The best Quotes and Sayings about Greed

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To make a bad day worse, spend it wishing for the impossible.

SatisfactionCalvin and Hobbes, by Calvin
 
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This is how it's done. When people are sittin' on shit that you want, you make 'em your enemy. Then you're justified in taking it.

Humanity, WarAvatar, by Jake Sully
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It's not the having, it's the getting.

Elizabeth Taylor
 
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There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

SatisfactionGilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.

Money, CapitalismWilliam Henry Harrison
 
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But men are so full of greed today, they'll sell anything for a little piece of money.

Little Richard
 
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I’ve never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn’t do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.

Tom Cruise
 
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The man who doesn't want anything is invincible.

SatisfactionAntonio Banderas
 
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Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.

Edna Ferber
 
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The point is that you can't be too greedy.

Donald Trump
 
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The problem with always wanting more is that the second you get it, it can always be taken away.

Harvey Specter in Suits, Season 5 Episode 2
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If you define yourself by the power to take life, the desire to dominate, to possess...then you have nothing.

Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: Rebels, Season 3 Episode 20
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Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.

Sylvia Plath
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Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

SatisfactionEpictetus
 
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A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.

Money, Morality & EthicsHenry Ford
 
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If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.

Money, BusinessJohn D. Rockefeller
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The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.

SelflessnessBob Marley
 
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Our incomes are like our shoes; if too small, they gall and pinch us; but if too large, they cause us to stumble and to trip.

MoneyJohn Locke
 
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Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.

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

HumanityMignon McLaughlin
 
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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

Laughing & Smile, Money, FriendshipThorin Eichenschild in Der Hobbit
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Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.

Happiness, MoneyBob Marley
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They got money for the war, but can't feed the poor.

War2Pac
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Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank.
Give a man a bank and he can rob the world.

Money, CapitalismJim Trotter
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Oh it's a mystery to me
You think you have to want more than you need

CapitalismEddie Vedder - Society
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There must be more to life than having everything.

LifeMaurice Sendak
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

Humanity, MoneyAlbus Dumbledore in Harry Potter, und der Stein der Weisen
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He who awaits much can expect little.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
 
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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Money, BankersMark Twain
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The things you own end up owning you.

Fight Club, by Tyler Durden
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I can resist everything except temptation.

DesireOscar Wilde
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There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.

World, Conservation & Environment ProtectionMahatma Gandhi
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