Selflessness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old selflessness quotes, selflessness sayings, and selflessness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There's nothing wrong with helping someone without a cost. Especially if there's no end return. Solange nicole
If selfishness is the key to being miserable, then selflessness must be the key to being happy! Joyce Meyer
Real living is living for others. Bruce Lee
Our compassion and acts of selflessness take us to the deeper truths. Mata Amritanandamayi
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them. Tenzin Gyatso
I've learned that selflessness is a practice, not a place; a journey much more than a destination. Kayla Mueller
For your kindness, I'm in debt to you. For your selflessness, my admiration. Natalie Merchant
If the entire world sought to make itself worthy of happiness rather than make itself happy, then the entire world would be happy. Criss Jami
Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves. Nina Hagen
Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself. Walt Whitman
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. Jonathan Swift
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment. Tony Robbins
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others. Helen Keller
The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but were adding strength to the cause of their comrades in all industry. John L. Lewis
Courage is inseparable from love and leads to what may arguably be the noblest of all warrior virtues: selflessness. Steven Pressfield
The mythic journey is always about selflessness. Chris Pine
Selflessness. Humility. Truthfulness. These are the three marks of an honorable man. Suzy Kassem
Nothing was really so important to my father as the achievement of selflessness. He rarely mentioned it directly, but tried to guide us to it in a roundabout way. Tahir Shah
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that is wants to live humbly for one. Wilhelm Stekel
The greatest surprise of human evolution may be that the highest form of selfishness is selflessness. Robert E. Ornstein
Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfillment. Gerry Adams
True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice. Sadhu Vaswani
Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her. Mahatma Gandhi
Hopefully as you get older you get more selfless. That would be probably a good goal. I don't know if we do, though. John Cusack
When you've married someone who's been at war, there is nothing you can do that compares to that level of selflessness and bravery. John Oliver
You've got to be dedicated and throw yourself into parts and auditions in a way that is completely selfless. Sophie Kennedy Clark
Without selfless service, no one ever receives the fruits of their rewards. Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless. Edward Albert
When selflessness is seen in objects, the seed of cyclic existence is destroyed. Dalai Lama
There is power in self-sacrifice. Veronica Roth