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Such is the end of all who are greedy for gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.
Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one's life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
God forgives the sin of gluttony.
The fish sees the bait, not the hook; a person sees the gain, not the danger.
The abyss of desire is difficult to fill.
People can be as greedy as a snake trying to swallow an elephant.
The mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole lurking behind it.
Love is blind, and greed insatiable.
Satiety is a mongrel that barks at the heels of plenty.
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