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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.
Pigeon racing is a lousy, greedy, and often unlawful activity. One thing that it is not is kind to birds.
I think mankind is overly sensitive, very needy, greedy, and flawed.
I've always been a bit of a decorator. I think if I wasn't a singer I'd probably be in stage setting or interior design or something. I like clutter and I'm quite visually greedy. I can't have things to be plain; I have to have things looking interesting... maybe I'm just a frustrated interior designer stuck in a singing career.
I'm greedy about cities - I like to form my impressions of them on my own, and on foot as far as possible, looking and listening, having conversations with bridges and streets and riverbanks, conversations I tend not to be aware of until a little later, when I find myself returning to those places to say hello again, even if only in memory.
Actors are greedy. They can never be satisfied. I want praise as well as box office returns.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
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.
As tennis players, you are never satisfied. We are greedy as players, always want better results.
My idea of an actor is to be different persons with different roles. Every time a script interests me, I look for interesting characters because I intend to completely transport myself into it. This happens only because I am a very greedy actor. I am not part of the rat race because I am living a dream.
I am a greedy actor in the sense that I like the big bites. Put a big fat steak in front of me, and I will eat it.
The English have always been greedy for news of times past, with that mixture of fatalism and melancholy which is part of the national character.
I suppose I was always very greedy. I was never happy with what we had, and I was always looking for new opportunities.
The Tort Tax adds to the cost of everything we buy because businesses and manufacturers have to cover themselves and their employees - just in case they get sued by a greedy personal injury lawyer.
I don't understand anorexia; I'm too greedy to ever not eat... I just can't do it.
Keshia Knight Pulliam
When no one's buying your records, it's easy to justify selling a song. But once you start selling records, you can't really justify having two songs in Cadillac commercials. It looks greedy. And it is greedy. This whole music thing should be about music.
Obama, in pursuit of power, has been as greedy and irresponsible as any Wall Street tycoon in pursuit of money.
P. J. O'Rourke
I'm greedy for that satisfaction of doing something hard and knowing that, even though I was afraid I couldn't do it, that somehow I can deliver.
I'm greedy and ambitious like everybody else.
Speculators get a bad rap. In the popular imagination they're greedy, heedless, and amoral, adept at price manipulations and dirty tricks. In reality, they often play a key role in making markets run smoothly.
I'm getting too old to play some parts, but I'm still greedy.
Max von Sydow
It's one of the biggest fibs going that American newspapers are now being forced to give up their commitment to investigative reporting. Most of them gave up long ago as their greedy managements squeezed every cent out of the bottom line and turned their newsrooms into eunuchs.
I've been in Vegas. That's where you get into the money thing. Boy, you get greedy in Vegas, you know. That's the only place that you can bet $25, get it up to $500 and refuse to quit.
I am not greedy, so I would gladly give a song to someone else to sing if it makes more sense.
I long for books; I am utterly greedy about them.
In tennis it's easy to get greedy - and one Grand Slam doesn't feel enough any more.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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