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Selfless Quotes

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We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

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Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous,
without being selfless.
- Mortimer Adler

 

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless.
If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.
- Michael Eisner

Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed
to helping them become faithful,
competent adults.
- Clayton Christensen

With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty,
there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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Man can never be a woman's equal
in the spirit of selfless service
with which nature has endowed her.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport,
where you have five acting as one.
You become selfless.
- Mike Krzyzewski

Always do good to others.
Be selfless.
Mentally remove everything and be free.
This is divine life.
This is the direct way to Moksha or salvation.
- Swami Sivananda

Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart.
Then through his grace one realize him in course of time.
God can be seen.
One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
- Ramakrishna

Do some selfless service for people who are in need.
Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.
- Nina Hagen

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.
- Jon Porter

Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless.
- Edward Albert

Even now, we make no apologies for the choice we made.
The sacrifices we made were selfless.
The options we offered were patriotic while the paths
we chose were well thought out.
- Ibrahim Babangida

Perhaps the strongest evidence that women have as broad
and deep a capacity for physical aggression as men is anecdotal.
And as with men, this capacity has expressed itself
in acts from the brave to the brutal,
the selfless to the senseless.
- Katherine Dunn

The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families,
businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may
experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America.
- Jim Walsh

But then my mother, who's a very selfless,
stoic person from a family of Marines,
would tell us that what was good for our father was good for us -
he would make more money; therefore,
we'd be able to get better educations.
- Patricia Richardson

It's hard to get people to overcome the thought that
they have to take care of themselves first.
It's hard to get players to give in to the group and
become selfless as opposed to selfish.
- Isiah Thomas

A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit,
who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people.
A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares.
- Debi Mazar

Twenty-five million veterans are living among us today.
These men and women selflessly set aside their civilian
lives to put on the uniform and serve us.
- Steve Buyer

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love,
selflessness, and kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought
the freedom struggle towards its fulfillment.
- Gerry Adams

Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer;
into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
- Nancy Astor

I have learned more about love, selflessness and human
understanding from the people I have met in this great
adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cutthroat,
competitive world in which I spent my life.
- Anthony Perkins

1 month ago the American people stopped to remember
the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war.
We thought first and foremost of the selflessness,
patriotism and heroism by our troops,
our National Guard and Reserves.
- Rosa DeLauro

Affirmation:
I congratulate myself warmly for each accomplishment,
then ask, "What's next?"
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
All people are my heart-felt brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
I shine my light of happiness into the darkness of negativity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
"I choose never to be a prisoner of urgency."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation:
I question my questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
- Jim Rohn

Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an
affirmation of what is true,
but in the negation of that which is false.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Every sentence I utter must be understood not as an affirmation,
but as a question.
- Niels Bohr

You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious
with the conviction you are a success.
This is done by making an affirmation which "clicks."
- Florence Scovel Shinn

The emancipation of women is practically the greatest
egoistic movement of the nineteenth century,
and the most intense affirmation of the right of the
self that history has yet seen.
- Ellen Key

We must concentrate not merely on
the negative expulsion of war
but the positive affirmation of peace.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Choosing one's leaders is an affirmation that the person
making the choice has inherent worth.
- Linda Chavez

Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being,
an outgoing affirmation of life.
- Alex Noble

But, unfortunately, sometimes that affirmation creates
a sense that you deserve special treatment and recognition
in areas where you're not so talented.
- Taylor Hackford

That the sun will not rise to-morrow is no less intelligible a proposition,
and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation,
that it will rise.
- David Hume

The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made
into an object of affirmation and negation,
when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.
- Simone Weil

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of
man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary

In the face of severe partisan divisions,
a still floundering economy, and two foreign wars,
"yes we can" is at risk of becoming this generation's
"a chicken in every pot."
That is,
a punchline rather than a political affirmation.
- Thomas J. Whalen

Americans are fascinated by their own love of shopping.
This does not make them unique.
It's just that they have more to buy than most other people on the planet.
And it's also an affirmation of faith in their country.
- Simon Hoggart

Practice rather than preach.
Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals,
not the negation of others.
Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.
- Alexander Haig

In the history of literature there are many great enduring
works which were not published in the lifetimes of the authors.
If the authors had not achieved self-affirmation while writing,
how could they have continued to write?
- Gao Xingjian

I congratulate myself warmly for each accomplishment,
then ask, "What's next?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One thing I congratulate everyone on is the great explosion
which has occurred in Washington's Black House and
the very important scandal which has gripped leaders of America.
- Ayatollah Khomeini

I congratulate you, my brave countrymen and fellow soldiers,
on the spirit and success with which you have executed
this important part of our enterprise.
- James Wolfe

We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of
waking from a troubled dream;
it may be so the moment after death.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment,
or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more
is a profound moral fault.
- Robert Conquest

Look, don't congratulate us when we buy a company,
congratulate us when we sell it.
Because any fool can overpay and buy a company,
as long as money will last to buy it.
- Henry Kravis

I'd like to congratulate myself, and thank myself,
and give myself a big pat on the back.
- Dee Dee Ramone

But, as always, Mr. Rooney would come over and shake
your hand and congratulate you on a good game,
no matter what the situation was.
- Franco Harris

Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats
of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future.
I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've
shown in making these elections so successful.
- Bill Frist

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is unconditional love,
there is no room for unhappiness.
Whenever I look in the mirror today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I am what I am.
- Village People

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel


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