Quotations About / On: GREED
The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.
(Stanley Weiser, U.S. screenwriter, and Oliver Stone. Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), Wall Street (1987).)
Life is very easy, it just your greed that makes it complicated
(life and greed)
“The greed for fruit misses the flower.”
'Greed is a meteor, transient but glossy impetuous, that everyone can realize'.
(- - Pijush biswas, Indian Poet, [12 July,1988])
Greed leads us to hatred, war, and destruction!
How many villages were peaceful, when greed dwelt in they became ruins.
(Greed is peace's foe.)
There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed.
(Frank Buchman (1878-1961), U.S. evangelist. Remaking the World (1947).)
Lust and greed are more gullible than innocence.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
(Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 1 (1944, rev. 1951).)
I got hungry. Greed made me blind.
(Ben Maddow (1909-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and John Huston (1906-1987). Doc Erwin Riedenschneider (Sam Jaffe), The Asphalt Jungle (1950).)