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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.

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

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

by Hannah More Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

Like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

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

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

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

by Cesare Pavese Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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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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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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I always thought I should be treated like a star.

I always thought I should be treated like a star.

by Madonna Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt:
It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt:
It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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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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