41 Quotes About Selfish Friends


Living in a culture of selfishness can impact your day to day life and how we interact with others. These quotes about selfish friends serve as a perfect example to these consequences of such actions.

“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”

“A person is called selfish, not for pursuing his or her own good, but for neglecting his or her neighbor’s.”

“Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.”

“As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.”

“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.”

“Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.”

“Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness.”

“Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.”

“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.”

“I don’t care about what others think about me ,I just care about what I think about myself.”

“I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction”

“I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.”

“If all the people in this world, in which we live, were as selfish as a few of the people in this world, in which we live, there would be no world in which to live.”

“If there is one thing I dislike, it is the man who tries to air his grievances when I wish to air mine.”

“If we were not all so excessively interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.”

“If you don’t like me remember it’s mind over matter; I don’t mind and you don’t matter.”

“It is the ignorant person who seeks his or her own ends at the expense of the greater whole. It is the ignorant person, therefore, who is the selfish person. The truly wise person is never selfish.”

“Live life one day at a time. Share it with people who matter most to you, for life is a little jar of memories. So fill it with people worth remembering.”

“No man will work for your interests unless they are his.”

“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”

“One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.”

“People don’t care for you when you are alone, they just care for you when they are alone.”

“Real people are never fake, and fake people are never real.”

“Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves.”

“Selfish people lost so much in life, because even when they realize they are wrong, they don’t know how to ask for forgiveness or show regrets.”

“Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.”

“Selfishness comes from poverty in the heart, from the belief that love is not abundant.”

“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 himself.”

“Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.”

“Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant.”

“Shame on me for always being selfish, the feeling is never returned.”

“That man who lives for self alone, lives for the meanest mortal known.”

“The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.”

“There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move.”

“There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.”

“To talk without thinking first is just like to shoot without aiming.”

“We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.”

“When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.”

“Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.”

“You need to stop being so selfish and start caring about everyone else.”

Knowing who your real friends are can sometimes be difficult to decipher.

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