Quotations on Covetousness
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There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Contentment, Covetousness, Disease, Mercy, Mind)
Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.
- Christopher Marlowe
(Keywords: Wealth, Cause, Covetousness, Excess)
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
(Keywords: Nature, Beginning, Covetousness, Devil, End, First, Vice)