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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

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

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

Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.


Dante Alighieri


#avarice #envy #fire #hearts #pride

My brother is undoubtedly arrogant," Tyrion Lannister replied. "My father is the soul of avarice, and my sweet sister Cersei lusts for power with every waking breath. I, however, am innocent as a little lamb. Shall I bleat for you?


George R.R. Martin


#avarice #innocence #power #lust

Let no vandalism of avarice or neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten, as a people, the cost of a free and undivided Republic.


John A. Logan


#coming #cost #forgotten #free #generations

Two hungry wolves let loose among sheep are not more harmful then a person craving after wealth and status is to his Deen (Religion).


al-Haafidh ibn Rajab al-Hanbalee


#craving-for-wealth #greed #quotes-of-prophet-muhammad #status #wealth

Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.


Stendhal


#kind #worst

Avarice, he assured them, was the one passion that grew stronger and sweeter in old age.


Willa Cather


#age

Avarice is the vice of declining years.


George Bancroft


#declining #vice #years






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