Quotation Explorer - 'Greed'

Greed is the performance art of the 21st Century. - A.E. Samaan
Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons. - Frank Zappa
There are three things that stop people from becoming their best, "fear" "anger" and "greed." The antidote to fear is action, the cure for anger is gratitude and the medicine to greed is love. - Sesan Kareem
The work of a motivational speaker is not that of a shopkeeper, so s/he has to give what people actually need than what they merely want to just satisfy their greed. - Anuj Somany
I want to be part of the happiness team - let's create the happiness team - from love, not greed, love of life & our planet, true & free. - Jay Woodman
The world is old and full of lessons. We will not lack for examples. We only have to look around carefully, earnestly, so we can learn and realize that success, to be genuine, must not be propelled by greed. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
When Greed makes to money number one priority, it trust nobody - Kishore Bansal
Pride is an expensive vice, for it is wedded to Greed whose hunger is never sated - Jocelyn Murray
Original art emanates in the mind ... and lessons society's confusion from self indulgence, avarice and greed to trust, hope and love. - Louis Faurer
I have my own ego, greed, love and a passion but sometime that same greed and ego kneels me down. In that moment I don't kneel and cry for my ego but I will clear a dirt over my pant and run for my passion. Ego can kill us but not your passion not your love. Move On!!! - Sakin Maharjan
The difference between greed and goals is what you are prepared to handle... - Garrett McCoy
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
Ka'b ibn Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, "Two hungry wolves loose among sheep do not cause as much damage as that caused to a man's deen by his greed for money and reputation. - At-Tirmidhī -أبو عيسى الترمذي
There's a war between two wolves inside everybody. One is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego. The other's good. It's love, peace, beauty, happiness, truth, hope, joy, humility, kindness, and empathy. "Who wins...?""The one you feed". - MK Asante
By now, we're all familiar with the literary post-apocalyptic world's metaphors. The zombies are our anxieties. The vampires are our greed. Our fairies are hope. Our werewolves are what again? Something - Taffy Brodesser-Akner
If necessity is the mother of invention, then surely greed must be the father. Children of this odd couple are named: Laziness, Envy, Greed, Jr., Gluttony, Lust, Anger and Pride. - John R. Dallas Jr.
We all have a purpose, or calling. If it's greed, hence, lies the wrong path. - David Fredette
The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn't prepared to work for. - Habeeb Akande
We need to take things personally. We need to stop putting profits above people. We need to stop putting greed above need. We need to stop putting the rule of gold above the golden rule. We need to treat people as people and not as problems. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
As utterly irrational as it might seem, the greed within me has the most limited vision I can possibly imagine as it has eyes only for the few things it doesn’t have, and it is completely blind to all the many remarkable things that it does. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I am prone to envy. It is one of my three default emotions, the others being greed and rage. I have also experienced compassion and generosity, but only fleetingly and usually while drunk, so I have little memory. - Augusten Burroughs
But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove. - José Martí
Be contented with the things of the world. Develop greed for God. - Radhe Maa
His strength for your weakness! His wisdom for your folly! His drive for your drift! His grace for your greed! His love for your lust! His peace for your problems! His joy for your sorrow! His plenty for your poverty! - Major Thomas
The awareness that ‘money will get spent’ must never be kept; whatever gets spent at whatever time is correct. That’s why it was told to spend money, so that they can be free from greed and they can give it again and again. - Dada Bhagwan
Who gives you pain? Your anger, pride, illusion and greed. Where is the fault of the nature in all this? - Dada Bhagwan
As long as greed is the root of all evil, there will not be peace.Get rid of selfishness and greed too will disappear. - Zarina Bibi
When we let our GREED become our NEED, we can never be HAPPY indeed!- - RVM
Whenever success and fame override our senses with greed, arrogance and delusion; it is a time to pause and reflect. - Aditya Ajmera
Pray for your needs, not your greed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There was a time when our greed had not yet surpassed our imaginations as our greatest asset. - Thomas Warfield
Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward & learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude. - John Chrysostom
Greed is taking more than you need to feed. Avarice is hoarding, and stockpiling stolen, rotten goods. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
There is more than enough for everyone. Any idea of lack and so its experience comes from fear. Fear powers greed, which encourages people to save for later just for themselves. - Raphael Zernoff
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles. - Harry Truman
The world is on fire with hate- everyone is blaming one another saying that religion is responsible for it!In all honesty, hate has no fate. But greed does it needs money, its faith. - Zarina Bibi
We all have to feed the greed of other people until we find people to feed our greed and life goes on. - Neymat Khan
Greed is mistaken nobility. Instead of robbing all the pain and hardship from people's lives and rescuing them from danger, greed robs provisions from providers. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The best parenting strives to educate their children in HOW TO LIVE LIFE -- competitive, compassionate, void of greed, & striving to make a better world. - David R. Wommack
Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Racism defends our greed, frees us from self-control and makes others responsible for our failings. It is an attempt to silence the guilt so we can look in the mirror. - Mari Serebrov
It is partly to avoid consciousness of greed that we prefer to associate with those who are at least as greedy as we ourselves. Those who consume much less are a reproach.
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God - who knows all that can be known - seems powerless to change. - Cormac McCarthy
Ayn Rand's 'philosophy' is nearly perfect in its immorality, which makes the size of her audience all the more ominous and symptomatic as we enter a curious new phase in our society.... To justify and extol human greed and egotism is to my mind not only immoral, but evil. - Gore Vidal
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed. - Mahatma Gandhi
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need... but not every man's greed.
Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see -egoism, arrogance, conceit, selfishness, greed, lust, intolerance, anger, lying, cheating, gossiping and slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then you will be read to fight the enemy you can see. - أبو حامد الغزالي
A true opium of the people is a belief in nothingness after death - the huge solace of thinking that for our betrayals, greed, cowardice, murders we are not going to be judged. - Czesław Miłosz
All along, I was less concerned about walking a path of integrity and more caught up in a compass calibrated by greed. And with a compass such as this, how is it that I’m having a hard time understanding why I am where I am? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I have a book of poetry I believe many should read but in each verse you'll discover it wasn't written for greed. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Greed, one of the badliest capital sins, is not good, is not good for knolege, love, money. Greed "the capital sin" is necessary - S.M Camacho
The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history. - Joseph Conrad
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few. - David P. Mikkelson
Do you want to know the cause of war? It is capitalism, greed, the dirty hunger for dollars. Take away the capitalist, and you will sweep war from the earth. - Henry Ford
Opposites attract in physics. In life, like attracts like. Kindness attracts kindness. Greed attracts greed. Love attracts love. If you don't like what you're attracting, change who you are. - Connie R. Clay
We’re making our decisions or so we think. Yet in truth, ignorance, greed, and the scourge of immediate gratification are often the things that are making them. So if we’re going to truly live well, maybe the first thing we need to decide is who’s deciding. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Greed and Lust never say, "Enough! - Ron Brackin
Greed is the seed of corruptionas much as virtue is the seed of justice.Wisdom is the seed of successas much as vice is the seed of destruction. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. - William Faulkner
One of the weaknesses of our age is our apparent inability to distinguish our need from our greed.
The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed. - Alfred A. Montapert
There is only one right way to eat a steak - with greed in your heart and a smile on your face. - Soumeet Lanka
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
People are of two types of breed. One who is known for their good deeds & such folks’ need is very high as they care; other who is known for their greed & such persons grow like weed everywhere. - Anuj Somany
Great treasures bring out great greed in the hearts of men and great greed has been the downfall of many nations. - from "Opoponax Dreams - Genieve Dawkins
Love is blind. Love of money is blind. Greed and money make people forfeit the quiddity of life, banish them from what is essential and alienate them from themselves. They lose their identity and become drifting exiles. ( "Money rocking and rolling" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The essential quality of a market system, contrary to popular thinking, is not that it promotes greed; but rather, that it renders greed harmless. - Israel M. Kirzner
Wealth and greed are the roots of all evils - Ali R.A
There is no such thing as senility when it comes to envy, greed laziness, wrath and pride. It's her destructive character from childhood." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.There is no greater guilt than discontentment.And there is no greater disaster than greed. - Lao-tzu
Don't rush your legs to feed your greed. They will rush to judge you as the greedy one. - Auliq Ice
Greed applied is prosperity realized". ~ [2006] - R. Alan Woods
Political corruption, social greed, and Americanized quasi-socialism can ruin even the most wonderful places. California proved that. - Tiffany Madison
Desire for power is a kind of greed indulged by the unfulfilled - Michael Foley
Free markets and capitalism are predicated upon the definition of greed as altruistic in economics".~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
When greed transcends rationale, morality becomes irrelevant. - Duop Chak Wuol
Some wear greed as a fine suit of clothes. But you, my son, bear its stamp ever more poorly. - Patrick deWitt
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. - Edgar Allan Poe
The clearest version of vision, backed by the purest grade of greed is a ripen file of failure. - Israelmore Ayivor
Targets are achieved sooner out of need, than out of greed. - Amit Kalantri
To be mindful of social phenomena is thus to identify more clearly hatred, greed, and delusion as well as the seeds of wisdom and compassion both around us and in us. (p. 52) - Donald Rothberg
Greed has two teachers; one is a cheat [a crafty person] and the other one is financial loss. When one incurs loss; it will quickly destroy the tuber of greed. - Dada Bhagwan
It is only when we see the worst that Man can offer, that we begin to see the best that Man still holds. If they are blinded by greed, then it’s time to pick up our virtual stones so we can start knocking sense into ‘em... - Faith Brashear
Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - James Carlos Blake
Because thankfulness is the tonic that always cures the cancers of greed, envy and jealously, it should be taken in liberal doses daily. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There is no more destructive force in human affairs -- not greed, not hatred -- than the desire to have been right. Non-attachment to possessions is trivial when compared with non-attachment to opinions. - Mark A.R. Kleiman
There are sufficient resources in the world for the needs of everybody, but not enough for the greed of even a significant minority. - Millard Fuller
When is bliss of the self (Samadhi) experienced? It is when one does not want anything, when all the tubers of one’s greed goes away, then the bliss of the self (Samadhi) is experienced. Give away, how much you give (your things to others), that much (happiness) will be yours ! - Dada Bhagwan
Love in the service of self is greed in disguise. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Greed has always been humanity's downfall - Rizalito Garcia
What does greed mean? Greed means taking away what belongs to others. - Dada Bhagwan
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