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    Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up

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To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his
snuff-box, is like giving a pair read more

To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his
snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that
has never a shirt on his back.

by Tom Brown Found in: Apparel Quotes, Luxury 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 read more

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

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they read more

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.

by Garrison Keillor Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three - read more

Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three - and paradise is when you have none.

by Doug Larson Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.

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

by George William Curtis Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

by Edward Young Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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What think you, if he were conveyed to bed,
Wrapped in sweet clothes, rings put upon his fingers,
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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?

by William Shakespeare Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Luxury and dissipation, soft and gentle as their approaches are,
and silently as they throw their silken chains about read more

Luxury and dissipation, soft and gentle as their approaches are,
and silently as they throw their silken chains about the heart,
enslave it more than the most active and turbulent vices.

by Hannah More Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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O Luxury! thou curst by Heaven's decree.

O Luxury! thou curst by Heaven's decree.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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