Best 282 of Selflessness quotes - MyQuotes
Greed is a contagious mental illness without which civilization as we know it would not have been possible.
See, I thought I had figured out what I could do to make this whole thing right. ... But then I got to the end of your street, head all fucking full of how forgiving you would be, and it just hit me hard in the gut. I was doing all that shit for me. So that I could be a different person, a better person, a person worthy of someone like you. I wasn't thinking about you. I've never thought about you. ... I want you to make things okay for me. When I need to think about what would make things okay for you.
You need intensity to be quick
When indeed it is in God we live, and move, and have our being. We cannot draw a breath without his help.
You have to be pragmatic, purposeful and goal-oriented to be fully effective
Whenever you're working towards something greater than yourself, it's almost a selflessness that the Lord delights in when you're serving your teammate or your friend or your sister in Christ.
If you are not living in active consciousness, you will always be lost
He held back nothing of himself in his effort to please his audience
Most poor people do not really aspire to end poverty; they merely aspire to escape it.
All men are born firstly with the instinct to protect themselves. But few grow to really love themselves, and even fewer learn to love their neighbor as themselves.
In some cases, it is the woman’s stomach—not her heart—that has left her man for another.
We should be selfless in our practice as believers
I am a nobody until I make somebody worthy for everybody.
How dare you talk of helping the world? God alone can do that. First you must be made free from all sense of self; then the Divine Mother will give you a task to do.
Don’t just save yourself alone, also bring salvation the people around you
God is waiting on you to believe that you are capable
You need speed to regain your lost years
If one only strives for caring solely about themselves in the end they will get what the wanted just themselves.
Some gifts of friendship cannot be earned, no matter how hard we try to live up to them.
When you switch your focus from the “we” to the “me”, the goal from “team” to “self”, you upset the balance of the whole. Consequentially, that redistribution of effort impedes success.
In a pocket of his knapsack he'd found a last half packet of cocoa and he fixed it for the boy and then poured his own cup with hot water and sat blowing at the rim. You promised not to do that, the boy said. What? You know what, Papa. He poured the hot water back into the pan and took the boy's cup and poured some of the cocoa into his own and then handed it back. I have to watch you all the time, the boy said.
Become great through the currency of time
You are the center of your life
I do two things," she told me. "I remind myself that it's not all about me. And I focus on the good. There's always a way to find some good.
Conversion is the key to maintaining wealth
All you do out of selfish reasons is a waste
Your intensity increases your productivity
Be a ruler of your mind and a servant of your heart.
Being selfless is the biggest wiring mistake in us.
It is impossible to pause, stop or delay time
Always live in active consciousness
Until you believe in yourself, it does not matter how much you believe in God
C. Joybell C
You see, it’s about empathy. It’s not about you. It’s about empathy. It’s not even about caring or being kind. It’s about empathy. Do you think that all people who can empathize with other people (and rocks and trees), are desirous of being kind, at all times? Of course not! Empathy often hurts, and is often difficult. But we experience this difficulty, because we are human beings, because human beings are designed to connect with other living and non-living things!
*Prostitution* is a euphemism for rape incidents that the victim and the economy profits from.
We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.
Most parents are not really ‘supportive’ because they want their kid(s) to succeed; they ‘support’ their kid(s) as an attempt to avoid appearing to have bred a failure, or, failures … in the eyes of their peers and/or neighbours.
Use your resources wisely and spend quality time on developing your resources
Love emancipates you from prison of envy and jealousy It makes u invisible to hatred and oblivious of self
Time is wasted when it is not being converted
To behold virtue in her proper form is nothing else but to contemplate morality stripped of all admixture of sensible things and of every spurious ornament of reward or self-love. How much she then eclipses everything else that appears charming to the affections, every one may readily perceive with the least exertion of his reason, if it be not wholly spoiled for abstraction.
Pastor Adelaja Sunday
A godly pastor thinks first of others, before he thinks of himself.
Everything you have was bought with the currency of time
i know what it means to have a heart that would drown itself for others before the need to surface for air
Living in active consciousness is being in the “here and now
A man has a very insecure tenure of a property which another can carry away with his eyes. A few months reduced me to the cruel necessity either of destroying my machine, or of giving it to the public. To destroy it, I could not think of; to give up that for which I had laboured so long, was cruel. I had no patent, nor the means of purchasing one. In preference to destroying, I gave it to the public. [On his inability to keep for himself a profitable income from his invention of the Spinning Mule.]
Intensity is the extreme application of force and strength
It's when you're acting selflessly that you are at you bravest
Focus on building up others, and your own sense of self-worth will improve. Some call these random acts of human kindness. But the truth is, acting unselfishly is not random at all. Instead, it is a conscious, concerted effort to make the world better by making someone else's life better. The bonus: you will be happier by doing it.
Make sure everything you do is targeted at yielding maximum results
If she could take my strength. He put his hand on his chest, feeling his heartbeat. If she could have some of my heart's strength. I'd give years of my life, Lord, if she could use them." He looked at her peaceful face, again looking at her beating pulse. Life seemed so fragile to him. She had become, in such a short time, infinitely precious to him. "A daughter of God. Your daughter, Lord. My wife.