Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?
- Brian Tracy
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.
- Mahatma Gandhi
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Greed is like filling a cup with a hole at the bottom, it will never fill.
An old Cherokee told his grandson:
“My son, there’s a battle between two wolves inside us all.
One is Evil. It’s anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego.
The other is Good. It’s joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness & truth.”
The boy thought about it, and asked:
“Grandfather, which wolf wins?”
The old man quietly replied:
“The one you feed.”
Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.
- Janwillem Van De Wetering
There are three all-powerful evils: lust, anger and greed.
~ Tulsi Das
Don’t be greedy, and don’t try to take away everyone’s fortune for yourself. You won’t be able to have it all when you die. You can’t take it with you.
There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
- Gautama Buddha
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
- Publilius Syrus
I want to be rich enough to realize that I cant buy happiness.
There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful.
- Warren Buffett
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.
- Harry S. Truman
People are always looking for more and forget about what they already have.
A greedy person and a pauper are practically one and the same.
- Swiss Proverb
I’m fat because I’m greedy, and if my mind is fat it’s because I’m curious.
- Stephen Fry
Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
- Samuel Johnson
To greed, all nature is insufficient.
- Seneca quotes
Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
- Mason Cooley
For greed, all nature is too little.
A man can be cured of his lust, but a fool can never be cured of his greed.
The lusts and greeds of the body scandalize the Soul; but it has to come to heel.
- Logan Pearsall
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
- Maya Angelou