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Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.
Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
Greed is not a financial issue. It's a heart issue.
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.
Margaret J. Wheatley
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.
There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Edgar Allan Poe
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
If we weren't born with anti-social passions - narcissism, envy, lust, meanness, greed, hunger for power, just to name the more obvious - why the need for so many laws, whether religious or secular, that govern behavior?
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.
P. J. O'Rourke
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.
The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.
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.
Once you get involved with bloodsport litigation, you can not only get drunk on your own greed but start to believe your own lies.
For greed all nature is too little.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
Do not follow vain desires; for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger.
Greed is the lack of confidence of one's own ability to create.
A newspaper is a public trust, and we will suffer as a society without them. It is not the Internet that has killed them. It is their own greed, it is their own stupidity, and it is capitalism that has taken our daily newspapers from us.
Fear and greed are potent motivators. When both of these forces push in the same direction, virtually no human being can resist.
Greed and globalization aren't just America's fault.
Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
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.
James A. Baldwin
This society is driven by neurotic speed and force accelerated by greed and frustration of not being able to live up to the image of men and woman we have created for ourselves; the image has nothing to do with the reality of people.
I like to think that my arrogance, impetuosity, impatience, selfishness and greed are the qualities that make me the lovable chap I am.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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