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Motivational Greedy Quotes

May these quotes about Greedy inspire and motivate you.

No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -
unless you let him.
- Napoleon Hill

Related topics: Positive

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus


 

There is a sufficiency in the world
for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.
- Lao-Tzu


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Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering
are Our Expectations and Our Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

New York City is a great monument
to the power of money and greed...
a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

As selfishness and complaint
pervert and cloud the mind,
so love with its joy
clears and sharpens the vision.
- Helen Keller

You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your neighbor's wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.
- Exodus 20:17

It is hard to interest those who have everything,
in those who have nothing.
- Helen Keller

The ugliest word in the world is revenge.
It spells hate; it spells fear; it spells greed.
For my loss, I must kill; I must steal - must avenge.
It's your fault; you must pay; you must bleed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

Fear not for the future,
weep not for the past.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Insult comes not from the mouth,
but from the ear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
- Lao Tzu

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Trust only movement.
Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Trust movement.
- Alfred Adler

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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