Greed Quotes

We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.

Mignon McLaughlin

He who is greedy is always in want.

Horace

Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed

Bhagavad Gita

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed

Mahatma Gandhi

Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.

Janwillem van de Wetering

All human suffering springs from unbridled desire. Unless one extricates oneself from the clutch of greed, one will not free himself from the fetters of sorrow.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

The greed of gain has no time or limit to its capaciousness. Its one object is to produce and consume. It has pity neither for beautiful nature nor for living human beings. It is ruthlessly ready without a moment's hesitation to crush beauty and life out of them, molding them into money.

Rabindranath Tagore

To greed, all nature is insufficient.

Seneca

Greed is all right, by the way I think greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.

Ivan F. Boesky

Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused

Virgil

The lusts and greeds of the body scandalize the Soul; but it has to come to heel.

Logan Pearsall Smith

A greedy father has thieves for children

Serbian Proverb

It's time for greatness -- not for greed. It's a time for idealism -- not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.

Marian Wright Edelman

Be glad that you're greedy; the national economy would collapse if you weren't.

Mignon McLaughlin

For greed all nature is too little.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.

Buddha

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

Swiss Proverb

Oh, the jealousy, the greed is the unraveling. It's the unraveling and it undoes all the joy that could be.

Joni Mitchell

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all

Democritus

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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