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The punters know that the horse named Morality rarely gets past the post, whereas the nag named Self-interest always runs a good race. - Gough Whitlam

Long before Einstein told us that matter is energy, Machiavelli and Hobbes and other modern political philosophers defined man as a lump of matter whose most politically relevant attribute is a form of energy called "self-interestedness." This was not a - George F. Will

The ruin of the human heart is self-interest, which the American merchant calls self-service. We have become a self-service populace, and all our specious comforts --the automatic elevator, the escalator, the cafeteria --are depriving us of volition and moral and physical energy. - Edward Dahlberg

A wise unselfishness is not a surrender of yourself to the wishes of anyone, but only to the best discoverable course of action. - David Seabury  

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