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Top 100 Quotes About Greedy

#1. 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. - Author: Tina Brown
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#2. Obama, in pursuit of power, has been as greedy and irresponsible as any Wall Street tycoon in pursuit of money. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#3. Your heart desire will come, but when it comes, you desire for another, and when it comes again, you still aspire for another, that shows your level of ingratitude. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#4. 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). - Author: Manny Farber
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#5. Pleasure, like a kind of bait, is thrown before everything which is really bad, and easily allures greedy souls to the hook of perdition. - Author: Epictetus
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#6. 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. - Author: Helen Gurley Brown
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#7. She wanted to give people something kind and simple. That wasn't available.
The cheap cake was horrible. The expensive cake tasted of greed - of greedy bakers.
She couldn't win.
Who knew cake was such a bastard? - Author: A. L. Kennedy
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#8. This man would rob them graves himself, being some way starved by life, bone greedy. - Author: Peter Matthiessen
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#9. The most chronic heart disease is caused by having greediness in your heart. Go for check ups regularly and learn how to swallow those lumpy pills of generousity. Be kind and be healthy - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#10. 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. - Author: Ferdinand Mount
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#11. As tennis players, you are never satisfied. We are greedy as players, always want better results. - Author: Sania Mirza
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#12. 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. - Author: Tyne Daly
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#13. 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. - Author: Anupam Kher
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#14. You see the world this way because you're greedy and mad. People give to charity because they want to help. - Author: Anthony Horowitz
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#15. The air we breathe is still free, but for how much time. I believe someone is busy patenting it to start selling it for profit - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#16. Humans are pathetically greedy and easy to manipulate. - Author: Christie Golden
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#17. Yes, grannie, you are right. You remember how old dame Hope wouldn't take the money you offered her, and dropped such a disdainful courtesy. It was SO greedy of her, wasn't it? - Author: George MacDonald
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#18. I want to watch you come," he whispers, eyes moving across my face. He pulls his thumb back and paints a wet line across my lower lip. "I want to feel you squeezing me and I want to eat your greedy little noises. - Author: Christina Lauren
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#19. 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. - Author: Delia Sherman
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#20. It is best to work, at whatever you have a talent for doing, without turning your greedy thought toward what some other man possesses, but take care of your own livelihood, as I advise you. - Author: Hesiod
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#21. 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. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#22. There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#23. Love isn't in body to body contact nor is it in the emotions oozed through tears and weeps. Real love lies in soul to soul connection that you can feel through spiritual practices. Love is boundless and selflessness often we mistake with greedy contentment. Love is give and sacrifice - Author: Sadashivan Nair
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#24. Keep spreading the love, world. But don't get greedy and overpopulate the planet. - Author: Allen Evangelista
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#25. I'm just glad you didn't get you greedy little claws on the OTHER sketchbook. THAT would have been embarrassing. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#26. I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#27. The society is the extension of the individual. If the individual is greedy, cruel, merciless, egoistic, etc. so it will be the society. - Author: Samael Aun Weor
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#28. If ... says: 'Do not be greedy, be generous', you may inwardly interpret this in such a manner that you will develop a greed for generosity - Author: Idries Shah
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#29. Do we ignore the needy
to spite the greedy?
Or share and defend
despite those who pretend? - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#30. 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. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#31. I blinked, and clamped my jaw shut to keep from answering, fishing through a school of thoughts like a greedy shark, watching them all dart just out of reach before I could sink my teeth into one. - Author: Michael W Sherer
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#32. 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. - Author: Pharoahe Monch
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#33. As much as I adore Agatha Christie - and I think people make this claim about murder mysteries in general - it's often a very conservative mode of storytelling. Usually it's the greedy, climbing, new-money slimeball who wants to take from the aristocracy. - Author: Christopher Bollen
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#34. I like the notion of stubborn incuriosity. To cultivate a stubborn incuriosity, you have to limit yourself to certain areas of knowledge. You cannot be totally greedy. You have to oblige yourself not to learn everything. Or else you will learn nothing. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#35. The expansion of Europe had begun. Before it ended, in our own time, the greater part of the world, including the scattered islands of the Pacific, was to be seized by an insatiable civilization, greedy for spices or for realms of gold; for land, mere novelty, or for souls. - Author: Keith Sinclair
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#36. 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. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#37. Love in the service of self is greed in disguise. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#38. You've got innocent eyes, but a hot, greedy body. God help me, I would never stop banging you. - Author: Tessa Bailey
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#39. It's not that you don't make any money doing conscious rap music. You make a lot of money doing this, but if you're greedy and you're not satisfied with $500,000 a year, and you want $2 million a year, then you will suffer as a conscious rap artist. - Author: KRS-One
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#40. Who am I to try to change things, to get greedy and want more? If our Society changes and things are different, who am I to tell the girl who would have enjoyed the safe protected life that now she has to have choice and danger because of me? - Author: Ally Condie
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#41. Failure makes us envious. Success makes us greedy. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#42. 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. - Author: Bono
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#43. Being greedy for money is the surest way not to get it, but when one serves for the sake of service - for the satisfaction of doing that which one believes to be right - then money abundantly takes care of itself. - Author: Henry Ford
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#44. The Indians with surprise found the mouldering trees of their forests suddenly teeming with ambrosial sweet; and nothing, I am told, can exceed the greedy relish with which they banquet for the first time upon this unbought luxury of the wilderness. - Author: Washington Irving
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#45. Beauty comes from within; a greedy, avaricious, gossipy woman cannot be beautiful. - Author: Sally Rand
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#46. It's sad to see the world live in ignorance full of pain only enjoyed luxuriously by the few stupid greedy ones. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#47. The only things I truly keep are those things that I give away. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#48. She began to fear that she would always be greedy, all the time. Nothing ever seemed to fill her up. Nothing ever seemed to touch the sides. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#49. Oh Christ, I just wanted you to fuck me. And then I became greedy, I wanted you to love me. - Author: Tracey Emin
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#50. As long as you tithe you cannot be greedy or needy. - Author: Mark Victor Hansen
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#51. [A]n unpleasant nest of nasty, materialistic and aggressive people, careless of the rights of others, imperfectly democratic at home though quick to see the minor slaveries of others, and greedy without end. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#52. Worldly institutions fail because they require power and gold to operate. Power and gold attract wicked and greedy people. Wicked and greedy people are corrupters and betrayers. Therefore, worldly institutions become corrupt and betrayed ... - Author: Kage Baker
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#53. 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. - Author: Thomas More
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#54. Heat roared within him. Greedy heat. He wanted her ...
She was in over her head, and it seemed ... so was he. - Author: Erin Kellison
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#55. The kiss wove between gentle and frenzied, liquid and greedy, silken and primal, and he sucked every second of bliss he could from the forbidden pleasure. - Author: Jami Gold
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#56. No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun - for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax - This won't hurt - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#57. The desire, let alone the gesture,to meet her needs was good enough to loft her spirits to the place where she could take the next step: ask for some clarifying word; some advice about how to keep on with a brain greedy for news nobody could live with in a world happy to provide it. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#58. 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. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#59. Don't rush your legs to feed your greed. They will rush to judge you as the greedy one. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#60. Carrowicus much drunkicus or Hot-assicus in my greedy handsicus. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#61. Makes us appreciate blessing, not be greedy and mean and fat like Polyphemus. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#62. The poor lack much, the greedy everything. - Author: Publilius Syrus
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#63. 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? - Author: Pat Robertson
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#64. How could we even begin to disarm greed and envy? Perhaps by being much less greedy and envious ourselves; perhaps by resisting the temptation of letting our luxuries become needs; and perhaps by even scrutinising our needs to see if they cannot be simplified and reduced. - Author: Ernst F. Schumacher
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#65. Honey or condensed milk with your bread?" he was so excited that he said, "Both," and then, so as not to seem greedy, he added, "but don't bother about the bread, please. - Author: A.A. Milne
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#66. I think mankind is overly sensitive, very needy, greedy, and flawed. - Author: Craig Kilborn
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#67. Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up. - Author: Ann Cotton
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#68. 5126We are a mongrel race, our past a history of tangles, our sources obscure, our rowdy upbringing full of greedy, short-sighted empires and cruel, wasteful diasporas. - Author: Iain M. Banks
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#69. The shortest short-term investment is to serve ourselves. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#70. When Jesus comes back, these crazy, greedy, capitalistic men are gonna kill him again. - Author: Mike Tyson
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#71. 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. - Author: Sidney Sheldon
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#72. 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. - Author: Gunter Grass
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#73. 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. - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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#74. Ideally, the writer needs no audience other than the few who understand that it is immodest and greedy to want more. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#75. Be fearful when there is greed and be greedy when there is fear. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#76. [the Devil] ... stands waiting for them, like greedy hungry lions that see their prey, and expect to have it ... - Author: Jonathan Edwards
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#77. Other people's happiness is always a fascinating bore. It sucks the oxygen out of the room; you're left gasping, greedy, amazed by a deficit in yourself you hadn't ever noticed. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#78. 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. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#79. Children are bad enough
children are rude, selfish, greedy, and unthinking individuals who are unable to distinguish between their own selfish wants and needs and the wants and needs of others. And adults are children with money, alcohol, and power. - Author: Ian Sansom
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#80. If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom woud have a lot more. - Author: Chris Martin
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#81. 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. - Author: Jonathan Raymond
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#82. No one's fearful, everyone's greedy, and it will eventually end. - Author: Bill Gurley
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#83. Within a month of intense life in the mountains is going through so much, what used to be a period of several years; This is a occupancy for people greedy for life - human life is not enough. - Author: Jerzy Kukuczka
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#84. But her mother was one of those weakest of women who can never forget the beauty they once possessed, or quite believe they have lost it, remaining, even after the very traces of it have vanished, as greedy as ever of admiration. - Author: George MacDonald
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#85. 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. - Author: Jonah Hill
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#86. If it has anything to do with me, it has nothing to do with sacrifice. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#87. The networks at their worst (were) at once greedy and timid. - Author: David Halberstam
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#88. 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. - Author: Patrick Carney
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#89. It is better to be hungry in joy, than to be filled in sorrow. - Author: Dennis E. Adonis
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#90. Complacency delivered us into the hands of evil greedy men like Cheney. - Author: Sonia Rumzi
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#91. Sometimes in life, as in literature, people get their just desserts. The greedy man loses everything because he cannot resist seeking more riches. - Author: Elise Blackwell
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#92. I'm not greedy. I have love, blue skies, 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. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#93. 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. - Author: Dana Snyder
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#94. Teaching is too vital an occupation to be left to the lazy or greedy or negative - Author: Eliot Wigginton
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#95. 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. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#96. As the farmer said, I'm not greedy, all I want is the land next to mine. - Author: Laurence J. Peter
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#97. When the world decides to stop being greedy ... there will be a harvest for the world! Amen. - Author: Jess Glynne
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#98. It is the untold story of this war and it is the story of every war ever fought. Greedy men seeing someone weaker with something they want. - Author: C.C. Humphreys
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#99. Why do so manysettle for so little? I don't understand why they're not greedy for what's inside them. - Author: Jack Gilbert
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#100. I'm a big believer in persistence, don't be greedy and, above all, work hard. It's what keeps me going. - Author: Caprice Bourret
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