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If we bring not the good courage of minds covetous of truth, and truth only, prepared to hear all things, and decide upon all things, according to evidence, we should do more wisely to sit down contented in ignorance, than to bestir ourselves only to reap disappointment.
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
Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness.
The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
I never got a chocolate birthday cake; I got a carob one. And when I went to other kids' houses, I was very covetous of things like Cheez Whiz that I'd find in their refrigerators.
The modern Middle East was largely created by the British. It was they who carried the Allied war effort in the region during World War I and who, at its close, principally fashioned its peace. It was a peace presaged by the nickname given the region by covetous British leaders in wartime: 'The Great Loot.'
An unvirtuous citizenry tend to elect representatives who will pander to their covetous lustings.
Ezra Taft Benson
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