Covet (18)

A poor man wants some things,
a covetous man all things.
— English

A covetous man does nothing well till he dies.
— English

A covetous woman deserves a swindling gallant.
— French

A covetous man is good to none but worst to himself.
— English

Covetousness breaks the sack.
— English

Covetousness is never satisfied
till its mouth is filled with earth.
— Dutch

Covetousness is the father of disease.
— African (Yoruba)

Covetousness brings nothing home.
— English

Covetousness is the father of unsatisfied desires.
— African (Yoruba)

Covetousness is always filling a bottomless vessel.
— English

Covetousness is the mother of ruin and mischief.
— English

Covetousness often starves other vices.
— English

He who owns vineyards admires them
and he who sees them covets them.
— Greek

Lechery and covetousness go together.
— English

Poor and liberal, rich and covetous.
— English

The slothful is the servant of the covetous.
— English

The older the more covetous.
— English

When all sins grow old, covetousness is young.
— English

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