"He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies."
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"Next to the young, I suppose the very old are the most selfish."
"He who takes but never gives, may last for years but never lives."
"He who is wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package."
"None are so empty as those who are full of themselves."
"If you think about yourself then you've lost sight of the ball."
"Selfishness is the only real atheism; unselfishness the only real religion."
"To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life."
"We live on the leash of our senses."
"The senses do not deceive us, but the judgment does."
"Half of us are blind, few of us feel, and we are all deaf."
"I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses."
"The five senses are horse sense, innocence, common sense, concupiscence, and nonsense."
"Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul."
"How frail the human heart must be --a mirrored pool of thought..."
"A person who, because he has corns himself, always treads on other people's toes."
"I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action."
"The body of a sensualist is the coffin of a dead soul."
"I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old."
"The barrenest of all mortals is the sentimentalist."
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