Greedy Quotes

Greedy Quotes by Terry Crisp, Ilan Pappe, Manny Farber, Camille Paglia, Derek Brunson, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and many others.

We can't play stupid hockey, dumb hockey, greedy hockey

We can’t play stupid hockey, dumb hockey, greedy hockey, selfish hockey. We have to put the team ahead of our personal feelings.
Terry Crisp
The worst crimes against humanity in the last half of the previous century and this century are carried out with conventional advanced weapons, upgraded daily by a greedy arms industry, super power’s apathy and criminal ideologies. In the Middle East, Iran lags behind many other military powers in this respect.
Ilan Pappe
The story of Warner Brothers’ movie, ‘Mildred Pierce,’ recounts the enormous and unrewarded sacrifices that a mother (Joan Crawford) makes for her spoiled, greedy daughter (Ann Blythe).
Manny Farber
Capitalism, gaudy and greedy, has been inherent in western aesthetics from ancient Egypt on. It is the mysticism and glamour of things , which take on a personality of their own. As an economic system, it is in the Darwinian line of Sade, not Rousseau.
Camille Paglia
I’m always looking for those knockouts but I’m looking to do it in a better fashion. Not rushing, not blitzing, not putting myself at risk. Not just being too greedy.
Derek Brunson
The adolescents of my generation, greedy for life, forgot in body and soul about their hopes for the future until reality taught them that tomorrow was not what they had dreamed, and they discovered nostalgia.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
When I was a label head, I didn’t think I was greedy. I’ve always run my own race.
Jimmy Iovine
My childhood was bad. No father. Mother was greedy and brought me up awful – never made me breakfast once. I don’t want to get started. One story is worse than another.
Rodney Dangerfield
I’m greedy for that satisfaction of doing something hard and knowing that, even though I was afraid I couldn’t do it, that somehow I can deliver.
Alan Alda
Misdeeds of a few players and certain people cannot and should not bring bad name to hundreds of players who participated in the I.P.L. with full honesty. The reputation of the I.P.L. cannot be tarnished by a few greedy individuals.
Rajeev Shukla
I am not a greedy person except about flowers and plants, and then I become fanatically greedy.
May Sarton
Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you.
Michael Pollan
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
Chief Joseph
FREE animals of the jungle/air/sea/mountains are called ‘wild’, ‘savage’, ‘vicious’, ‘beasts’ who defend themselves and their own territories from greedy, ruthless ‘brave’ men armed to the teeth/ with snares, tranquilizing guns, other. Enslaving them forever, then murdering them, THEN calling them ‘dumb’!!!
Adela Popescu
Ruthless, greedy, tyrannical, disreputable… they have had one principle worth all the rest, the principle of delight!
Kenneth Clark
Banks were already seen as greedy and arrogant. They have now reached the depths of humiliation in the wake of the LIBOR manipulation, PPI mis-selling, and bank swaps mis-selling.
Andrea Leadsom
I’m greedy, and I have a house to pay for and a wife. She has a job of her own, but I bleed her dry. She’s on her third shift right now.
Dana Snyder
A large, still book is a piece of quietness, succulent and nourishing in a noisy world, which I approach and imbibe with “a sort of greedy enjoyment,” as Marcel Proust said of those rooms of his old home whose air was “saturated with the bouquet of silence.”
Holbrook Jackson
Once you realize that everyone is in the same boat, that everyone is just as insecure and childlike as everyone else, that all these jokers in D.C. ruining our world are just greedy kids grabbing for marbles – I think that realization means you’re an adult.
Conor Oberst
It is not greedy to enjoy a good dinner, any more than it is to enjoy a good concert. But I do think there is something greedy about trying to enjoy the dinner and the concert at the same time.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
God is so big. It’s a gigantic concept in God. The idea that God might love us and be interested in us is kind of huge and gigantic, but we turn it, because we’re small-minded, into this tiny, petty, often greedy version of God, that is religion.
We might hope to change the world through better, bigger programs to stop global warming, but global warming will not end unless people become less greedy and less wasteful, gaining a fresh vision of what it means to love our global neighbor.
Shane Claiborne
He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
King George III may have been a greedy ‘control freak,’ but at least he was a Christian. The United States is being run by a Muslim bent on furthering an Islamic caliphate who seeks to destroy our spirituality and the body politic of our Judeo-Christian roots.
Larry Klayman
On the silver screen, capitalists are usually vilified as greedy and heartless, while statists of every stripe are depicted as selfless, romantic idealists who only want to help people.
Lawrence Reed
My idea of an actor is to be different persons with different roles. Every time a script interests me, I look for interesting characters because I intend to completely transport myself into it. This happens only because I am a very greedy actor. I am not part of the rat race because I am living a dream.
Vidya Balan
Finance is about being short-term greedy, rather than thinking about the markets as a critical part of our society that exist to empower the world, rather than to enrich a few.
Baiju Bhatt
Musically, I want to graduate and become one of the greatest. You can’t do that just spitting punchlines. I respect those people who say they love that old style, but it would be greedy of them to want me to stay that same person.
Those are greedy of praise prove that they are poor in merit.
People think that if everyone knows the power of the LOA there won’t be enough to go around .. This is a lie that’s been ingrained in us and makes so many greedy.
Rhonda Byrne
Be fearful when there is greed and be greedy when there is fear.
Warren Buffett
Be glad that you’re greedy; the national economy would collapse if you weren’t.
Mignon McLaughlin
The English have always been greedy for news of times past, with that mixture of fatalism and melancholy which is part of the national character.
Peter Ackroyd
Why do I have an issue with banks? They have their greedy fingers in everyone’s money. No other industry has the power to deduct a bill or fees directly from your own bank account without so much as a notice.
Jonathan Raymond
I don’t understand anorexia; I’m too greedy to ever not eat I just can’t do it.
Keshia Knight Pulliam
I heard a lot of those things. I heard that I was greedy; that I didn’t care about winning; heard the questioning of my loyalty. And I’m thinking: ‘Of course I want to win. I’ve been winning my entire life.’
James Harden
George McGovern, for all his mistakes… understands what a fantastic monument to all the best instincts of the human race this country might have been, if we could have kept it out of the hands of greedy little hustlers like Richard Nixon.
Hunter S. Thompson
Short of a space-alien invasion or an Oklahoma tornado, there is almost no problem that a democracy can tackle in a year. But that isn’t why we have a government. We have a government to solve the problems that greedy, short-sighted businessmen like me can’t.
Glenn Kelman
The truly greedy, it seems to me, are those who think they’ve a right to live well at the expense of others.
Jack Kelly
I am a greedy actor: I want all the scripts to come to me. So I do all the good films which come my way, even if it means I’ll rest a little less.
Rajkummar Rao
The Jewish nation dares to display an irreconcilable hatred toward all nations, and revolts against all masters; always superstitious, always greedy for the well-being enjoyed by others, always barbarous – cringing in misfortune and insolent in prosperity.
Autumn is the harvest of greedy death.
I’m getting too old to play some parts, but I’m still greedy
Max von Sydow
We need to support the media by subscribing to newspapers and magazines and supporting their advertisers to stay in business. And we need to be less greedy and allow journalists to take the time to pull the story together.
Daniel Levitin
We’re such a funky species. We’re so violent, so greedy – this is how we roll. But what are we going to do about it? How do we move forward given who we are? Because situations don’t come out of nothing. They come out of certain conditions.
Jeff Bridges
Death doesn’t exist. It never did, it never will. But we’ve drawn so many pictures of it, so many years, trying to pin it down, comprehend it, we’ve got to thinking of it as an entity, strangely alive and greedy. All it is, however, is a stopped watch, a loss, an end, a darkness. Nothing.
Ray Bradbury
The greedy man is he who habitually eats too much, knowing that he is injuring his bodily health thereby, and this is a vice to which not the gourmet but the gourmand is a slave.
E. F. Benson
Every striker from England I know is the same; they’re greedy and they want to get goals.
Bradley Wright-Phillips
It’s always nice to want money and keep doin’ what you gotta do to get it, but do not be greedy.
Lil’ Kim
You shouldn’t be greedy. You should feel good about yourself and not be greedy of what other people have.
Gina Carano
Europeans think Americans are fat, vulgar, greedy, stupid, ambitious and ignorant and so on. And they’ve taken as their own, as their representative American someone who actually embodies all of those qualities.
Christopher Hitchens
if you were older you might agree with me. you might say that real love steals nothing. you might say that real love leaves a person intact. you would be wrong, jane. love is a greedy toddler who knows only the word ‘mine.
Gabrielle Zevin
I was greedy and ate in that unselfconscious way teenagers do, constantly grazing and eating when I wasn’t hungry.
Sophie Dahl
As for the Republicans — how can one regard seriously a frightened, greedy, nostalgic huddle of tradesmen and lucky idlers who shut their eyes to history and science, [and] steel their emotions against decent human sympathy.
H. P. Lovecraft
Is this not enough?
This blessed sip of life
Is it not enough?
Staring down at the ground
Then complain and pray for more from above
Greedy little pig
Dave Matthews
The society is the extension of the individual. If the individual is greedy, cruel, merciless, egoistic, etc. so it will be the society.
Samael Aun Weor
Of all the vices, avarice is the most generally detested; it is the effect of an avidity common to all men; it is because men hate those from whom they can expect nothing. The greedy misers rail at sordid misers.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
How can there be peace when drunkards, drug dealers, communists, atheists, New Age worshipers of Satan, secular humanists, oppressive dictators, greedy money changers, revolutionary assassins, adulterers, and homosexuals are on top?
Pat Robertson
Those who have much are often greedy. Those who have little always share.
Oscar Wilde
Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy only when others are fearful.
Warren Buffett
It’s like a weird mindset to wake up and want to be wanted. Like, I want to be wanted so much already… and I’m so greedy for other people’s desire that I have to really force myself to have some shame about it and some control, neither of which come easily to me.
Jenny Zhang
There is some pretty powerful self-interest in wanting a future that is not just running storm-to-storm. The argument that I make is not that we aren’t competitive and selfish and greedy. We are. We’re all of these things. We’re complicated, competitive, greedy and nasty, and kind and generous and compassionate.
Naomi Klein
I’m a greedy old man. Life’s been good to me, and I want some more of it.
John Wayne
Where the grifter is shameless, the grafter shrinks from exposure, which could only endanger the racket. He is greedy but not creatively ambitious. He toils in mundane self-dealing, insider trading, bribe taking, witness tampering, and other forms of workaday corruption.
Jacob Weisberg
It seems very clear to me that we, in the West, cannot afford to continue assuming propriety over the world’s resources in a careless, greedy way without paying for it – not only with the lives of our loved ones, but also with our souls.
Alexandra Fuller
I’m not a real greedy guy.
Le’Veon Bell
Fiction is very greedy. It will take all you know and then some. The first novel I tried to write, I was struck by this – the appetite of the blank page for ever more information, ever more data. An empty book is a greedy thing. You are right: You wind up using everything you know, and often more than once.
John Updike
People are just greedy animals, after all.
Joe Meno
It’s one of the biggest fibs going that American newspapers are now being forced to give up their commitment to investigative reporting. Most of them gave up long ago as their greedy managements squeezed every cent out of the bottom line and turned their newsrooms into eunuchs.
Tina Brown
I am not greedy of money myself, but the monotony of always screwing and paring is more tiresome than the monotony of riches.
Annie French Hector
Growing up, it was uncool to admit that your family had any money. And then, instantly, money was cool. In Reagan’s parlance, it was about freedom of the individual, which was freedom to be greedy… individual versus society. There was a weird seduction in that, which I still feel.
John Cameron Mitchell
But he hated to be sober. It made him conscious of the people around him, of that air of struggle, of greedy ambition, of hope more sordid than despair, of incessant passage up or down.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I’m not greedy. I just want my half.
Tom Cruise
I’m greedy, but I’ve always watched what I eat because I want to look good. I gave up butter, cream and sugar years ago.
Mary Quant
some bosses are so greedy (for themselves only) they forget underlings are not thirteenth-century peasants who can be satisfied with a glass of mead and three festivals a year.
Helen Gurley Brown
Ever since the Christmas of 1953, I have felt that the yuletide is a special hell for those families who have suffered any loss or who must admit to any imperfection; the so-called spirit of giving can be as greedy as receiving-Christmas is our time to be aware of what we lack, of who’s not home.
John Irving
To be selfish, greedy and unwilling to help the needy gives rise to future starvation and clothlessness.
Gautama Buddha
I’m a fool, to confuse this with goodness. I am not good. I know too much to be good. I know myself. I know myself to be vengeful, greedy, secretive and sly.
Margaret Atwood
I am a greedy actor in the sense that I like the big bites. Put a big fat steak in front of me, and I will eat it.
Tyne Daly
In order to create a permanent atmosphere of change, that’s where the solidarity economy of change comes in. You don’t want to simply invest in what exists already hoping that the next group of entrepreneurs are not as greedy as the last one.
Chokwe Lumumba
The greedy search for money or success will almost always lead men into unhappiness. Why? Because that kind of life makes them depend upon things outside themselves.
Andre Maurois
You can never have enough trophies. If there were ten to be won a year I’d want to win them all! That’s not being greedy, it’s just a natural thing.
Thierry Henry
People who let the weak or greedy drink their blood sometimes have a need to play God.
Helen Van Slyke
No one’s fearful, everyone’s greedy, and it will eventually end.
Bill Gurley
This is what poems are:
with mercy
for the greedy,
they are the tongue’s wrangle,
the world’s pottage, the rat’s star.
Anne Sexton
Envious because I have a heart, Gluttonous because I have a heart, Greedy because I have a heart, Prideful because I have a heart, Slothful because I have a heart, Wrathful because I have a heart, Because I have a heart, I lust for all that you are.
Tite Kubo
I’m not a greedy man; there really is nothing I couldn’t live without. But if there was a fire, and I saved my child and my pets, I’d be happy.
Kid Rock
We want to lead a country where people will be less greedy. Where people will know that the commonwealth of Nigeria belongs to all Nigerians, where people’s wealth depends on the people around you. If you become a rich person and everyone around you is poor you are very poor.
Goodluck Jonathan
It is also interesting to note that the original supermodels are now making a comeback after being dismissed in the Nineties as being ‘greedy’ by a gaggle of male designers who lived like Sun Kings.
Julie Burchill
The thing about Occupy is that the sentiment the movement embodies is timeless: Don’t be greedy, share.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
I am a person who is greedy to do better in life, to do more in life.
Kunal Khemu
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
Seneca the Younger
Teaching is too vital an occupation to be left to the lazy or greedy or negative
Eliot Wigginton
I am a greedy poet. I keep munching life all the time. Sweet, sour and bitter moments.
In always wanting to be comfortable, you become lazy. In always wanting perfection, you become angry. In always wanting to be rich, you become greedy.
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Children, they’re the same everywhere. Greedy little creatures but the best listeners in the world – any world. The very best of all.
Cornelia Funke
He is greedy of life who is not willing to die when the world is perishing around him.
Seneca the Younger
The last thing I want to turn into is a fat Hollywood jerk. I was brought up without much money and I was happy. I don’t think that I will strive for money or success and end up greedy or big-headed. That only leads to unhappiness. I can still be down-to-earth and do this job as long as I enjoy it.
Leonardo DiCaprio
I’m not greedy. I have love, blue skies, rainbows and Hallmark cards and that has to be enough. It has to be enough, but it’s everything in the world and everything in the world is plenty for me. It seems just rude to beg the invisible for more.
Penn Jillette
We don’t want our MPs to become greedy like those of other parties.
Many fairy tales and ballads present us with animals who are nobler, truer, and kinder than the greedy human beings who desire to possess them. I guess I tend to read these stories as very early (and possibly unconscious) feminist texts.
Delia Sherman
If you want to destroy a nation, give it too much – make it greedy, miserable and sick.
John Steinbeck
What [Margaret Thatcher] made a play for was the acquisitive: our greedy nature. She set aside other things like an identification with community, altruism. The only collective that she understood was: Rally around and slay the enemy.
Hilary Mantel
As the farmer said, “I’m not greedy, all I want is the land next to mine.
Laurence J. Peter
I believe no amount of business school training or work experience can teach what is ultimately a matter of personal character. Businesses are not dishonest or greedy, people are. Thus, a business, successful or not, is merely a reflection of the character of its leadership.
S. Truett Cathy
When the world decides to stop being greedy… there will be a harvest for the world! Amen.
Jess Glynne
I’m a little greedy for action scenes. I’m a martial artist, and any time I get to show off some of that art is great.
David Ramsey
I don’t think Wall Street people in general are smart. I think that’s one of the biggest myths in American lore. They’re tough, aggressive, greedy, quick thinking but I don’t think they’re particularly smart at all.
Ben Stein
John Prescott has made the government look greedy and ridiculous. Labour is seen as the corrupt party. The government has been fulfilling the old rule that oppositions do not win elections, governments lose them.
William Rees-Mogg
When your kid is being selfish or greedy and you want to help them not be that way, you have to find a way to articulate it and inspire them.
Louis C. K.
I really care about this stuff, I care about movies, and you just have to be strong and don’t be stupid; freedom of choice is a big responsibility, and I’m lucky enough not to have to just take any movie to pay the rent, so there’s no need to be greedy.
Jonah Hill
Skeletons of mice are often to be found in coconuts, for it is easier to get in, slim and greedy, than to get out, appeased but fat.
Viktor Korchnoi
If you are honest, hardworking, reasonably intelligent and have good common sense, you can do well in the investment field as long as you are not too greedy and don’t get too emotional when things go against you.
Walter Schloss
It’s rare that a good writer will sit down and write a good script. Writers are greedy too, and they don’t want to work without getting paid. But quality will find its way out.
Richard Gere
And as we are – the world is. That is, if we are greedy, envious, competitive, our society will be competitive, envious, greedy, which brings misery and war. The State is what we are.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
I’m still pretty self-centered, greedy and angry.
Denis Leary
longing to travel while you are already traveling is, I admit, a kind of greedy madness
Elizabeth Gilbert
Seven habits that help produce the anything-but-efficient markets that rule the world.
1. Think short term.
2. Be greedy.
3. Believe in the greater fool
4. Run with the herd.
5. Overgeneralize
6. Be trendy
7. Play with other people’s money
Paul Krugman
Oh, you’ve outdone me twice now, you queen of forgiveness. The ring’s a promise of peace and I’m greedy with hope. It’s a song that we sing in a tongue that we share. And though you say it’s a gift from a king to a king, I say it’s a sign from a queen to a queen.
Melina Marchetta
I am a greedy, selfish bastard. I want the fact that I existed to mean something.
Harry Chapin
When no one’s buying your records, it’s easy to justify selling a song. But once you start selling records, you can’t really justify having two songs in Cadillac commercials. It looks greedy. And it is greedy. This whole music thing should be about music.
Patrick Carney
You have to understand: the narrative that people have about business and capitalism is that they are fundamentally selfish, greedy, and exploitative. Of course, I don’t agree with that narrative.
John Mackey
Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up.
Ann Cotton
I am not a greedy actor.
Nana Patekar
I’m not overly greedy.
Poor people can be greedy, too. It’s just that they don’t have any material resources. We need shaping of the souls as well as shaping of our institutions.
Cornel West
As much as it’s awful to learn about all the greedy and selfish decisions that some people make, I know there are many more people who have good intentions.
Jayni Chase
We have to change the perception that ANC members are corrupt just because of a few greedy individuals.
Zweli Mkhize
Greedy actors should never be satisfied.
Divya Dutta
I don’t like the phrase having it all. It implies we’re being greedy, like “have a second piece of pie.”
Kirsten Gillibrand
The truth about people at every economic level of life is you get those who are kind and who are not, those who are greedy, whether they be rich or poor. That’s a common thread through humanity on any street you go to.
Gavin Hood
I’m not against the corporations. They are our wealth. But they are getting too greedy. I don’t want to do away with corporations. I want them to make our cars, however, not our laws.
Doris “Granny D” Haddock
There’s something on Wall Street called PIG – panic, ignorance, and greed. Those are the big sins. I’m not greedy, I knew I was ignorant, and I didn’t panic.
Melvin Van Peebles
I am very greedy as an actor. I want to explore as much as possible.
Mithila Palkar
I’m not greedy at all. Sometimes I pinch myself because of what I’ve got.
Amy Childs
Wall Street is greedy, reckless and they operate illegally. That’s fine. But what do you do?
Bernie Sanders
There’s a significant difference between greed and hunger. When you’re greedy, you just want things. That’s your only need. But when you’re hungry for things, it’s a mixture of need and want, which is more logical to me.
Mohamed Bamba
Greed is supported by an endless cast of what-ifs. Greedy people can never have enough to satisfy the need they feel in light of every conceivable eventuality.
Andy Stanley
Alas, what wickedness to swallow flesh into our own flesh, to fatten our greedy bodies by cramming in other bodies, to have one living creature fed by the death of another!
All anyone really needs to know about barbed wire is that it can tear the arse out of your trousers, give a cow a good fright, entangle a Yorkshire terrier for life, and is nasty stuff made by greedy men.
Billy Connolly
As you get older you feel you need to pay more attention to what is around you and relish it. I’m greedy for beauty.
Bill Nighy
Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.
Napoleon Hill
The wars of today, the terrorism of today, are the result of injustice, and that injustice is the Outcome of our greedy, selfish, competitive way of working through commercialization and market forces.
Benjamin Creme
I can’t play football forever, I am not a greedy person.
Jay-Jay Okocha
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.
Charles Baudelaire
I’m attracted to intelligence and creativity and passion – and not necessarily the romantic kind. I want to learn from someone who is greedy for information and light and laughter and the whole world. Someone who celebrates their days and finds inspiration in what other people accomplish.
Renee Zellweger
In the movie ‘Wall Street’ I play Gordon Gekko, a greedy corporate executive who cheated to profit while innocent investors lost their savings. The movie was fiction, but the problem is real.
Michael Douglas
The division of the spoils between the victors will also provide employment for a powerful office, whose doorsteps the greedy adventurers and jealous concession hunters of twenty or thirty nations will crowd and defile.
John Maynard Keynes
There was the time I bought three cars in the span of three or four weeks. It was crazy; it wasn’t greedy. It was mine, my girl’s, my mom’s. I got Benzes for my ladies. But I felt crazy. You have to understand I come from a world where we’re very modest. But that’s not greedy. That’s nice, right?
J. Cole
I have achieved a lot and I’m grateful for that – I’m just a bit greedy because I want to add the Olympics. It’s once every four years – everyone wants it and very few people get it.
Paula Radcliffe
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is always enough for the needy, there is never enough for the greedy.
Mahatma Gandhi
Americans, apparently, either do nothing about the world’s problems, in which case they are ignorant and isolationist, selfish and gutless, or they try to do something about the world’s problems, in which case they are arrogant and naive, greedy and bullying.
Gavin Esler
We’re flimflam artists. But remember, sonny, you can’t con people unless they’re greedy to begin with. W. C. Fields had it right. You can’t cheat an honest man.
Sidney Sheldon
I don’t understand anorexia; I’m too greedy to ever not eat… I just can’t do it.
Keshia Knight Pulliam
What part of people is resistant to an artist doing more than one thing? Is it somehow perceived as greedy? Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things – to write, to play music, to paint, to cook.
Minnie Driver
Ideally, the writer needs no audience other than the few who understand that it is immodest and greedy to want more.
Gore Vidal
Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think Im being too greedy.
Inbee Park
Then the hard, dry Spaniards came exploring through, greedy and realistic, and their greed was for gold or God. They collected souls as they collected jewels. They gathered mountains and valleys, rivers and whole horizons, the way a man might now gain tittle to building lots.
John Steinbeck
Beware the greedy hand of government thrusting itself into every corner and crevice of industry.
Thomas Paine
I’m writing what comes into my head, or through me, or from somewhere else, and it is the most extraordinary, exciting thing. I love it, and I’m very greedy, and I really enjoy it!
Tanith Lee
I’m greedy for work, and at times, I wish a month had more days, or the day had more number of hours, so that I could work more. I’m happy to be busy.
Rakul Preet Singh
I am a greedy actor, and I want the best roles to come my way.
Kartik Aaryan
I’m greedy for good films, and will test waters in new territories as long as I get to satiate that greed.
Padmapriya Janakiraman
There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people’s entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy.
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.
Theodore Roosevelt
There are younger, stronger swimmers coming up and they are hungry. I can’t influence what they do, I only know what I can do and I know how greedy I am to defend my title.
Kirsty Coventry
Sleeping on a dragon’s hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.
C. S. Lewis
I’ve personally demanded that tyrants let their people go. I’ve tried to feed the hungry, clothe the poor, protect the elderly and infirm, and defend the needy from the aggressively greedy. I’ve led a blessed life. What a kick for a kid from the projects.
Gary Ackerman
Decidedly it will never have been given to me to finish anything, except perhaps breathing. One must not be greedy.
Samuel Beckett
You and I probably wouldn’t be here if our ancestors hadn’t been greedy savages.
Mark Pagel
The only trouble with capitalism is capitalists; they’re too damn greedy.
Herbert Hoover
There are are some dirty, greedy people out there, and unfortunately I know some.
Richard Patrick
I’m fat because I’m greedy, and if my mind is fat it’s because I’m curious.
Stephen Fry
[Somali maritime violence] is a response to greedy Western nations, who invade and exploit Somalia’s water resources illegally. It is not a piracy, it is self defence. It is defending the Somalia children’s food.
Muammar al-Gaddafi
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
Camille Paglia
The point is that you can’t be too greedy.
Donald Trump
The majority of comic book villains are pure evil, but Curt Connors is an exception. Curt Connors is a good man who initially wants to save the world, but he gets hungry and greedy and reckless, and he pays the price for that.
Rhys Ifans
No living creature is naturally greedy, except from fear of want – or in the case of human beings, from vanity, the notion that you’re better than people if you can display more superfluous property than they can.
Thomas More
I think people are inherently self-aggrandizing, pleasureseeking, unempathetic, self-serving, greedy and lustful.
Park Dietz
I am an extremely greedy actor. I want to do all sorts of roles.
Nushrat Bharucha
In terms of the pricing of football tickets, there’s no need – given the massive amount of money that’s coming in now from television rights, there’s no need for them to be greedy. Look after the supporters; make sure they can still afford to go and watch football.
Gary Lineker
One of my frustrations is that we in society generally have this bifurcation in how we see the world. That’s probably a little less true with business audiences, but in general, there tends to be this view that for-profit companies are greedy, and nonprofits are noble. It’s absolutely more complicated than that.
Nicholas Kristof
When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again.
Mike Tyson
As a Manhattan resident, I’m gutted by what certain landlords are doing, pushing folks who have lived in their apartments for decades out of their homes, as a greedy tactic to get more rent from newer tenants. It’s one of the most disgusting, inhumane things I’ve ever witnessed in my beautiful city.
Amanda Warren
It’s really hard to have a fair discussion when you’re faced with militarism, aggression, and greed. The militarists do not want dialogue. They want what they want. They’re psychotic. They’re greedy, they’re narcissistic, and they’re dangerous.
Carolee Schneemann
One of the ideals [Margaret Thatcher] grew up with was self-denial and postponement of gratification, and yet she went about to create a greedy, short-term society. It is a paradox.
Hilary Mantel
Protect your hand when you’re confident you’re in the lead. Don’t be greedy and try to milk your opponent for a few more chips when the pot is already large.
Daniel Negreanu
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
Niccolo Machiavelli
You have to be able to decide, ‘Well no, I’m not going to be violent, I’m going to suppress that impulse; I’m not going to be greedy.’ Unless you’re able to do that you’re stuck with adversarial politics that leads nowhere and creates ever greater violence.
Pankaj Mishra
The Masters is not greedy. You wanna buy a Masters souvenir logo shirt? Sure, let’s go over to the nearest Ralph Lauren boutique. Oops, you can only purchase Masters memorabilia at the Masters, this one week of the year.
Frank Deford
Makes us appreciate blessing, not be greedy and mean and fat like Polyphemus.
Rick Riordan
A singer starts by having his instrument as a gift from God… When you have been given something in a moment of grace, it is sacrilegious to be greedy.
Marian Anderson
Film-makers are greedy people – we want good stories and good subjects.
Rajkumar Hirani
It is not that people are evil or greedy. The conditions that socially support the system force us to behave in socially offensive ways.
Jacque Fresco
Mother always said you were greedy.
Ralph Bellamy
People are people the world over. Some are good, some bad, some greedy and some generous. Nations are like people and act the same way.
George Aiken
In the political language of today, people who want to keep what they have earned are said to be greedy, while those who wish to take their earnings from them and give it to others (who will vote for them in return) show compassion.
Thomas Sowell
Time can be a greedy thing-sometimes it steals the details for itself.
Khaled Hosseini
I am not too much greedy.
Amrapali Gupta
Neighbors are competitors instead of partners, suspicious instead of trustful, indifferent instead of helpful, cold instead of loving, greedy instead of generous. We no longer consider ourselves living in neighborhoods, but only as living next to ‘hoods.’
Mother Angelica
The government satirizes itself. All we can wish is that there will be a large number of Americans who will realize how dumb this all is, and how greedy and how vicious. Such an audience is dwindling all the time because of TV.
Kurt Vonnegut
Why should people be expected to think about the meaning of life merely because they happen to be ill? That is just the time when there is no time to think about such things, because the body is so greedy for attention.
Ferdinand Mount
People have evolved into something selfish, greedy and intolerant. People are unaccepting, because of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation… I’ve seen it in punk clubs, and I’ve seen it in the world.
Gerard Way
Couldn’t you see me and you stretched out in a bikini on the beach in Tahiti?
See, me, I’m very selective even though I could be greedy;
My main objective is to write our names together in graffiti.
Pharoahe Monch
One cannot completely get rid of the six passions: lust, anger, greed, and the like. Therefore one should direct them to God. If you must have desire and greed, then you should desire love of God and be greedy to attain Him.
Power is so pleasant that men quickly learn to be greedy in the enjoyment of it, and to flatter themselves that patriotism requires them to be imperious.
Anthony Trollope
I’m very happy doing what I’m doing; I don’t think I’m prepared to devote my time to politics. When I am, I’d like to give it 100%. I’m not in the frame of mind, and I’m too greedy an actor to do that.
Anupam Kher
I think greed is healthy. You can be greedy and still feel good about yourself.
Ivan Boesky
The greedy man is incontent with a whole world set before him.
I’m a big believer in persistence, don’t be greedy and, above all, work hard. It’s what keeps me going.
Caprice Bourret
Actors are greedy. They can never be satisfied. I want praise as well as box office returns.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
I believe I was extremely greedy.
Andrew Fastow
After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and – above all – its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything – and everyone – is fair game.
Gunter Grass
The vocabulary of the political left is fascinating. For example, it is considered to be ‘materialistic’ and ‘greedy’ to want to keep what you have earned. But it is ‘idealistic’ to want to take away what someone else has earned and spend it for your own political benefit or to feel good about yourself.
Thomas Sowell
In every height, man feels himself in the low; because man is greedy and unsatisfied!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Love is not greedy or self-seeking, but pure, faithful and genuinely free, open to others, respectful of their dignity, seeking their good, radiating joy and beauty.
Pope Benedict XVI
One of the things I didn’t like about school is that every time they told a story about a rich guy in school, he was an evil guy. Our school system is programming us to think the rich are greedy and evil.
Robert Kiyosaki
People who are greedy have extraordinary capacities for waste-they must, they take in too much.
Norman Mailer
‘Greedy gut’ is my middle name. I love food, and I love parts.
Geraldine Page
We risk all in being too greedy.
Jean de La Fontaine
Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think I’m being too greedy.
Inbee Park
My experience with Khonsu had taught me not be greedy about time. It was best to appreciate what you had and not yearn for more.
Rick Riordan
I’m in a weird position, because I like rainbows, but I’m not gay. So whenever I go out wearing a rainbow shirt, I have to put “Not gay.” But I’m not against gays, so under that I’ll have to put “… but supportive.” It’s weird how one group of people took refracted light. That’s very greedy, gays.
Demetri Martin
There are so many characters I want to play. I’m greedy about acting.
Song Joong-ki
The abortionist I worked for, he’s a very greedy man, a selfish man.
Norma McCorvey
At school, even in kindergarten, you teach us how to behave in the world. You teach us to not fight with others, to work things out, to respect others, to clean up our mess, not to hurt other creatures, to share – not be greedy: then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do?
Severn Cullis-Suzuki
As tennis players, you are never satisfied. We are greedy as players, always want better results.
Sania Mirza
As far as I know, Mr. Watzke has not said he would sell me if somebody offered 100m. He has emphasised that the club would like to continue working with me. The club is just greedy for success – and so am I.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Apart from Jesus I am a greedy man.
Johnny Hunt
I always knew I could be a bit on the greedy side; I love cooking and eating and there in front of me was the evidence which I would have been daft to ignore. I could see visually where the fat was lying, basically all around my internal organs.
Dave Myers
The negative effects of greedy politicians have haunted the north-east for years; it’s very apparent.
Sam Fender
It’s true that private enterprise is extremely flexible, But its only good within very narrow limits. If private enterprise isn’t held in an iron grip it gives birth to people who are no better than beasts, those stock-exchange people with greedy appetites beyond restraint.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Indiana taxpayers, retired Hoosier state policemen and teachers are neither greedy speculators nor unpatriotic. They are, however, secured creditors of Chrysler. They deserve to have their funds protected under the full auspices of the law.
Richard Mourdock
I am greedy, and most importantly, game for what’s next.
Shirley Manson
I am not content at all. I am a very greedy actor, I just want to keep exploring myself.
Saqib Saleem
Despite all the Internet has done to make prices transparent and bibliographic information universal, you can still find – at book sales and thrift shops, auctions and even fancy dealers – unrecognized or underpriced rarities. Getting something valuable for cheap is the basic, greedy thrill of book collecting.
Jacob Weisberg
For the children with their greedy little mouths represent the future, which like time itself will devour all now alive.
Margaret Atwood
No actor wants to choose – they just want all of the options available to them all the time; we tend to be pretty greedy.
Gillian Jacobs