nina 發問時間: 社會與文化語言 · 1 0 年前







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    1 0 年前

    "Just as a fire is covered by smoke and a mirror is obscured by dust, just as the embryo rests deep within the womb, wisdom is hidden by selfish desire." - Bhagavad Gita

    "He who takes but never gives, may last for years but never lives."

    - Source Unknown

    "Know the Self as Lord of the chariot, the body as the chariot itself, the discriminating intellect as the charioteer, and the mind as the reins. The senses, say the wise, are the horses; selfish desires are the roads they travel." - Katha Upanishad

    "None are so empty as those who are full of themselves."

    - Benjamin Whichcote

    "If you think about yourself then you've lost sight of the ball."

    - Mike Willesee

    “Selfishness, -- a vice utterly at variance with the happiness of him who harbors it, and, as such, condemned by self-love.”

    - Sir J. Mackintosh

    "Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant."

    - Mme. Roland

    "He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies."

    - Tertullian

    Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race.

    - William E. Gladstone

    The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation.

    - Hailliard

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

    - Henry Ward Beecher

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    參考資料: Myself. Went abroad at age 11. With 32 years experience speaking and writing English. Tutored English as an Undergrad. A project manager in the US since 1992.
  • 1 0 年前



    自私自利 - self-concern

    利慾薰心 - to put profit above conscience

    見利忘義 - to forget honor at sight of money


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