The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds some important benefit.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self Centered Quotes
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and...
God screens us evermore from premature ideas.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
Our best thoughts come from others.
Books are for nothing but to inspire
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the...
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something
It is very unhappy, but too late to be helped, the discovery we have made,...
Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who...
We change, whether we like it or not
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
A man in debt is so far a slave.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy, that the world...