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.


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

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

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

For greed all nature is too little.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To greed, all nature is insufficient.


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


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

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

Mignon McLaughlin
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