41 Quotes About Selfish Boyfriends

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The new generation of individuals can seem to embrace a more self centered and selfish mentality. These quotes about selfish boyfriends perfectly depict the signs and traits to watch out for.

“A common mistake we make is that we look for God in places where we ourselves wish to find him, yet even in the physical reality this is a complete failure.”

“A man who goes into a restaurant and blatantly disrespects the servers shows a strong discontent with his own being.”

“A selfish life isn’t God’s purpose for you.”

“A storyteller makes up things to help other people; a liar makes up things to help himself.”

“At first I did not love you, Jude; that I own. When I first knew you I merely wanted you to love me.”

“But grieving people are selfish. They won’t let you comfort them and they say you don’t understand and they make you feel useless when all your life you’ve been functional to them.”

“But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilling yearnings.”

“Do you often feel like parched ground, unable to produce anything worthwhile? I do. When I am in need of refreshment, it isn’t easy to think of the needs of others.”

“Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.”

“Everybody wants love but not everyone wants to love.”

“He didn’t care if you were safe, he just cared if you were his.”

“Here I am going to say something which may come as a bit of a shock. God doesn’t necessarily want us to be happy. He wants us to be lovable. Worthy of love. Able to be loved by Him.”

“I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish…”

“I am thankful that there are those among us who have sacrificed dearly on behalf of us. And I ardently pray to God that I might be less like myself and more like them.”

“I constantly pack my pockets full of worthless trinkets, and in such misguided gorging I leave my heart empty and my soul emaciated because I have forgotten everything but trinkets.”

“I now know that deep within the human concept is something dark, selfish, and completely willing to do whatever is necessary to support the idea of humanity.”

“I pretend to give gifts that people pretend to be gifts so that I can pretend that I gave something that actually cost me something.”

“I spend my life constantly calling in ‘imaginary’ debts that aren’t owed to me in order to avoid the ‘real’ debts that I owe to others, and so everybody ends up bankrupt.”

“If I’m my biggest fan, the only person in the stadium is probably me.”

“If it has anything to do with me, it has nothing to do with sacrifice.”

“If it’s about me, I can be assured that there will be a bunch of empty chairs in the auditorium of my life; save the one I’m sitting in.”

“If you haven’t figured it out yet, an absolutely certain way to lose something as quickly as possible is to forget the privilege you have to possess it in the first place.”

“If you think the reason you exist or go to school is just to satisfy your selfish ambitions, then you are of all men most miserable.”

“In fact, the more each person can remove his or her ego from the discussion and focus on the subject matter, the more fruitful the conversation will be for all involved.”

“In my impatience I become convinced that this desire of mine should have been fulfilled yesterday, when it belongs to a tomorrow that yesterday would have killed had I had my way.”

“Life its harder because of people who are holding keys to lift others up are being greedy and selfish. They deny other people opportunities that have nothing to do with them.”

“Living as I do with human beings, the more that I observe them, the more I am forced to conclude that they are selfish.”

“Love does not dwell on how much one receives in return. If there is ever any balance in love, it is in a contest of who can love who more.”

“My hair would continue to gray, and then one day, it would fall out entirely, and then, on a day meaninglessly close to the present one, meaninglessly like the present one, I would disappear from the earth.”

“One of the greatest evils is the foolishness of a good man.”

“Selflessness. Humility. Truthfulness. These are the three marks of an honorable man.”

“She also understood there was a hole in her heart where her son should be, that she was a wicked, selfish woman for wishing him back.”

“Simply minding one’s own business is more offensive than being intrusive. Without ever saying a word one can make a person feel less-than.”

“The biggest impediment to loving life is our inflated egos. Only by suppressing our ego and controlling our selfish thoughts can we truly comprehend the immaculate beauty of every day unfolding before us.”

“The difference between appreciation and flattery? That is simple. One is sincere and the other insincere.”

“The man who is most aggressive in teaching tolerance is the most intolerant of all: he wants a world full of people too timid and ashamed to really disagree with anything.”

“The subsistence mentality of a person is a prison in which his personal joy is detained. If you want to live in joy, you don’t live for yourself alone. Live for others too!”

“The tide seldom shifts in favor of a selfish individual.”

“There are two types of humans in this world: those who function so they can get something and those who function so they can give something.”

“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth a war, is much worse.”

“You can dress up greed, but you can’t stop the stench.”

Having a partner that is selfish can be discouraging to the growth of your relationship.