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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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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 is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey
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Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey
in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only indispensable, but positive hindrances to read more

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

by Henry David Thoreau 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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Blest hour! It was a luxury--to be!

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

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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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Morality is a private and costly luxury

Morality is a private and costly luxury

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

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

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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