"A 'No' uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please."
"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: Try to please everybody."
Henry Bayard Swope
"Unselfishness carries with it the suggestion not primarily of securing good thing for others, but of going without them ourselves, as if our abstinence and not their happiness was the important point."
Quotes courtesy of Les and Leslie Parrott, You Matter More Than You Think