Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
Ambrose Bierce
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By theme : Egoism   Humor     Wit    

A man is never more serious than when he praises himself.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme : Egoism   Men    

Selfishness is the grand moving principle of nine-tenths of our actions.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Egoism  

The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain.
Thomas Jefferson
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By theme : Business     Egoism  

Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme : Egoism  

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
Erich Seligmann Fromm
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By theme : Egoism   Love    

Our true passions are selfish.
Stendhal
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By theme : Egoism   Feelings    

Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme : Egoism   Old     Youth    

To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme : Egoism   Happiness     Health     Stupidity    

In jealousy there is more self-love than love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme : Egoism   Love    

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde
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By theme : Egoism  

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme : Behavior     Egoism   Truth    

 
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