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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God... When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.
~By Marian Anderson ~


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


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 ~


We agreed that we cannot let personal political attacks get in the way of doing the very best we can for California's children.
~By Rob Reiner ~


Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
~By Abu Bakr ~


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 ~


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 ~


The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


We in the west are seen as godless, as greedy and as uncaring about the suffering of those in the developing world.
~By Silvia Cartwright ~


It cannot be assumed that equity was following common law whenever they agreed, any more than the converse.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


As far as the sovereignty of Bosnia-Hercegovina is concerned we agreed to have limited sovereignty for a limited time and that is clear from the Dayton Agreement.
~By Alija Izetbegovic ~


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 ~


What is history but a fable agreed upon?
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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


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 ~


Our relationship was cursed by the fact that we agreed on everything.
~By Elia Kazan ~


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


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 ~


It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


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.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.
~By Bodhidharma ~


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


Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst.
~By Alvar N. C. de Vaca ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But on the extremist side I didn't get any rejections at all. Everyone agreed to talk to me.
~By Jon Ronson ~


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


Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well, as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information with consequent mental indigestion.
~By Etty Hillesum ~


History is a set of lies agreed upon.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster.
~By Bob Ney ~


We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
~By Warren Buffett ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to see the end of this century without the world being a totally different place, and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average.
~By James Lovelock ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
~By Bliss Carman ~


). 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 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 ~


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


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 ~


When Brian told me he grew up in New Mexico, I told him I thought it is cool that people from other countries play football. He corrected me on my geography and agreed to sit down with me anyway.
~By Terry Bradshaw ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
~By John Steinbeck ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure.
~By Charles MacArthur ~


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


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


Google, Microsoft and Yahoo should be developing new technologies to bypass government sensors and barriers to the Internet; but instead, they agreed to guard the gates themselves.
~By Tom Lantos ~


The organization and constant onward sweep of this movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness, greed and the neglect of the few.
~By John L. Lewis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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