new wealth, however tainted by cupidity and egoism, tends to be favourable for the arts
Whilst the greatest terror possesses the large capitalist, cupidity inspires the other; and the two elements, instead of checking one another, co-exist together.
I have never stopped being angry at hypocrisy and hate and stupidity and cupidity , either.
The other is the astonishing and brutal cupidity of those in power who will almost certainly steal and divert the funds and the contributions in kind that are pouring in from all over the world.
Unlike those cynics whose mordant view of human nature seeps into and darkens their personality, he visibly brightened as he related episodes of human cupidity and self-inflicted prisoners' dilemmas.
Consumer cupidity continues to grow across the UK, but in Scotland the year-on-year growth rate subsided last month from 10.2% to 4.2%.
He does not hide his cupidity , but colleagues resent more the way he flaunts his brainpower.
Happily our cupidity was never tested by finding something as cherishable as a Neolithic polished axe head.
The current climate is tailor-made for a populist politician of the left to exploit, by railing against the extravagance, cupidity and even criminality of the money men.
That autumn, however, the collapse of the general farm reform combined with accusations of cupidity from his enemies not only ended his dominance but almost drove him from office.