Quotation Explorer - 'Greedy'

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.
205. A greedy man will always find himself in the shackles of humility.
The chief weapon of sea pirates, however, was their capacity to astonish. Nobody else could believe, until it was too late, how heartless and greedy they were. - Kurt Vonnegut
Don't rush your legs to feed your greed. They will rush to judge you as the greedy one. - Auliq Ice
The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they're too damned greedy. - Herbert Hoover
Oh Christ, I just wanted you to fuck me. And then I became greedy, I wanted you to love me. - Tracey Emin
The communists may not have done very well in the end, but I can't help thinking of capitalism as merely the go-to religion of the greedy and selfish. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
I like the notion of stubborn incuriosity. To cultivate a stubborn incuriosity, you have to limit yourself to certain areas of knowledge. You cannot be totally greedy. You have to oblige yourself not to learn everything. Or else you will learn nothing. - Umberto Eco
The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn't prepared to work for. - Habeeb Akande
Money doesn't change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that's all. - Henry Ford
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt
Love is the cornerstone of all other emotions. We are greedy because we love something all too much. We are jealous because we love something another has. We hate because we lack it. - Melissa Gee
In search for love, where love is some Oxytocin,seeking happiness related to Orexin. Sensations of glory, motivation and success, They are all some precious chemicals. Our mind is greedy, and falls into depression when he is no longer satisfied. LIFE IS A DRUG STORE WE ARE ALL JUNKIES. - Omar EL KADMIRI
2. He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
Financial parasites: greedy people who live luxurious life at the expense and hard work of others." ~ , an excerpt from the book, Odyssey of a Heart, Home of a Soul - Angelica Hopes
God provides something to you through somebody. Thats same God can give something to somebody through you. If you make yourself a greedy traffic on the way and deprive the final destined owner of what you supposed to keep provisionally, you make God upset. - Israelmore Ayivor
Every human in this world is greedy. - Md. Mujib Ullah
We can assume that those who ‘have it all’ and express an arrogant and greedy attitude, appears to be unthankful. - Ellen J. Barrier
We are born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
Not greedy of filthy lucre. - Bible
...no pain ever takes full leave of its person. That pain is greedy and doesn't give ground. That a body remembers what hurts it and how. Old pains get swallowed by new pains. But newer pains always follow suit. - Jill Alexander Essbaum
I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy. - Warren Buffett
The poor lack much, the greedy everything. - Publilius Syrus
My Solo Adventure #1- Bali: Imagination unlocked, escaping a cage drawn by a relentless life. Soul freed, reaching beyond the hidden dimensions of an uncertain universe. Thirst. Hunger. Rebirth. For forever we are greedy. - Abeer Allan
It's sad to see the world live in ignorance full of pain only enjoyed luxuriously by the few stupid greedy ones. - Auliq Ice
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. - Maya Angelou
If someone thinks that they are invincible, they would start to become arrogant with others and greedy about power. Eventually, people who are more intelligent can defeat him or her and give them a taste about their weakness. - Saaif Alam
After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything - and everyone - is fair game. - Günter Grass
he who is greedy is always in want - Horace
Complacency delivered us into the hands of evil greedy men like Cheney. - Sonia Rumzi
Children are bad enough--children are rude, selfish, greedy, and unthinking individuals who are unable to distinguish between their own selfish wants and needs and the wants and needs of others. And adults are children with money, alcohol, and power. - Ian Sansom
Does your guilty past catch up so fast with your age? You've been robbing hex nuts, cap nuts, lock nuts and wing nuts. No wonder you have turned into a greedy nut." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Nothing is more egregious than greedy politicians. - Sonia Rumzi
I'm fat because I'm greedy, and if my mind is fat it's because I'm curious. - Stephen Fry
Only elves and trolls had survived the coming of Man to the discworld: the elves because they were altogether too clever by half, and the trolley folk because they were at least as good as humans at being nasty, spiteful and greedy. - Terry Pratchett
He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
Greedy eaters dig their graves with their teeth. - French Proverb
You need to be greedy or ignorant to truly want to live forever. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If you are covetous, you are a prisoner: If you are greedy, you will never be filled. - Idries Shah
Mind is greedy. When you sense the benefits with people who previously thought rubbish about you, the mind forgoes those thoughts and inclines toward those people only to gain optimal benefits. - Ashish Patel
Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful - Warren Buffett
No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax This won't hurt - Hunter S. Thompson
Children, they're the same everywhere. Greedy little creatures but the best listeners in the world -any world. The very best of all. - Cornelia Funke
Greedy people are poor in the mind. - Yusuf Musa
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