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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 the elevation of mankind.

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

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

by Arthur Helps Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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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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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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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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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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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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Blesses his stars, and thinks it luxury.

Blesses his stars, and thinks it luxury.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Luxury Quotes,
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