„He who covets what belongs to another deservedly loses his own.“

—  Fedrus, książka Fables, Fables, Book I, fable 4, line 1.
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„When asked what wine he liked to drink, he replied, "That which belongs to another."“

—  Diogenes Laërtius biographer of ancient Greek philosophers 180 - 240
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„All through his political career he held coveted positions.“

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„Who vaunts his race, lauds what belongs to others.“

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„The forum [is] an established place for men to cheat one another, and behave covetously.“

—  Anacharsis Scythian philosopher
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