Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed - Page 2
Fraud is the daughter of greed.
– Jonathan Gash
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.
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
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
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.”
For greed, all nature is too little.
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
For avarice begins where poverty ends.
– Honoré de Balzac
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