Greediness Quotes

By | September 20, 2009
  • A greedy father has thieves for children.~ Serbian Proverb
  • A greedy man is always poor.~ Iranian Proverb
  • Even thinking about sexual pleasure has its roots in greed.~ Japanese Proverb
  • For a greedy man even his tomb is too small.~ Tajikistani Proverb
  • For greed all nature is too little.~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca
  • Greed’s worst point is its ingratitude.~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca
  • Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.~ Cyril Connolly
  • Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.~ Erich Fromm
  • 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
  • Greediness of getting more, deprives… the enjoyment of what it had got.~ Thomas Sprat
  • Greed keeps men forever poor, even the abundance of this world will not make them rich.~ Mongolian Proverb
  • Greed lessens what is gathered.~ Arabian Proverb
  • Greed will cause pain.~ Taiwanese Proverb
  • He is not poor that hath not much, but He who craves much.~ Thomas Fuller
  • He who is greedy is always in want.~ Horace
  • If you ask for too much at once, you will come home with an empty bag.~ Croatian Proverb
  • If you buy things you don’t need, you are stealing from yourself.~ Czechoslovakian Proverb
  • If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.~ Thomas Fuller
  • Many have too much, but none enough.~ Danish Proverb
  • Never drop the bone to catch the shadow.~ Belizean Proverb
  • The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.~ Horace
  • The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.~ Anatole France
  • The big problem is not the haves and the have-nots — it’s the give-nots.~ Arnold H. Glasow
  • The greedy man is not content with a whole world set before him.~ Sadi
  • The point is that you can’t be too greedy.~ Donald Trump
  • The poor lack much, but the greedy more.~ Swiss Proverb
  • To do all the talking and not be willing to listen is a form of greed.~ Democritus
  • Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  • We risk all in being too greedy.~ Jean De La Fontaine
  • When all other sins are old, greed still stays young.~ French Proverb