Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed


He who is greedy is always in want.

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 fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
– Gautama Buddha

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

For greed, all nature is too little.

When we let our greed become our need, we can never be happy indeed!

Submitted by: rvm

To greed, all nature is insufficient.

You have succeeded in life when all you really WANT is only what you really NEED.
– Vernon Howard


Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful.
Warren Buffett

Greed usually comes from deadly sin impatience. Because we hate to wait for anything, we prefer to pursue several goals at the same time. Multitasking has really hit it off with mind setting.
– Sumesh Nair

People who say they want “abundance” do not truly appreciate what they already have. They only pretend they do as a strategy for getting more.
Alan Robert Neal

Greed is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed cuts through, clarifies, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.
– Gordon Gekko

Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.
– Julian Casablancas

Every single time I have seen an entitled person welsh on a commitment, their excuse, verbalized or not, is that the provider didn’t give them enough.
Alan Robert Neal

Entitled is another word for greedy.
Alan Robert Neal

The covetous man is ever in want.

For avarice begins where poverty ends.
Honoré de Balzac

We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
Mignon McLaughlin


Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
Samuel Johnson

The lusts and greeds of the body scandalize the Soul; but it has to come to heel.
– Logan Pearsall

I’m fat because I’m greedy, and if my mind is fat it’s because I’m curious.
– Stephen Fry

There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
Maya Angelou


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