63+ Quotes about Selfish Friends or People

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Sometimes we do not know about people around us. People are in seek of harming us in different manners. A wise man should be aware of all these warnings. These people are hidden snacks in our pockets. Selfish people always have purpose behind it, their gestures, behavior, and friendship will be fake.

Actually we all are selfish to some degree but problem creates when it reaches a high level of self-centeredness that teeters on the edge of narcissism. f you have a family member or partner that pays attention to your needs but the Problem is again how you will recognize them?.

Here are some ways to deal with Selfish People:

  • Try to understand what is triggering their selfish behavior. t is actually what space is allowing him.
  • Try not to take their selfish actions personally, instead stay true to yourself.
  • Become Familiar with misconceptions about selfishness
  • Limit the time you spend together and hang out with supportive people.

Selfish Friends Quotes

1.“Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.”

Michael Bassey Johnson

2. ”Live life one day at a time. Share it with people who matter most to you, for life is a little jar of memories. So fill it with people worth remembering.”


3. ”Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.”


4. “Selfishness is that detestable vice which no one will forgive in others, and no one is without himself.”

Henry Ward Beecher

5. ”Live life one day at a time. Share it with people who matter most to you, for life is a little jar of memories. So fill it with people worth remembering.


6. ”Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.”


7. “Fake friends are like shadows: always near you at your brightest moments, but nowhere to be seen at your darkest hourTrue friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there.”

Habeeb Akande

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8. ”Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “This is what happens. You tell your friends your most personal secrets, and they use them against you.”

Sophie Kinsella

10. “When you see the genuine, you don’t deal with the fakes anymore.”

Nima davani

11. ”Don’t fear the enemy that attacks you, but the fake friend that hugs you.”


12. “Our ability to love ourselves doesn’t determine how much friends love us.”


13. “Selfishness must always be forgiven you know because there is no hope of a cure.”

Jane Austen

14. ”With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.”


15. “The word “friend” is a label anyone can try on. You decide who is best suited to wear it.”

Carlos Wallace

16. “Shine with a genuine golden heart, not with a business egoistic sparkle.”

Angelica Hopes

17. To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.

Michael Jordan

18. “Life is all about losing friends, the people you know. So, just that you get better at finding the ones worth suffering for.”

Mohit Kaushik

19.” It’s also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I’ve been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That’s why we’re here, after all, to help others.

Carol Burnett

20. “As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.”

Helen Keller

21. “It’s hard to trust somebody when the person who you completely opened up to is the person who later completely betrayed you.”


22. “Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect.”


23. I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way.

Dawid Bowie

24. “The greatest boon of your life is to get felicitated by your fake friends and hidden enemies”

Sir P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

25. “We must learn to sanitse our environment from time to time to remove bad associates”

Victor Walsh Oluwafemi

26. “There are people who are so original that they become selfish and use those ideas for profit.”

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27. ”It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.

Jean-Paul Sartre

28. “Hard times and fake friends are like oil and water : they don’t mix.

Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu

29. “Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.”

 Stephen Kendrick

30. “True success is determined by how much your people love you. It means you have shown them you care and think not only about yourself but for what is good for everyone.”


Selfish People Quotes

31. “Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.”

Oscar Wilde

32.”Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace.”

Dalai Lama

33.”If you don’t like me, remember it’s mind over matter. I don’t mind, and you don’t matter.”

Dr. Seuss

34.”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

35. “Man is not, by nature, deserving of all that he wants. When we think that we are automatically entitled to something, that is when we start walking all over others to get it.”

Criss Jami

36.”Intensely selfish people are always very decided as to what they wish. They do not waste their energies in considering the good of others.”


37.”Selfishness is weakness. But loving and caring for others is a position of power beyond anything we can possibly imagine.”

Joel Osteen

38. “In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction.”

David Mitchell

39. “Selfish— a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.”

George Eliot

40. “There seemed to be three choices: to give up trying to love anyone, to stop being selfish, or to learn to love a person while continuing to be selfish.”

Lydia Davis

41.”One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”


42.”Selfish people, with no heart to speak of, have the best time of it.”

Josh Billings

43. “When you have wit of your own, it’s a pleasure to credit other people for theirs.”

Criss Jami

44. “You have a good heart and you think the good thing is to be guilty and kind but it’s not always kind to be gentle and soft, there’s a genuine violence softness and kindness visit on people. Sometimes self-interested is the most generous thing you can be. ”

Tony Kushner

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45.”A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.”

Richard Whately

46. “We all of us need to be toppled off the throne of self, my dear,” he said. “Perched up there the tears of others are never upon our own cheek.”

Elizabeth Goudge

47.”Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.”

Napoleon Hill

48. “We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness.”

Booker T. Washington

49.”You’re either selfish, or you’re a servant…but fundamentally selfish people are terrible friends, terrible lovers, terrible spouses, terrible Christians, terrible parents. They leave a terrible legacy. Will you be selfish? Will you be a servant?…A good marriage is a servant and a servant.”

Mark Driscoll

50. “Suppose you were the last one left? Suppose you did that to yourself?”

 Cormac McCarthy

51. “God favors men and women who delight in being made worthy of happiness before the happiness itself.”

Criss Jami

52.”Marriage takes your whole heart; selfish people can’t pull it off.”

Helen Hunt

53. “Just because you have stolen someone’s heart, luckily owned and occupied as a home, doesn’t give you the audacity to enforce hurtful policies.”

Michael Bassey Johnson

54.”Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.”

Stephen Kendrick

55. “It all depends on what people you’re talking about helping. That’s the wonderful think about just about every religion on the planet – they’re all so incredibly selfish.”

Derek Landy

56.”Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

57.”Selfish people are, by definition, those whose activities are devoted to bringing themselves happiness. Yet. . . these selfish people are far less likely to be happy than those whose efforts are devoted to making others happy.”

Bernard Rimland

58.”Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.”

Khalil Gibran

59.”God’s Word teaches a very hard, disturbing truth. Those who neglect the poor and the oppressed are really not God’s people at all—no matter how frequently they practice their religious rituals nor how orthodox are their creeds and confessions.”

Ronald J. Sider

60.”Politics these days is a disgusting game of mud-slinging, filled with selfish people with selfish aims. I’m very glad I’ve retired away from the hustle and bustle of Whitehall.”

Munir Butt

61. “The spirit of arrogance most definitely makes you shine. It paints a bright red target on your own forehead.”

Criss Jami

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

Tennessee Williams

63.”It is the ignorant person who seeks his or her own ends at the expense of the greater whole. It is the ignorant person, therefore, who is the selfish person. The truly wise person is never selfish.”

Ralph Waldo Trine

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