Egoism

"The idol of your self is the mother of all idols."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Selfishness is the biggest form of helplessness as it makes the person blind so much that he fails to search his true self for being always in the lurch."


Rating: 8.81 (Number of Voters: 16)

"It's noble to want to confess, but if the results are just damage and pain, that's not noble. It's selfish."

Carol Green
Carol Green "House M.D." - "Adverse Events"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals."


Rating: 8.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means."


Rating: 6.43 (Number of Voters: 7)

"The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The easiest thing a human being can do is to criticize another human being."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

""Me", "Myself" and "Mine" - Holy Trinity of selfishness."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To grow you need to understand that the most important word in the world is not the word "me"."


Rating: 6.57 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Some people live as if Copernicus did not exist - they think that everything revolves around them. "


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"An optimist can always see the bright side of the other guy's problems."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Great Gatsby"

Rating: 8.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Most of life's shadows result from standing in your own light."


Rating: 5.43 (Number of Voters: 7)

"There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed."

Frank Buchman
Frank Buchman "Remaking the World"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings."

William Hazlitt
William Hazlitt "Complete Works"

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "Minority Report: H.L. Mencken`s Notebooks"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know."

Titus Maccius Plautus
Titus Maccius Plautus "The Comedy of Asses"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Unrestricted individualism is the law of the beast of the jungle."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Self-love is the source of all our other loves."

Pierre Corneille
Pierre Corneille "Titus and Berenice"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Your vanity and my vanity will never be friends."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All autobiographies are lies. I do not mean unconscious, unintentional lies: I mean deliberate lies."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Wise Children"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The natural man has only two primal passions, to get and to beget."

Sir William Osler
Sir William Osler "Science and Immortality"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Mansfield Park"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Tolerance is only another name for indifference."

William Somerset Maugham
William Somerset Maugham "A Writer's Notebook"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "Reflections of a Bachelor Girl"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic."

Helen Rowland
Helen Rowland "A Guide to Men"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives."

Lawana Blackwell
Lawana Blackwell "The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"He that plants trees loves others beside himself."

Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller "Gnomologia"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me."


Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

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


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Altruism is the mark of a superior being."

Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)
Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If I die, I forgive you; If I live, we shall see."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We all know we are unique individuals, but we tend to see others as representatives of groups."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation - or a relationship."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"What a woman thinks of women is the test of her nature."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"All I want is a little more than I'll ever get."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The majority is never right, unless it includes me."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some people take too much of vitamin "I"."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)