Aphorisms by theme: Egoism

Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.

Ambrose Bierce

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A man is never more serious than when he praises himself.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Egoism Men
Selfishness is the grand moving principle of nine-tenths of our actions.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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The selfish spirit of commerce knows no country, and feels no passion or principle but that of gain.

Thomas Jefferson

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Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness.

Honore de Balzac

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Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

Erich Seligmann Fromm

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Our true passions are selfish.

Stendhal

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By theme : Egoism Feelings
Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.

Gustave Flaubert

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By theme : Egoism Happiness Health Stupidity
In jealousy there is more self-love than love.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

Oscar Wilde

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Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Behavior Egoism Truth
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