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Definition of Altruistic

Altruistic

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

Altruistic Quotations

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

I don't deny the importance of genetics. However, the fact that I might be altruistic isn't because I have a gene for altruism; the fact that I do something for my children at some cost to myself comes from a history that has operated on me.
B. F. Skinner

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

Gorillas are almost altruistic in nature. There's very little if any 'me-itis.' When I get back to civilization, I'm always appalled by 'me, me, me.'
Dian Fossey
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Altruistic Translations

altruistic in Spanish is altruista
altruistic in Swedish is altruistisk
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