Greed Quotes, Sayings about greed

We live in a society that breeds discontent by defining success as bigger homes, nicer cars, and fuller closets. Gratitude is the cure.
Joshua Becker

Of course, achievement gives joy and excitement, oh boy! But when need becomes greed. To misery, this will lead.

Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed.
Albert Einstein

To be richer, happier, and freer, all you need to do is want less.
– Francine Jay

A life of excess is not a good life. Excess of anything leads to perversion and depression.

It is greed that makes us human as it could be for good or bad.

Those aspiring to reach the peaks of affluence must be cautioned against sliding into the pits of effluent.
Boghos L. Artinian

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

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

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.

Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.
Sam Levenson

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

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

The less you desire the happier you are. The more you desire the greedier you become.
Dr T.P.Chia

It is possible to satisfy your need. It is impossible to satisfy your greed.
Dr T.P.Chia

There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.
Mahatma Gandhi

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.”

Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
Mason Cooley

People who receive everything, appreciate nothing.

Don’t be greedy, and don’t try to take away everyone’s fortune for yourself. You won’t be able to have it all when you die. You can’t take it with you.

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

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