Quotes by covetous

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  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
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    Be thrifty, but not covetous.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    If money be not they servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson
    English playwright and poet 1572-1637
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    The covetous man never has money. The prodigal will have none shortly.
  • H. L. Wayland
    H. L. Wayland
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    To value riches is not to be covetous. They are the gift of God, and, like every gift of his, good in themselves, and capable of a good use. But to overvalue riches, to give them a place in the heart which God did not design them to fill, this is covetous
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