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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.
~By Charles Adams ~


He who is silent must be agreed with, for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon, without the winds of conversation to shoulder them.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed. It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody. When everything happened, it just was really confusing. It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders.
~By Edie Brickell ~


Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet - a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
~By Chanakya ~


Most individuals have always thought themselves not big enough or significant enough to have an effect on the whole planet, a notion which conversely made them think they could afford big arrogance and big greed over its resources.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


I am not greedy, so I would gladly give a song to someone else to sing if it makes more sense.
~By Christina Milian ~


And I agreed the feeling of action as he was flying or jumping or leaping - a flowing cape would give it movement. It really helped, and it was very easy to draw.
~By Joe Shuster ~


We agreed to do it when I was drunk at his house one night, then on the day I had to have four large brandies - they didn't touch the sides at all. People just got on with it though. It didn't gather a crowd!
~By Daniel Craig ~


What I would like to be remembered for is that Walter Washington changed the spirit of the people of this city, that he came in as mayor when there was hate and greed and misunderstanding among our people and the races were polarized.
~By Walter Washington ~


We have not always agreed, but I have said repeatedly and publicly many times that Al Sharpton has never counseled violence, but he gets blamed for a whole lot of that.
~By David Dinkins ~


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


Societies depend on agreed rules.
~By John M. Smith ~


I agreed on condition that we found a completely new concept that had nothing to do with the latest books.
~By Bernard Pivot ~


In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


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


Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in.
~By Phil Crane ~


Several unions have agreed to larger employee contributions for their members. Taxpayers are living with cuts and making sacrifices to deal with the reality of California's budget crisis, state workers are going to have to do the same.
~By Jerry Brown ~


To know ourselves, is agreed by all to be the most useful Learning; the first Lessons, therefore, given us ought to be on that Subject.
~By Eliza Haywood ~


We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough.
~By Niels Bohr ~


After mature consideration it was unanimously agreed, that, to prevent as much as possible their attempting to return and molest the settlers that may be set down on their lands, a sufficient number of vessels should be hired with all possible expedition for that purpose.
~By Charles Lawrence ~


All are agreed, that the increase of learning and good morals are great blessings to society.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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.
~By Aimee Mann ~


Everywhere that the struggle for national freedom has triumphed, once the authorities agreed, there were military coups d'etat that overthrew their leaders. That is the result time and time again.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


The point is that you can't be too greedy.
~By Donald Trump ~


I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something.
~By Harry Chapin ~


An intriguing paradox of the 1990s is that it isn't called a decade of greed.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


My head can get to murder and rape for profit because I can understand greed as a human motive, but I cannot understand the voyeuristic desire to watch such a film. I can comprehend one and I cannot comprehend the other.
~By Donna Leon ~


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


From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.
~By Friedrich Engels ~


I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


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


I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


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


Greed and globalization aren't just America's fault.
~By Arlo Guthrie ~


I'm getting too old to play some parts, but I'm still greedy.
~By Max von Sydow ~


We've talked to the Europeans about it. It's clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council.
~By Stephen Hadley ~


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.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


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.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


We served on the editorial board of a literary monthly called Face in 1968 and 1969. He was a young writer, and I was also interested in broad cultural issues. We agreed on all major issues and became friends.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


NATO and the EU have also agreed on permanent arrangements on consultation and cooperation between themselves.
~By Lord Robertson ~


It was also during my tenure of office that the Japanese Government agreed to the conclusion of a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and signed it, pursuing a policy in harmony with the avowed desire of the people.
~By Eisaku Sato ~


The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


It has happened to me to meet many of the men of my day whom the world agreed to call great.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


What I loathe is the multi-national conglomerates who must take responsibility for the degradation and pollution of so much of our landscape with their factory farming and greed.
~By Fay Godwin ~


The Tort Tax adds to the cost of everything we buy because businesses and manufacturers have to cover themselves and their employees - just in case they get sued by a greedy personal injury lawyer.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


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


There is no dream of love, however ideal it may be, which does not end up with a fat, greedy baby hanging from the breast.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
~By Barack Obama ~


As much as the next person, I want to be approved of, but I'm not greedy for that stuff.
~By Colin Firth ~


I think health care is more about love than about most other things. If there isn't at the core of this two human beings who have agreed to be in a relationship where one is trying to help relieve the suffering of another, which is love, you can't get to the right answer here.
~By Donald Berwick ~


All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
~By Robert G. Allen ~


Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
~By Camille Paglia ~


I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
~By Dudley Field Malone ~


I've agreed to do several Star Trek conventions this coming year.
~By Nichelle Nichols ~


I think the one thing that most stands out is that my father always did what he believed to be the right thing to do and he always told us that we had to go our own way even if he disagreed.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


). Dozens of nations have agreed to join in monitoring and, if necessary, intercepting and boarding ships on the high seas in the event they are suspected of engaging in one or both of these threatening activities.
~By Frank Gaffney ~


We own almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed but to those who have differed.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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.
~By Dave Mustaine ~


However difficult it may be to bring it about, some form of world government, with agreed international law and means of enforcing the law, is inevitable.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'
~By Joe Biden ~


And not only my own brothers and sisters agreed so but my brothers and sisters in law; and their children, although but young, had the like agreeable natures and affectionate dispositions.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation, I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention of ending our brief relationship.
~By Donna Rice ~


So I went to George and told him I had the opportunity to become the figurehead of a government safety campaign, and he agreed to give me the week off and reschedule shooting!
~By David Prowse ~


There is a lesson there about greed and it is a lesson I am willing to learn as well. Has it made me a distrustful person? I don't think so. But we probably look a bit more carefully at our financial situation now.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


No, United Artists was a very extraordinary organization, because once they had agreed on the director, they believed in letting him have his way. They trusted me, and that doesn't often happen.
~By John Schlesinger ~


For greed all nature is too little.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours per year watching television than in the classroom, and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


I don't think that fundamentalism has anything to do with Jesus Christ. They call themselves Christians, but if that's Christian, count me out. Fundamentalism is built on fear and greed. They're telling you to give them your money otherwise you're going to hell.
~By Matthew Fox ~


In 2001-2002, I told the president that the election was supposed to take place when the war was over, at a time when we could return to peaceful life. We agreed upon that. However, I can see now that the election cannot be delayed any longer.
~By Akhmad Kadyrov ~


There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed.
~By Frank Buchman ~


Violence is not to be undertaken by private persons. If a state or administration acts without due and visible attention to agreed international process, it acts in a way analogous to a private person. It purports to be judge of its own interest.
~By Rowan Williams ~


Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.
~By Amy Lowell ~


There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art.
~By Danny Aiello ~


Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed, so volatile markets tend to be on the downside. In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline.
~By Philip Roth ~


I never learned from a man who agreed with me.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


Well first of all, tell me, is there some society you know of that doesn't run on greed? You think Russia doesn't run on greed? You think China doesn't run on greed? What is greed?
~By Milton Friedman ~


But I have tried to go over it very carefully, not merely what the evidence is, but with psychoanalysts and psychologists, and I think we're just about all agreed that Lincoln and Speed did not have a homosexual relationship.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


They have stolen the public lands. They have grasped all to themselves, and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of unparalleled distress on forty millions of people, who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race.
~By Denis Kearney ~


I wanted to do Buddy Faro as a small budget movie. They said no. So I wanted to do it as a series of recurring TV movies, and they said no. So I agreed to do it as a series.
~By Dennis Farina ~


At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


It only worked for a little while; the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


We wanted to be certain they didn't have a bigger deficit, and Kennedy agreed with me.
~By Wilbur Mills ~


As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel.
~By Rick Danko ~


As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union.
~By George Mason ~


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.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Once you've agreed the script, you must be willing to go as far as it needs to go on set.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


But at a certain point, and I don't really know... people have asked me this. I don't know exactly what it was that pushed me towards directing, but I think it was a naive notion that if I directed I would be able to play all the roles. A kind of greed.
~By Peter Bogdanovich ~


It is considered a major sin to break a contract, if you agreed, especially with military situations.
~By John Walker Lindh ~


Movie directors, or should I say people who create things, are very greedy and they can never be satisfied... That's why they can keep on working. I've been able to work for so long because I think next time, I'll make something good.
~By Akira Kurosawa ~


Heisenberg, Max Plank and Einstein, they all agreed that science could not solve the mystery of the universe.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
~By Maya Angelou ~


I'm writing what comes into my head, or through me, or from somewhere else, and it is the most extraordinary, exciting thing. I love it, and I'm very greedy, and I really enjoy it!
~By Tanith Lee ~


Aching all over, we reached level ground again, and Mr. Christy withdrew his claims, and agreed that no road anywhere else could possibly be so bad as a Mexican road; a decision which later experiences only served to confirm.
~By Edward Burnett Tylor ~


Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
~By Michael Pollan ~


There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people's entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy.
~By Beck ~

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