I mean, episodes that showed that not all priests were frauds and self-seekers
, but that many, even the great majority, of these that were down on the ground among the common people, were sincere and right-hearted, and devoted to the alleviation of human troubles and sufferings.
Let me but leave the good name to my three daughters, and that is enough for me; I am not a self-seeker
. But since you mention me so pointedly, I will acknowledge that I should like to impart to you a little of my--come, sir, you are disposed to call it insensibility, and I am sure I have no objection--say insensibility--a little of my insensibility."
And over all that torrential confusion of men and purposes fluttered that strange flag, the stars and stripes, that meant at once the noblest thing in life, and the least noble, that is to say, Liberty on the one hand, and on the other the base jealousy the individual self-seeker
feels towards the common purpose of the State.
The statement encouraged the future leaders [youth] not to allow themselves to be used by self-seekers
, as serial callers, let alone vigilantes, to attack the few people who dare to speak for them.
Never at any given time should we allow a few self-seekers
to divide us.
Through manipulation of this band of self-seekers
, the industrialized countries were afforded a reprieve of a few odd years.
'There is no impact felt by the electorates in the effectiveness of the legislature at the national and county levels as the lawmakers have become self-seekers
. The large number of positions for elected seats and nomination slots is feeding incompetence and inefficiencies in the assemblies,' said Mr Mukhwana.
Only a handful of self-seekers
and economic scavengers in public service mostly benefit from these multimillion concessions while over 80% of our people languish in acute poverty and degradation.
Since the Governor General's coup of April 1953 against the dominant political elites, the Muslim League had increasingly become moribund, and had lost touch with the masses, while most of its leadership had become a coterie of self-seekers
. But during 1956-58, as president of Pakistan Muslim League, Sardar Nishtar breathed new life into the organization: he organized and reactivated it; transformed it into a live organization; and, had it securely grounded to its foundational principles and ideological moorings.
His remarks about the party's female members expose the fact that the AKP has long divorced itself from its ideals and turned into a network of self-seekers
But, unfortunately, that fervour cooled in a couple of years and some self-seekers
became active at the behest of foreign powers.