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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
~By Denis Diderot ~


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 ~


Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
~By Channing Pollock ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But men are so full of greed today, they'll sell anything for a little piece of money.
~By Little Richard ~


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 ~


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


We have seen that in this country in the last few years, particularly on Wall Street, with the rise of the old human frailty of greed. This occurs when people begin to serve only their own needs to the detriment of everyone else.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Neither Rainer Werner, nor any of us could have succeeded, or produced the number of films that we did, just on our own. We showed our films to each other, discussed them vigorously and rarely agreed.
~By Wim Wenders ~


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 ~


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


Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Every mind which has given itself to self-expression in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'.
~By Norman Lindsay ~


Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.
~By Thomas Harris ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Some have said that the power of a Redeemer would depend upon two things: first, upon the richness of the self that was given; and second, upon the depths of the giving. Friend and foe alike are agreed on the question of the character of Jesus Christ.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


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


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 ~


France and Italy have not yet signed this treaty or agreed to naval limitation as between those nations, but I have confidence that in time they will do so.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


). 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 ~


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


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


There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


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 ~


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


Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving.
~By Dan Millman ~


Italians know about human nature - they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it; to work around it.
~By Donna Leon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Fortunately, President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy disagreed with the estimate and chose a course of action less ambitious and aggressive than recommended by their advisers.
~By David Kay ~


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


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 ~


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


I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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