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

He who is greedy is always in want. -Horace

I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy. -Goldie Hawn

But men are so full of greed today; they’ll sell anything for a little piece of money. -Little Richard

For greed all nature is too little. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace. -Richard Pryor

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

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

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

I certainly understand that we’re all trying to make a living, but I’m not thinking about that when I’m making it. And if that’s your sole motivation, it’s going to reflect that narcissistic greed and you’re going to hear it in the music. -Aimee Mann

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all. -Democritus

Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed. -Mwai Kibaki

Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence. -Mason Cooley

Microsoft is not about greed. It’s about innovation and fairness. -Bill Gates

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

Rulers do not reduce taxes to be kind. Expediency and greed create high taxation, and normally it takes an impending catastrophe to bring it down. -Charles Adams

The beast for me is greed. Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys, it always boils down to the same thing: the corruption of the soul. -Ben Nicholson

An intriguing paradox of the 1990s is that it isn’t called a decade of greed. -Paul Samuelson

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. -P. J. O’Rourke

The Bible and several other self help or enlightenment books cite the Seven Deadly Sins. They are: pride, greed, lust, envy, wrath, sloth, and gluttony. That pretty much covers everything that we do, that is sinful… or fun for that matter. -Dave Mustaine

The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality. -Marya Mannes

The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. -Charles Kuralt

The writer’s greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all. -James A. Baldwin

There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority. -Charles Kuralt

There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed. -Mohandas Gandhi

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

Undoubtedly there are, in connection with each of these things, cases of fraud, swindling, and other financial crimes; that is to say, the greed and selfishness of men are perpetual. -William Graham Sumner

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

Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions. -Peace Pilgrim

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves. -Edwin Way Teale

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. -Jim Elliot

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

A greedy father has thieves for children. -Serbian Proverb

To greed, all nature is insufficient. -Seneca

The world is burning in the fire of desire, in greed, arrogance and excessive ego. -Sri Guru Granth Sahib

So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. -Morrie Schwartz

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all. -Democritus

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

For greed all nature is too little. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The lusts and greeds of the body scandalize the Soul; but it has to come to heel. -Logan Pearsall Smith

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

Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give. -David Livingstone

The be-all and end-all of life should not be to get rich, but to enrich the world. -B. C. Forbes

Oh, the jealousy, the greed is the unraveling. It’s the unraveling and it undoes all the joy that could be. -Joni Mitchell

Hell has three gates: lust, anger, and greed. -Bhagavad Gita

Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough. -Janwillem van de Wetering

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed. -Buddha

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

A greedy person and a pauper are practically one and the same. – Swiss Proverb

Love is blind, and greed insatiable. – Chinese Proverb

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