Selfish Quotes

Karl Lagerfeld

Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can
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.

Rob Liano

Selfish love hurts, selfless love heals.

Simone De Beauvoir

I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.

Anthony Liccione

She says: is really all that matters. He hears: ...really love to do it on
She says: is really all that matters. He hears: ...really love to do it on the mattress.

Sanhita Baruah

Some selfish people rise because some kind people haven't learned the art of saying no to them.

Leigh Hershkovich

Make your passion your life. Just don’t make it about you.

Isabella Poretsis

If women and men want to be treated as adults they must begin to act without the childish selfishness that pollutes our world.

Randy Alcorn

Are we truly obeying the command to love our neighbor as ourselves if we're storing up money for potential future needs when our neighbor is laboring today under actual present needs?

James A. Michener

Being goal-oriented instead of self-oriented is crucial. I know so many people who want to be writers. But let me tell you, they really don't want to be writers. They want to have been writers. They wish they had a book in print. They don't want to go through the work of getting the damn book out. There is a huge difference.

William J. Federer


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Knowledge refined from experience becomes a weight upon wisdom when its driving purpose is solely selfish.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Be confidently assured that any ‘gods’ that we build will always have veracious appetites, and sooner or later they will gorge themselves on that which built them.

Stephen Colbert

If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it.

Ram Mohan

The ones who live for themselves find it easier to follow their dreams.

A.J. Darkholme

If your heart, mind, and actions are selfish, they will ultimately divide you, others, or entire [establishments]. When motivation is pure and selfless, it will result in helping bring others together.

Ellen Kenner

Romantic love is the most selfish of all emotions.


The only way to learn strong faith is to endure great trials. I have learned my faith by standing firm amid severe testings.

Assegid Habtewold

You can't succeed in any endeavor if your motive is solely selfish- feeding your ego, seeking recognition, fame, etc. Find a lasting motivation...

Bill Maher

Americans today confuse freedom with not being asked to sacrifice. The fact that you can't have everything you want exactly when you want it has somehow become un-American.

Gustave Flaubert

She wanted to get some personal profit out of things, and she rejected as useless all that did not contribute to the immediate desires of her heart, being of a temperament more sentimental than artistic, looking for emotions, not landscapes.

Anthony Liccione

If I was your mirror, you would look for me more, than you do me.

T.A. Miles

You are not one of Pentrigrel’s creations. This is not where you belong. He will not keep his word to you. He is concerned only with himself. You cannot condemn yourself to this over Lunette’s fate.

Shannon Celebi

She also understood there was a hole in her heart where her son should be, that she was a wicked, selfish woman for wishing him back.

Celia Mcmahon

Everyone is good at heart. We all do things with the greatest of intentions and most of the time we do it for selfish reasons. Myself included.

Albert Einstein

It is abhorrent to me when a fine intelligence is paired with an unsavory character.

Jim George

As you can see marriage is about putting away selfishness and taking on the concept of teamwork.

Randy Alcorn

...if I try to make only enough money for my family' immediate needs, it may violate Scripture. ...Even though earning just enough to meet the needs of my family may seem nonmaterialistic, it's actually selfish when I could earn enough to care for others as well.

Tim Crawshaw

Because of the value placed on individual materialistic success in our society, we are surrounded by people primarily interested in getting something from others. Their attitudes are characterised by selfishness and a lack of empathy for others.

Albert Einstein

Am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker in this cause. The example of great and pure personages is the only thing that can lead us to find ideas and noble deeds. Money only appeals to selfishness and always irresistibly tempts its owner to abuse it.

Ramez Naam

But Nita had always seen having a child as selfish. Why bring another soul into this world, she'd say, when there are so many out there that need our help?

Gerald Durrell

It's all your fault, Mother,' said Larry austerely; 'you shouldn't have brought us up to be so selfish.' 'I like that!' exclaimed Mother. 'I never did anything of the sort!' 'Well, we didn't get as selfish as this without some guidance,' said Larry.

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