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He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.


Socrates


#contentment #gluttony #greed #greed

Avarice is the vice of declining years.


George Bancroft


#declining #vice #years

Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.


Thornton Wilder


#envy #every #home #pride

Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more.


William Wordsworth


#avarice #expense #high #idolatry #living

There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.


Thomas Clarkson


#escape #eye #few #penetrating #retreats

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.


Petrarch


#anger #avarice #banished #enjoy #envy

Avarice, the sphincter of the heart.


Matthew Green


#heart

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.


Walter Savage Landor


#avarice #masked

For at least another hundred years we must pretend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still.


John Maynard Keynes


#avarice #every #fair #foul #gods

Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.


Lucius Annaeus Seneca


#avarice #luxury #many #poverty #some






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