33 Quotes About Greedy Family Members

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Greed has been a contributing fact to the downfall of the American Dream and society. Self-interest creates inequality among the nation. For many, these suffer the consequences of greed in their own family. These quotes about greedy family members capture the behavior and symptoms of these types of people.

“A willingness to vocalize feelings. How important it is to be willing to voice one’s thoughts and feelings. Yes, how important it is to be able to converse on the level of each family member.”

“Actors are greedy. They can never be satisfied. I want praise as well as box office returns.”

“Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up.”

“Dogs aren’t like family members, they are family members.”

“Even my aunt Joan, hopelessly sentimental about every member of our family, admitted that I was hideous.”

“Every child is a greedy child, I think. I mean, it’s healthy to be a greedy child.”

“Family is just accident…. They don’t mean to get on your nerves. They don’t even mean to be your family, they just are.”

“Honestly, I think some of my family members of a certain generation were more skittish about me playing a gay character on Six Feet Under than watching me play a killer.”

“How we treat our invalids – our mad, our physically or mentally compromised family members – does tell you something about who we are politically, historically, culturally.”

“I get inspired by what I go through. Experiencing all these different things we all go through like heartache, falling in love, watching a family member or a friend going through [something], and trying to write about it from a different perspective.”

“I have a wonderful relationship with my friends, family members, and co-workers. I am appreciated.”

“I think it’s been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they’ve told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex… I think they are pretty used to it now.”

“I’ll tell you, I’ve never particularly been a ‘Trek’ person. I feel about ‘Trek’ the way one feels about known, vaguely liked, but rather distant members of one’s family.”

“I’m so greedy, I’m hungry, I’m young.”

“My father wasn’t perfect. He had a temper. I took some of that. He would snap, but the older he got, he started calming down.”

“Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.”

“Our perception of celebrities in Hollywood is not the reality. The reality of our lives is so much like everyone else’s life. We have family members we love, everyone gets up in the morning, they have three meals a day and they go about their business.”

“People think I’m so confident. Close family members can see through that.”

“Pigeon racing is a lousy, greedy, and often unlawful activity. One thing that it is not is kind to birds.”

“Reach out, call your family members, if you have children, call them right now.”

“Seeing movies about mental illness, a lot of falseness has leapt out at me over the years. So I just focused on what I remembered, the real experience of seeing somebody like that. And as an adult, I’ve had family members who are bipolar, so I’ve seen it again.”

“Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.”

“The best thing about it is that she [Sophia Loren] is the most normal person, and I have the utmost admiration and love for her. I know that she is an icon and an absolute legend, but as a family member, the most beautiful thing is that she is really, really normal.”

“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 national debt is totally unlike a family budget for about a gazillion reasons, not the least of which being that families cannot raise money by fiat or deflate the size of their debt unilaterally and that family members die instead of existing infinitely.”

“The point is that you can’t be too greedy.”

“The reason so many of us lose our bearings about practising early in life is that we practice in living rooms with other family members in earshot – and healthy practice would simply sound too obnoxious, intrusive, repetitious and unmusical for others to hear without annoyance.”

“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.”

“There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.”

“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.”

“We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.”

“We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy only when others are fearful.”

“You can experience true delight on the Sabbath from family history work…Finding family members…can bring immense joy.”

There are many ways you go about dealing with toxic people in your family.