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Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies.


Michel de Montaigne


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Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.


Thomas Browne


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As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares.


Daniel Defoe


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Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.


Christopher Marlowe


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The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.


Sun Tzu


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Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness.


John Milton


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Desire of having is the sin of covetousness.


William Shakespeare


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The man who has no money is poor, but one who has nothing but money is poorer. He only is rich who can enjoy without owning; he is poor who though he has millions is covetous.


Orison Swett Marden


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Be thrifty, but not covetous.


George Herbert


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True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.


John Milton


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