23 Best Inspirational Quotes About Greed

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about greed that will motivate you to control your selfish desire.

Best Quotes About Greed

1. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” ― Brian Tracy

2. “There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” ― Siddharta Gautama

3. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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4. “If it weren’t for greed, intolerance, hate, passion, and murder, you would have no works of art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gogh, no Muppets, and no Louis Armstrong.” ― Jasper Fforde

5. “Be Fearful When Others Are Greedy and Greedy When Others Are Fearful” ― Warren Buffett

6. “Our labor preserves us from three great evils — weariness, vice, and want.” ― Voltaire

7. “Selfishness and greed, individual or national, cause most of our troubles.” ― Harry S. Truman

8. “The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn’t prepared to work for.” ― Habeeb Akande

9. “Most of the mess that is called history comes about because kings and presidents cannot be satisfied with a nice chicken and a good loaf of bread.” ― Jennifer Donnelly

10. “We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics.” ― Franklin Delano Roosevelt

11. “Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.” ― Samuel Johnson

12. “Fraud is the daughter of greed.” ― Jonathan Gash

Famous Greed Quotes

13. “When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.” ― Shirley Chisholm

14. “The best is the enemy of good.” ― Voltaire

15. “You have succeeded in life when all you really WANT is only what you really NEED.” ― Vernon Howard

16. “Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.” ― Janwillem van de Wetering

17. “It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri

18. “I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.” ― Warren Buffett

19. “You need to be greedy or ignorant to truly want to live forever.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

20. “Profit should never come at the cost of human blood. Any government that places profit before people is pure evil.” ― Suzy Kassem

21. “Lust for possession and greed has ravaged the soul of humanity like great cancer, metastasizing throughout society in the form of a nouveau post-human, consumer hedonism.” ― Bryant McGill

22. “We were too greedy, grasping for immortality too soon. Perhaps if we had only been patient, content to wait, we would all have forever in the end.” ― Jessica Khoury

23. “Need’ now means wanting someone else’s money. ‘Greed’ means wanting to keep your own. ‘Compassion’ is when a politician arranges the transfer.” ― Joseph Sobran