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Avarice is the vice of declining years.


George Bancroft

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So for a good old-gentlemanly vice, I think I must take up with avarice.
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GEORGE BANCROFT
I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vi...
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I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effectiv...
DAN QUAYLE
Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight ble...
ANN COULTER
That's it really; it's all love, whichever way you look at it, it's all love. How much you can Get f...
GEORGE HARRISON
It is no exaggeration to say that the rich own most of what there is that is not nailed down.
PAUL ROBERT WOLFF
Avarice is the sphincter of the heart.
MATTHEW GREEN
The avarice of mankind is insatiable
ARISTOTLE
I thought I was protecting myself for my declining years.
DORIS WILLIAMS
His cheek bones were protruding and eyes were sunk. I waved at him but he stole the gaze.
RANJANI RAMACHANDRAN
When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But...
DAN QUAYLE
When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But...
DAN QUAYLE
Prudery is a kind of avarice, the worst of all.
STENDHAL
Avarice, the spur of industry.
DAVID HUME
Avarice, the spur of industry
DAVID HUME
The love of money leaves you spiritually broke.
JAIME CONTRERAS
The willing contemplation of vice is vice.
ARABIAN PROVERB
Love is always a stranger in the house of avarice.
ANDREAS CAPELLANUS
Consider the vice president, George Bush, a man so bedeviled by bladder problems that he managed, fo...
BARBARA EHRENREICH
The economy is still doing extremely well. We're declining, but declining from a high level.
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The love of money leaves you spiritually broke.
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The willing contemplation of vice is vice
ARABIAN PROVERB
Actually, the operating revenues have been declining over the years because of the increasing costs ...
JAMES BERG
Avarice is a closed door, you don't know what's happening behind it, & before knocking you feel ...
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Avarice is a deadly sin.
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Avarice, the sphincter of the heart
MATTHEW GREEN
The US treasuries are declining in price but our comparative benchmark is not moving so the spread i...
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It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
GEORGE WASHINGTON
Frugality is one thing, avarice another.
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Avarice, he assured them, was the one passion that grew stronger and sweeter in old age.
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I had been very close to Anne Bancroft when we worked together in The Miracle Worker.
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I prefer to forget both pairs of glasses and pass my declining years saluting strange women and gran...
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Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.
PROVERB
If you look at the US economy over the last 15-20 years wages have been stagnating or even declining...
DAVID KORTEN
The habitat has been declining pretty heavily for the last 30 years. We're trying to reverse that as...
ERIC NELSON
Be niggards of advice on no pretense; For the worst avarice is that of sense.
ALEXANDER POPE
That's a reminder that Boy George was at the top of the charts [16 years ago],
JON GRUDEN
When avarice takes the lead in a state, it is commonly the forerunner of its fall.
ALEXANDER HAMILTON
I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
EDWARD MOORE
The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
GEORGE BANCROFT
Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape
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Declining enrollment certainly pays a part. We've been in decline for several years. Finances also p...
JAY YOUNG
The shop contributed funds to our programs with varying degrees of success, until the last four year...
ANN TURNER
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR
It is not necessity but abundance which produces avarice
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
GEORGE BANCROFT
Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for...
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By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite ...
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Part of being creative is learning how to protect your freedom. That includes freedom from avarice.
HUGH MACLEOD
We believe that in your province you have granted a second term to our president, George W. Bush, an...
BILLY GRAHAM
Even though it's declining currently, we would still like to see a great deal of progress in coming ...
ELIZABETH WARD
Poverty needs much, avarice everything.
UNKNOWN
I'm not gonna become Ann Bancroft or Meryl Streep and have all the burden that being a "serious actr...
CHER
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the
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Vigilance is the virtue of vice.
C. J. WEBER
Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.
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Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like vi...
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We've had eight wonderful years of declining crime rates, and at a certain point you just can't push...
JAMES ALAN FOX
The aging and declining population will have far-reaching impacts. Declining fertility rates will po...
TOSHIHIKO FUKUI
Over the years, George has been one of the most successful equity portfolio managers in the financia...
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Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape.
GEORGE BANCROFT
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite.
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Conscience is the mirror of our souls, which represents the errors of our lives in their full shape...
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It [Calvinism] established a religion without a prelate, a government without a king.
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I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along.
DON JOHNSON
For avarice begins where poverty ends.
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Genuflection before the idol or the dollar destroys the muscles which walk and the will that moves.
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I don't know if I have a favorite color.
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The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.
HORACE
The mayor and George have enjoyed a warm relationship for years.
JOE RAMALLO
It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice.
MICHEL EYQUEM DE MONTAIGNE
Charity is fortune, avarice is poverty, peace is treasure, and happiness is wealth.
MATSHONA DHLIWAYO
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
Said will be a little ahead, but done should follow at his heel.
CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON
Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
CHARLES CALEB COLTON
Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything
PUBLILIUS SYRUS
It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice.
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
It is no exaggeration to say that the rich own most of what there is that is not nailed down.
ROBERT PAUL WOLFF
Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men.
DANTE ALIGHIERI
The client had been a well-known charity in the country and really declined in the past 10 years. Th...
TIM CAMPBELL
Pride, envy, avarice - these are the sparks have set on fire the hearts of all men
DANTE ALIGHIERI
The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.
SAMUEL JOHNSON
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QUEEN ELIZABETH II
My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have been aware all the time that my peoples, spread far and wide throughout every continent and o...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.
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Holy poverty confounds cupidity and avarice and the cares of this world.
FRANCIS OF ASSISI
Avarice, envy, pride,
Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of all
On Fire.
DANTE ALIGHIERI
Avarice, envy, pride. Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of all on Fire.
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One of his officers, Henry Lee, summed up contemporary public opinion of Washington: First in war, f...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
When I contemplate the interposition of Providence, as it was visibly manifested, in guiding us thro...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
GEORGE ELIOT
When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our se...
GEORGE ELIOT
Take heede of still waters, the quick passe away. [Take heed of still waters, they quick pass away...
GEORGE HERBERT
An examin'd enterprize goes on boldly.
GEORGE HERBERT
Little pitchers have wide eares. [Little pitchers have wide ears.]
GEORGE HERBERT
The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne. [The wolf must die in his own skin.]
GEORGE HERBERT
A trade is better then service.
GEORGE HERBERT
On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.
GEORGE ORWELL
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give ...
GEORGE ORWELL
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents
GEORGE ORWELL
Insanity is my only means of relaxation
GEORGE ORWELL
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the f...
GEORGE SANTAYANA
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little long...
GEORGE SANTAYANA
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
... And what about Zombies? You never hear from Zombies! That's the trouble with Zombies, they're ...
GEORGE CARLIN
Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . . to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.
GEORGE SANTAYANA
Habit with him was all the test of truth; "It must be right: I've done it from my youth."
GEORGE CRABBE
Like hungry guests, a sitting audience looks; Plays are like suppers; poets are the cooks. The...
GEORGE FARQUHAR
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wron...
GEORGE SOROS
What we frankly give, forever is our own.
GEORGE GRANVILLE
If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight.
GEORGE GOBAL