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The riskiest thing you can do is get 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.
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.
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.
If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom woud have a lot more.
I'm still pretty self-centered, greedy and angry.
I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something.
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.
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
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.
It is also interesting to note that the original supermodels are now making a comeback after being dismissed in the Nineties as being 'greedy' by a gaggle of male designers who lived like Sun Kings.
There was the time I bought three cars in the span of three or four weeks. It was crazy; it wasn't greedy. It was mine, my girl's, my mom's. I got Benzes for my ladies. But I felt crazy. You have to understand I come from a world where we're very modest. But that's not greedy. That's nice, right?
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.
In the movie 'Wall Street' I play Gordon Gekko, a greedy corporate executive who cheated to profit while innocent investors lost their savings. The movie was fiction, but the problem is real.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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