What is selfish?

  • (adj): Concerned chiefly or only with yourself.
    Example: "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman

Some articles on selfish:

List Of Little Miss Characters - S - Little Miss Selfish
... Little Miss Selfish is part of the Little Miss series ... Little Miss Selfish is green she has a red nose, yellow shoes, blue gloves and a yellow, blue and pink hat ... Little Miss Selfish doesn't like to share anything with anyone ...
Sant Thakar Singh - Teachings - Love Versus Attachment
... friendly with each other due to the interchange of our selfish motives ... We misinterpret this exchange of selfish motives to be love, but it is not ... on the other hand, are totally devoid of love Any person who is not working through God is always selfish ...
Selfish (song) - Official Version
... "Selfish" (album) / (main version) "Selfish" (instrumental) "Selfish" (a cappella) ...
Selfish (disambiguation)
... Selfish refers to taking interest in oneself ... Selfish may also refer to "Selfish" (House), an episode of the TV series House "Selfish" (song), a song by Asia Cruise "Selfish", a song by Britney Spears from Femme Fatale ...
Music Based On The Works Of Oscar Wilde - List of Works - The Selfish Giant
... Short story Composer Title Genre Date Notes Eric Coates The Selfish Giant - A Phantasy orchestra 1925 Dan Goeller The Selfish Giant orchestra 2011 Official Website ... The Selfish Giant), Op ... after the story by Wilde Graeme Koehne The Selfish Giant ballet 1983 choreography by Graeme Murphy Jim and Dee Patton The Selfish Giant Rock opera 2008 Official Website Performed by Bongo And the Point ...

Famous quotes containing the word selfish:

    Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to the present.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The creation of “strong-minded” women, so-called, is due to the individualism of men, to the modern selfish and speculative spirit which absorbs everything within itself and leaves women nothing but self-assertion for their protection and support.
    “Jennie June” Croly 1829–1901, U.S. founder of the woman’s club movement, journalist, author, editor. Demorest’s Illustrated Monthly and Mirror of Fashions, p. 44 (February 1870)

    The selfish man suffers more from his selfishness than he from whom that selfishness withholds some important benefit.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)