Greediness Quotes

By | September 20, 2009

Quotations about Greediness

There is enough in the world for everyone’s need, but not enough for everyone’s greed. ~ Frank Buchman

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

Greed is so destructive. It destroys everything. ~ Eartha Kitt

If you ask for too much, you lose even that which you have. ~ Isaac Asimov

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever. ~ Anatole France

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

From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization. ~ Friedrich Engels

Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired. ~ Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. ~ Erich Fromm

We’ve been raised to compete, to want more! More! More! It’s a way of life. It’s about greed. ~ Sandy Duncan

Greed’s worst point is its ingratitude. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

He is not poor that hath not much, but He who craves much. ~ Thomas Fuller

If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too. ~ Thomas Fuller

Greed is all right . . . Greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself. ~ Ivan F. Boesky

Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction. ~ Erich Fromm

The greedy man is not content with a whole world set before him. ~ Sadi

To do all the talking and not be willing to listen is a form of greed. ~ Democritus

The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit. ~ Horace

Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer. ~ Julian Casablancas

Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed. ~ Thomas Harris

Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him. ~ Johann Caspar Lavater

We risk all in being too greedy. ~ Jean De La Fontaine

The big problem is not the haves and the have-nots — it’s the give-nots. ~ Arnold H. Glasow

Some men think that the globe is a sponge that God puts into their hands to squeeze for their own garden or flower-pot. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

He who wishes to grow rich in a day will be hanged in a year. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

The point is that you can’t be too greedy. ~ Donald Trump

We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet. ~ Stephen Hawking

For greed all nature is too little. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Greed has taken the whole universe, and nobody is worried about their soul. ~ Little Richard

Greediness of getting more deprives… the enjoyment of what it had got. ~ Thomas Sprat

He who is greedy is always in want. ~ Horace

Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear. ~ Cyril Connolly

He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity. ~ The Holy Bible

It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice. ~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Frank Buchman quotation about greed

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