75 Selfishness Quotes That Exposes Selfishness In All Its Ugliness.


Looking for selfishness quotes to help you see the evils of being selfish? Here are the 75 quotes about selfishness and selfish people to help you with this matter. Selfishness is a nature everyone is naturally born with since our first parents fell. May these 75 selfishness quotes help you understand why this disease of selfishness must be avoided at all costs as it only hurts others and makes people do unimaginable things to their fellow humans including their loved ones.

75 Quotes About Selfishness.

1. It’s the love of self so much that hinders man to serve God acceptably. Trialsandtests.

2. Cheating on someone is nothing but blatant selfishness on the cheater’s part. Trialsandtests.

3. Divorce is the ultimate form of selfishness man can display towards another. Trialsandtests.

4. He who’s full of himself sees serving others as a burden. Trialsandtests.

5. To be selfish is human but to be selfless is divine. Trialsandtests.

6. Selfishness begets self-centeredness. Trialsandtests.

7. Even fools are considered wise if they are not full of themselves. Trialsandtests.

8. Self-absorbed people always want to be right and they can’t be wrong. Trialsandtests.

9. With self-absorbed people, you are always wrong and they are always right. Trialsandtests.

10. He who’s selfish is of the devil as he is the father of it all. Trialsandtests.

11. I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea. Fyodor Dostoevsky.

12. Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles. Harry S. Truman.

13. Power without compassion is like a giant that blocks the sunlight. Criss Jami.

14. You can’t get what you want if the intentions are solely directed for self-benefits. Ashish Patel.

15. The snowball of selfishness quickly becomes an avalanche. Angela Lynne.

16. A man’s interest in the world is only the overflow from his interest in himself. Bernard Shaw.

17. Selfishness is the father of all evil. Buddha.

18. If you truly love yourself, you can never hurt another. Buddha.

19. Once you conquer your selfish self, all your darkness will turn to light. Rumi.

20. If you could leave your selfishness, you would see how you’ve been torturing your soul. Rumi.

21. We are all born with a selfish nature because we are all fallen beings. Samuel Zulu.

22. Greed and self are the results of falling away from God’s grace. Samuel Zulu.

23. When man rejects God, greediness is the result as God is love. Samuel Zulu.

24. He who thinks of himself all the time has never known God. Samuel Zulu.

25. We are all self-centred to some degree. Samuel Zulu.


26. Greed is indeed a curse every man has inherited since our first parents fell. Samuel Zulu.

27. He who’s full of self can’t truly love another unconditionally. Samuel Zulu.

28. Fake love is nothing but a manifestation of self in a different package. Samuel Zulu.

29. Conditional love is nothing but selfishness packed differently this time. Samuel Zulu.

30. As long as love isn’t from God, it’s can’t be truly selfless. Samuel Zulu.

31. The sky is vast enough for all birds to fly without collision. African Proverb.

32. It is hard even for the most selfish man to eat fish in the darkness. African Proverb.

33. Greed loses what it has gained. African Proverb.

34. Envy and greed grow on the same stalk. Namibian Proverb.

35. There is no greater calamity than being consumed by greed. Chinese Proverb.

36. Love is blind and greed is insatiable. Chinese Proverb.

37. It is not really a small thing when in small things we resist self. Thomas à Kempis.

38. To Love oneself is ok but, to love only oneself isn’t. Krishna Kumar.

39. Boredom is for the selfish. Patti Digh.

40. You don’t build a family by tearing down another one. Donna Lynn Hope.

41. Being selfish is ok at times if it’s for the purpose of protecting yourself. Trialsandtests.

42. Sometimes you have to be selfish to avoid being taken advantage of. Trialsandtests.

43. Selfishness done to protect yourself from abuse is a noble act of self-love. Trialsandtests.

44. Sometimes you have to be selfish to live the life you have always dreamed of. Trialsandtests.

45. With self comes fake love as fake love is all about self, not the other. Trialsandtests.

46. Too much of me attitude is why most people can’t love selflessly. Trialsandtests.

47. Self is the reason why most people in relationships break up. Trialsandtests.

48. I thought you loved me but you only used me to fuel your selfish needs. Shame. Trialsandtests.

49. Even the most seemingly selfless people have some degree of self in them. Trialsandtests.

50. It is self-centeredness that made Lucifer fall from heaven. Trialsandtests.


51. Egotism can turn even the most beautiful persons into devils. Trialsandtests.

52. Selfishness respects no man as Lucifer found out the hard way. Trialsandtests.

53.  Egocentric people are the most narrow-minded creatures on earth. Trialsandtests.

54. Where there is self, evil is always around the corner. Trialsandtests.

55. If you have to be selfish makes sure it’s to protect yourself from being hurt. Trialsandtests.

56. It’s the most self-centred people who don’t even love themselves at all. Trialsandtests.

57. Sadly, some people are even selfish against themselves. Trialsandtests.

58. Self is the mother of all hurt and heartbreaks in relationships. Trialsandtests.

59. Where self reigns, heartbreaks and betrayal flourish. Trialsandtests.

60. Where there is greed hurt is a sure thing. Trialsandtests.

61. Greed is the reason why wars exist in this world. Trialsandtests.

62. If people weren’t full of themselves they wouldn’t kill or betray one another. Trialsandtests.

63. As long as greedy people exist exploitation of the poor will never go away. Trialsandtests.

64. In politics is where one can see how evil greed and self is. Trialsandtests.

65. People are corrupt because of greed. Simple. Trialsandtests.

66. Covetousness and greed are closely related cousins. Trialsandtests.

67. Greed and selfishness are identical from the same mother called self. Trialsandtests.

68. Wanting more than you need is where greediness starts. Trialsandtests.

69. As lighting is followed by thunder, self, too is accompanied by greed. Trialsandtests.

70. Greed is what thunders in a person when the lightning of self strikes a person. Trialsandtests.

71. He who’s self-opinionated always thinks he’s right, no matter what. Trialsandtests.

72. To self-opinionated people, their opinions are always right, no matter what. Trialsandtests.

73. Seest thou a man who’s selfish, the is more hope for a fool than him. Trialsandtests.

74. When man forsakes God, self is the character he puts on. Trialsandtests.

75. He who’s selfish has never known God. Trialsandtests.



I hope these selfishness quotes and quotes about selfishness and its destructive nature will encourage you to get rid of selfishness. Take care and be selfless.

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