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The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.
Childlessness doesn't make people selfish; selfishness makes people selfish.
There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move.
I don't think there's such a thing as a selfish prayer. Prayer puts you in communication so you can talk about whatever you want to talk about.
What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.
Our marriage is grounded in the word of God. That's really it. God is the core of our marriage, and the foundation and the blueprint for it is how we live, and being open and honest and communicating, but ultimately doing what pleases God, and not in a selfish manner.
Candace Cameron Bure
Now is the one time in my life I can be 100% selfish. I'm not married; I don't have kids; I can focus on my career.
My hunch is that people often affiliate with causes online for selfish and narcissistic purposes. Sometimes, it may be as simple as trying to impress their online friends, and once you have fashioned that identity, there is very little reason to actually do anything else.
I've never heard my dad say a bad word about anybody. He always keeps his emotions in check and is a true gentleman. I was taught that losing it was indulgent, a selfish act.
We're often ashamed of asking for so much help because it seems selfish or petty or narcissistic, but I think, if there's a God - and I believe there is - that God is there to help. That's what God's job is.
People think if you look after yourself you're being selfish, you know.
I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.
I always said if it gets to a point where I really want a child, I would adopt; kids are amazing, so I'm getting the selfish stuff out of my system so when I have them I can say, 'Go, run. I have plenty of money, go play.'
We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence, but we cling desperately to our chains.
I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way.
The existing principle of selfish interest and competition has been carried to its extreme point; and, in its progress, has isolated the heart of man, blunted the edge of his finest sensibilities, and annihilated all his most generous impulses and sympathies.
The truth is, I think we are a self-less society, not a selfish society. Because we're so busy now.
Good mothers make all kinds of choices. Making a decision that might sound selfish does not make a woman a bad mother.
Jada Pinkett Smith
I'm a selfish, little pig of a man.
You'll be a good parent when you're ready to no longer be selfish. Until I was about 35, it was all about me. I look back and I'm astonished at how I lived my life - it was totally self-involved.
People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience.
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's not me.
Alfred North Whitehead
A man's sentiments are generally just and right, while it is second selfish thought which makes him trim and adopt some other view. The best reforms are worked out when sentiment operates, as it does in women, with the indignation of righteousness.
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
Charles Dudley Warner
I didn't do this for other people; I did this for me. I fought for this right for me - does that sound selfish?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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