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Selfish People Quotes | We meet many types of people in our life. Some good and some bad. Good people become friends, and bad people become bad experiences.

Some people are very selfish. They will talk to you only when they need some kind of help from you. Such people are really bad, selfish people. These people only see their own benefits. They do not care about what is going on in your life. Whether you are happy or not, they don’t care.

You have to stay away from this kind of people. Look, a little bit of selfishness is fine, and there is nothing wrong with it, but some people are full of selfishness. These people can never become friends with good people. It is good to think about yourself, but it is wrong to use people for your own benefit.

This article is about quotes from Selfish People, which explains why selfishness is the ugly face of your soul.


selfish people quotes


“You always know after shitty things happened, who your friends really were.”

– Unknown


“Stay real. stay loyal or stay away from me.”

– Unknown


“It is the ignorant person who seeks his or her own ends at the expense of the greater whole. It is the ignorant person, therefore, who is the selfish person. The truly wise person is never selfish.”

– Ralph Waldo Trine


“Selfish people are, by definition, those whose activities are devoted to bringing themselves happiness. Yet. . . these selfish people are far less likely to be happy than those whose efforts are devoted to making others happy.”

– Bernard Rimland


“Selfishness may result in one’s sense of superiority, but life as such will surely deny them.”

– Eraldo Banovac


“Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, It is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”

– Oscar Wilde


“Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.”

– Richard Bach


“If there is one thing I dislike, it is the man who tries to air his grievances when I wish to air mine.”

– P.G. Wodehouse


“In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction.”

– David Mitchell


“Love makes people less selfish, It makes them give away all that they have with them, all of it.”

– Unknown


“You do not matter to me, I do not really care if you do not like me, that is what being selfish is.”

– Unknown


“Selfishness is innate to all of us, that is the sad reality of life and no one really cares.”

– Unknown


“Selfish— a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.”

– George Eliot


“Love is the most selfish of all the passions.”

– Alexandre Dumas


quotes about selfish people


“There seemed to be three choices: to give up trying to love anyone, to stop being selfish, or to learn to love a person while continuing to be selfish.”

– Lydia Davis


“Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.”

– George Sand


“Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.”

– Harry S. Truman


“Nowadays, even love is selfish; there is so much selfishness that surrounds the planet we have.”

– Unknown


“I really appreciate those people who stay with me even if I am a little bit selfish about everything.”

– Unknown


“When you stop thinking of the benefit of other people, That is the moment you become selfish.”

– Unknown


“Who are you to deprive me of the things I want, I had never been selfish my entire life.”

– Unknown


“Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.”

– Michael Bassey Johnson


“Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.”

– Unknown


“Choosing to love me more is definitely not selfishness.”

– Unknown


“Forgive anyone who does wrong on you. Don’t you know that it is selfish to stay mad at someone for a long time?”

– Unknown


“You become enemy of yourself if you are selfish, Greedy, Arrogant, and liar.”

– Unknown


“Stay real. stay loyal or stay away from me.”

– Unknown


“Selfishness keeps man blind through life.”

– Unknown


“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”

– Unknown


“Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.”

– Unknown


“Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.”

– Unknown


“Relationships aren’t designed for selfish individuals.”

– Unknown


“Charity does not like arithmetic; selfishness worships it.”

– Mason Cooley


“Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.”

– George Sand


quotes selfish people in relationships


“That man who lives for self alone lives for the meanest mortal known.”

– Joaquin Miller


“No man will work for your interests unless they are his.”

– David Seabury


“Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know because there is no hope of a cure.”

– Jane Austin


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

– Oscar Wilde


“Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.”

– Unknown


“It’s enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.”

– Adrian Grenier


“Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.”

– Harry S. Truman


“Better not to plant seeds of selfishness than try to eradicate them once they have grown into giant weeds.”

– Prem Prakash


“Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It’s a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.” \

– Stephen Kendrick


“You can’t expect to have a deep relationship with a shallow person.”

– Doe Zantamata


“Jealousy is a passion typical to selfish people.”

– Vissarion Belinsky


“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.”

– Jane Austen


“Yet there are still people who confuse individualism and selfishness.”

– Albert Camus


“Self-absorbed people don’t realize how selfish they’ve become.”

– Unknown


“Self-centered people have only one topic to talk about… THEMSELVES.”

– Stef Harder


“The most miserable people are those who care only about themselves, understand only their own troubles, and see only their own perspective.”

– Unknown


“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


selfish people in relationships quotes


“When it’s impossible, it’s better to stoop to compromise, without resisting and without complaining. People who complain are selfish.”

– Indira Gandhi


“It’s usually the selfish people who are loved the most. They do what you deny yourself, and you love them for it. You give them your heart.”

– Saul Bellow


“A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.”

– Edmund Burke


“Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace.”

– Dalai Lama


“It’s hard to get people to overcome the thought that they have to take care of themselves first. It’s hard to get players to give in to the group and become selfless as opposed to selfish.”

– Isaiah Thomas


“When you finally have kids, you realize how selfish you are. I think we are naturally selfish beings. When you have kids, that can kind of be a shock at first. I think just trying to make time for yourself is very hard. Especially now that I have 3, finding that time can be very difficult.”

– Kristin Cavallari


“Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant.”

– Don Miguel Ruiz


“I think I’m still figuring out how to be a little less selfish.”

– Anthony Kiedis


“Marriage takes your whole heart; selfish people can’t pull it off.”

– Helen Hunt


quotes on selfish people


“Selfish people are, by definition, those whose activities are devoted to bringing themselves happiness. Yet. . . these selfish people are far less likely to be happy than those whose efforts are devoted to making others happy.”

– Bernard Rimland


“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.


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

– Erich Fromm


“It is interesting how the selfish, the ignorant, and the constantly angry all tend to be the same person.”

– Wayne Gerard Trotman


“If you want to be a generous giver, you have to watch out for selfish takers.”

– Adam Grant


“We all of us need to be toppled off the throne of self. Perched up there the tears of others are never upon our own cheek.”

– Elizabeth Goudge


“Everyone wants to help the world, but first and foremost everyone wants to help oneself.”

– Maria Karvouni


“You can’t be faulted for being selfish if you’re going to get better because of it.”

– Jerry Lewis


“Everyone is the most important person in the world to themselves.”

– Mokokoma Mokhonoana


“But selfish isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It only means you take care of yourself and you have to do that to be able to take care of others.”

– Tera Lynn Childs


“When you work together in a creative way, you have to be less selfish about your ideas and learn to let both parties feel valued. Of course, that’s also a really great quality to have in a relationship, too.”

– St. Lucia


quotes about selfish people hurting others


“It’s way too easy to see the real face of a person. They’re amiable and full of pretense when they want something from you, but the minute you don’t give in, back away or put yourself first, as they do, is the minute they show you who they are.”

– Donna Lynn Hope


“A man is nothing more than the things he does to get what he wants.”

– Hal Ackerman


“Even the early droplets of selfish decisions suggest a direction. Then the little inflecting rivulets come, merging into small brooks and soon into larger streams; finally one is swept along by a vast river which flows into the gulf of misery and endless whoa.”

– Neal A. Maxwell


“Selfish, a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their power of sacrifice.”

– George Eliot


“Giving yourself some loving attention is not selfish. It is sensible. If you feel loved and cherished, even if it is only by yourself, then you will have more love to give to others, too.”

– Penelope Quest


“Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.”

– William Cowper


“A selfless act out of even the purest desire to do for others, will be selfish in the satisfaction and happiness it brings to one doing it.”

– Ashly Lorenzana


“Suppose you were the last one left? Suppose you did that to yourself?”

– Cormac McCarthy


“Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.”

– Stephen Kendrick


“We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness.”

– Booker T. Washington


“Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.”

– Henry Ward Beecher


quotes for selfish people


“As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.”

– Helen Keller


“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”

– Unknown


“If there is one thing I dislike, it is the man who tries to air his grievances when I wish to air mine.”

– P.G. Wodehouse


“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.”

– Jane Austen


“A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.”

– Unknown


“If all the people in this world, in which we live, were as selfish as a few of the people in this world, in which we live, there would be no world in which to live.”

– W. L. Orme


“Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant.”

– Don Miguel Ruiz


“Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, But they are not capable of loving themselves either.”

– Erich Fromm


“Selfish people are, by definition, Those whose activities are devoted to bringing themselves happiness. Yet. . . these selfish people are far less likely to be happy than those whose efforts are devoted to making others happy.”

– Bernard Rimland


“It is selfish to ask something more than anyone can give.”

– Unknown


some more quotes selfish people in relationships


“What are selfish people but ones who use the weakness of others for their own pleasure?”

– Unknown


“Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.”

– George Sand


“As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, So love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.”

Helen Keller


“Our ability to love ourselves doesn’t determine how much friends love us.”

– Unknown


“Some people are selfish in all of their relationships. Those people are called sociopaths.”

– Unknown


“While you’re talking behind my back, feel free to bend down and kiss my a**.”

– Unknown


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