It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.
Holy poverty confounds cupidity and avarice and the cares of this world.
Avarice is a deadly sin.
Avarice, the spur of industry.
Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.
There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.