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Unselfishness Quotes

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There is a magnet in your heart
that will attract true friends.
That magnet is unselfishness,
thinking of others first;
when you learn to live for others,
they will live for you.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity
and unselfishness that parents love their children with.
- Shakira

A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone,
but only to the best discoverable course of action.
- David Seabury

 

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise -
and pass by.
- Andre Maurois

Selfishness is the only real atheism;
unselfishness the only real religion.
- Israel Zangwill

Selfishness is the only real atheism;
aspiration,
unselfishness, the only real religion.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others
will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
- Helen Keller

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

The moralist is the person who tells people that they ought to be unselfish,
when they still feel like egos, and his efforts are
always and invariably futile.
- Alan Watts

Going to war was the only unselfish thing I have ever done for humanity.
- David Niven

Confidence...
thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations,
on faithful protection and on unselfish performance.
Without them it cannot live.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish
desire to voice all the joys and sorrows,
the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro,
in classic musical form.
- James Weldon Johnson

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service.
The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated
feet seeking out the lost and helpless.
- Billy Graham

Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love.
It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone,
but requires all mankind to share it.
- Mary Baker Eddy

But when you get into a situation where you can acquire a proven leader,
a proven quality player, an unselfish player,
a guy who taken a team to the Super Bowl,
I think you do it.
- Ron Jaworski

Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world,
a new world is in the making.
It is literally true that old things are passing away;
all things may become new,
granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides.
- John Raleigh Mott

To all the positions, I just bring the determination to win.
Me being an unselfish player, I think that can carry on to my teammates.
When you have one of the best players on the court being unselfish,
I think that transfers to the other players.
- LeBron James

To be successful you have to be selfish,
or else you never achieve.
And once you get to your highest level,
then you have to be unselfish.
Stay reachable.
Stay in touch.
Don't isolate.
- Michael Jordan

What I mean by that is that the point of life,
as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans,
but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness.
- Bernard Cornwell

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute,
which goes directly to the heart of him who has had
frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and
gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Be unselfish.
That is the first and final commandment for those who
would be useful and happy in their usefulness.
If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because
you are choking the source of development,
which is spiritual expansion through thought for others.
- Charles William Eliot

The scrupulous and the just, the noble,
humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the
intelligent may begin a movement -
but it passes away from them.
They are not the leaders of a revolution.
They are its victims.
- Joseph Conrad

In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner.
A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible,
of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
- Iris Murdoch

To give one's life is a right only when one gives it unselfishly.
- Jose Marti

You have to love your children unselfishly.
That's hard.
But it's the only way.
- Barbara Bush

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give thanks for both my bloom and my thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

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

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

Never give up.
- Anonymous

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never give up on the most important goals in your life.
Never give up on your life purpose.
Never give up on your core values.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't get unless you give.
And you have to give without wanting to get.
- Theodore H. White

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

I won't give up 'til goats sing and walruses fly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Our world is magnificent - all of it.
Rejoice and give thanks.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today... Give thanks for the miracles -
Give thanks for the love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't ever give up.
- Anonymous

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

In our willingness to give that which we seek,
we keep the abundance of the universe circulating in our lives.
- Deepak Chopra

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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