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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?

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Blest hour! It was a luxury--to be!

Blest hour! It was a luxury--to be!

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Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my
friend, the Historian in one of his flashing moments: read more

Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my
friend, the Historian in one of his flashing moments: "Give us
the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries."

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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

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

by Orson Welles 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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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

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I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the read more

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it.

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It is impossible to overdo luxury

It is impossible to overdo luxury

by French Proverb Found in: 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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The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.

The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.

by Leontyne Price Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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