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unselfish Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about unselfish
  1. #1
    ″ A negative term has been substituted for a positive, and this is of more than philological importance. The negative ideal of Unselfishness carries with it the suggestion not primarily of securing good things for others, but of going without them ourselves, as if our abstinence and not their happiness was the important point.”
  2. #2
    “If you asked twenty good men today what they thought the highest of the virtues, nineteen of them would reply, Unselfishness. But if you asked almost any of the great Christians of old he would have replied, Love. You see what has happened?”
  3. #3
    “It is not selfishness or unselfishness that distinguishes love from non-love; it is the aim of the action.”
  4. #4
    “The way in which a man accepts his fate and all the suffering it entails, the way in which he takes up his cross, gives him ample opportunity—even under the most difficult circumstances—to add a deeper meaning to his life. It may remain brave, dignified and unselfish. Or in the bitter fight for self-preservation he may forget his human dignity and become no more than an animal.”
  5. #5
    “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.”