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I vote far-left. I am frequently angered by corporate greed and think education ought to be free and teachers paid well.
Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
The hypocrisy of some is that we like to think of ourselves as sophisticated and evolved, but we're still also driven by primal urges like greed and power.
If you talk to most businessmen, they'll say that what they do is for the public good, but you know they're just greedy, and consumers are just consuming for the sake of their own greed.
P. J. O'Rourke
Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.
Ignorance, hatred and greed are killing nature.
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.
Large corporations, of course, are blinded by greed. The laws under which they operate require it - their shareholders would revolt at anything less.
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
I don't know how you make decisions in your life, but I weigh lots of things, and it's not always the purest of things for why I take a job or do this. I always try to think of the many different factors in my life, and not one is pure greed. One is pure quality of life.
J. C. Chandor
Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.
From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.
The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation, rather than by greed.
Microsoft is not about greed. It's about innovation and fairness.
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.
Once you get involved with bloodsport litigation, you can not only get drunk on your own greed but start to believe your own lies.
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.
Oh, I'm all about small business. I think what we've learned from big business and big Wall Street is that unchecked greed and the creation of false value gets us all in trouble. If we look at the American economy, who's really creating value? It's the small businesses.
The only thing wrong with the NBA - or any other professional sport, for that matter - is a wild epidemic of Dumbness and overweening Greed. There is no Mystery about it, and no need to change any rules.
Hunter S. Thompson
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.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
The greatest obstacle to the welfare state is not greed but private charity that makes the welfare state irrelevant; the greatest obstacle to re-education of children in the name of the collective is allegiance to a higher power. More than that, the greatest obstacle to the state as god is an actual God above the state.
The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality.
Greed has been with human beings forever. We have a number of things in our species that you would call 'the dark side,' and greed is one of them. If you don't put certain structures in place or restrictions on those parts of our being that come from that dark place, then it gets out of control.
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.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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