Greed Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Greed

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


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 ~


We both agreed that Stalin was determined to hold out against the Germans. He told us he'd never let them get to Moscow. But if he was wrong, they'd go back to the Urals and fight. They'd never surrender.
~By W. Averell Harriman ~


So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies, including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent need for this military action against Iraq.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


With the recent news that the State of Florida has agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida. This too will not come without difficult challenges, but it reminds us that anything is possible.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


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 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 ~


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


The abortionist I worked for, he's a very greedy man, a selfish man.
~By Norma McCorvey ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
~By Benjamin Graham ~


I didn't do it because of the underlying greed that's prevailing, but it is about greed, doing the right thing at the right time using your clout when you have it and what for and what reason.
~By Danny DeVito ~


Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


I've been in Vegas. That's where you get into the money thing. Boy, you get greedy in Vegas, you know. That's the only place that you can bet $25, get it up to $500 and refuse to quit.
~By Louie Anderson ~


Right action tends to be defined in terms of general individual rights and standards that have been critically examined and agreed upon by the whole society.
~By Lawrence Kohlberg ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


And I agreed with that, and I couldn't wait to change my name anyway, because I'm not too fond of the name of Reginald. It's a very kind of '50s English name.
~By Elton John ~


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


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 ~


Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book.
~By Sela Ward ~


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


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 ~


There's a stability and growth pact which was agreed for the eleven countries which tries to limit the size of budget deficits among the eleven countries.
~By Robert C. Solomon ~


Michael Giles the first drummer of King Crimson, never agreed to the name King Crimson. But then, if you'd knew Michael, you would know he didn't agree to the album cover either. So maybe Michael didn't agree to the point of definition with many things.
~By Robert Fripp ~


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


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


Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink - such is the bravery of the dog and boar.
~By Xun Zi ~


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 ~


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 ~


I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


I talked with Brian Stokes Mitchell, who agreed with me that if you have a gift there is always stuff to do.
~By Estelle Parsons ~


When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again.
~By Mike Tyson ~


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 ~


The Bible says that two cannot walk together unless they are agreed.
~By Peter Akinola ~


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 ~


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 ~


Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar.
~By Robert Frost ~


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 ~


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 ~


If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
~By Jacques Yves Cousteau ~


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 ~


We didn't become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn't come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn't do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell.
~By Barack Obama ~


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 ~


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


The basis of tragedy is man's helplessness against disease, war and death; the basis of comedy is man's helplessness against vanity (the vanity of love, greed, lust, power).
~By Dawn Powell ~


It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee.
~By Camille Claudel ~


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 ~


While I have corrected agreed factual errors, I have not been inhibited from writing what I felt to be the truth about The Prince of Wales.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


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 ~


Greed has driven the world crazy. And I think I'm lucky that I have a place over here that I can call home.
~By Nina Simone ~


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 ~


My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.
~By Sepp Blatter ~


The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.
~By Lance Armstrong ~


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


Yes, but also one of the problems for a novelist in Ireland is the fact that there are no formal manners. I mean some people have beautiful manners but there's no kind of agreed form of manners.
~By John McGahern ~


Our embedded reporters during the war agreed to guidelines established by the military.
~By Jim Walton ~


I was extremely greedy and lost my moral compass.
~By Andrew Fastow ~


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


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


The learned are not agreed as to the time when the Gospel of John was written; some dating it as early as the year 68, others as late as the year 98; but it is generally conceded to have been written after all the others.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


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


The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of a system.
~By Milton Friedman ~


I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
~By Kenneth Branagh ~


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 ~


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 ~


That was the principle of reparations to which President Truman agreed at Potsdam. And the United States will not agree to the taking from Germany of greater reparations than was provided by the Potsdam Agreement.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


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


We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
~By Chief Joseph ~


The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it?
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off.
~By Peter Straub ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom woud have a lot more.
~By Chris Martin ~


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


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 ~


I was at a meeting two years ago in Beijing, and I passed a bunch of women who were marching in a protest. Their signs were probably saying something I wouldn't have agreed with at all. But I was so glad to see women marching. And it's happening all over the world.
~By Betty Friedan ~


Microsoft is not about greed. It's about innovation and fairness.
~By Bill Gates ~


I knew her work very well and I knew that if she offered me a role in her movie, it wouldn't be something stupid. So I agreed to do the film before I read the script.
~By Beatrice Dalle ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Democrats never agree on anything, that's why they're Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans.
~By Will Rogers ~


We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.
~By Osama bin Laden ~

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October 27 ,2021
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