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Quotes About Greed: “Greed makes man blind and foolish, and makes him an easy prey for death.” — Rumi

Greed makes man blind and foolish, and makes him an easy prey for death.

— Rumi



Quotes About Greed: “Greed has poisoned men’s souls.” — Charlie Chaplin

Greed has poisoned men’s souls.

— Charlie Chaplin


Quotes About Greed: “Greed is permanent slavery.” — Ali ibn Abi Talib

Greed is permanent slavery.

— Ali ibn Abi Talib


Quotes About Greed: “Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.” — Erich Fromm

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

— Erich Fromm


Quotes About Greed: “Greed’s worst point is its ingratitude.” — Seneca the Younger

Greed’s worst point is its ingratitude.

— Seneca the Younger


Quotes About Greed: “Greed is the assumption that it is all for my consumption.” — Andy Stanley

Greed is the assumption that it is all for my consumption.

— Andy Stanley


Quotes About Greed: “Only those blinded by greed would refuse to let a friend make a copy.” — Aaron Swartz

Only those blinded by greed would refuse to let a friend make a copy.

— Aaron Swartz


Quotes About Greed: “The twin killers of success are impatience and greed.” — Jim Rohn

The twin killers of success are impatience and greed.

— Jim Rohn


Quotes About Greed: “I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.” — Warren Buffett

I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.

— Warren Buffett


Quotes About Greed: “People’s lives are forever controlled by two emotions: fear and greed.” — Robert T. Kiyosaki

People’s lives are forever controlled by two emotions: fear and greed.

— Robert T. Kiyosaki



Quotes About Greed: “It’s not greed that drives the world, but envy.” — Charlie Munger

It’s not greed that drives the world, but envy.

— Charlie Munger


Quotes About Greed: “The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” — William Blake

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.

— William Blake


Quotes About Greed: “No one is born with greed, prejudice, bigotry, patriotism and hatred; these are all learned behavior patterns.” — Jacque Fresco

No one is born with greed, prejudice, bigotry, patriotism and hatred; these are all learned behavior patterns.

— Jacque Fresco


Quotes About Greed: “Classism and greed are making insignificant all the other kinds of isms.” — Ruby Dee

Classism and greed are making insignificant all the other kinds of isms.

— Ruby Dee


Quotes About Greed: “Ignorance, hatred and greed are killing nature.” — Masanobu Fukuoka

Ignorance, hatred and greed are killing nature.

— Masanobu Fukuoka


Quotes About Greed: “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

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


Quotes About Greed: “Greed is good. Sex is easy. Youth is forever.” — Bret Easton Ellis

Greed is good. Sex is easy. Youth is forever.

— Bret Easton Ellis


Quotes About Greed: “To those who can hear me, I say – do not despair. The misery that is now upon us is but the passing of greed – the bitterness of men who fear the way of human progress.” — Charlie Chaplin

To those who can hear me, I say – do not despair. The misery that is now upon us is but the passing of greed – the bitterness of men who fear the way of human progress.

— Charlie Chaplin


Quotes About Greed: “Greed may not be good, but it’s not so bad either. You humans think greed is just for money or power, but everyone wants something they can’t have.” — Hiromu Arakawa

Greed may not be good, but it’s not so bad either. You humans think greed is just for money or power, but everyone wants something they can’t have.

— Hiromu Arakawa


Quotes About Greed: “Capitalism has been called a system of greed – yet it is the system that raised the standard of living of its poorest citizens to heights no collectivist system has ever begun to equal, and no tribal gang can conceive of.” — Ayn Rand

Capitalism has been called a system of greed – yet it is the system that raised the standard of living of its poorest citizens to heights no collectivist system has ever begun to equal, and no tribal gang can conceive of.

— Ayn Rand



Quotes About Greed: “Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.” — Mwai Kibaki

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

— Mwai Kibaki


Quotes About Greed: “Life is easy, life is delightful. It’s only hard on your illusions, your ambitions, your greed, your cravings.” — Anthony de Mello

Life is easy, life is delightful. It’s only hard on your illusions, your ambitions, your greed, your cravings.

— Anthony de Mello


Quotes About Greed: “The human heart is greedy; it will use religion, color, or any other excuse to justify its greed. Blame the human heart.” — Bono

The human heart is greedy; it will use religion, color, or any other excuse to justify its greed. Blame the human heart.

— Bono


Quotes About Greed: “The greed of the billionaire class has got to end and we are going to end it for them.” — Bernie Sanders

The greed of the billionaire class has got to end and we are going to end it for them.

— Bernie Sanders


Quotes About Greed: “If you ask for too much, you lose even that which you have.” — Isaac Asimov

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

— Isaac Asimov


Quotes About Greed: “People say that the monetary system produces incentive. This may be true in limited areas, but it also produces greed, embezzlement, corruption, pollution, jealousy, anger, crime, war, poverty, tremendous scarcity, and unnecessary human suffering. You have to look at the entire picture.” — Jacque Fresco

People say that the monetary system produces incentive. This may be true in limited areas, but it also produces greed, embezzlement, corruption, pollution, jealousy, anger, crime, war, poverty, tremendous scarcity, and unnecessary human suffering. You have to look at the entire picture.

— Jacque Fresco


Quotes About Greed: “The law has been perverted through the influence of two very different causes-naked greed and misconceived philanthropy.” — Frédéric Bastiat

The law has been perverted through the influence of two very different causes-naked greed and misconceived philanthropy.

— Frédéric Bastiat


Quotes About Greed: “If I have to build a big company by mistreating other people then the Bible says WOE to me. I don’t know what that is, but I don’t want any of it.” — Joyce Meyer

If I have to build a big company by mistreating other people then the Bible says WOE to me. I don’t know what that is, but I don’t want any of it.

— Joyce Meyer


Quotes About Greed: “What kind of society isn’t structured on greed?” — Milton Friedman

What kind of society isn’t structured on greed?

— Milton Friedman


Quotes About Greed: “TARIFF, n. A scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the greed of his consumer.” — Ambrose Bierce

TARIFF, n. A scale of taxes on imports, designed to protect the domestic producer against the greed of his consumer.

— Ambrose Bierce


Quotes About Greed: “How shrunk, how dwindled, in our times Creation’s mighty seed – For Man has broke the Fellowship With murder, lust, and greed.” — Margaret Atwood

How shrunk, how dwindled, in our times Creation’s mighty seed – For Man has broke the Fellowship With murder, lust, and greed.

— Margaret Atwood


Quotes About Greed: “Politicians never accuse you of ‘greed’ for wanting other people’s money – only for wanting to keep your own money.” — Joseph Sobran

Politicians never accuse you of ‘greed’ for wanting other people’s money – only for wanting to keep your own money.

— Joseph Sobran


Quotes About Greed: “Politics – I don’t know why, but they seem to have a tendency to separate us, to keep us from one another, while nature is always and ever making efforts to bring us together.” — Seán O'Casey

Politics – I don’t know why, but they seem to have a tendency to separate us, to keep us from one another, while nature is always and ever making efforts to bring us together.

— Seán O'Casey


Quotes About Greed: “Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. Here, appetite, not food, is the great desideratum.” — Frederick Douglass

Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. Here, appetite, not food, is the great desideratum.

— Frederick Douglass


Quotes About Greed: “No purpose intervenes between I and You, no greed and no anticipation; and longing itself is changed as it plunges from the dream into appearance. Every means is an obstacle. Only where all means have disintegrated encounters occur.” — Martin Buber

No purpose intervenes between I and You, no greed and no anticipation; and longing itself is changed as it plunges from the dream into appearance. Every means is an obstacle. Only where all means have disintegrated encounters occur.

— Martin Buber


Quotes About Greed: “There is no force more potent in the modern world than stupidity fueled by greed.” — Edward Abbey

There is no force more potent in the modern world than stupidity fueled by greed.

— Edward Abbey


Quotes About Greed: “I want an Oompa-Loompa!? screamed Veruca.” — Roald Dahl

I want an Oompa-Loompa!? screamed Veruca.

— Roald Dahl


Quotes About Greed: “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 a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.

— Erich Fromm


Quotes About Greed: “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” — Warren Buffett

Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.

— Warren Buffett


Quotes About Greed: “Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons.” — Frank Zappa

Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons.

— Frank Zappa

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