The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
Money doesn't change men, it merely unmasks them. If a man is naturally selfish or arrogant or greedy, the money brings that out, that's all.
We risk all in being too greedy.
There is a very fine line between listening and stalking.
He who is greedy is always in want.
We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
The greedy man is incontent with a whole world set before him.
The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.
In his love for the world, the greedy is like the silkworm: the more it wraps in its cocoon, the less it has of escaping from it, until it dies of grief.
Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful or greedy. Unless you let him.
Then the hard, dry Spaniards came exploring through, greedy and realistic, and their greed was for gold or God. They collected souls as they collected jewels. They gathered mountains and valleys, rivers and whole horizons, the way a man might now gain tittle to building lots.
I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
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.
Be glad that you're greedy; the national economy would collapse if you weren't.
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
Mother always said you were greedy.
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
I think greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
There is a very fine line between love and nausea.
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