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44 Luxury Quotes

What think you, if he were conveyed to bed, Wrapped in sweet clothes, rings put upon his fingers, A most delicious banquet by his bed, And brave attendants near him when he wakes, Would not the beggar then forget himself?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Taming of the Shrew (Lord at induction, i)

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Like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Taming of the Shrew (Lord at induction, i)

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Falsely luxurious, will not man awake?

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Seasons--Summer

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On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

Edward Young Quotes

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The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

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Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.

Charles de Montesquieu Quotes

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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

George Eliot Quotes

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Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

Cesare Pavese Quotes

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The greatest luxury of riches is, that they enable you to escape so much good advice.

Arthur Helps Quotes

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Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.

John L. Motley Quotes

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Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.

George William Curtis Quotes

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Luxury is the first, second and third cause of the ruin of republics. It is the vampire which soothes us into a fatal slumber while it sucks the lifeblood of our veins.

Edward Payson Quotes

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Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor; but if there were no luxury, there would be no poor.

Henry Home Quotes

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On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

Edward Young Quotes

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Give us the luxuries of life and we'll dispense with the necessaries.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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War destroys men, but luxury destroys mankind; at once corrupts the body and the mind.

John Crowne Quotes

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Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury--to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for every one, best for both the body and the mind.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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