Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don't have to sacrifice.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
Being stubborn has helped, being selfish is not a bad thing.
All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless.
You have to be selfish to be an actor.
Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.