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950 Best Love Heartless Selfish Quotes (2023)

1. “Selfish people cannot love others, but they also cannot love themselves.”


2. “Selfishness is weakness. But loving and caring for others is a position of power beyond anything we can possibly imagine.” – Joel Osteen


3. “Though critics may bow to art, and I am its own true lover, / It is not art, but heart, which wins the wide world over. / Though smooth be the heartless prayer, no ear in Heaven will mind it.” ― Ella Wheeler Wilcox


4. “Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.” ~ Isak Dinesen


5. “Man is so selfish and heartless that he is willing to sacrifice his own child’s happiness in order to satisfy his own desires.” – Abhijit Naskar


6. Love is not selfish. Love is something else. Morten Tyldum


7. I am in love with girls that are bad and naughty and badass, and a little selfish, but I like to watch from a respectful distance! Dreama Walker


8. Self love isn’t selfish it’s important.


9. “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish – it makes you indestructible.” – Unknown


10. “If you have given up your heart … you have already lost. A heartless creature is a loveless creature, and a loveless creature is a beast.” ― Stephen King


11. “One day, I hope you will understand that I never want to be selfish, I just want to be loved.”


12. “My joys each after other, in haste are flying, / And leave me dying for her that scorns my crying. / Oh she from hence departs, my love refraining, / For whom, all heartless alas! I die complaining.” ― John Wilbye


13. “The greatest act of selfishness is loving yourself.” – Unknown


14. “Be a little bit selfish and love yourself first.” – Eric Thomas


15. “Unconditional love. That’s what he wants to give her and what he wants from her. People should give without wanting anything in return. All other giving is selfish. But he is being selfish a little, isn’t he, by wanting her to love him in return? He hopes that she loves him in return. Is it possible for a person to love without wanting love back? Is anything so pure? Or is love, by its nature, a reciprocity, like oceans and clouds, an evaporating of seawater and a replenishing of rain?” ~ Alan Lightman


16. “The opposite of love does not hate, it’s indifference.” – Elie Wiesel


17. Selfishness is the gateway to other sins. It is only second to vanity, the most beloved iniquity of Evil.


18. “It is sad that selfish people cannot enter into relationships, they are not capable of love itself.”


19. “Sure love is cruel and selfish and totally obtuse at least, blinded by the light, young love is.” – William Carlos Williams


20. “A father who does not love his children cannot give what he does not have.” – Unknown


21. “Could synergy not create a new script for the next generation—one that is more geared to service and contribution, and is less protective, less adversarial, less selfish; one that is more open, more trusting, more giving, and is less defensive, protective, and political; one that is more loving, more caring, and is less possessive and judgmental?”


22. “They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it.”


23. “A heartless and selfish parent sets up a child for a lifetime of having difficulty putting themselves in the shoes of others.” – Robert Firestone


24. “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish. It makes you indestructible.” – Anonymous


25. It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary. Mandy Hale


26. “An intellectual, heartless man never becomes an inspired man. It is always the heart that speaks in the man of love; it discovers a greater instrument than intellect can give you, the instrument of inspiration.” ~ Swami Vivekananda


27. “It is sad that a child has to grow up with losers like you for parents selfish and heartless.”― Abhaidev


28. “Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.”


29. “We raise predators by treating children as prey.”


30. “The agent of economic theory is rational, selfish, and his tastes do not change.”


31. “The day your soul has died is the day you don’t care about anyone’s pain, unless it builds you up or makes you richer.”


32. "The first things that she took from me were selfishness and sleep


33. “Science is not a heartless pursuit of objective information; it is a creative human activity.” ~ Stephen Jay Gould


34. “Better an honest enemy than a false friend.” – German Proverb


35. “The same person that speaks highly of you will be the same person that drowns you. Be careful who you call friends.“


36. As long as I feel like this we cant be friends… selfish but its the truth.


37. “Some people come into your life to spread darkness so stay away from them.”


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


39. “If you don’t like me remember it’s mind over matter; I don’t mind and you don’t matter.”


40. Selfish people suffer from a vice that makes them helpless and vicious who can be pitied but never befriended.


41. “By not caring about others, you become a selfish person who only cares about himself and no one else.”


42. If you want to be a generous giver, you have to watch out for selfish takers. Adam Grant


43. “Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.” ~ Lord Chesterfield


44. “The only real failure is abandoning your principles. Killing what you love because you can’t bear to part from it is selfish and stupid. If your reputation can’t absorb a few blows, it wasn’t worth anything in the first place.”


45. “Being selfish to protect your peace is simply the most emotionally intelligent thing you should do.” -Michelle Obama


46. “Not sure if I am emotionally strong and can handle everything or I am a heartless sociopath.”


47. “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


48. “The one thing I’ve learned about this sport is that it’s OK to be selfish at times.” Travis Browne


49. “Selfishness creates greed and greed destroys the soul.”


50. “It amazes me how selfish some people are. Even your friends…”


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


52. “A parent who is too selfish to worry about the needs of their own child is not a parent at all.” – Unknown


53. “You can do nothing to make the selfish or the heartless love you.” – Samuel Johnson


54. “Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


55. “Don’t think that being selfish makes you heartless, it’s sometimes necessary to be selfish in order to survive.” – Unknown


56. “An absent father is like a presence of a ghost in one’s life, who gives his conscience but never his heart.” – Unknown


57. “People can be so heartless and dirty.” ― Jim Goad


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


59. “Do not love the heartbreaking and the heartless, for those of tender heart are the only ones worth your love.” – Laozi


60. “The experiences of the heartless are so limited. It is hate that is blind. Love may miss a flaw here and there, but hate misses beauty everywhere.” ~ Helen McCloy


61. “If you don’t like me, remember that it’s all in your head.”


62. “To protect your heart from breaking, just don’t disclose that you have one.” — Senora Roy


63. “The poison of selfishness never brings anything good to anyone.” – Bible


64. “I know it’s a shame that I am selfishly loving you alone, please forgive me.”


65. “It’s not worth your time and energy to try and please heartless selfish people.”


66. “I have a theory of relatives, too. Don’t hire ’em.”- Jack L Warner


67. ¨ You know, Emily was a selfish old woman n her way. She was very generous, but he always wanted a return. She never let people forget what she had done for them – and, that way he missed love. ¨ – Agatha Christie


68. “Selfish people tend to only be good to themselves…


69. “Cowardice rightly understood begins with selfishness and ends with shame.” ― José Rizal


70. “It is debatable which is causing us more harm – hot-headed ignorance or cold-hearted intellectualism.” — Vance Havner


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


72. “Remember: hurt people hurt people.” – Madeline Levine


73. “You told me to tell the truth, and this is exactly why I didn’t want to. You want me to think I’m selfish.”


74. “To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.” -Buddha, 563 BCE.


75. “It’s okay to be selfish sometimes, as long as you’re not hurting anyone else.”


76. “Selfish people will talk about you good in front of you and bad behind you.“


77. “If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway.” – Kent M. Keith


78. “You know I love you more when you’re cold and heartless.” — Charlaine Harris


79. “Leftists are brainless, rightists are heartless.” — Sercan Leylek


80. “I don’t have time for people who only want to make me feel better.”


81. Some say I’m selfish. My approach is the complete opposite of selfishness. Joey Votto


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


83. “My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.” – John Keats


84. #84 “Cheating really hurts. It’s best to walk away, break up, or do anything but cheat. Don’t ruin someone’s outlook on love and life. Don’t fill their mind with insecurity and “I’m not good enough” thoughts because you wanted to be selfish and cheat. If you can’t love them, hurt them.”


85. “I’m not selfish I just think about myself more than others.”


86. “If I am selfish, it is because I am the only one looking out for me.” – Anonymous


87. “In a private, selfishness uglifies the soul; selfishness is extinction for the human types.”


88. “The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.”


89. “It’s better to be selfish than to be a selfish lover.” – Unknown


90. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” Mandy Hale


91. “The world isn’t always fair, and fools, cowards, liars, and greedy people frequently hide in high places.”


92. “Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them.” – Unknown


93. “Life is so very brief and yet so full of pain that it is almost a blessing to be heartless.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky


94. “I don’t like fashion. It’s very heartless.” ~ Paul Simon


95. “You must be unselfish and accept the role that helps the team the most” – Tom Crean


96. “Instead of treating your child like how you were treated. Treat them with the same love and attention you wanted from your parents while growing up.”


97. They believe that they're entitled to special treatment.


98. ¨ The age of selfishness and greed is over. The age of kindness and generosity is underway. ¨ – Laurence Overmire


99. Putting yourself first is not selfish. Thinking about yourself constantly is selfish. Please respect the difference


100. ¨ Love is the highest act of selfishness, the best gift you can give to yourself. ¨- Bernard Werber


101. “People can be so heartless and dirty.”


102. “Today even love is selfish; so much selfishness surrounds our planet.”


103. ¨ If you want to be accepted as you are, but you expect others to be perfect… You are selfish! ¨ – Quentin McCall


104. “A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; It makes no noise at all, But softly gives itself away; While quite unselfish, it grows small.”—Eva K. Logue


105. “He lies there with no heart, but heartless is the last thing you’ll call him.” — Sonali Jain


106. “You are gonna catch a cold from the ice inside your soul.”


107. “Oh Sorry!


108. “Most people who act heartless have a sweet heart. They just act heartless to protect themselves from getting hurt again.”


109. “He lies there with no heart, but heartless is the last thing you’ll call him.” ― Sonali Jain


110. “I’m not a heartless person, I just don’t know what love is.”


111. “I maybe heartless, but you’re naive.”


112. “Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.”


113. “Not sure if I am emotionally strong and can handle everything, or I am a heartless sociopath.”


114. I’d rather be hated for being real, than loved for being fake.


115. “My devotion to my happiness is not selfish.”


116. “Self-care isn’t selfish. Change my mind.” – The Centered Parent


117. “If you want to be truly happy, stop being so selfish.” – Unknown


118. “Even problems do you a favour, they let you know the real friends from fake ones.”


119. “People who lead for selfish reasons seek… Power: They love control and will continue to add value to themselves by reducing the value of others. Position: Titles are their ego food. They continually make sure that others feel their authority and know their rights as a leader. Money: They will use people and sell themselves for financial gain. Prestige: Their looking good is more important to them than their being and doing good.”


120. “It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity.” – Lawrence GLovasik


121. “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is forcing others to live as one wishes to live.” – Oscar Wilde


122. “I still feel like in order for me to be the one controlling in this relationship, I had to love you less than you did.”


123. It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make happiness a priority. It’s necessary.


124. “You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.” ~ Jessica Mitford


125. “Those who are heartless, once cared too much.” ― Frank Ocean


126. “Some people forget about you, until they want something from you.“


127. “Insecurities, betrayal, and selfishness are the things that will never make you a happy person.”


128. “An intellectual, heartless man never becomes an inspired man. It is always the heart that speaks in the man of love; it discovers a greater instrument than intellect can give you, the instrument of inspiration.” ― Swami Vivekananda


129. They're constantly taking advantage of others.


130. “Failing to hold someone accountable is ultimately an act of selfishness.”


131. “Love is not a selfless act; it’s an exchange of energy between two people.” – Anonymous


132. “It can be seen as being quite selfish, but I’m very happy to be selfish.” Kathy Burke


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


134. “Denying a child, the joy and memories of being with the other parent is an act of “pure evil.”


135. “To be honest, I’m selfish as an artist. I’m doing what I want to do and what I want to hear.” Tierra Whack


136. “Selfish people always spread negativity but real ones spread positivity.”


137. Loving you and caring for your own heart and mind is not being selfish- it is a necessity.


138. “When things change inside you, things change around you” – Unknown


139. “When a child is born, the parent’s first duty is to love and protect that child, not to be selfish and heartless.” – DaShanne Stokes


140. Being unselfish and putting others’ happiness in line with yours will bring more happiness back around for you.


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


142. “Good parenting gives headaches, but bad parenting gives heartaches.” – Shiv Khera


143. “Put your child’s likes before your selfishness.”– Anonymous


144. “I’ve learned the best way to prevent your heart from getting broken, is to act like you don’t have one.” ― Nishan Panwar


145. “It’s simple. Mankind is a sorry excuse for living creatures. They are cruel, cold, merciless, selfish, heartless, wasteful, greedy, and destructive. But the list goes on. I can spend all night telling you what’s wrong with them, but why bother?” ― Charles Lee


146. “It’s not selfish to set boundaries; it’s essential for your well-being. ” – Unknown


147. “I have nothing to fear but fear itself… And a heartless heart.” — Unknown


148. “To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus


149. “My name must taste good cause it’s always in your mouth.“


150. “You’re just a human being. You’re supposed to be able to do it yourself.”


151. “Selfish people are cruel people their egoism prevents them from seeing or caring about anything else.” – Unknown


152. “Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons. ” — Jeanne Birdsall


153. Thoughtful and unselfish are two words I think of when I think of you. Thank you!


154. ¨ Self-love is not selfishness, in fact, it´s a true love that nobody could do to you. ¨- Bhagyashree


155. “Relationships based on selfish motives will not bring you inner love, fulfillment, or happiness.”


156. “The heart that pumps blood to the organ and fails to pump love to the world is heartless.”


157. “Make distance from people who wear masks of selfishness.”


158. “We realized that no one of us could be as good as all of us playing unselfishly.” -Bill Bradley


159. “You can’t change heartless selfish people, but you can change how you react to them.”


160. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.” — Iyanla Vanzant


161. “I’ve learned the best way to prevent your heart from getting broken, is to act like you don’t have one.” — Nishan Panwar


162. “This year taught me that putting yourself first isn’t selfish it’s necessary.” – Unknown


163. Selfishness is twisting others thoughts and activities to benefit your survival and existence.


164. “Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.”


165. “Be like snow: Beautiful but cold.”


166. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” — Mandy Hale


167. “Life without flying unconditionally, life with hindered and heartless ending.” — Tamara Stamenkovic


168. I’m happy to be selfish now. That’s the beauty of getting older.


169. ”Selfish parents can both harm their children and make them feel unloved and unwanted, creating a cycle of unhappiness for the entire family.” – Tricia Goyer


170. “Stay away from selfish people because you don’t know when they will throw you.”


171. Some people are selfish in all of their relationships. Those people are called sociopaths. Adam Grant


172. “The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend.” – Henry David Thoreau


173. “Faking your own death is illegal, yet faking your own life is celebrated.“


174. “It’s better to be alone than to be with someone who is only going to bring you down.”


175. “It is my most selfish thought that if I lose the people I love, what remains of my own life will consist only of pain.”


176. “The poison of selfishness destroys the world.”


177. You need to stop being so selfish and start caring about everyone else.


178. “If you asked twenty good men today what they thought the highest of the virtues, nineteen of them would reply, Unselfishness. But if you had asked almost any of the great Christians of old, he would have replied, Love. You”


179. Don’t call me heartless just because I’m using my heart less.


180. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale


181. “Self-Confidence Formula First. I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my Definite Purpose in life, therefore, I demand of myself persistent, continuous action toward its attainment, and I here and now promise to render such action. Second. I realize the dominating thoughts of my mind will eventually reproduce themselves in outward, physical action, and gradually transform themselves into physical reality, therefore, I will concentrate my thoughts for thirty minutes daily, upon the task of thinking of the person I intend to become, thereby creating in my mind a clear mental picture of that person. Third. I know through the principle of auto-suggestion, any desire that I persistently hold in my mind will eventually seek expression through some practical means of attaining the object back of it, therefore, I will devote ten minutes daily to demanding of myself the development of self-confidence. Fourth. I have clearly written down a description of my definite chief aim in life, and I will never stop trying, until I shall have developed sufficient self-confidence for its attainment. Fifth. I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice, therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects. I will succeed by attracting to myself the forces I wish to use, and the cooperation of other people. I will induce others to serve me, because of my willingness to serve others. I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness, and cynicism, by developing love for all humanity, because I know that a negative attitude toward others can never bring me success. I will cause others to believe in me, because I will believe in them, and in myself.”


182. I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.


183. People don’t care for you when you are alone, they just care for you when they are alone.


184. “The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.” –Bryant H. McGill


185. “They don’t want to do anything for you, but they want you to do a lot for them.”


186. “‘Being heartless is better than living with a broken heart!’ mumbled a bruised soul.” – Sadiqua Fathima


187. “Authenticity without empathy is selfish. Authenticity without boundaries is careless.”


188. Let’s Wrap Things Up


189. “They should love you, just as you are. Parents should love their kids, right?” “You’d think so.” – N.R. Walker


190. “Happiness begins where selfishness ends.”


191. “Selfish people also tend to have a victim mentality.”


192. If nice people are the winners and selfish people are the losers in this world, then I want to be selfish one day.


193. “How could you be so cold as a winter wind when it breezes yo.” — Kanye West


194. “There are people I love in this world and it would be wrong to keep them selfishly.”


195. Being Sorry IS The Highest Act OF Selfishness, Seeing WORTH only After Discarding It.


196. “Once you fall into the habit of seeing people as angry, unjust, or selfish, you see those kind of people everywhere.”


197. “Am I selfish for wanting more than I’m entitled to? Nope, you’re just ambitious, and that’s a great thing.” – Anonymous


198. “A man who truly loves his wife is loved by the entire world.”


199. “The experiences of the heartless are so limited. It is hate that is blind. Love may miss a flaw here and there, but hate misses beauty everywhere.” ― Helen McCloy


200. “Choosing to be single is not selfish. Just a matter to be alone than with the wrong person.”


201. “It may be true that the law cannot change the heart, but it can restrain the heartless.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


202. I used to think you had to be very selfish, but as I get older my views on life change. John Barnes


203. It's not about what you want, it's about what you're willing to sacrifice. - Unknown


204. “I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness, and cynicism, by developing love for all humanity, because I know that a negative attitude toward others can never bring me success. I will cause others to believe in me, because I will believe in them, and in myself.”


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


206. “Love is the most self-centered of all human emotions.”


207. “Did you have parents or just some people who thought they should own somebody?”


208. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” George Burns


209. “The best thing you can do is simply walk away. Walk away from the heartless selfish parents and walk away from the toxic relationship.”


210. “They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


211. ¨ It is impossible to be both selfish and happy. ¨ – Dark Angel


212. “Selfishness is not about living the way you want to live, it’s asking others to live the way you want to live.”


213. “Best way to not get your heart broken is to pretend you don’t have one.” – Charlie Sheen


214. “Sometimes you have to be selfish, if you can’t put yourself first, you can’t expect anyone else to.” – Unknown


215. ¨ I prefer a loose woman to a selfish one and a wanton to a fool. ¨- W. Somerset Maugham


216. “People misjudge it sometimes and think I’m selfish or I’m quiet or I’m rude because I don’t talk.” DeSean Jackson


217. Self-love is not selfish love. You can love yourself while also loving others. It’s not a zero-sum game.


218. “If you’re constantly trying to please a selfish parent, you’ll never be happy.”


219. Shouldn’t you have a license for being that ugly?


220. #106 “Cheating doesn’t happen from a lack of love, it comes from a lack of respect, from selfishness and being a scumbag.”


221. “Love is an act of will – namely, both an intention and an auction will also imply a choice does not have to love the ones who are selfish or heartless.” – Scott Peck


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


223. “Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant.” – Don Miguel Ruiz


224. “In this world of selfishness, consider yourself a blessing to others.” – unknown


225. Being selfish isn't a bad thing.


226. “I think there’s one other important thing I want to add about loving yourself. It’s not selfish. I think it’s important to love yourself and take care of yourself because when you can’t do that. when you hate yourself so much. you’re not really loving your kids either. There comes a point when nobody wins in this situation. You need to be equipped and ready and willing and able to provide your children with all the love and support and nurturing that they need. If you’re not getting that for yourself. how can you give it to them? So take care of yourself.”


227. “I am ‘too fiery’… yet I wish to be seen as I am and I would lose all rather than soften away anything.” ~ Margaret Fuller


228. “Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons.” – Jeanne Birdsall


229. “A selfish man is a thief.” – Jose Marti


230. “Don’t be fooled by their mask. Fake people eventually show their true colours. Just wait until their mask needs cleaning.“


231. “An honest enemy is better than a best friend who lies.“


232. ‘You heartless bitch!’ he raged, which was more like the James I’d come to know and didn’t love.”


233. “Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don’t have to sacrifice” – Herbie Mann


234. “Shame and guilt are the result of glory founded on selfish ideas.”


235. “Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and never the result of selfishness.” – Napoleon Hill


236. “Most people are only concerned with their own heart, they don’t care if they break yours.”


237. “Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait to hear the answer.” – Ed Cunningham


238. “Nobody is heartlessEverybody has a heart, it’s just that sometimes it doesn’t show.” — Unknown


239. “A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.” – Benjamin Franklin


240. “Love doesn’t mean relying on someone else; it means being able to depend on yourself.” – Anonymous


241. “I don’t regret my past, I just regret the time I have wasted with wrong people.”


242. “Being selfish doesn’t make you heartless makes you wise.” – Unknown


243. “Without a mythology, faith is impersonal and heartless.” ― Amos Bronson Alcott


244. “Your smile is one of the reasons to survive for me, so always keep smiling and let me be happy always.”


245. “We cannot selectively numb emotions. When we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions.” — Brené Brown


246. “Without a mythology, faith is impersonal and heartless.” ~ Amos Bronson Alcott


247. Sometimes the coaches tell me to be selfish, but my game won’t let me be selfish.


248. “An absentee father makes a child insecure and selfish.”- Henry Haskins


249. “Just when you give up and think the whole world is heartless, you turn around and face someone so wonderful that they give you a reason to Love again, at least one more time.”


250. I believe in aliens. I think it would be way too selfish of us as mankind to believe we are the only lifeforms in the universe. Demi Lovato


251. “My dad was never there for me, but I forgive him for being so selfish.” – Unknown


252. “Create unselfishness as the most important team attribute.”


253. ¨ I have many friends who are selfish. So, I rather stay alone because loneliness is better than a loveless friendship. ¨- Annu


254. “3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,” – Philippians 2:3


255. “Cruelty comes from a lack of understanding and compassion.” – Dalai Lama


256. ¨ There is only one force stronger than selfishness, and that is stupidity. ¨ – Ellen Glasgow


257. “You don’t need to live to fulfill other’s expectations. Live for yourself, love yourself and do not let them tell you that it is selfish.” – Mridula Singh


258. “You can be selfish by being too unselfish at times.” Marc Gasol


259. “Hardship is meant to modify heartless of man to make feel in the flesh as soft being.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


260. “The guilt of being selfish will pass, but the good you do for others will last forever.” – Ashley Graham


261. “Sometimes the coaches tell me to be selfish, but my game won’t let me be selfish.” – Lebron James


262. If you don’t like me remember it’s mind over matter; I don’t mind and you don’t matter.


263. Narcissism is a selfish lifestyle by choice in a toxic environment.” — Jwyan C. Johnson


264. The rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.


265. “Think about it. What are the things that you can admit that you are selfish about?”


266. “Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don’t have to sacrifice.” – Herbie Mann


267. ¨ A selfish man doesn´t care if his best friend drowns beside him. ¨- Joe Cervantes


268. “True love is not about being selfish; it’s about being selfless.” – Anonymous


269. ¨ Don´t be selfish, don’t be selfless, just be self – full. ¨ – Pretty Smart Techie


270. “If our lives are self-centered and selfish, we will never be happy.”


271. “My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.” John Keats


272. If you are planning to live a meaningful life, to begin with, cut down selfish friends from your life.


273. “Those who are heartless, once cared too much.” – Frank Ocean


274. “Liars; those people who hide behind the truth for no real reason but for their own selfish gain.” – Tai Nicole


275. “I’m sorry I kissed you- it was selfish and it upset you- but you can’t ask me to pretend I didnt want to.” — Holly Black


276. “We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.” ~ Lord Byron


277. “My love is selfish. I cannot breathe without you.” ~ John Keats


278. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale


279. “I have been the victim of heartless malice.” – Taylor Caldwell


280. “The only thing you get from being fake is losing your real friends and gaining more fake people in your circle.“


281. “Pain has taught me to be kind, caring, and compassionate. Some people should give that a try instead of being heartless.”


282. “Kinda have feelings, Kinda Heartless.”


283. “It's not selfish to do what's best for you.”


284. “Some people are real, some people are good, some people are selfish and some people are really good at being selfish.”


285. “Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.” – Nick Richardson


286. “People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.” ~ Bob Dylan


287. “Sometimes you have to distance yourself from all the folks that only call when they need something.”


288. “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”- Euripides


289. “Did you forget? I’m a heartless wretch!” – Davy Jones


290. The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places. Bryant H. McGill


291. “It is good that you leave because there is no room for selfish people in my life.“


292. The people who help unselfishly are often taken for granted by others.


293. “I’m selfish, because I want all of you.” – Calin


294. “Being heartless is better than living with a broken heart! Mumbled a bruised soul.” — Sadiqua Fathima


295. “The most selfish thing you can do is make yourself happy.” – Unknown


296. “An intellectual, heartless man never becomes an inspired man. It is always the heart that speaks in the man of love; it discovers a greater instrument than intellect can give you, the instrument of inspiration.” – Swami Vivekananda


297. “Self love is never selfish.”


298. “Selfish people will fade away when you are in trouble, only real ones will remain.“


299. “They laugh at me because I am different, I laugh at them because they are all the same.“


300. “It’s not selfish to do what’s best for you.”


301. ¨ Only two species of living creatures are able to use the love for their selfish purposes- women and cats. ¨- Unknown


302. Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. - Oscar Wilde


303. “Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way ‘Have a nice day’ cures chronic depression.” ~ Faye Wattleton


304. “Having a selfish attitude will only bring you misery.” – Unknown


305. “Never compare yourself to anyone, except the previous you” – Unknown


306. “It would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone when so many others appear to be lonely.”


307. “Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.” Harry S. Truman


308. “that is the thing about selfish people. they


309. “When you go out there and do the things you’re supposed to do, people view you as selfish.”


310. “I enjoyed being single and selfish and only having myself to worry about.” Montel Vontavious Porter


311. “She was cold by nature, self-love predominating over passion; rather than being virtuous, she preferred to have her pleasures all to herself.” — Emile Zola


312. “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live; it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.” – Oscar Wilde


313. “True love does not involve selfishness; it involves sacrificing for the sake of the other.” – AJHartley


314. “When you are kind, you put others in the place of yourself. Self-love becomes unselfishness.” – Lawrence G. Lovasik


315. “Love without considering one’s self-interest is meaningless.” – Lao Tzu


316. “Romney lost in part because he allowed his campaign and personality to be defined as extreme and callous.” — Justin Green


317. “Good friends make us feel understood while bad friends only make us feel judged.” – Unknown


318. “There’s nothing worse than a man that can be everything to everybody else. Except a father to their own child.”


319. “They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche


320. Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself.


321. “If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up.”


322. “By acknowledging my selfishness, I can take an honest approach to be a better, less selfish person.” – Anonymous


323. “Put yourself first. Self-love is not selfish at all. It means that you’re taking care of yourself.”


324. “It is hard to be kind to someone when your own heart feels like it’s going through a meat grinder.” – Richelle Goodrich


325. I got a dream that’s worth more then my reality. And pride that’s worth more then a salary.


326. “The attack of the dam was a callous and inhuman act of destruction.” — The Hunger Games; Mockingjay


327. “Love is always patient and kind; it is never jealous, love is never boastful or conceited; it is never rude or selfish; it does not take offense, and is not resentful.”


328. “Always put yourself first because if you don’t, nobody else will.” – Unknown


329. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves Philippians 2:3


330. “He who feels conscious love and kindness can never be heartless.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan


331. “A heartless person is like an empty coffin; no life, no soul, no depth.” – Jenim Dibie


332. “It’s hard for me to characterize myself. I think I’m balanced. Some people might say I’m cold-hearted.” — Beny Steinmetz


333. “And when the earth began to rumble and quake, as fear and frantic set in, he ran back inside the house past his wife and children, gathering all the valuables and things he thought of importance, and ran back to his car packing away. After making two trips in and out, he waited in the car for his family to come out, in fear they darted through the darkness and pelting cold rain. When everything calmed down, and the house was intact and safe, he returned putting everything back in its place, had the kids go to bed, told his wife he loves her and turned off the light.”


334. “I cannot accept this country being destroyed by selfish people who only think about themselves.” Mahathir Mohamad


335. “If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe


336. “A marriage is sensitive, fragile and crucial. Once you mess up with how you handle it, it will shatter.”


337. “In the long run, we are all responsible for our own happiness.”


338. “My relatives used to laugh when I talked of being a writer.”- Taylor Caldwell


339. “Successful people are self-motivated, talent oriented, and humble but selfish.” – Nido Qubein


340. “Children who have had a loving father grow up to be kind, understanding and defend those who are helpless children with absent fathers become cruel and heartless.” – Proverb


341. “Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing” – Unknown


342. “No one can be friends with a selfish person.” – Unknown


343. “Nothing burns like the cold.” – George R.R. Martin


344. “Choose to put yourself first and make you a priority. It’s not selfish, it’s necessary.”


345. “You know, it’s time for me to start living for myself… I just feel like I’m being selfish though.”


346. So glad to know that you’re having fun, especially without me.


347. A selfish core gives birth to the two most derogatory activities of the world- brainwashing and mind games.


348. “Some people should get two Facebook accounts, one for each face.“


349. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


350. Create unselfishness as the most important team attribute.


351. “Love isn’t about taking from the other person; it’s about giving to them.” – Greg Behrendt


352. “Givers are their own abusers sometimes, because they give their power to abusers and selfish people without even realising it. Their focus is usually on giving, helping others, and creating a peaceful environment. Thus, in a world where there are heartless takers or abusers, givers need to be self-aware so they will not be taken advantage of”


353. “Best way to not get your heart broken, is to pretend you don’t have one.” ― Charlie Sheen


354. “Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.” ~ Carl Sandburg


355. “People are quick to judge, but slow to correct themselves.“


356. “It is weakness that is the source of all selfishness.” ~ Swami Vivekananda


357. “I’m not heartless. I’ve just learned how to use my heart less.” — Kanye West


358. “You need to stop being so selfish and start caring about everyone else.”


359. “But in a world without feeling, I am heartless.” — Marilyn Manson


360. I cannot conceive of a greater loss than the loss of one's self-respect. - Mahatma Gandhi


361. “The best thing you can do is simply walk away. Walk away from the heartless selfish person and walk away from the toxic relationship.”


362. “The question of whether we should be selfish is not a choice – we are self-interested by definition.” – David DeSteno


363. “You know I love you more when you’re cold and heartless.”


364. “Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.” – Harry S. Truman


365. “A selfish heart makes an unlovely home.” – Henry Ward Beecher


366. “Selfish people talk about other people being selfish. Real people worry about their business, and no one else’s.“


367. “Where there is no heart, there is no beauty.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


368. “Nobody should have to choose between a cold heart and a dead heart.” — Nenia Campbell


369. “I hope karma slaps you in the face before I do.“


370. “Create unselfishness as the most important team attribute”


371. “You can be pretty selfish as tennis players, being an individual sport.” Mardy Fish


372. “Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.” – George Sand


373. “Sometimes you just need to be selfish and take care of you. If they love you, they’ll understand” – Robert Tew


374. “Championship teams are built on being prepared, playing unselfishly and being held accountable” – Jason Kidd


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


376. “Shame and guilt are the results of glory founded on selfish ideas.”


377. “Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.”


378. “I only want one thing from fake people: distance.“


379. “No more distractions, no one else matters, I love you and you won’t believe how selfish I feel.”


380. “An intellectual, heartless man never becomes an inspired man. It is always the heart that speaks in the man of love; it discovers a greater instrument than intellect can give you, the instrument of inspiration.”


381. “We are rich in hearts, but poor with love.”


382. “That man who lives for self alone lives for the meanest mortal known.” – Joaquin Miller


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


384. “Service without humility is selfishness and egotism.”


385. Put yourself first. Self-love is not selfish at all. It means that you’re taking care of yourself, and like my mom reinforced to me, to make sure that I was safe and that I was healthy. —Laurie Hernandez


386. “You know I love you more when you’re cold and heartless.” ~ Charlaine Harris


387. “A father shouldn’t have to think of his needs first and then accommodate the child’s needs.”


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


389. “Sentimentality is the respect the cold-hearted pay to feeling.” — Mason Cooley


390. People who love themselves know the thin line between self-love and selfishness.


391. “You are not a human being. You are a human doing.”


392. “Seriousness is too boring to the playful human condition. A heart of stone that has a long face can never express love.”


393. “Leftists are brainless, rightists are heartless.”


394. In a word, most bad attitudes are the result of selfishness.


395. “Just when you give up and think the whole world is heartless, you turn around and face someone so wonderful that they give you a reason to Love again, at least one more time.” – Terry Mark


396. “It’s better to be broken to pieces in love than to stay intact as a cold, untouched glass sculpture filled with hate.” ― Abhijit Naskar, Neden Türk: The Gospel of Secularism


397. ”Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people’s sins, but delights in the truth. It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7


398. “I made a tin man costume with tin foil and furnace parts because I thought it would help me be more heartless.”


399. “I love you so much that nothing can matter to me – not even you…Only my love- not your answer. Not even your indifference.”


400. “There is nothing born out of selfishness, You just have to give the best you can in everything.”


401. I am tired of being nice. I am going to be selfish and start doing things that benefit me.


402. I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.


403. “Selfish parents only care about their needs and never consider the harm they cause to their children.” – Unknown


404. “Their actions sow the seeds of loneliness; then they weep over the blossom.”


405. They're unwilling to compromise or make sacrifices.


406. “we have one weakness that, considering our political maturity as a nation, is rather immature. We continue to expect the world to be grateful to us and to love us. We are hurt and indignant when we do not receive gratitude and love. Gratitude and love are not to be had for the asking; they are not to be bought. We should not want to think that they are for sale. What we should seek, rather than gratitude or love, is the respect of the world. This we can earn by enlightened justice. But it is rather naïve of us to think that when we are helping people our action is entirely unselfish. It is not. It is not unselfish when we vaccinate the public against smallpox. It is a precautionary measure, but nonetheless good in itself. Other nations are quite aware that when we try to bolster up their economy and strengthen their governments and generally help them to succeed there is a certain amount of self-interest involved.”


407. “Those who are heartless, once cared too much.”


408. “Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them.”


409. I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control


410. “Sometimes you just need to be selfish to be self-sufficient.”— Lois P. Frankel


411. “A selfish and heartless father is worse than no father at all.” – Venerable Bede


412. “They call you heartless, but you have a heart, and I love you for being ashamed to show it.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche


413. “It is weakness that is the source of all selfishness.” – Swami Vivekananda


414. “One they stop talking to you, they start talking about you.” – Jarod Kintz


415. “When you are kind, you put others in the place of yourself. Self-love becomes unselfishness.” ― Lawrence G. Lovasik


416. “A selfish father may be the one who, while loving his daughter, teaches her she is worth less than his son.”-Pearl SBuck


417. “Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.” —Nick Richardson


418. “Being selfish will get you only so far: the key to happiness is to balance between indulgence and contribution.” – M.JRyan


419. “I’ve learned that it’s okay to be selfish sometimes. I think it’s important for girls especially to know that it’s okay to focus on yourself and make yourself happy.” – Demi Lovato


420. “I didn’t lose a friend, I just realized I never had one.”


421. “Sometimes it is good to have selfish people because then you will understand who the real ones are.“


422. “Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.” – Isak Dinesen


423. “Society teaches boys not to cry or show their feelings, then act surprised when some men act heartless.”


424. “Selfishness is weakness. But loving and caring for others is a position of power beyond anything we can possibly imagine.”


425. “Once I trusted you but you broke it and now I prefer to stay away from you.“


426. “Sorry for hurting you, baby. I never meant to be so heartless. Please forgive me because, without your love, I am a man lost, without his queen.”


427. “Create unselfishness as the most important team attribute” – Bill Russell


428. “Once you conquer your selfish self, all your darkness will change to light.” – Rumi


429. “An intelligent woman has millions of born enemies… all the stupid men.” ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


430. …Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons. – Jeanne Birdsall


431. “The best thing you can do is simply walk away. Walk away from the heartless selfish family member and walk away from the toxic relationship.”


432. “If mental abuse was a punishable crime, a lot of parents would be in jail serving a long term.” – Maddy Malhotra


433. “I just pray I don't have to work on you some day. Stitching together flesh that has no soul is bitter work.”


434. “I don’t like fashion. It’s very heartless.”


435. “In the entire universe, you play such a huge role. The self-esteem and love you have for yourself is the only gift you need to give. It isn’t a selfish act to love yourself hard. Only you can love yourself to the fullest because you understand why every aspect of your life has happened. A self-love deficit isn’t what will bring you joy. The wrong mental attitude can be devastating in the world. If you have true self-esteem and high self-love, you can share that love with the world around you. To love oneself is to love the world, and a person learns that only when they show themselves the kindness they deserve.” – Anonymous


436. We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive. Lord Byron


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


438. “First: I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my definite purpose, therefore I demand of myself persistent, aggressive and continuous action toward its attainment. Second: I realize that the dominating thoughts of my mind eventually reproduce themselves in outward, bodily action, and gradually transform themselves into physical reality, therefore I will concentrate My mind for thirty minutes daily upon the task of thinking of the person I intend to be, by creating a mental picture of this person and then transforming that picture into reality through practical service. Third: I know that through the principle of Autosuggestion, any desire that I persistently hold in my mind will eventually seek expression through some practical means of realizing it, therefore I shall devote ten minutes daily to demanding of myself the development of the factors named in the sixteen lessons of this Reading Course on the Law of Success. Fourth: I have clearly mapped out and written down a description of my definite purpose in life, for the coming five years. I have set a price on my services for each of these five years; a price that I intend to earn and receive, through strict application of the principle of efficient, satisfactory service which I will render in advance. Fifth: I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure unless built upon truth and justice, therefore I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects. I will succeed by attracting to me the forces I wish to use, and the co-operation of other people. I will induce others to serve me because I will first serve them. I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness and cynicism by developing love for all humanity, because I know that a negative attitude toward others can never bring me success. I will cause others to believe in me because I will believe in them and in myself. I will sign my name to this formula, commit it to memory and repeat it aloud once a day with full faith that it will gradually influence my entire life so that I will become a successful and happy worker in my chosen field of endeavor.”


439. “In friendship, selfishness must never exist.” – Kahlil Gibran


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


441. You don’t need to live to fulfill other’s expectations. Live for yourself, love yourself, and do not let them tell you that it is selfish. Mridula Singh


442. “Best friends for life, husband and wife.”


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


444. “Selfishness shows a lack of ability to love any other object or creature but one’s self.” – Aristotle


445. “I’m worried about parents who aren’t parenting.”


446. “Friendships that are soaked in selfishness cannot be called true friendship.” – Unknown


447. “A happy king makes for a happy kingdom.”


448. “Love is the doorway through which the human soul passes from selfishness to service.” – Jack Hyles


449. “My parents loved us, but I wasn’t always sure they liked us.” – Tahereh Mafi


450. “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, The Collector


451. “The family is a haven in a heartless world.” — Christopher Lasch


452. I am sorry, but this is my time. The time I choose to be selfish. The time that I need to turn within to tend and nurture - to bear white flags across the battlefield that I have allowed my body to become. I have turned away (inwards) not because I have any less love for the world around me, but because I am focusing on finding more love for myself. - Becca Lee


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


454. “1. I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my Definite Purpose in life. Therefore I demand of myself persistent, continuous action towards its attainment, and I here and now promise to take such action. 2. I realise the dominating thoughts of my mind will eventually reproduce themselves in outward, physical action and gradually transform themselves into physical reality. Therefore I will concentrate my thoughts for 30 minutes daily upon the task of thinking of the person I intend to become, thereby creating in my mind a clear mental picture of that person. 3. I know through the principle of autosuggestion that any desire I persistently hold in my mind will eventually seek expression through some practical means of attaining the object. Therefore I will devote 10 minutes daily to demanding of myself the development of self-confidence . 4. I have clearly written down a description of my Definite Chief Aim in life. I will never stop trying until I have developed sufficient self-confidence for its attainment. 5. I fully realise that no wealth or position can long endure unless built upon truth and justice. Therefore I will engage in no transaction that does not benefit all whom it affects. I will succeed by attracting to myself the forces I wish to use, and the cooperation of other people. I will induce others to serve me because of my willingness to serve others. I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness and cynicism by developing love for all humanity because I know that a negative attitude towards others can never bring me success. I will cause others to believe in me, because I will believe in them, and in myself. I will sign my name to this formula, commit it to memory and repeat it aloud once a day, with full faith that it will gradually influence my thoughts and actions so that I will become a self-reliant and successful person.”


455. “Can’t kill something that doesn’t have a heart.”


456. “Let’s learn to ignore selfish people just like the way we ignore ‘Terms & Conditions of any software.”


457. “Doing something nice for myself is not selfish.” – Christine Morgan


458. ¨ If you love without sacrifice, it is selfish. Such a love is barter, for there is exchange of love and devotion in return or something. It is conditional love. ¨ – Dada Vaswani


459. The greatest good you can do for another does not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own. - Benjamin Disraeli


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


461. “The essence of the suicides consisted not of sadness or mystery but simple selfishness.”


462. “A cold heart is its own worst punishment.” — Frank McAdam


463. “The selfish and cruel disregard the misery of others and act only for their own sake.”― Joseph Joubert


464. “It’s not selfish to take care of yourself.” — Mike Bayer


465. “Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.” – George Eliot


466. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker


467. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” – Jessica Lange


468. “People who are cruel to animals, have no place in our world.”― Gautama Buddha


469. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity, it’s sanity” – Katrina Mayer


470. “Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle


471. “Selfishness always injures others, whereas cruelty always injures one’s own heart.”― David Walliams


472. “Two conflicting forces cannot exist in one human heart. When doubt reigns, faith cannot abide. Where hatred rules, love is crowded out. Where selfishness rules, there love cannot dwell. When worry is present, trust cannot crowd its way in.” – Billy Graham


473. “Be selfish and selfishly enjoy the journey as much as you possibly can.” – Emme Woodhull Bache


474. They're always trying to get something for nothing.


475. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.” – Iyanla Vanzant


476. “An absent or heartless father can leave deep and long-lasting scars.” – Katherine Endicott


477. You can be anything or anyone you want, just so long as it doesn't interfere with what I want. - Unknown


478. “You can’t laugh last If I stab you in the throat with the knife you left in my back.“


479. “Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


480. “You shouldn’t do that. Not to your child. You should carry your own burdens.”


481. “Selfishness and cruelty are closely linked because selfishness often leads to acts of cruelty.”― Margaret Atwood


482. “Selfishness and cruelty are the two great vices of mankind.” – John Ruskin


483. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” ~ Jessica Lange


484. “I hate two faced people, it makes it harder for me to decide which side to slap first.“


485. “The negative idea of Unselfishness carries with it the suggestion not primarily of securing good things for others, but of going without them ourselves, as if our abstinence and not their happiness was the important point. I do not think this is the Christian virtue of Love.”


486. ¨ Love is the most selfish of all the passions. ¨ – Alexandre Dumas


487. “A coin has two sides, just like most people have two faces.“


488. “To be conservative at 20 is heartless and to be a liberal at 60 is plain idiocy.” ― Winston Churchill


489. “You can’t keep a good man down. He’ll get back up and go on beating you.”


490. “I’m not heartless. I’ve just learned how to use my heart less.” – Kanye West


491. “I love you so much that nothing matters to me – not even you…only my love is not your answer.”


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


493. “Did you forget? I’m a heartless wretch!” ― Davy Jones


494. "If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe


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


496. “Sometimes you just need to be selfish to be self


497. ¨ A selfish friend invites you into their maze of painful emotions and then traps you there.¨ ― Christina J. Daniels


498. “Loving yourself has nothing to do with being selfish. It means that you accept yourself for what you are.” – Iyanla Vanzant


499. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale


500. “A person who is humble would never be abusive or selfish; so don't abuse yourself or withhold self-love or self-care.” – Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life


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


502. “I have a dream that is more valuable than my reality.”


503. “Self-care isn’t selfish. It’s self-esteem.” ~ Ashley Judd


504. “Happiness begins where selfishness ends.” ~ John Wooden


505. Be incredibly, ruthlessly selfish with your equity. Douglas Leone


506. “The cold, heartless, and/or antisocial people in the world are usually the ones with the biggest hearts.” – Isaiah Harden


507. “Denying a child, the joy and memories of being with the other parent is an act of “pure evil.” – Unknown


508. “Even the most innocent person, when cornered, is capable of a heartless crime.” – Yiyun Li


509. “I’m the guy who’s going to break your heart and make you cry. I’m not going to tell you I love you because it would be a lie. I’m not going to say that I care about you because it would be a lie. I’m not even going to say that I like you because it would be a lie.”


510. “A selfish father is someone who only hopes for their dreams and ignores the dreams of their children.”- Unknown


511. “A desperate young mountain looks to a selfish older mountain for help. It shouldn’t get its slopes up.”


512. “To be happy, first let go of all trivialities and selfish attachments.”


513. ”Many children of selfish parents grow up feeling deprived and unloved.” – Madeline Levine


514. A selfish man is a thief. Jose Marti


515. “The best thing you can do is distance yourself from heartless selfish people and focus on your own happiness.”


516. “There is no excuse for heartless and selfish parents who ignore their children and are only concerned with their own supposed happiness.” – Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson


517. “Life without flying unconditionally, life with hindered and heartless ending.” ― Tamara Stamenkovic


518. “Life without flying unconditionally, life with hindered and heartless ending.”


519. “Choose to put yourself first and make you a priority. It’s not selfish, it’s necessary.” —​ Keysha Jade


520. “How is that your love, so kind was blemished by my selfish mind? Please forgive me, my dear.”


521. “We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive. ” — Lord Byron


522. “Love is the doorway through which the human soul passes from selfishness to service.”


523. “Generosity is born from the heart, selfishness is approved by the mind.”


524. “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.” – Doug Larson


525. “Everybody is the most important person worldwide to themselves.”


526. “Putting yourself first isn’t being selfish, it’s what allows you to serve others effectively & sustainably.”


527. “Sometimes, you have to do what’s best for you and your life, not what’s best for everybody else” – Unknown


528. “Am I selfish or have I just been pushed too far?” – Anonymous


529. “Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” – Eleanor Brown


530. “So the rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage. He has little competition.”


531. “One player’s selfish attitude can poison the locker room and make it hard, if not impossible, to establish teamwork”


532. “The bottom line is that indifference is really a form of selfishness.”


533. “Selfish people don’t surprise me anymore, real people do.“


534. “Choose to put yourself first and make you a priority. It’s not selfish. it’s necessary.”


535. What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man. Herbert Spencer


536. “I have always taught that someone will love me enough to take care of my selfishness, wrong.”


537. Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either. Erich Fromm


538. “A lot of problems in the world would disappear if we talked to each other instead of about each other.“


539. “Sorry for hurting you baby, I never meant to be so heartless. Please forgive me, because without your love, I am a man lost, without his queen.”


540. “Sometimes I forget that putting myself first isn’t selfish, but necessary.”


541. “It’s not your job to fix heartless selfish people, they need to do that themselves.”


542. “Sometimes you just need to be selfish to be self-sufficient.” ~ Lois P. Frankel


543. “The rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.”


544. “Like hatred, guilt can’t be locked in the silence of forgetting, without taking part of your soul with it.”


545. “You aren’t a selfish person for taking care of yourself, just a happier one” – Jen Sincero; You Are a Badass


546. “People love to say heartless aren’t human like things. But to this day, I still wonder around the fact if they’re perhaps more human than humans find themselves.”


547. “Love is un-natural. Do any of these traits come naturally? Granted, we know how to turn them all on when we’re winning and wooing. But love does not sustain itself naturally. What come naturally are passion, lust, chemistry, and that “can’t wait to get you alone” feeling. But over time, all of that is eventually squashed by our unbridled, selfish, self-preserving natures. The brand of love Paul describes is a nonnegotiable for those desiring to sustain the chemistry and romance that make the early days of a relationship so exhilarating. Romance is sustained by patience, kindness, humility, and a short memory. While none of those things come naturally, every one of them is necessary. Otherwise our wounds, insecurities, and parental implants will become the driving forces and send the relationship in a bad direction. When that happens, good-bye, chemistry. Good-bye, romance. Hello, I guess I just haven’t met the right person. It’s that kind of thinking that creates the myth. It’s a myth to think that once you meet the right person, you will become a different person. The love of your life should bring out the best in you. But only you can prevent forest fires. Sorry. Only you can prevent your impatience, unkindness, pride, anger, and record keeping from undermining your relationship.”


548. They want what they want when they want it.


549. “You don’t have to like me, but you better respect me.”


550. “Those who are heartless, once cared too much.” — Frank Ocean


551. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.”- Michael Bassey Johnson


552. “It’s better to have heart and be alone, than to have no heart and be surrounded by people.”


553. “You don’t need to live to fulfill other’s expectations. Live for yourself, love yourself and do not let them tell you that it is selfish.”


554. “People are selfish nowadays.”


555. “The family is a haven in a heartless world.” ~ Christopher Lasch


556. “Confidence is not, “they will like me.” Confidence is, “I’ll be fine if they don’t” –Christina Grimmie


557. I done what i like, i don’t care what you think?


558. Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.


559. “The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars, and the selfish hide in high places.” – Bryant H. McGill


560. “The proud, the cold untroubled heart of stone, that never mused on sorrow, but its own.” — Thomas Campbell


561. “I do not understand why there are such selfish and heartless parents in the world.” – CJoyBell C.


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


563. “You’ve always been great at sharing and caring. On this birthday, may you be blessed tenfold with the love that you have given unselfishly to others.”


564. “If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.”


565. “Love is unselfishly choosing for another’s highest good.”


566. “So the rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.”


567. “The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.” ~ Alice Meynell


568. “It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority.It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale


569. “It’s not selfish to love yourself. to take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority…”


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


571. I was heartless ’til I found it in you. You make me happy, and my smile is the proof.


572. “Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is still intact.” – Martha Beck


573. “I'm young and I'm heartless.” — “Bickenhead”


574. “People who are heartless once cared too much.” – Unknown


575. “If you’re not taking care of yourself, you won’t be in the position to take care of others. Be selfish with yourself.”


576. “It doesn’t matter who my father was. It matters who I remember he was.” – Anne Sexton


577. “Selfishness is the root and source of all natural and moral evils.”


578. “If love is the treasure, laughter is the key.” ~ Yakov Smirnoff


579. “Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.” – Anonymous


580. “It’s hard to have any type of relationship with someone like that because they’re always putting their own needs first.”


581. Socialism is the ideal state, but it can never be achieved while man is so selfish. Annie Besant


582. “The idea of strictly minding our own business is mouldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish?” – Myrtle Barker


583. “If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.” – Horace Traubel


584. “The idea of strictly minding our own business is moldy rubbish. Who could be so selfish?” ― Myrtle Barker


585. Self-care isn't selfish. It's self esteem. — Ashley Judd


586. ¨ Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires. ¨ – Lao Tzu


587. “It isn’t necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy”.- Groucho Marx


588. “Many think they have a kind heart who have only weak nerves.” ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


589. “The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.” – Aristotle


590. “Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself.” – Unknown


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


592. “Selfishness is the most hateful thing in the world; it is the root of all crime, cruelty, and suffering.” – Unknown


593. “It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.” – George Washington


594. “Dealing with selfish parents can be incredibly frustrating and it can leave you feeling drained and exhausted.”


595. “Relatives are the worst friends, said the fox as the dogs took after him”- Danish Proverb


596. “Those who are heartless, once cared too much.” ~ Frank Ocean


597. It’s not being selfish. I call it self-love.


598. “Loving yourself has nothing to do with being selfish, self-centered or self-engrossed. It means that you accept yourself for what you are. Loving yourself means that you accept responsibility for your own development, growth, and happiness.” Iyanla Vanzant


599. “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one. not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket. safe. dark. motionless. airless. it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable. impenetrable. irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.”


600. “There is, you will concede, a limit to the niceties a man is obliged to fulfill when his wife is dead and not yet cold.”


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


602. “Cruel, behold my heavy ending, / See what you wrought by your disdaining. / Causeless I die, love still attending / Your hopeless pity of my complaining. / Suffer those eyes which thus have slain me, / With speed to end their killing power, / So shall you prove how love doth pain me, / And see me die still your.” ― John Wilbye


603. “Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends.”- Jacques Delille


604. “The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars, and the selfish hide in high places.” ~ Bryant H. McGill