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Human history is the sad result of each one looking out for himself.
A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's.
Every ignoramus imagines that all that exists, exists with a view to his individual sake; it is as if there were nothing that exists except him. And if something happens to him that is contrary to what he wishes, he makes the trenchant judgement that all that exists is an evil.
The men who made the Industrial Revolution are usually pictured as hardfaced businessmen with no other motive than self-interest. That is certainly wrong. For one thing, many of them were inventors who had come into business that way.
I have noticed that when chickens quit quarreling over their food they often find that there is enough for all of them i wonder if it might not be the same way with the human race.
He who lives only for himself is truly dead to others.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without in himself.
Selfishness must always be forgiven ... because there is no hope of a cure.
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