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It is a very human trait in us to feel that another's advancement is in some way a blow to ourselves. It is equally a human trait to feel that another's downfall and disgrace in some way adds a bit of luster to our own crowns. Of course, nothing could be more utterly false.

    Author: Clovis G. Chappell

Covetousness is therefore, a sin with a very wide range. If it is the desire for money, it leads to theft. If it is the desire for prestige, it leads to evil ambition. If it is the desire for power, it leads to sadistic tyranny. If it is the desire for a person, it leads to sexual sin.

    Author: William Barclay

Take heed and beware of covetousness. The Lord saw the need of doubly warning against that besetting sin.

    Author: William Tiptaft

Only one thing truly need the Christian envy, the large, rich, generous soul which "envieth not."

    Author: Henry Drummond
    Source: The Greatest Thing in the World.

Whenever you attempt a good work you will find other men doing the same kind of work, and probably doing it better. Envy them not.

    Author: Henry Drummond
    Source: The Greatest Thing in the World.

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