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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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For greed all nature is too little.
~ Seneca - [Greed]

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Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
~ Jean De La Bruyere - [Grief]

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Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
~ Benjamin Disraeli - [Grief]

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He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Greed]

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I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless.
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning - [Grief]

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In all the silent manliness of grief.
~ Oliver Goldsmith - [Grief]

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In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.
~ William S. Burroughs - [Grief]

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It is of the nobility of man's soul that he is insatiable: for he hath a benefactor so prone to give, that he delighteth in us for asking. Do not your inclinations tell you that the WORLD is yours? Do you not covet all? Do you not long to have it; to enjoy it; to overcome it? To what end do men gather riches, but to multiply more? Do they not like Pyrrhus the King of Epire, add house to house and lands to lands, that they may get it all?
~ Thomas Traherne - [Greed]

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Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself are much condemned to have an itching palm.
~ William Shakespeare - [Greed]

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Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only because nothing can be gained from him.
~ Voltaire - [Greed]

 

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