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Pop-Up Tools MenuI warn the marauder dragging plunder, chaotic, rich beyond all rights: he’ll strike his sails, harried at long last, stunned when the squalls of torment break his spars to bits.
Added: 2003-10-18
Pop-Up Tools MenuTo be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not
Added: 2003-08-12
Pop-Up Tools MenuSatiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty
Antrim, Minna Thomas
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuAvarice is the vice of declining years
Bancroft, George
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
Berry, John
Added: 2002-02-08
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom...for we never know what is enough until we know what is more than enough.
Blake, William
Added: 2004-02-04
Pop-Up Tools MenuMoney is a good servant, but a poor master
Bouhours, Dominique
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuA little is as much as a lot, if it is enough.
Brown, Steve
Added: 2003-10-16
Pop-Up Tools MenuThink it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich
Browne, Sir Thomas
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuThere is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed
Added: 2003-07-11
Pop-Up Tools MenuIt is far more easy to acquire a fortune like a knave than to expend it like a gentleman.
Colton, Charles Caleb
Added: 2004-02-04
Pop-Up Tools MenuGreed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear
Connolly, Cyril
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuTeach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendour is not beauty.
Disraeli, Benjamin
Added: 2003-12-13
Pop-Up Tools MenuFrom top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned
Durkheim, Emile
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuIt's time for greatness - not for greed. It's a time for idealism - not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action
Edelman, Marian Wright
Added: 2003-07-11
Pop-Up Tools MenuMost people seek after what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire
El-Sadat, Anwar
Added: 2002-10-03
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands.
Ellis, Henry Havelock
Added: 2004-03-13
Pop-Up Tools MenuMoney often costs too much.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Added: 2003-11-27
Pop-Up Tools MenuNothing is enough for the man for whom enough is too little.
Added: 2004-03-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuNeither great poverty, nor great riches, will hear reason.
Fielding, Henry
Added: 2004-04-30
Pop-Up Tools MenuA rich man is nothing but a poor man with money
Fields, William Claude
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe use of money is all the advantage there is in having money.
Franklin, Benjamin
         Poor Richard's Almanac
Added: 2004-04-26
Pop-Up Tools MenuGreed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction
Fromm, Erich
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuIf your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too
Fuller, Dr. Thomas
Added: 2003-08-14
Pop-Up Tools MenuThe modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
Galbraith, John Kenneth
Added: 2001-11-21

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