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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.
You get rich through luck. You get rich through crime. You get rich through fulfilling the needs of another. You can be as greedy as you like. If you can't do one of those three things, you ain't going to get any money.
The truth about people at every economic level of life is you get those who are kind and who are not, those who are greedy, whether they be rich or poor. That's a common thread through humanity on any street you go to.
I'm not overly greedy.
We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
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
I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
You shouldn't be greedy. You should feel good about yourself and not be greedy of what other people have.
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.
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.
People are people the world over. Some are good, some bad, some greedy and some generous. Nations are like people and act the same way.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
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.
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.
I'm still pretty self-centered, greedy and angry.
If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom woud have a lot more.
Once you realize that everyone is in the same boat, that everyone is just as insecure and childlike as everyone else, that all these jokers in D.C. ruining our world are just greedy kids grabbing for marbles - I think that realization means you're an adult.
I don't wish for anything. Wishing for a million dollars feels greedy. I just wish for the best for me.
As much as the next person, I want to be approved of, but I'm not greedy for that stuff.
Only a cheap politician, greedy for political gain, would try to single out one individual for blame. The fault lies not with the individual but with the system, and that system is Richard Nixon.
I say you don't need religion, or political ideology, to understand human nature. Science reveals that human nature is greedy and selfish, altruistic and helpful.
I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be.
I think mankind is overly sensitive, very needy, greedy, and flawed.
Pigeon racing is a lousy, greedy, and often unlawful activity. One thing that it is not is kind to birds.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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