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 Thornton Wilder - “Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home.”  
 David Hume - “Avarice, the spur of industry.”  
 Matthew Green - “Avarice, the sphincter of the heart.”  
 Matthew Green - “Avarice, sphincter of the heart.”  
 Thomas Clarkson - “There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.”  
 George Bancroft - “Avarice is the vice of declining years.”  
 John A. Logan - “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.”  
 Dante Alighieri - “Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.”  
 Lord Byron - “So for a good old-gentlemanly vice, I think I must take up with avarice.”  
 Francis Clines - “In a party tent poised somewhere between romance and avarice, an auctioneer hammered out the sale of the first of the costly baubles that were scattered as love tokens across the lives of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.”  
 Fran Humphries - “This case is really about avarice, it's about greed, and it's about human frailty.”  
 Eyal Arad - “They are trying to make Omri Sharon into a demon of the political system. What you see here is a catalog of the avarice of central committee members.”  
 Thornton Wilder - “Pride, avarice, and envy are in every home”  
 Lord Byron - “So for a good old gentlemanly vice I think I must take up with avarice”  
 Juvenal - “Avarice increases with the increasing pile of gold”  
 Henry David Thoreau - “By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.”  
 K. Chesterton - “There are many definite methods, honest and dishonest, which make people rich the only ''instinct'' I know of which does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as ''the sin of avarice.''”  
 Proverb - “Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.”  
 Charles Caleb - “Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.”  
 Matthew Green - “Avarice, the sphincter of the heart”  
 Publilius Syrus - “Poverty wants much but avarice, everything”  
 Proverb - “Gold and silver are mingled with dirt, till avarice parted them”  
 Richard Blumenthal - “This lawsuit, the first of a series anticipated against insurance abuses, shows particular arrogance and avarice in victimizing the state and its taxpayers,”  
 Qur'an - “And if a woman fears ill usage or desertion on the part of her husband, there is no blame on them, if they effect a reconciliation between them, and reconciliation is better, and avarice has been made to be present in the (people's) minds and if you do good (to others) and guard (against evil), then surely Allah is aware of what you do.”  
 Stendhal - “Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.”  

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