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Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
Greed
Charles Caleb Colton

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Avarice is the sphincter of the heart.
Greed
Matthew Green

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Avarice is the vice of declining years.
Greed
George Bancroft

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Avarice, the spur of industry.
Greed
David Hume

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Big mouthfuls often choke.
Greed
Italian Proverb

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For greed all nature is too little.
Greed
Seneca

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God forgives the sin of gluttony.
Greed
Catalan Proverb

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Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear.
Greed
Cyril Connolly

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If your desires be endless, your cares and fears will be so too.
Greed
Thomas Fuller

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It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice.
Greed
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself are much condemned to have an itching palm.
Greed
William Shakespeare

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Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
Greed
Voltaire

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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
Greed
Andre Breton

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Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
Greed
Minna Antrim

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So for a good old-gentlemanly vice, I think I must take up with avarice.
Greed
Lord Byron

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The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.
Greed
Horace

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The point is that you can't be too greedy.
Greed
Donald Trump

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To hazard much to get much has more of avarice than wisdom.
Greed
William Penn

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Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
Greed
Arthur Schopenhauer

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You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker.
Greed
Malcolm X

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