Best 127 of Selfless quotes - MyQuotes
Alexei Maxim Russell
Being a samurai is all about selfless service and if the lord abuses the servant, it is no longer a situation of service; it becomes the situation of a victim. It is never acceptable for a samurai to be a victim. It is never acceptable to allow a lord to abuse you or rob you of your dignity. In such a situation, it is acceptable to walk away.
Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
I do not love; I do not love anybody except myself. That is a rather shocking thing to admit. I have none of the selfless love of my mother. I have none of the plodding, practical love. . . . . I am, to be blunt and concise, in love only with myself, my puny being with its small inadequate breasts and meager, thin talents. I am capable of affection for those who reflect my own world.
Neil Patrick Harris
The voiceover thing is very selfless. You go in there and they've hired you for your voice, but they know exactly what they want, and the writer's there and he knows exactly how it's supposed to be said. So you can't really argue with them, you just have to let them tell you what to do and then do it.
There is no middle ground for the selfless and the selfish.
The vanity of the selfless, even those who practice utmost humility, is boundless.
In the last 10 years, we have seen a rise in selfishness: selfies, self-absorbed people, superficiality, self-degradation, apathy, and self-destruction. So I challenge all of you to take initiative to change this programming. Instead of celebrating the ego, let's flip the script and celebrate the heart. Let's put the ego and celebrity culture to sleep, and awaken the conscience. This is the battle we must all fight together to win back our humanity. To save our future and our children.
The guru is not someone who is confined to the body. When there is selfless love for the guru, we will be able to see him not only in his body but in every living and nonliving thing in this world. Learn to see everything as the guru's body and to serve them accordingly.
It is not only every man for himself but also every man for some men for himself.
Mark Andrew Poe
A hero is someone who is selfless.
The petty man wants to use God for himself; the ambitious man wants God to use him for God.
The belief that someone loves us, or should or can love us, as much as we love ourselves is one of the most common signs of intellectual immaturity.
We men have always fought to protect others... since the ancient times. Even though we were naked, and only had sticks and stones to defend ourselves... we still had the elderly, the young, our wives, friends, family, and homes... and to protect all of that we braved any danger, no matter what... and fought! And even among those cavemen there were useless failures! Just like how we are today! But in the end, even they gathered their courage, and fought! And, not surprisingly, being incompetent... they were killed! Even thought it was the death of an idiot... it was also... the death of a selfless hero!
It is humanly impossible to be selfless. As a matter of fact, human beings are inherently selfish.
In reality, there is no person who can be absolutely selfish or selfless. You can’t be selfless without being selfish. You can’t give anything to another person, unless you first earn it yourself. Hence, the act of giving is intimately connected with the act of earning. The more you take from the world, the more you can give. Bill Gates is the most charitable person in the world today because he has also taken the most from the world.
Man is an extremely complex creature: he usually acts in an unselfish manner for selfish reasons.
Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter.
That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise.
In this age of selfishness, selfless service is the only soap that truly purifies.
There is no such thing as selflessness. There are only fair and unfair selfishness.
Heaven and Earth last for ever. Why do Heaven and Earth last for ever? They are unborn, so ever living. The sage stays behind, thus he is ahead. He is detached, thus at one with all. Through selfless action, he attains fulfillment.
There's more than what the eye can see, the heart can love, and the brain can understand.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Love is not self-seeking. Love is not easily angered.
A woman's pelvis is like an hourglass with the capacity to tell time. It both creates and shelters life. When the mother's diet is insufficient, nutrients are pulled from her own teeth and bone. Women are built to be selfless.
It is not bad to be selfish as your first responsibility is to take care of yourself. Only when you are satisfied and happy, you can make others happy and become selfless.
Lailah Gifty Akita
It is sad to see people do things without putting their soul and heart into it.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Its really hard to recall the day you became friends with special people.
I must not be selfless: develop a sense of self. A solidness that can't be attacked.
Some self-employed people work for others.
I've decided that it's possible to love someone for entirely selfless reasons, for all of their flaws and weaknesses, and still not succeed in having them love you back.
If I have to dangle myself in the water like a freaking minnow, I will. Those people don't deserve this type of treatment. ~Willow Mosby (Exposing ELE)
I just want to serve and help people and be good to everybody, only it always goes wrong somehow—I think about suicide all the time, every bloody day I want to die and stop this torture, but I go crawling on . . . I'm so Christ-awful bloody lonely I could scream with it for hours on end.
I am no longer Tris, the selfless, or Tris, the brave. I suppose that now, I must become more than either.
When you take responsibility over others you have to be actually Selfless.
Those who have to deny the self to serve others, can never be selfless, and those who are selfless need not deny the self.
Greatness is not found in power, it is not found in money, it is not found in the ability to conquer. Greatness is found in humility, in compassion, and in the ability to think outside oneself.
Santonu Kumar Dhar
You will find much happiness in being a Selfless person versus being a Selfish.
Most poor people do not really aspire to end poverty; they merely aspire to escape it.
On the silver screen, capitalists are usually vilified as greedy and heartless, while statists of every stripe are depicted as selfless, romantic idealists who only want to help people.
If we loved Steve Aylett, really loved him in the way that he deserves, a selfless love that genuinely wanted nothing save his happiness and comfort, we'd lobotomise him.
It is imperative that when thousands of selfless volunteers respond to those who have incurred the wrath of a natural disaster that legal liability need not be hanging over their heads.
She wondered if it counted as being good if you did the good thing for purely selfish reasons. Probably not, but who cared. What was important was what you did, not how you felt.
An editor has to be selfless, and yet has also to be strong-minded.
Gordon B. Hinckley
We cannot expect to lift others unless we stand on higher ground ourselves.
*Prostitution* is a euphemism for rape incidents that the victim and the economy profits from.
You shouldn’t live for yourself alone but you must also learn to live the Christian life
Don’t be selfish in life; pass the ball. Winners in life’s game are people who demonstrate that they are not greedy when they have abundant of supply. They share freely provided they have it! That defines the true state of a purposeful person.
Amaka Imani Nkosazana
If you live your life to please others, sometimes you neglect yourself. You deserve happiness. You deserve peace. You deserve love and respect. Don't get caught up and deprive the very essence of you
The pleasure or the benefit that the object of our deed derives from it is every now and then greater or even more important than the one we derive from the deed.
Selfless service to mankind makes you free in the world of mortals.