41 Quotes About Greedy Woman


Taking from others in life or taking more than you need can be perceived as greedy. These quotes about greedy woman highlight some of the characteristics that people have that leads to greediness.

“From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.”

“Any success you have is despite your lack of giving, not because of it.”

“Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.”

“Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.”

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

“Envy and desire and ambition drive a man out of the world.”

“Even the most beautiful scenery is no longer assured of our love after we have lived in it for three months, and some distant coast attracts our avarice: possessions are generally diminished by possession.”

“Fraud is the daughter of greed.”

“Greed and globalization aren’t just America’s fault.”

“Greed has driven the world crazy. And I think I’m lucky that I have a place over here that I can call home.”

“Greed has taken the whole universe, and nobody is worried about their soul.”

“Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.”

“Greed is an imperfection that defiles the mind; hate is an imperfection that defiles the mind; delusion is an imperfection that defiles the mind.”

“Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.”

“Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.”

“Greed’s worst point is its ingratitude.”

“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.”

“If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.”

“If you think of life as like a big pie, you can try to hold the whole pie and kill yourself trying to keep it, or you can slice it up and give some to the people around you, and you still have plenty left for yourself.”

“If your thinking is sloppy, your business will be sloppy. If you are disorganized, your business will be disorganized. If you are greedy, your empoyees will be greedy, giving you less and less of themselves and always asking for more.”

“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.”

“It didn´t occur to me until later that there´s another truth, very simple: greed in a good cause is still greed.”

“It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.”

“It is not the man who has little, but he who desires more, that is poor.”

“Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.”

“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.”

“Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed, which does make us more vulnerable than loneliness.”

“One of the weaknesses of our age is our apparent inability to distinguish our needs from our greeds.”

“Stealing to eat ain’t criminal-stealing to be rich is.”

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

“The covetous man is always in want.”

“The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.”

“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.”

“The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.”

“The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good: Greed is right, greed works.”

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

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

“We are rich only through what we give.”

“We have always known that heedless self interest was bad morals, we now know that it is bad economics.”

“When everyone covets something, they are easily annoyed by it.”

“When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.”

Being generous in life highlights the stark difference that exists with greed.

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