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«In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.»
Author: Camille Paglia
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«For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.»
«Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.»
«Covet wealth, and want it; don't, and luck will grant it»
«Let death be daily before your eyes, and you will never entertain any abject thought, nor too eagerly covet anything.»
«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»
«If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.»
«I am not covetous for gold; but if it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul alive»