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When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.

Tennessee Williams

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Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.

Lawana Blackwell

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Just once, you should've been selfish and gone for it.

Davey Lopes

I think (the style of play) is working for us right now. The dynamics are there, we just have to keep from getting selfish and keep playing the right way.

Scot Pollard

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He's not a selfish actor. He's very giving and hands on. When you're in a scene with Robert he's there for you 150 percent, and you can't say that with all actors.

Rockmond Dunbar

I'm glad I didn't [have children] when I was younger because I don't think I could have given so much of myself to it, ... I think I would have been more selfish. I'm really glad it's happened to me later. I don't think I could have given up as many things as I can give up now.

Miranda Otto

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We have run a few sets here and there for her, but not everything off her. She doesn't have to have the ball. She is not a selfish player. She doesn't force things.

Barry Eckerty

A lot of athletes are arrogant, narcissistic, prima donnas and selfish, and he never fell into that category. He's one of the most-sensitive, intelligent people I've known. When all of this is over, I'd like to be his mentor.

Dale Brown

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Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.

William Cowper

[A sane person would have turned down the assignment.] And all this risk for what? ... To satisfy my selfish sense of curiosity? To write a magazine article?

Peter Stark

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I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.

Jerry Lewis

You have to be selfish at this point. You're all pulling for each other, but they can't do anything for you out there. You're all by yourself.

Adam Walters

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There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move.

Daniel Smith

I got selfish tonight. This is my last Manual game so I asked them to win it for me.

Dick Isaacson

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Love is patient; love is kindand envies no one.Love is never boastful, nor conceited, nor rude;never selfish, not quick to take offense.There is nothing love cannot face;there is no limit to its faith,its hope, and endurance.In a word, there are three thingsthat last forever: faith, hope, and love;but the greatest of them all is love.


At first I thought it was very selfish, but then I thought they have a point.

Katie Ozdemir

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In some ways, your Oscar speech is as important as the movie performance that got you the award. It's your chance to live forever in showbiz history. Or bore them to tears and come off as selfish and pampered.

Tom O'neil

We are starting to play much better as a team. We're helping on defense and we're not being as selfish on the offensive end. It's nice to see and it's nice to be a part of it again.

Jill Wolf

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People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It's very selfish, but it's understandable.

Mick Jagger

(Bush) is a selfish president and we're fed up. I'm going to be (at the protests) early and stay late. ... I'll camp out if I have to.

Daniel Pendergrass

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