Quotes by selfishness
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Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who. When alive, would not have contributed.
American short story writer 1804-1864
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.
British writer 1864-1926
Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion.
English writer 1775-1817
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
American statesman 1809-1865
Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.
William Howard Taft
American politician, judge and President of the United States 1857-1930
Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
The aim of morality is to give people a standard of action and a motive to work by which, they will not intensify each person's selfishness, but raise them up above it.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-2006
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
British writer and artist 1670-1733
This laudable quality is commonly known by the name of Manners and Good-breeding, and consists in a Fashionable Habit, acquir'd by Precept and Example, of flattering the Pride and Selfishness of others, and concealing our own with Judgment and Dexterity.Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark C, p. 69
Scottish Economist 1723-1790
To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
American lawyer 1844-1902
We might not object to the statement that Lear deserved to suffer for his folly, selfishness and tyranny; but to assert that he deserved to suffer what he did suffer is to do violence not merely to language but to any healthy moral sense.
American writer 1880-1968
As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
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