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Selfless Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about selfless
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “My father says—used to say—that there is power in self-sacrifice.”
  3. #3
    “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.”
  4. #4
    “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.”
  5. #5
    “Because you’re from Abnegation,” he says, “and it’s when you’re acting selflessly that you are at your bravest.”
  6. #6
    “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.”
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