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"We associate the North Atlantic with cod. The motto of Newfoundland used to be 'In cod we trust.' It was a joke, but it was essentially true. But there is no cod anymore. And that's extraordinary. It's all because of either greed or politics - Canadian politics."

"Up until the Depression, recession had a moral character: it was supposed to purge the body economic of the greed and excess that attends a business expansion."

"If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect."

"The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality."

"With Napster and the sharing of music, of course, there are going to be people who exploit it. Greed has no end. But there's a lot of good that could happen. We shouldn't let the economic concerns of the major labels infringe on our freedom to share music."

"Looking so cool, his greed is hard to conceal, he's fresh out of law school, you gave him a license to steal."

"Do not follow vain desires for verily he who prospers is preserved from lust, greed and anger."

"But men are so full of greed today, they'll sell anything for a little piece of money."

"The curse of the romantic is a greed for dreams, an intensity of expectation that, in the end, diminishes the reality."

"The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be opposition, between its various branches, and between political parties, for these are the only ways to temper the individual's greed for power and the electorates' desires for peace by submission to coercion or blandishment."

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