Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed

People are never happy with what they have. They want what they had. Or what others have.

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

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

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

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

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

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