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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A little group of willful men reflecting no opinion but their own have rendered the great Government of the United States helpless and contemptible.
~ Woodrow T. Wilson - [Self-interest]

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A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action.
~ David Seabury - [Self-interest]

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As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
~ Helen Keller - [Selfishness]

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Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
~ Doug Horton - [Selfishness]

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How a sickness enlarges the dimensions of a man's self to himself! He is his own exclusive object. Supreme selfishness is inculcated in him as his only duty,
~ Charles Lamb - [Selfishness]

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Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
~ Julio Cortazar - [Selfishness]

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I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes. I had one thousand and sixty.
~ Imelda Marcos - [Selfishness]

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I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself.
~ Oscar Levant - [Selfishness]

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In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, licking the earth.
~ Malcolm Muggeridge - [Selfishness]

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It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our necessities but of their advantages.
~ Adam Smith - [Self-interest]

 

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