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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.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
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 think mankind is overly sensitive, very needy, greedy, and flawed.
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
As tennis players, you are never satisfied. We are greedy as players, always want better results.
I heard a lot of those things. I heard that I was greedy; that I didn't care about winning; heard the questioning of my loyalty. And I'm thinking: 'Of course I want to win. I've been winning my entire life.'
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.
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.
As much as the next person, I want to be approved of, but I'm not greedy for that stuff.
No actor wants to choose - they just want all of the options available to them all the time; we tend to be pretty greedy.
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.
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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.
I'm perfectly happy to eat organic food, but if I choose to pay more for it, I don't pat myself on the back ethically. Quite the reverse. I think I'm actually being quite greedy, because what I'm doing is essentially saying, 'I want more land to be devoted to growing my food.'
Movie stars today are as greedy for additional kids as bankers are for bonuses. It's the new badge of authenticity.
When the world decides to stop being greedy... there will be a harvest for the world! Amen.
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.
I'm not overly greedy.
We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
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.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
I'm still pretty self-centered, greedy and angry.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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