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selfless Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about selfless
  1. #1
    “Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.”
  2. #2
    “They also found in combat the closest brotherhood they ever knew. They found selflessness. They found they could love the other guy in their foxhole more than themselves. They found that in war, men who loved life would give their lives for them.”
  3. #3
    “I watched the clips on the news . . . and realized that my brother, in fact, was the most courageous man I knew, because Selma had nothing to do with him. Well, one could argue that it did, a little bit. But he was doing it for us. All of us.”
  4. #4
    “She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken. And since Tom and the children could not know hurt or fear unless she acknowledged hurt and fear, she has practiced denying them in herself.”
  5. #5
    “Saving the compact would be selfish. It would only save a thing. Saving Ky’s artifact saves him from becoming an anomaly.”
  6. #6
    “Because you’re from Abnegation,” he says, “and it’s when you’re acting selflessly that you are at your bravest.”
  7. #7
    “My father says—used to say—that there is power in self-sacrifice.”
  8. #8
    “Scrubbing the floor when no one else wanted to was something that my mother would have done. If I can’t be with her, the least I can do is act like her sometimes.”
  9. #9
    “The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.”
  10. #10
    “There are in this world blessed souls, whose sorrows all spring up into joys for others; whose earthly hopes, laid in the grave with many tears, are the seed from which spring healing flowers and balm for the desolate and the distressed.”