Unselfishness

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Maya Angelou

From the movie: Miracle on 34th Street

“I’m not just a whimsical figure who wears a charming suit and affects a jolly demeanor. You know, I I I’m a symbol. I’m a symbol of the human ability to be able to suppress the selfish and hateful tendencies that rule the major part of our lives. If you can’t believe, if you can’t accept anything on faith, then you’re doomed for a life dominated…”

Richard Attenborough – Kris Kringle

“God uses people to help others. I only pray my faith is strong enough to get me through what I have to face.”
Jennifer Hudson

From the movie: King Arthur

“Deeds themselves are useless unless they are for some higher purpose.”
Clive Owen – Arthur

From the movie: The Mummy

“- Jenny Halsey: You are a good man.
– Nick Morton: You don’t know that.
– Jenny Halsey: Yes, I do. There’s good man inside of you fighting to come out. You saved my *life*. You gave me the only parachute without thinking.
– Nick Morton: I thought there was another one.”
Annabelle Wallis – Jenny Halsey
Tom Cruise – Nick Morton

From the movie: Driving Lessons

“If you strive to do good, then you’re a Christian. If you don’t seek to hurt or betray others, you’re a Christian. If you’re true to yourself and treat others as you’d have them treat you, you’re a Christian. The more a person parades their Christianity for the benefit of other, the less I’m inclined to trust the Christianity they claim to bring.”
Nicholas Farrell – Robert

In: Motivational Quotes

“The wise person understands that his own happiness must include the happiness of others.”
William Dennis Weaver

From the movie: The Passion of the Christ

“There is no greater love than for a man to lay down his life for his friends.”
Jim Caviezel – Jesus

From the movie: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

“We had to know if you were willing to make the sacrifice, to give up your life for others. This was something no one at Umbrella would have done.”

Ever Anderson – Red Queen

From the movie: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

“- Spock: My father says that you have been my friend. You came back for me.
– James T. Kirk: You would have done the same for me.
– Spock: Why would you do this?
– James T. Kirk: Because the needs of the one… outweigh the needs of the many.”
Leonard Nimoy – Spock
William Shatner – James T. Kirk

From the movie: The Magnificent Seven

“What ever they were in life, here, at the end, each man stood with courage and honor. They fought for the ones who couldn’t fight for themselves, and they died for them, too. All to win something that didn’t belong to them. It was – magnificent.”

Haley Bennett – Emma Cullen

From the movie: Cuba

“- Juan Pulido: It’s not like you to be so unselfish.
– Alexandra Lopez de Pulido: It’s not like you to notice.”
Chris Sarandon – Juan Pulido
Brooke Adams – Alexandra Lopez de Pulido

From the movie: Rambo

“Maybe you’ve lost your faith in people. But you must still be faithful to something. You must still care about something.
Maybe we can’t change what is. But trying to save a life isn’t wasting your life, is it?”
Julie Benz – Sarah

From the movie: The Book of Eli

“- Eli: I was carrying and reading the book everyday, got so caught up in protecting it, I forgot to live by what I’d learnt from it
– Solara: And what’s that?
– Eli: To do more for others than you do for yourself.”
Denzel Washington – Eli
Mila Kunis – Solara

In: Motivational Quotes

“You feel alive to the degree that you feel you can help others.”
John Travolta

From the movie: Internal Affairs

“Everything changes when you have children. You don’t think about yourself anymore. You think about nothing but them. You’d go around the world for them, you selfish yuppie!”

Richard Tiffany Gere – Dennis Peck

From the movie: 16 Blocks

“You’re driving in a hurricane and you see three people at a bus stop. One is an old lady and she’s sick. One is your best friend and he saved your life. And the third is the lady of your dreams. Now check it out, you only have room for one in your car, which one do you take?”
Yasiin Bey – Eddie Bunker

From the movie: Barnyard: The Original Party Animals

“A strong man stands up for himself, a stronger man stands up for others.”
Sam Elliott – Ben the Cow

From the movie: Fred Claus

“- Mother Claus: Nicholas, where are you going?
– Young Nick: There’s a poor orphan named Henry who lives down the road. I’m bringing all my gifts to him. He needs them more than I.”
Kathy Bates – Mother Claus
Theo Stevenson – Young Nick

From the movie: Friday Night Lights

“Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye and know that you didn’t let them down because you told them the truth. And that truth is you did everything you could.”
Billy Bob Thornton – Coach Gary Gaines

From the movie: Driving Lessons

“You are your own man now. Do remember, however odd it all gets, this is only the denouement. The end is up to you.”
Rut Bernardi – Evie

From the movie: Courage Under Fire

“You see that man? You and he are brothers! He depends on you! You depend on him! You never leave a man behind!”

Lou Diamond Phillips – Monfriez

From the movie: Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

“- Anakin Skywalker: The Sith rely on their passion for their strength. They think inward, only about themselves.
– Supreme Chancellor Palpatine: And the Jedi don’t?
– Anakin Skywalker: The Jedi are selfless… they only care about others.”
HaydenChristensen – Anakin Skywalker
Ian McDiarmid – Supreme Chancellor Palpatine

From the movie: The Russia House

“I love you. All my failings were preparation for me to you. It’s like nothing I have ever known: it’s unselfish love, grown up love. You know it is. It’s mature, absolute, thrilling love.”
Sir Sean Connery – Barley

From the movie: Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

“People care about people who care about themselves.”
Diedrich Bader – Joel Meyers

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