Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed

There are three all-powerful evils: lust, anger and greed.
– Tulsi Das

Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
Mason Cooley

There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
Oscar Wilde

A man can be cured of his lust, but a fool can never be cured of his greed.

Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.
Harry S. Truman

When you get little, you want more. When you get more, you desire even more. But when you lose it, you realize little was enough.

A greedy person and a pauper are practically one and the same.
– Swiss Proverb

Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
Publilius Syrus

Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
Erich Fromm

People are always looking for more and forget about what they already have.

Greed breeds envy which in turn breeds destruction.

Submitted by: Jo Vince

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
– Democritus

I want to be rich enough to realize that I cant buy happiness.

There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontent. And there is no greater disaster than greed.
– Lau Tzu

He who is greedy is always in want.

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