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INTEREST
[ Also see Attention Banks Care Concern Disinterestedness Expediency Importance Indifference Lending Motive Neutrality Self-love Selfishness ]

Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
      - Francis Beaumont

Interest makes all seem reason that leads to it.
      - John Dryden

Whatever interests, is interesting.
      - William Hazlitt (1)

When interest is at variance with conscience, any distinction to make them friends will serve the hollow-hearted.
      - Henry Home, Lord Kames

It is more than possible, that those who have neither character nor honor may be wounded in a very tender part,--their interest.
      - Junius (pseudonym, possibly of Sir Philip Francis)

Interest blinds some people, and enlightens others.
      - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Interest speaks all languages, and acts all parts, even that of disinterestedness itself.
      - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
      - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

As the interest of man, so his God; as his God, so he.
      - Johann Kaspar Lavater (John Caspar Lavater)

The instinct of interest is the universal instinct of mankind.
      - Charles Macklin

Interest has the security, though not the virtue of a principle. As the world goes, it is the surest side; for men daily leave both relations and religion to follow it.
      - William Penn

Our interests are grains of opium to our consciences, but they only put it to sleep for a terrible awakening.
      - Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

In the history of mankind, there is a remarkable relationship between Idea and Interest. There is neither an Idea which is independent of interests in its development, not an Interest which could have remained independent, in its materiality, of ideas.
      - Kurt Riezler,
        Idee und Interesse in der politischen Geschichte

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
      - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

We are interested in others when they are interested in us.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus), Maxims

How difficult a thing it is to persuade a man to reason against his own interest, though be is convinced that equity is against him.
      - John Trusler


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