45 Greed Quotes and Sayings

Greed Quotes

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Greed Quotes

“Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.” — Janwillem Van De Wetering

“Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful” — Warren Buffett

“There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontent. And there is no greater disaster than greed.” — Lau Tzu

“He repents in thorns that sleep in beds of roses.” — Francis Quarles

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” — Mahatma Gandhi

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

Greed Quotes

“Riches enlarge, rather than satisfy appetites.” — Thomas Fuller

“For greed, all nature is too little.” — Seneca

“Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.” — Kierkegaard

“Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.”

“All God’s plans have the mark of the cross on them, and all His plans have death to self in them, But men’s plans ignore the offence of the cross or despise it. Men’s plans have no profound, stern or self-immolating denial in them. Their gain is of the world.” — E.M. Bounds

“If your desires are endless, your cares and fears will be so, too.” — Thomas Fuller

“Greed is so destructive. It destroys everything.” — Eartha Kitt

“Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.” — Mark Twain

“Attachment Leads To Jealously. The Shadow Of Greed, That Is.”

“There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.” — Oscar Wilde

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me ” — Brian Tracy

Helping Others Quotes and Slogans

“Greed is not a financial issue. It’s a heart issue.” — Andy Stanley

“Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.” — Garrison Keillor

“Greed has driven the world crazy. And I think I’m lucky that I have a place over here that I can call home.” — Nina Simone

Greed Quotes

“Desires are the pulses of the soul, as physicians judge by the appetite, so may you by desires.” — Thomas Manton

“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 the lack of confidence in one’s own ability to create.” — Vanna Bonta

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

“A greedy person and a pauper are practically one and the same.” — Swiss Proverb

“As long as you want anything very much, especially more than you want God, it is an idol.” — A. B. Simpson

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

“Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness.”

Earth Provides Enough To Satisfy Every Man'S Needs, But Not Every Man'S Greed

Earth Provides Enough To Satisfy Every Man’S Needs, But Not Every Man’S Greed.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury” — Charlie Chaplin

“All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.” — Henry Ward Beecher

“Sleeping on a dragon’s hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.” — C.S. Lewis

“Greed and globalization aren’t just America’s fault.” — Arlo Guthrie

“Big mouthfuls often choke.” — Italian Proverb

“There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.” — Maya Angelou

“Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.” — Thomas Jefferson

Greed Quotes

“Be thrifty, but not covetous.” — George Herbert

“He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” — Socrates

“Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.” — Mason Cooley

“Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.” — Julian Casablancas

50 Thank You Quotes & Messages – Appreciation Quotes

“It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.” — Blaise Pascal

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” — Edward Abbey

“Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.” — Charles Caleb Colton

“It is a preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.” — Thoreau

Greed Quotes

“There is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.” — G.K. Chesterton

“The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.” — B.C. Forbes