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Definition of Altruistic

Altruistic

  1. Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.

Altruistic Quotations

I say you don't need religion, or political ideology, to understand human nature. Science reveals that human nature is greedy and selfish, altruistic and helpful.
Michael Shermer

We are selfish when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good for ourselves. We are altruistic when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good of others.
Mortimer Adler

If the Olympic Games ever served a true altruistic purpose, they have long since outlived it. Yeah, the pursuit of athletic excellence, sportsmanship and international goodwill is plenty noble. But the modern Olympics are at best a vehicle for agitprop; at worst, a scandal magnet.
John Ridley

Elephants have the largest brains of any mammal on the face of the Earth. They are creative, altruistic and kind.
Ingrid Newkirk

Evolutionary psychology tells us that men, especially powerful men, feel invincible and entitled to spread their seed, and that women can't resist the scent of masculine power. Women, by contrast, are said to be more altruistic and collaborative, seeking power so that they can share it with others.
Hanna Rosin
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Altruistic Translations

altruistic in Spanish is altruista
altruistic in Swedish is altruistisk
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