To overcome greed we have to have a sense of renunciation. With a sense of renunciation, we can get rid of, or at least control, our greed and desire. In order to overcome selfishness, we must give rise to bodhicitta. With bodhicitta, we can reduce or eliminate selfishness. And, to overcome attachment, hawse have to attain the realization of emptiness. Once the realization of emptiness is attained, all our issues, including greed, selfishness and attachment, will eventually be resolved. Therefore, it is crucial that we attain the realization of emptiness.
~ Luminous Wisdoms Book Series 4