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And with Epicurus, I conceive that pleasures are to be avoided if greater pains be the consequence, and pains to be coveted that will terminate in greater pleasures. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

The covetous man never has money; the prodigal will have none shortly. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

There's a lot that happens (at the state Capitol) and we have a stake in most of it. We covet our seat at the table. (Quote by - Gene Hall)

Everyone else thinks it must be the most safe, most advanced and most covetable pushchair on the market. (Quote by - Gwyneth Paltrow)

The inferior creatures groan under your cruelties. You hunt them for your pleasure, and overwork them for your covetousness, and kill them for your gluttony, and set them to fight one with another till they die, and count it a sport and a pleasure to behold them worry one another. (Quote by - Thomas Tryon)

Therefore I thought it necessary to exhort the brethren, that they would go before unto you, and make up beforehand your bounty, whereof ye had notice before, that the same might be ready, as a matter of bounty, and not as of covetousness. (Quote by - Bible)

There are many athletes out there who would covet an X Games gold over an Olympic gold. I've heard it come from athletes mouths - and I'm sure their agents are standing next to them smirking - but when you win an X Games medal, you are instantly afforded a reputation that perhaps you aren't afforded in the Olympics. (Quote by - Chris Stiepock)

And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not. (Quote by - Bible)

Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness. (Quote by - Christopher Marlowe)

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: / For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience: / In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them. (Quote by - Bible)

I really enjoyed the whole experience. It was fun just to participate and claim what must be the most coveted title on campuses across the country: College Bowl Champion. (Quote by - Matt Sullivan)

Advertisers are really coveting that. (Quote by - Janet Robinson)

Be charitable before wealth makes thee covetous. (Quote by - Thomas Browne Sr.)

The evils of the body are, murder, theft, and adultery; of the tongue, lying, slander, abuse, and idle talk; of the mind, covetousness, hatred, and error. (Quote by - Buddha)

None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them; such persons covet secrets as a spendthrift covets money, for the purpose of circulation. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares. (Quote by - Daniel Defoe)

It's not a job I coveted, it landed in my lap, it was appropriate for the team that I took it on. (Quote by - Scott Johnson)

When you're flipping the channels on a Sunday and see his team on offense with him in the backfield or in the slot, you're going to stop. That awareness and interest is what marketers will covet. (Quote by - Paul Swangard)

Riches have made more covetous men than covetousness hath made rich men. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Museums covet his works. They're hard to find. They're expensive when they do find them. And they're often an embarrassing gap in the canon for museums that don't have them. (Quote by - Eleanor Harvey)

Desire of having is the sin of covetousness. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Form no covetous desire, so that the demon of greediness may not deceive thee, and the treasure of the world may not be tasteless to thee. (Quote by - Zoroaster)

There is no more coveted an opportunity for a programmer than to be responsible for a station launch. There is never more optimism, promise, or excitement than when you start fresh with a blank canvas. (Quote by - Chris Williams)

It's not like those other guys are plumbers -- not that I've got anything against plumbers. They were some of the most coveted high school players in the country. Those other guys are really good, too. (Quote by - Skip Prosser)

It takes that top layer of skin off. You peel off the stockings, and it leaves this awesome fishnet burn. In our culture, scars and burns and broken bones are pretty coveted. (Quote by - Sister Mary Jane)

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