Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed.
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.
Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.
The greed of gain has no time or limit to its capaciousness. Its one object is to produce and consume. It has pity neither for beautiful nature nor for living human beings. It is ruthlessly ready without a moment's hesitation to crush beauty and life.
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontent. And there is no greater disaster than greed.
Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?
Greed has poisoned men's souls.
You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
He who is greedy is always in want.
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
We risk all in being too greedy.
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
Greed's worst point is its ingratitude.
We have always known that heedless self interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics.
Republicans stand for raw, unbridled evil and greed and ignorance smothered in balloons and ribbons.
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.
Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.
There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.
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