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The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom. (Quote by - Sun Tzu)

This is the job I've always coveted. I went to every Lamar game I could growing up. I'm just really excited and look forward to continuing the proud tradition of Lamar basketball. (Quote by - Steve Roccaforte)

If money be not they servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. (Quote by - Bible)

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it- namely, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Today?s picture takers expect high-performance features in an attractive package. Kodak is first to give them a coveted but previously unavailable ultra-wide angle lens in a pocket-size camera. (Quote by - Mary Hadley)

By Jove, I am not covetous for gold, Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost; It yearns me not if me my garments wear; Such outward things dwell not in my desires: But if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul alive. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I worked with him on the streets of this neighborhood for 15 years, .. It is an award we don't just consider prestigious, but it is coveted. (Quote by - Victor Crist)

Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all workers of miracles? / Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret? / But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way. (Quote by - Bible)

Theft is the fulfillment of covetousness. (Quote by - kim booher)

True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves. (Quote by - Phaedrus)

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, / Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, / Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; / Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. (Quote by - Bible)

What vice could be worse than covetousness? What is more sinful than slander? For one who is truthful, what need is there for austerity? For one who has a clean heart, what is the need for pilgrimage?. (Quote by - Chanakya)

Thou shalt not covet, but tradition approves of all forms of competition. (Quote by - Arthur Hugh Clough)

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him. (Quote by - Bible)

The opportunity to lock up that No. 1 seed is coveted by so many teams in the conference. For us to do that this year under some of the circumstances and some of the obstacles we've dealt with is pretty amazing stuff. (Quote by - Wendy Larry)

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. (Quote by - Bible)

Covetousness is the greatest of monsters, as well as the root of all evil. (Quote by - William Penn)

The mind is totally attached to Maya; the mortal has forgotten his fear of old age and death. Gazing upon his family, he blossoms forth like the lotus flower; the deceitful person watches and covets the homes of others. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

We are thrilled to have the world's most recognizable athlete return to Doral to defend his championship. With Tiger's commitment, we will have nine of the top 10 golfers in the world golf rankings vying for one the most coveted trophies on the PGA Tour. (Quote by - Eddie Carbone)

Earmarks usually are slipped into appropriation bills without a vote, without debate and without notice. That's why a seat on the Appropriations Committee is so coveted. (Quote by - Roberta Baskin)

Allah is its goal, the prophet is its model, the Koran is its constitution, jihad is its path and death for the sake of Allah is its most coveted desire. (Quote by - Hamas Motto)

He who fears death has already lost the life he covets. (Quote by - Cato the Censor)

About 15 to 25 Division I-A teams change coaches each year, but the number usually includes a lot of perennial bottom feeders. How often do so many coveted positions come open in the same year? Usually not often, .. It's too early to tell how many will come open. Certainly, the decision at Florida will gain some headlines, but in most instances, there's still a few games left. (Quote by - Chuck Neinas)

Many of you are old hands at this ? some are newcomers, and some of you we have yet to work with on a build project. We welcome all of you and covet your assistance in this undertaking. We can serve God and bring these homes and families together. (Quote by - Bob Elliott)


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