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A shrewd man has to arrange his interests in order of importance and deal with them one by one; but often our greed upsets this order and makes us run after so many things at once that through over-anxiety to obtain the trivial, we miss the most impo
By self-interest, Man has become gregarious, but in instinct he has remained to a great extent solitary; hence the need of religion and morality to reinforce self-interest
Bertrand Russell
Deny Self for Self's sake
Benjamin Franklin
For business reasons, I must preserve the outward signs of sanity.
Mark Twain
Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from an over-sensibility for ourselves and an over-indulgence to our own desires
Edmund Burke
We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we now know that it is bad economics.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We reproach people for talking about themselves but it is the subject they treat best
Anatole France
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