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Positive Quotes about Selflessness

Let these Selflessness quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
- Frederick Douglass

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin

I got a perfect build for clothes.
I'm a twenty-eight dwarf.
- the movie Love and Death

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed.
But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops.
Uh, depending on the breaks.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say
there are twenty gods or no God.
- Thomas Jefferson

A man who views the world the same at fifty
as he did at twenty
has wasted thirty years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali

I'm not a real movie star.
I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
- Will Rogers

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may
become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago,
Catholic school children would be wearing little electric
chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
- Ambrose Bierce

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
- Henry Ford

We women of America tell you that America is not a democracy.
Twenty million women are denied the right to vote.
- Alice Paul

We sought out and visited all the Indians hereabouts that we could meet with,
in number about twenty.
They were chiefly in one place, about a mile from where we lodged.
- John Woolman

Thank god, and now all I have are, twenty one years together,
in January and, you know, I, you know I forgot this all about things.
And anyway the first place is good thing.
- Olga Korbut

Twenty-three is old.
It's almost 25, which is like almost mid-20s.
- Jessica Simpson

In twenty years I've never had a day when I didn't
have to think about someone else's needs.
And this means the writing has to be fitted around it.
- Alice Munro

I think that we need to get along together if we want
to survive in the twenty-first century.
- Sarah Polley

Around age 40 I put on twenty pounds.
I had always had a perfect metabolism.
But, my metabolism betrayed me as it does most people,
except a very rare few who will always be thin.
- Suzanne Somers

Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of
human beings have a sense of irony,
which means that eighty percent of the world takes
everything at face value.
- Doug Coupland

Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years.
- Monty Hall

As for us, during twenty years' reign,
we have known much bitterness.
- Bao Dai

You make me chuckle when you say that you are no longer young,
that you have turned twenty-four.
A man is or may be young to after sixty,
and not old before eighty.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion,
at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent,
at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.
- Baltasar Gracian

The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten
or twenty years to repair.
- Chinua Achebe

If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen,
she's twelve.
If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six,
she's damn near fourty.
- Chris Rock

Well, I was fourteen in Texas.
But I looked twenty-five.
- Jerry Hall

There are more truths in twenty-four hours of a man's
life than in all the philosophies.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker.
And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people.
- Samantha Bee

Well, I wanted to play twenty years in the major leagues.
I never made it twenty though.
I played nineteen.
- Bert Campaneris

Everyone has talent at twenty-five.
The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
- Edgar Degas

It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine
than she was ten years before.
- Jane Austen

If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart;
if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains!
- Kevin Spacey

For me, what I really want to come out of it is to
show people that I can hold together a movie,
be the number one character and play someone who is twenty or twenty-one.
- Kaley Cuoco

If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Many an article that I myself penned twenty years ago
impresses me now as something quite foreign to myself.
- Ernst Mach

Twenty years ago, I was living in a lovely cottage
on the edge of Dartmoor but I couldn't afford to run a car.
- Mary Wesley

When you get to be President, there are all those things,
the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes,
all those things.
You have to remember it isn't for you.
It's for the Presidency.
- Harry S. Truman

Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young
blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something
that neither their teacher nor they know.
- Vladimir Nabokov

It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia,
that if you do not provide your society with a new religion,
it will gradually revert to the old one.
- Herbert Read


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