Quotes and Sayings about Selfishness

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

Generosity is produced by the heart, selfishness is approved by the mind.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee

Being unappreciated is a sign of selfishness.

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

Relationships aren’t designed for selfish individuals.

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

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

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


It is impossible to be both selfish and happy.

If you’re gonna be selfish then don’t expect people to be there for you when you need someone.

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

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

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

Selfishness Stops The Flow Of Blessings To You and Others.
– Brenda Johnson Padgitt

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

The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds some important benefit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Charity does not like arithmetic; selfishness worships it.
Mason Cooley

Each person sweeps the snow before his own door, and never minds the frost on another family’s roof.

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

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

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