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Quotations by Subject: Selfishness
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To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
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Gustave Flaubert (1821 - 1880)
Manifest plainness,
Embrace simplicity,
Reduce selfishness,
Have few desires.
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Lao-tzu (604 BC - 531 BC), The Way of Lao-tzu
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
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Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
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William Cowper (1731 - 1800)
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