Tag Archive for selfishness

I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful – for all of it.
- Kristin Armstrong

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
- Buddha

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
- Helen Keller

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am confident that nobody… will accuse me of selfishness if I ask to spend time, while I am still in good health, with my family, my friends and also with myself.
- Nelson Mandela

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
- Helen Keller