22 Best Quotes About Selfish You Should Know

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Being selfish isn’t always a bad thing when it comes to taking care of yourself. It’s good to be a little selfish to take care of your emotional, mental, and physical health. At the same time, we should respect the feelings of the people around us. Here are some motivational selfish quotes that will help you not only focus on your own profit or happiness but also take care of the feelings of others.

Best Quotes About Selfish

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

2. “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

3. “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

4. “The subsistence mentality of a person is a prison in which his personal joy is detained. If you want to live in joy, you don’t live for yourself alone. Live for others too!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

5. “You shouldn’t live for yourself alone but you must also learn to live the Christian life” ― Sunday Adelaja

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6. “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

7. “All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction” ― Dalai Lama XIV

8. “Hurt’s a reason to change, but all the hurt in the world doesn’t change facts. You have been selfish.” ― Stephen King

9. “The only difference between a hero and a villain is that the villain chooses to use that power in a way that is selfish and hurts other people.” ― Chadwick Boseman

10. “Sometimes in life, you have to make a selfish decision and do what’s best for you.” ― Saquon Barkley

11. “Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless.” ― Edward Albert

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

Inspirational Selfish Quotes

13. “A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.” ― Richard Whately

14. “Our true passions are selfish.” ― Stendhal

15. “To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.” ― Michael Jordan

16. “People are so selfish. Those you help are the ones who turn against you.” ― Munshi Premchand

17. “If my love is without sacrifice, it is selfish. Such love is barter, for there is an exchange of love and devotion in return for something. It is conditional love.” ― Sadhu Vaswani

18. “If you live the way others want you to, you are called a nice guy. If you live the way you want, you are called selfish.” ― Rana Daggubati

19. “If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realizing your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I’m definitely ruthless and selfish.” ― Nicole Scherzinger

20. “It’s good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people.” ― Hugh Hefner

21. “I am a great motivator. I have struggles in my life, and the only way I can push through them is to motivate others. It really is quite selfish.” ― Matt Cohen

22. “Some people are selfish in all of their relationships. Those people are called sociopaths.” ― Adam Grant

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