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Top 100 Extravagant Quotes

#1. I'm not extravagant, so I won't need to rein it in too much. Me and my friend make each other cards. I love being creative and making things. But a better credit crunch idea is to not even bother sending cards. - Author: Konnie Huq
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#2. Dry happiness is like dry bread. We eat, but we do not dine. I wish for the superfluous, for the useless, for the extravagant, for the too much, for that which is not good for anything. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#3. Marriage can, should, and must evolve. Don't be alarmed, and don't resent it. Be patient and kind, unflaggingly. In the long run, it's the unasked-for hot-water bottles on winter nights that matter more than the extravagant gestures. - Author: David Mitchell
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#4. If I prove extravagant, I shall be more so from ignorance than willfulness. I am not wholly insensible to the pleasures of the world, therefore shall not be governed entirely by necessity; but I flatter myself, at least, in being able to restrain their gratification within due bonds. - Author: Washington Allston
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#5. There is more respect to be won in the opinion of this world by a resolute and courageous liquidation of unsound positions than by the most stubborn pursuit of extravagant or unpromising objectives. - Author: George F. Kennan
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#6. Then love of pleasure sways each heart, and we From that no more than from ourselves can fly. Blameless when govern'd well. But where it errs Extravagant, and wildly leads to ill, Public or private, there its curbing pow'r Cool reason must exert. - Author: John Armstrong
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#7. The practice of thrift is not outdated. We must discipline ourselves to live within our incomes even if it means going without or making do. The wise person can distinguish ... between basic needs and extravagant wants. Some find budgeting extremely painful, but I promise you, it is never fatal. - Author: Marvin J. Ashton
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#8. Extravagant love, as in every generation before us, has been ridiculed and scorned. it is seen as wasteful and reckless overspending. But extravagant love, the offering of everything, the emptying of the pockets of our life, is the essence of true Christianity. - Author: Eric Ludy
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#9. The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it. - Author: Chester A. Arthur
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#10. I wanted to be an actor from a young age, but actually becoming one and seen the ugly side of the world does feel different and sometimes unwelcome. There are shallow, vapid, untalented people zombieing the streets of Hollywood, adding decadence and immorality to an already extravagant business. - Author: Fran Kranz
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#11. The latter estimate is certainly an extravagant exaggeration - Author: Helmut Schmid
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#12. I'm not extravagant. I share my house in London with five roommates. I take the Tube. I intend to stay the exact same person I always was. - Author: Margot Robbie
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#13. I don't take fancy vacations. I buy all my jewelry at Claire's. I can't remember the last time I went out to a fancy dinner. My family lives in a modest two-bedroom apartment, and my kids share a bedroom. But I do have one extravagant vice: shoes. - Author: Nancy Lublin
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#14. Like all terrible golfers, Dr. Remond Courtney believed that nothing was too extravagant for his game. He wore Arnold Palmer sweaters and Tom Watson spikes, and carried a full set of Jack Nicklaus MacGregors, including a six-wood that the Golden Bear himself couldn't hit if his life depended on it. - Author: Carl Hiaasen
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#15. My parents were very well-off, but we didn't have a crazy-huge house. We didn't have thousands of workers and staff; it was just my mum doing the majority of the housework. We didn't have nannies. I wasn't brought up in any sort of extravagant way. - Author: Petra Stunt
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#16. Every video I do is over budget by the time I walk on set. I am massively extravagant in my personal habits. - Author: Rufus Wainwright
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#17. I cap myself when I shop; I don't like to spend extravagant amounts on clothes. But, I do get lent clothes for events, it's scary to wear something so expensive, but I feel really pampered. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#18. He rose late. He was recklessly extravagant and a notorious womaniser. The King was never a cipher. But well before his world was clouded by illness and insanity his capacity for public business was limited. He was idle, slow-witted and easily bored. - Author: Jonathan Sumption
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#19. A most mediocre person can be the object of a love which is wild, extravagant, and beautiful as the poison lillies of the swamp. - Author: Carson McCullers
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#20. Many a husband lives to regret the extravagant fee he bestowed upon the minister who sentenced him. - Author: Evan Esar
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#21. We should not expect the state to appear in the guise of an extravagant good fairy at every christening, a loquacious companion at every stage of life's journey, and the unknown mourner at every funeral. - Author: Margaret Thatcher
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#22. My life will never be extravagant; it will be simple, but I promise it will be filled with love, laughter, and stars released from jars, when I catch enough fireflies. ~Elijah Dirk "Epitaphs from the Afterlife - Author: Autumn Rosen
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#23. The Lord is more constant and far more extravagant than it seems to imply. Wherever you turn your eyes the world can shine like transfiguration. You don't have to bring a thing to it except a little willingness to see. Only, who could have the courage to see it? - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#24. The world is wider in all directions, more dangerous and bitter, more extravagant and bright. We are making hay when we should be making whoopee; we are raising tomatoes when we should be raising Cain and Lazarus. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#25. As far as I can remember, every dime I ever had went to something extravagant. I would rather spend more, buy fewer items and have them forever. - Author: Rachel Zoe
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#26. I'm not a big spender or shopper. Neither am I extravagant, nor do I have big expenses. I mainly spend on travel. I don't buy overpriced clothes, as I feel such expenses are unnecessary. I probably wouldn't buy expensive watches or jewellery either. - Author: Katrina Kaif
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#27. As an exercise of raw judicial power, the Court perhaps has authority to do what it does today; but, in my view, its judgment is an improvident and extravagant exercise of the power of judicial review that the Constitution extends to this Court. - Author: Byron White
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#28. I understand what lies hidden beneath beguiling words. I understand the trap beneath extravagant words. I understand the deceit beneath depraved words. And I understand the weariness beneath evasive words. - Author: Mencius
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#29. 'Downton Abbey' is a pageant, a cavalcade of a time when being born right is the first and most irrevocable career move, and in which an older order - whose passing 'Downton's' creator, Julian Fellowes, clearly mourns - is submerging in icy seas as surely as a grand and extravagant ocean liner. - Author: Steve Erickson
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#30. Friends and flowers are two of God's most extravagant blessings. Nurture both. - Mimi Greenwood Knight - - Author: Gary Chapman
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#31. Surely, of all creatures that have life and will, we women are the most wretched. When, for an extravagant sum, we have bought a husband, we must then accept him as possessor of our body. - Author: Euripides
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#32. My mom used to make my costumes when I was little; she sews a lot. One year, I was a bride and I had a big wedding dress and a bouquet. Another year I was a medieval princess with a long teal dress and a veil. It was a little extravagant, but it was cute! - Author: Sasha Pieterse
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#33. Yet these new women would always pay to a man the extravagant compliment which no ordinary woman ever pays to him, that of listening while he is talking. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#34. The Robespierre women (as one tended to think of them now) were all on display. Madame looked actively, rather intimidatingly benevolent; it was her aim in life to find a Jacobin who was hungry, then to go into the kitchen and make extravagant efforts, and say, "I have fed a patriot!". - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#35. I'm not a loud, extravagant person; I'm never going to be that and, to be honest, I don't want to be like that. - Author: Leona Lewis
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#36. War is an unpredictable beast. Once unleashed, it runs like a rabid dog, ravening friend or foe alike. It can drag on for years, a slow attrition of nerve and fortitude, or be over in one brilliant flash, an extravagant conflagration of flame and blood and waste. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#37. I always say you can never be extravagant with beauty. Beauty is God made real. Beauty is life. - Author: Imelda Marcos
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#38. People were thicker than bees, in those narrow streets, and the men were dressed in all the outrageous, outlandish, idolatrous, extravagant, thunder-and-lightning costumes that ever a tailor with the delirium tremens and seven devils could conceive of. There - Author: Mark Twain
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#39. I lived in a studio apartment until my mid-30s. I don't have an extravagant lifestyle. - Author: Craig Kilborn
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#40. If it's darkness we're having, let it be extravagant. - Author: Jane Kenyon
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#41. A gentleman's taste in dress is upon principle, the avoidance of all things extravagant. It consists in the quiet simplicity of exquisite neatness; but, as the neatness must be a neatness in fashion, employ the best tailor; pay him ready money, and, on the whole, you wi11 find him the cheapest. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#42. There have certainly been many periods in history when virtue was more rare than under the Caesars; but there has probably never been a period when vice was more extravagant or uncontrolled. - Author: William Edward Hartpole Lecky
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#43. Greedy for the property of others, extravagant with his own - Author: Sallust
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#44. We can be satisfied with moderate confidence in ourselves and with a moderately good opinion of ourselves, but the faith we have in a holy cause has to be extravagant and uncompromising. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#45. She's not extravagant or greedy, she tells herself: all she ever wanted was to be protected by layer upon layer of kind, soft, insulating money, so that nobody and nothing could get close enough to harm her. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#46. He would deny this is confronted, citing evasively his affection for Dante and Giotto, but anything overtly religious filled him with a pagan alarm; and I believe that like Pliny, whom he resembled in so many respects, he secretly thought it to be a degenerate cult carried to extravagant lengths. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#47. I don't know how to overcome this perception that I'm extravagant. - Author: Frank Gehry
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#48. It is easy to be moderate and cool. It is easy to be ignorant and passionate. But to be wise and yet extravagant, to measure all and yet venture all, this is not easy. - Author: Charles Bigg
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#49. But then anyone who's worth anything reads just what he likes, as the mood takes him, and with extravagant enthusiasm. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#50. Love is a chemical imbalance, too. That perilous highs and desperate lows and extravagant flurries of mood are not always symptoms of a broken mind, but signs of a beating heart. - Author: Terri Cheney
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#51. When Otero departs, there will go with her the last symbol of the epoch, superficial, light and at the same time virtuous and cynical, covetous towards others, yet madly extravagant in its pleasures, full of faults but not without its splendour. - Author: Anne Manson
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#52. May spending time with You be my first priority, may listening and obeying mark my life, may extravagant childlike joy and amazement mark my demeanor, may an openness to share your grace quickly and easily flow from me, may I seek your forgiveness and excitedly accept it. - Author: Katie Kiesler
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#53. Mo Udall didn't want the presidency bad enough. He was too sane. He was a marvelous guy, but you had the feeling there was another Udall outside his body watching the candidate Udall who was too extravagant, telling him to cut it out. - Author: Jack Germond
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#55. As I walked along that path,

I felt drawn from myself, elated,

struck stupidly good for a moment

by the extravagant beauty of the world. - Author: Garth Greenwell
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#56. This principle of nature being very remote from the conceptions of Philosophers, I forbore to describe it in that book, least I should be accounted an extravagant freak and so prejudice my Readers against all those things which were the main designe of the book. - Author: Isaac Newton
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#57. Extravagant love is never wasted. - Author: Bob Goff
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#58. You have everything needed for the extravagant journey that is your life. - Author: Carlos Castaneda
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#59. Are you a stingy breather? Well, don't be. Be extravagant with you breathing and come fully alive. - Author: Ron Fletcher
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#60. To complain of the age we live in, to murmur at the present possessors of power, to lament the past, to conceive extravagant hopes of the future, are the common dispositions of the greatest part of mankind. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#61. A fine memoir is to a fine novel as a well-wrought blanket is to a fancifully embroidered patchwork quilt. The memoir, a logical creation, dissects and dignifies reality. Fiction, wholly extravagant, magnifies it and gives it moral shape. Fiction has no practical purpose. Fiction, after all, is art. - Author: Julia Glass
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#62. And yet two thousand a year is a very moderate income," said Marianne. "A family cannot well be maintained on a smaller. I am sure I am not extravagant in my demands. A proper establishment of servants, a carriage, perhaps two, and hunters, cannot be supported on less. - Author: Jane Austen
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#63. The Communists have for decades loudly proclaimed their goal of destroying the bourgeois world, while the West merely smiled at what seemed to be an extravagant joke. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#64. Honestly, I'm not an extravagant person; I don't spend a lot of money. - Author: Liam Hemsworth
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#65. Imam Rauf and his backers have every legal right to build their extravagant Islamic center within the lethal radius of Ground Zero. But the rest of us have the right to question why they insist on doing so. - Author: Ralph Peters
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#66. Eilis replied to say that it was not just Mrs Kehoe, who was not in any way extravagant, it was everyone in America, they all kept their heating on all night. As - Author: Colm Toibin
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#67. Judging from the unfamiliar number, I assumed the text came from Shannon. If not, I would see who came by my house at 4:30 and go with it. Maybe it would be Mr. Darcy coming to pick me up in an extravagant horse-drawn carriage, but I couldn't picture Mr. Darcy using a cell phone. - Author: Michelle Madow
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#69. She winced, knowing what was to come, "Calpurnia." She closed her eyes again, embarrassed by the extravagant name - a name with which no one but a helplessly romantic mother with an unhealthy obsession with Shakespeare would have considered saddling a child. - Author: Sarah MacLean
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#70. Even in her cap and gown Susan looked like a sunrise, extravagant and full of promise. Wherever she went things seemed, as they always did, to organize around her. - Author: Robert B. Parker
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#71. To be extravagant you need money. True. But you do not need your own money. - Author: George Mikes
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#72. Tell Lord Brudenell...that he has already given me satisfaction: the satisfaction of having removed the most damned bad tempered and extravagant bitch in the kingdom. - Author: Cecil Woodham-Smith
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#73. When you think that most of us are doomed by divine grace to roast in hell, to say nothing of mortgages and hail and bad crops and extravagant womenfolks, 'tain't any laughing matter! - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#74. She wished she could help David to seem more legitimate. She wished she could do something to keep everything from being so undignified. Life seemed so uselessly extravagant. - Author: Zelda Fitzgerald
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#75. I fear chiefly lest my expression may not be extravagant enough, may not wander far enough beyond the narrow limit of my daily experience, so as to be adequate to the truth of which I have been convinced. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#76. Jesus didn't die an extravagant death so that we could live mediocre and comfortable lives. - Author: Jarrid Wilson
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#77. Wild Bill was a strange character, add to this figure a costume blending the immaculate neatness of the dandy with the extravagant taste and style of a frontiersman, you have Wild Bill, the most famous scout on the Plains. - Author: George Armstrong Custer
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#78. Meet the future; the future mode of transportation for this weary Western world. Now I'm not gonna make a lot of extravagant claims for this little machine. Sure, it'll change your whole life for the better, but that's all. - Author: Butch Cassidy
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#79. Everybody thinks about Bo Derek as being this extravagant looking lady but she is also a wonderful actress. - Author: Wayne Rogers
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#80. If you would serve your brother it is fit for you to serve him, do not take back your words when you find that prudent people do not commend you. Be true to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant and broken the monotony of a decorous age. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#81. New York ... Babylon-on-the-Hudson, sinful, extravagant, full of the nervous hilarity of the doomed. - Author: Lucius Beebe
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#82. I don't go out and get arrested anymore. The most extravagant thing I do these days is play golf. I'm like an old man. - Author: Brad Renfro
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#83. God blesses his people with extravagant grace so they might extend his extravagant glory to all peoples on the earth. - Author: David Platt
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#84. Everything is on a reduced scale here in the Polar regions; we can't afford to be extravagant. - Author: Roald Amundsen
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#85. The necessary has never been man's top priority. The passionate pursuit of the nonessential and the extravagant is one of the chief traits of human uniqueness. Unlike other forms of life, man's greatest exertions are made in the pursuit not of necessities but of superfluities. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#86. I'm not an extravagant person. You don't get a chance to spend money when you're working on a TV show. - Author: Aidan Turner
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#87. For a government,' said the god, 'is nothing but a mirror of your minds--tyrannical for tyrants--hypocritical for hypocrites --corrupt for those who are indifferent--extravagant and wasteful for the selfish--strong and honorable only toward honest men. - Author: Talbot Mundy
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#88. No man demands what he desires; each man demands what he fancies he can get. Soon people forget what the man really wanted first; and after a successful and vigorous political life, he forgets it himself. The whole is an extravagant riot of second bests, a pandemonium of pis-aller. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#89. The extravagant and ostentatious lifestyles that pass for charisma in a time when almost anybody talks about charisma but if you think about it there's precious little to be seen. - Author: Lester Bangs
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#90. Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially of the lower class of people, are so extremely wise and useful, that, to a humane and generous mind, no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant. - Author: John Adams
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#91. To discover a society,' said I, 'erected on a strictly communistic basis.'

'Of all the wild extravagant theories!' began the Psychologist. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#92. In medieval Europe, aristocrats spent their money carelessly on extravagant luxuries, whereas peasants lived frugally, minding every penny. Today, the tables have turned. The rich take great care managing their assets and investments, while the less well-heeled go into debt buying cars and - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#93. We pass our lives entirely in the search for extravagant adventures; and there is no extravagance with which we are not capable of sympathy - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#94. Not going to give casual worship to a God of extravagant beauty and grace! - Author: Louie Giglio
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#95. When malice has reason on its side, it looks forth bravely, and displays that reason in all its luster. When austerity and self-denial have not realized true happiness, and the soul returns to the dictates of nature, the reaction is fearfully extravagant. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#96. In the first weeks after Hiroshima, extravagant statements by President Truman and other official spokesmen for the U.S. government transformed the inception of the atomic age into the most mythologized event in American history. - Author: Stewart Udall
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#97. Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly. - Author: Anonymous
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#98. Our failure to segregate morons who are increasing and multiplying ... demonstrates our foolhardy and extravagant sentimentalism, - Author: Margaret Sanger
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#99. When I first got to Cannes, I was very insecure about everything, so I put on this extravagant facade. Can you blame me? I was 19. - Author: Xavier Dolan
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#100. The capacity for extravagant emotion that my husband finds so attractive in me can be exhausting, especially to a child. My moods are mercurial, and this can be terrifying. I know, because I was a daughter of a mother with a changeable temperament. - Author: Ayelet Waldman
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