Beware of altruism. It is based on self-deception, the root of all evil.
Anonymity is the truest expression of altruism. - Eric Gibson
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. - Martin Luther King Jr.
I am deeply in love with the world and its contents. My heartaches when I see any suffering so kindness and altruism is my ultimate way of life. - Debasish Mridha
Let us not be like the forest fox foraging for food for itself forever!Let us be like the assiduous ant, always accumulating ample assets for all ants with altruism and all-round assistance. - Ankala V Subbarao
The ultimate altruism is nothing but the sacrifice of one’s self for the benefit of others. Love yourself but never forget to be altruistic to others in need. - Debasish Mridha
You will achieve what you want to achieve, only if you can cope with the theory of altruism. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The first stage of ignorance is illusion, due to lack of exposure to reality. The second stage of ignorance is delusion, or the refusal to acknowledge reality. The third stage of ignorance is the rejection of altruism. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Love has many names including compassion, caring, concern,friendship, kindness,goodwill, altruism and benevolence. - Independent Zen
Whatever they say about it, but being altruistic is not so simple for everyone. Not to look and sound like despotism, altruism must be learnt, and it’s a long way, which in fact begins from our egoism, for really, a human can’t love others if he doesn’t love himself first. - Lara Biyuts
The practice of cultivating altruism has a beneficial effect not only from the religious point of view but also from the mundane point of view, not only for long term spiritual development but even in terms of immediate rewards. - Dalai Lama XIV
Selfishness is not a virtue. Altruism is not a moral weakness. Taxation is the price we pay for civilization. - Darryl Cunningham