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From the first day to this, sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.
Friedrich Engels

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
Edward Abbey

If it weren't for greed, intolerance, hate, passion and murder, you would have no works of
art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gough, no Muppets and no
Louis Armstrong.
Jasper Fforde

Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need
without ever reaching satisfaction.
Erich Fromm

What a miserable thing life is: you're living in clover, only the clover isn't good enough.
Bertolt Brecht

If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead
of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.
Henry A. Wallace

Greed is a fat demon with a small mouth and whatever you feed it is never enough.
Janwillem van de Wetering

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life
reduce themselves.
Edwin Way Teale

Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.
Thomas Harris

 

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