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.
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.
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don't be greedy, share.
We risk all in being too greedy.
He who is greedy is always in want.
The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.
There is a very fine line between listening and stalking.
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.
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.
We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.
No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful or greedy. Unless you let him.
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.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
I think greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.
There is a very fine line between love and nausea.
You want to be greedy when others are fearful.
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.
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.
Sleeping on a dragon's hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.
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 didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving.
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
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