Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed

Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.
– Janwillem Van De Wetering

Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed.
– Bhagavad Gita

Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
Publilius Syrus

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.
Horace

For greed, all nature is too little.
Seneca

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Socrates

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.
Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”
Brian Tracy

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Greed breeds envy which in turn breeds destruction.

Submitted by: Jo Vince

Greed is like filling a cup with a hole at the bottom, it will never fill.

Submitted by: tinomana

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

For avarice begins where poverty ends.
Honoré de Balzac

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

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

To greed, all nature is insufficient.
Seneca

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

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