Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed.— Albert Einstein
Glamorous Avarice Greed quotations
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.
... a bad attitude, that the love of money is the root of all evil and the rich are evil and greedy and all that stuff. It’s basically socialism and communism.
Let us treasure up in our soul some of those things which are permanent.
.., not of those which will forsake us and be destroyed, and which only tickle our senses for a little while.
We live in a system that espouses merit, equality, and a level playing field, but exalts those with wealth, power, and celebrity, however gained.
Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.
Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things
Greed's worst point is its ingratitude.
It's more blessed to give than to receive - especially kittens.
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything.
Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.
The be-all and end-all of life should not be to get rich, but to enrich the world.
There is no vice which mankind carries to such wild extremes as that of avarice.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
Yet avarice is numbered among the sins, but stupidity omitted.
Purposeless activity may be a phase of death.
Avarice is as destitute of what it has, as poverty of what it has not.
Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.
For avarice begins where poverty ends.
A big man is always accused of gluttony, whereas a wizened or osseous man can eat like a refugee at every meal, and no one ever notices his greed.
If we had to tolerate in others all that we permit in ourselves, life would become completely unbearable.
In plain Truth, it is no Want, but rather Abundance that creates Avarice.
Money never can be well managed if sought solely through the greed of money for its own sake. In all meanness there is a defect of intellect as well as of heart. And even the cleverness of avarice is but the cunning of imbecility.
Strikes deeper, grows with more pernicious root.
The avarice of the miser may be termed the grand sepulchral of all his other passions, as they successively decay.
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.
That’s the American Dream: to make your life into something you can sell.
Avarice is to the intellect what sensuality is to the morals.
Avarice, or the desire of gain, is a universal passion which operates at all times, at all places, and upon all persons.
If you're really going to uncover something as an artist, you're going to come into access with parts of your personality and your psyche that are really uncomfortable to face: your own ambition, your own greed, your own avarice, your own jealousies, and anything that would get in the way of the purity of your own artistic voice.
A victim of your own greed, wallowing in the muck of avarice.
Keep your hands clean and pure from the infamous vice of corruption, a vice so infamous that it degrades even the other vices thatmay accompany it. Accept no present whatever; let your character in that respect be transparent and without the least speck, for as avarice is the vilest and dirtiest vice in private, corruption is so in public life.
Avarice is rarely the vice of youth.
Avarice, with all its black attendants, is confessedly a crime of old age, and seldom arrives at maturity till accompanied with gray hairs.