Me, me, me. Mine, mine, mine. Here are some proverbs and quotes about selfishness, greediness and egoism.

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A morsel eaten selfishly does not gain a friend.

An egoistic person can't realize his own mistakes, but can always find mistakes of others.

Eating a lot does not satisfy greediness.

He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
Barbra Streisand

I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Jane Austen

If you want to be a generous giver, you have to watch out for selfish takers.
Adam Grant

It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.
Gore Vidal

Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Richard Dawkins

Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.
George Orwell
Source: Animal Farm

Not In My Backyard.
(unknown author)

Of course, we are all egoists. Egoism is so much a part of our humanity.
F. Sionil Jose

People are generally irrational, unreasonable and selfish. They deserve to be loved, anyway.
Mother Teresa

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil - or else an absolute ignorance.
Graham Greene

Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Jane Austen

The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Donald Trump

There was a most special greedy, strong and wicked worm called Smaug.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Hobbit - Chapter 1 - An Unexpected Party
About the dragon.

To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.
Gustave Flaubert

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity.
Stephen Hawking

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