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A red rose is not selfish because it wants to be a red rose. It would be horribly selfish if it wanted all the other flowers in the garden to be both red and roses.
Oscar Wilde
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
William Shakespeare
Saul Bellow
Live for yourself -- there's no one else
More worth living for
Begging hands and bleeding hearts will only cry out for more
Neil Peart
Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness when bequeathed by those who, even alive, would part with nothing.
Charles Caleb Colton
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Oscar Wilde
Selfishness is the only real atheism; aspiration, unselfishness, the only real religion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
Oscar Wilde
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.
Laurence J. Peter
Those who do not hate their own selfishness and regard themselves as more important than the rest of the world are blind because the truth lies elsewhere
Blaise Pascal
Two may keep counsel, putting one away
William Shakespeare
Well, I know they've always told you/
Selfishness was wrong/
Yet it was for me, not you, I came to write this song/
Neil Peart
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