Best 282 of Selflessness quotes - MyQuotes
*Prostitution* is a euphemism for rape incidents that the victim and the economy profits from.
The ability to be intense in whatever you do is a key factor in reclaiming your lost years
Living a selfish life is a recipe for disaster
We should be selfless in our practice as believers
The hatred and cruelty which have their source in selfishness are ineffectual things compared with the venom and ruthlessness born of selflessness.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Purposeful giving is not as apt to deplete one’s resources; it belongs to that natural order of giving that seems to renew itself even in the act of depletion. The more one gives, the more one has the give - like milk in the breast.
Always be organized in adding value
We are, or rather our natural desire to evade pain and to attain pleasure is, the primary reason we do or say every single thing we do or say.
You don’t count or matter when you don’t live an effective life
I will be my undoing If I become my obsession. I will forget the ones I love If I do not serve them. I will war with others If I refuse to see them.
Reproduce yourself and fulfill your calling
Greatness is the quality of time converted into production or value
Your gift or calling enables you to ask the question of what to do
i know what it means to have a heart that would drown itself for others before the need to surface for air
Selfishness at the expense of others is bad. Self-care for the betterment of others is good.
You cannot replace time
Use your resources wisely and spend quality time on developing your resources
For the case that one thinks he has plateaued in life, God has already set yet another peak for him to reach: and a much more challenging peak than his own, one that which is to serve others.
Your calling is your destiny
Invest in your purpose and land of promise
I think that she is everything I have ever loved about our religion distilled down to fit into one person, everything about the faith that is both selfless and responsible.
Always live in active consciousness
Your calling is concealed in you and has to be discovered by you alone
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.]
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes. [Chapman Cohen on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner]
Greed is a contagious mental illness without which civilization as we know it would not have been possible.
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.
...The happy Warrior... 'tis he whose law is reason; who depends upon that law as on the best of friends; whence, in a state where men are tempted still to evil for a guard against worse ill, and what in quality or act is best doth seldom on a right foundation rest, he labors good on good to fix, and owes to virtue every triumph that he knows: who, if he rise to station of command, rises by open means; and there will stand on honorable terms, or else retire, and in himself possess his own desire; who comprehends his trust, and to the same keeps faithful with a singleness of aim; and therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait for wealth, or honors, or for worldly state; whom they must follow; on whose head must fall, like showers of manna, if they come at all:
To remove thorns from the path of those who have filled our path with thorns - That is the summit of selfless love.
Overcoming fear is often much about understanding, accepting and embracing the power of self-healing, self-recovery, and self-discovery. At the same time it is often as much about the beauty of exploring more selflessness, and experiencing some of the true joys of "losing one's self," in others, and into good things that are more about others than one's own self.
Purposefully dedicating time into developing yourself is one of the keys to being effective in life
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.
Combine your calling with your passion to achieve great results
Jorge Luis Borges
Si el honor y la sabiduría y la felicidad no son para mí, que sean para otros. Que el cielo exista, aunque mi lugar sea el infierno. Que yo sea ultrajado y aniquilado, pero que en un instante, en un ser, Tu enorme Biblioteca se justifique.
It is impossible to pause, stop or delay time
Our ability to convert time determines how great we will become
Michael Bassey Johnson
Its really hard to recall the day you became friends with special people.
Being selfless is the biggest wiring mistake in us.
When a woman is twenty, a child deforms her; when she is thirty, he preserves her; and when forty, he makes her young again.
You have to be skillful in your time management to be effective in life
A humanitarian seldom makes a good lover. For a lover’s world revolves around their lover, while a humanitarian’s world revolves around the world.
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.
There's nothing wrong with helping someone without a cost. Especially if there's no end return.
You have to be skillful in your time management to be productive
All of the great ones are selfless.
Be strategic and purposeful in whatever you do
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.
To esteem what makes you holy over what makes you happy - that is the greatest dare.
Every single good person is a good person for their own sake, not for the sake of humanity, not even for the sake of another human being.
Extravagant love, as in every generation before us, has been ridiculed and scorned. it is seen as wasteful and reckless overspending. But extravagant love, the offering of everything, the emptying of the pockets of our life, is the essence of true Christianity.