrich Nietzsche

What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man. Herbert Spencer

You have a good heart and you think the good thing is to be guilty and kind but it’s not always kind to be gentle and soft, there’s a genuine violence softness and kindness visit on people. Sometimes self interested is the most generous thing you can be.Tony Kushner

Better not to plant seeds of selfishness than try to eradicate them once they have grown into giant weeds. Prem Prakash

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

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

We all of us need to be toppled off the throne of self, my dear, he said. Perched up there the tears of others are never upon our own cheek. Elizabeth Goudge

Selfishness is the root and source of all natural and moral evils. Nathaniel Emmons

Nobody knows you as well as our spouse. And that means no one will be quicker to recognize a change when you deliberately start sacrificing your wants and wishes to make sure his or her needs are met. Stephen Kendrick

Selfishness creates greed and greed destroys the soul. Zarina Bibi

Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles. Harry S. Truman

Selfishness stops the flow of blessings to you and others. Brenda Johnson Padgitt

God favors men and women who delight in being made worthy of happiness before the happiness itself. Criss Jami

In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction. David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

Look at the orators in our republics; as long as they are poor, both state and people can only praise their uprightness; but once they are fattened on the public funds, they conceive a hatred for justice, plan intrigues against the people and attack the democracy. Aristophanes

Selfishness is weakness. But loving and caring for others is a position of power beyond anything we can possibly imagine. Joel Osteen

It all depends on what people you’re talking about helping. That’s the wonderful think about just about every religion on the planet  they’re all so incredibly selfish. Derek Landy

With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone. Buddha

Every small, unselfish action nudges the world into a better path. An accumulation of small acts can change the world. Robin Hobb

Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. Richard Dawkins

Some of us were brought into this troubled world primarily or only to increase our fathers chances of not being left by our mothers, or vice versa. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

There is only one force stronger than selfishness, and that is stupidity. Ellen Glasgow

You, sir, are not only a selfish asshole, but you’re a coward. You didn’t have the balls to stand and fight for what was yours, instead you chose to flee and force others into a fight that wasn’t even theirs to begin with. Rose Wynters

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself. Khalil Gibran

What you love is your own love. It’s not love, it’s selfishness. It’s not me you think of, but what you feel about me. John Fowles

A selfish friend invites you into their maze of painful emotions and then traps you there. Christina J. Daniels

We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness. Booker T. Washington

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

Just because you have stolen someone’s heart, luckily owned and occupied as a home, doesn’t give you the audacity to enforce hurtful policies. Michael Bassey Johnson

Selfishness may result in one’s sense of superiority, but life as such will surely deny them. Eraldo Banovac

I must fight with my weapons. Not his. Not selfishness and brutality and shame and resentment. John Fowles

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

In every class of society, gratitude is the rarest of all human virtues. Wilkie Collins

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

But selfish isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It only means you take care of yourself and you have to do that to be able to take care of others. Tera Lynn Childs

Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfishness or cowardly reasons. Jeanne Birdsall

Human beings are never to be treated as a means but always as ends. Immanuel Kant

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

Wars come from egotism and selfishness. Every macrocosmic or world war has its origin in microcosmic wars going on inside millions and millions of individuals. Fulton J. Sheen

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