The avarice person is ever in want; let your desired aim have a fixed limit.
— Horace

It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice.
Michel de Montaigne avarice quote

Avarice, envy, pride,Three fatal sparks, have set the hearts of allOn Fire.
— Dante Alighieri

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
— Petrarch

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -- avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
— avarice quotation by Francesco Petrarch