87 Total Quotes

Greed Quotes

it's about workers' right to job security and a decent standard of living, versus Telus's unrestricted corporate greed.
Bruce Bell
#Greed

I think corporate greed is terrible. Someone like me is on social security and everything goes up but your paycheck.
Jim Simmons
#Greed

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

Looking so cool, his greed is hard to conceal, he's fresh out of law school, you gave him a license to steal.
Al Stewart
#Greed

The universe appears to me like an immense, inexorable torture-garden. Passions, greed, hatred, and lies; law, social institutions, justice, love, glory, heroism, and religion: these are its monstrous flowers and its hideous instruments of eternal human suffering.
Octave Mirbeau
#Greed

Mark Twain
By law of periodical repetition, everything which has happened once must happen again and again -- and not capriciously, but at regular periods, and each thing in its own period, not another's and each obeying its own law.
Mark Twain
#Greed

I have news for the forces of greed and the defenders of the status quo; your time has come and gone. It's time for change in America.
Bill Clinton
#Greed

Frank Lloyd Wright
New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
Frank Lloyd Wright
#Greed

The scandal isn't greed in the nonprofit sector. The scandal is under-investment in our own organizations. We're not ready to respond to the uncertainties out there.
Paul Light
#Greed

I think they were greedy, heartless, insensitive, unprofessional, unethical.
Edward Fagan
#Greed

Big mouthfuls often choke.
Italian Proverb
#Greed

Rabindranath Tagore
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
Rabindranath Tagore
#Greed

Garrison Keillor
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

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

Unless those of us who are committed to truth and justice speak, there will be nothing but greed that prevails, ... We have been called for something like this.
Timothy McDonald
#Greed

The greatest barrier to peace in our world today is greed and selfishness in the human heart. Individual greed opens the way to national greed. This leads to divisiveness and conflict among people and nations. Tragically, this has caused so much bloodshed and needless human suffering.
Sun Moon
#Greed

Granth Sahib
This mind wanders around, driven by greed, totally attached to greed.
Granth Sahib
#Greed

Granth Sahib
That virtuous person who does not walk in the way of greed, and who abides in Truth, is accepted and famous.
Granth Sahib
#Greed

The covetous man is ever in want.
Horace,
#Greed

Sathya Baba
Many great kings, emperors, saints and seers have left without taking anything. When you are born you don't bring anything with you. Render service in divine awareness.
Sathya Baba
#Greed

Granth Sahib
The Lord's Saints are immaculately pure; they are beyond pleasure and pain, beyond greed and attachment
Granth Sahib
#Greed

Sathya Baba
Peace can only be won the hard way, by eliminating violence and greed from the hearts of individual.
Sathya Baba
#Greed

 Voltaire
Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
Voltaire
#Greed

Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money - only for wanting to keep your own money
Joseph Sobran
#Greed

Benjamin Franklin
For want of a nail the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, Forwant of a rider the battle was lost, For want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horse.
Benjamin Franklin
#Greed

I think war is based in greed and there are huge karmic retributions that will follow. I think war is never the answer to solving any problems. The best way to solve problems is to not have enemies.
Sheryl Crow
#Greed

War doesn’t happen by accident or because of hatred; it is manufactured at the hands of the greedy.
Sal Palladino
#Greed

Benjamin Franklin
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.
Benjamin Franklin
#Greed

 Socrates
Wars and revolutions and battles are due simply and solely to the body and its desires. All wars are undertaken for the acquisition of wealth; and the reason why we have to acquire wealth is the body, because we are slaves in its service.
Socrates
#Greed

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good! Greed is right! Greed works! Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms.
Michael Douglas
#Greed