He shares his secret formula for writing a good blurb–and his selfish motive for blurbing so frequently.
I think in order to write The selfish Gene it required Hamilton.
And yes, I know that Benjamin Netanyahu's economics are as selfish as those of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
I'm amazed, as quirky, individual and selfish as most of us are, that anyone stays married for long.
Because his base liked it, and because opposing it made the ultra-rich Mitt Romney look like a selfish heel.
So selfish, so small, for a man who knows in his heart how great God is.
A passion such as hers, in a selfish nature, must have killed her.
I'll crowd him right out; I know it may be selfish, but, damn it!
I knew a boy who was selfish once, and he got into all sorts of trouble.
But you do all this, not from any selfish motives, but from a sense of duty to the clock itself.
Let us understand what our own selfish genes are up to, because we may then at least have the chance to upset their designs. [Richard Dawkins, "The Selfish Gene," 1976]Related: Selfishly; selfishness. Cf. similar formations in German selbstisch, Swedish sjelfvisk, Danish selvisk.