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  • Congress is a pile of lazy, money-loving self-entitled snobs, doing everything for political and financial gain and little to benefit the population at large.

    Obama challenges reform detractors to explain themselves

  • And on specific issues, Obama has committed to ending the war, more actively pursuing nuclear non-proliferation, putting entitlement programs on firmer financial ground, and the sort of goo-goo "process reforms" that the money-loving Clintons disdain but that many of us see as the keys to reinvigorating American democracy itself.

    Obama: Being Wife Of President Does Not Constitute Experience

  • Socrates also calls appetite the money-loving part, because, in the case of mature human beings at least, appetite also tends to be strongly attached to money, given that it is most of all by means of money that its primary desires are fulfilled (580e-581a).

    Ancient Theories of Soul

  • To declare victory against the money-loving, rent-raising, tenant-hating behemoth (their implied description) landlord that is Tishman Speyer, and to show the 20,000 or so tenants/constituents/voters who live in the complex that they support the decision.

    Thompson, Electeds Rally Behind Stuy Town Tenants; Bloomberg Doesn't

  • To declare victory against the money-loving, rent-raising, tenant-hating behemoth (their implied description) landlord that is Tishman Speyer, and to show the 20,000 or so tenants/constituents/voters who live in the complex that they support the decision.

    Thompson, Electeds Rally Behind Stuy Town Tenants; Bloomberg Doesn't

  • There is one principle with which, as we were saying, a man learns, another with which he is angry; the third, having many forms, has no special name, but is denoted by the general term appetitive, from the extraordinary strength and vehemence of the desires of eating and drinking and the other sensual appetites which are the main elements of it; also money-loving, because such desires are generally satisfied by the help of money.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • Christian aunt Sophie with the bitter tongue, nor her prosperous, money-loving, acutely mercantile uncle Karil; but, nevertheless, she was in some degree so subject to them, that she knew that she was bound to tell them what path in life she meant to tread.

    Nina Balatka

  • There is no doubt but that the privilege of matrimony offers opportunities to money-loving young men which ought not to be lightly abused.

    Doctor Thorne

  • Further, a man of a given disposition makes chiefly for the corresponding things: lovers of victory make for victory, lovers of honour for honour, money-loving men for money, and so with the rest.

    Rhetoric

  • For a present is not only the bestowal of a piece of property, but also a token of honour; which explains why honour-loving as well as money-loving persons desire it.

    Rhetoric

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