Selfish

958 – “People aren’t against you; they are for themselves.”

-anonymous

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818 – “An Individual has not started living fully until they can rise above the narrow confines of individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of humanity. Every person must decide at some point, whether they will walk in light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgment: Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'”

–Martin Luther King, Jr

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541 – “The thought system that dominates our culture is laced with selfish values, and relinquishing those values is a lot easier said than done. The journey to a pure heart can be highly disorienting. For years we may have worked for power, money and prestige. Now all of a sudden we’ve learned that those are just the values of a dying world.”

–Marianne Williamson
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225 – “There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress, as well as others, than I had any conception [of], before I became President of the U.S.”

James K Polk, 11th President of the United States of America

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