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Top 100 Quotes About Indulgence

#1. He was no martyr. He was no hero But in the last two years, selfishness gave way to selflessness, lies gave way to truth and indulgence gave way to spirituality, and anyone watching that couldn't help but be moved by it. - Author: Lex Lasry
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#2. Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#3. The Billionaires' Indulgence series is addicting and a heck of a wild ride! - Author: Scarlett Avery
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#4. We have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. (Despite) all the selfishness that chills like east winds the world, the whole human family is bathed with an element of love like a fine ether ... The effect of the indulgence of this human affection is a certain cordial exhilaration. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#5. To history therefore I must refer for answer, in which it would be an unhappy passage indeed, which should shew by what fatal indulgence of subordinate views and passions, a contest for an atom had defeated well founded prospects of giving liberty to half the globe. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#6. The human body is meant solely for service, never for indulgence. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#7. Anger was the indulgence of a child, not a queen. - Author: Erika Johansen
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#8. We should always be realistic about our needs, steer clear of this over indulgence and self imposed poverty nonsense. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#9. Alas! this time is never the time for self-denial, it is always the next time. Abstinence is so much more pleasant to contemplate upon the other side of indulgence. - Author: George MacDonald
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#10. The bigger the better; in everything. - Author: Freddie Mercury
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#11. It was a struggle to not fall in love with a man who was determined to be decent to her when what she sought was indulgence of her wanton nature.
Her recently discovered, very frustrated wanton nature, damn him. - Author: Grace Burrowes
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#12. Angst is the indulgence of the middle class. - Author: Joey W. Hill
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#13. Intent is not a thought, or an object, or a wish. Intent is what can make a man succeed when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated. It operates in spite of the warrior's indulgence. Intent is what makes him invulnerable. Intent is what sends a shaman through a wall, through space, to infinity. - Author: Carlos Castaneda
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#14. Love, he told himself, was open to interpretation like any other abstract indulgence but followed the same principles everywhere, irrespective of everything else. One, either won or lost in love, there was no bridge in between, and he decided he had lost, lost to himself, if not to her. - Author: Faraaz Kazi
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#15. She couldn't save them, she couldn't save anyone but herself, which made her presence here the worst sort of self-indulgence, her mission a long-running fantasy. - Author: Ben Fountain
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#16. For every sacrifice, there's a reward. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#17. It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#18. Remember that every guilty compliance with the humors of the world , every sinful indulgence of our own passions , is laying up cares and fears for the hour of darkness , and that the remembrance of ill-spent time will strew our sick bed with thorns and rack our sinking spirits with despair . - Author: Reginald Heber
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#19. Remember that Divinity is the true self of Man. It cannot be sold for gold; neither can it be heaped up as are the riches of the world today. The rich man has cast off his Divinity, and has clung to his gold. And the young today have forsaken their Divinity and pursue self-indulgence and pleasure. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#20. On a September morning, just after school started, I'd gotten Diane's .44 Magnum and held it, babylike, in my lap for hours. What an indulgence it would be, to just blow off my head, all my mean spirits disappearing with a gun blast, like blowing a seedy dandelion apart. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#21. O woman, thou art my imperfection! - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#22. Facials are my biggest beauty indulgence. Looking good is about having a good base. It's about taking care of your skin. - Author: Halle Berry
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#23. The severity of the master is more useful than the indulgence of the father. - Author: Saadi
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#24. We live, in North America in general, if I'm given the indulgence of selling us down the river, in a culture of fear of this connective sense of spirit. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#25. I have loved humanity, I have loved it so much. For me, there are three kinds of men; he who curses life, he who blesses it and he who contemplates it. I loved the first for his wretchedness, the second for his indulgence and the third for his perception. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#26. It is easier to get on with vices than with virtues. The vices, accommodating by nature, help each other, are full of mutual indulgence, whereas the jealous virtues combat and annihilate each other, showing in everything their incompatibility and their intolerence - Author: Emil Cioran
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#27. Marriage is a state that is attended with so much care and trouble, that it is a kind of faulty indulgence and selfishness to livesingle, in order to avoid the difficulties it is attended with. - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#28. I'm really interested in the difference between selfishness and generosity. It confuses me to no end because sometimes it all just feels like pure indulgence on my part. - Author: Nate Lowman
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#29. Lack of knowledge and skills, laziness, gluttony, over-indulgence, lustiness, anger, fear, greed and misuse of knowledge, power and designation are the sources of corruption in the government employees. - Author: Dev Dantreliya
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#30. Due to the paucity of intellect people do not realise that it is through the discipline of regulated abstinence that one can really enjoy the world. Your intellect must constantly check and control indiscriminate indulgence. - Author: A. Parthasarathy
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#31. The conviction that the world and man is something that had better not have been, is of a kind to fill us with indulgence towards one another. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#32. I've deprived my family in order to buy books. No doubt there is a special punishment in hell for such self-indulgence. Perhaps I shall be struck with blindness among the rarest known to men. - Author: I.J. Parker
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#33. He was paving hell with energy - buying an indulgence, forgiveness for sin. - Author: Sylvain Reynard
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#34. L'Oreal's slogan 'because you're worth it' has come to epitomise banal narcissism of early 21st century capitalism; easy indulgence and effortless self-love all available at a flick of the credit card. - Author: Geoff Mulgan
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#35. In the many months of his absence, she never wondered whether he was true to her or not; she knew he was. She knew, even though she was too young to know the reason, that indiscriminate desire and unselective indulgence were possible only to those who regarded sex and themselves as evil. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#36. A number of his friends whose wilfully overburdened lives inhibited the enjoyment of all but necessary pleasures somehow found time to take afternoon tea with the Ackroyds in their neat Edwardian villa in Swiss Cottage with its comfortable sitting-room and atmosphere of timeless indulgence. - Author: P.D. James
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#37. Everything will be destroyed no matter how hard we work to create it. The idea terrifies me. I want tiny permanents. I want gigantic permanents! I want what I think and who I am captured in an anthology of indulgence I can comfortingly tuck into a shelf in some labyrinthine library. - Author: Marina Keegan
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#38. Artistic self-indulgence is the mark of an amateur. The temptation to make scenes, to appear late, to call in sick, not to meet deadlines, not to be organized, is at heart a sign of your own insecurity and at worst the sign of an amateur. - Author: Harold Prince
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#39. false promises of an easy life or indulgence of sins. But in good times, the cost does not seem so high, and people take the name of Christ without undergoing the radical transformation of life that true conversion implies. - Author: John F. MacArthur Jr.
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#40. Nothing perhaps increases by indulgence more than a desultory habit of reading, especially under such opportunities of gratifying it. - Author: Walter Scott
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#41. An excessive indulgence in the pleasures of social life constitutes the great interests of a luxuriant and opulent age. - Author: Isaac D'Israeli
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#42. In our age, self-indulgence and self-destruction, rather than self-sacrifice, are the foundations for new heroic myths. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#43. Of late years wealth has made us greedy, and self-indulgence has brought us, through every kind of sensual excess, to be, if I may so put it, in love with death both individual and collective - Author: Livy
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#44. In both England and the United States, he observed, the contemporary trend was to treat mourning as morbid self-indulgence, and to give social admiration to the bereaved who hide their grief so fully that no one would guess anything had happened. - Author: Joan Didion
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#45. On every shopping trip, there is one indulgence. - Author: Judy Blundell
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#46. Bore children, and they stop reading. There's no room for self-indulgence or showing off or setting the scene. - Author: Mark Haddon
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#47. For to be afflicted with endless sorrow at the loss of someone very dear is foolish self-indulgence, and to feel none is inhuman callousness. - Author: Seneca.
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#48. A 'treat' is different from a 'reward,' which must be justified or earned. A treat is a small pleasure or indulgence that we give to ourselves just because we want it. Treats give us greater vitality, which boosts self-control, which helps us maintain our healthy habits. - Author: Gretchen Rubin
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#49. The belief in miracles that all men cherish is born of immoderate indulgence in hope. There are people who go on hope sprees periodically and we all know the chronic hope drunkard that is held up before us as an exemplary optimist. Tip-takers are all they really are - Author: Anonymous
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#50. Incidentally, why is it that drug abuse is always described as an 'experiment', as if some important scientific enterprise were at stake instead of hedonistic self-indulgence? - Author: Roger Kimball
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#51. To delight the ear and the eye is a mere sensual indulgence; - true poetry strikes at the soul. - Author: Egerton Brydges
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#52. I had so much fun writing this book and I want readers to have fun also. A Passion for Prying is a feel-good, fun read. It's like eating a delicious, sinful hot fudge sundae--pure fun and indulgence. - Author: Nancy Mangano
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#53. There are a ton of foods that are great for you, that's like an indulgence. - Author: Tracee Ellis Ross
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#54. Love based upon indulgence of animal passion, is at best a selfish affair, and likely to snap under the slightest strain. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#55. Love turns, with little indulgence, to indifference or disgust: hatred alone is immortal. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#56. The Buddha's message was simple but profound. Neither a life of self-indulgence nor one of self-mortification can bring happiness. Only a middle path, avoiding these two extremes, leads to peace of mind, wisdom, & complete liberation from the dissatisfactions of life. - Author: Henepola Gunaratana
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#57. Our will operates in spite of our indulgence. For example, your will is already opening your gap, little by little." "What gap are you talking about?" "There is a gap in us; like the soft spot on the head of a child which closes with age, this gap opens as one develops one's will. - Author: Carlos Castaneda
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#58. Industrial civilization is only possible when there's no self-denial. Self-indulgence up to the very limits imposed by hygiene and economics. Otherwise the wheels stop turning. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#59. Anything that feels good couldn't possibly be bad. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#60. The True Person avoids extremes, self-indulgence, and extravagance. - Author: Laozi
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#61. Feelings are not always a guide to truth, and guilt is an indulgence you cannot afford. It clouds the mind. - Author: Eileen Wilks
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#62. The Don considered a use of threats the most foolish kind of exposure; the unleashing of anger without forethought as the most dangerous indulgence. No one had ever heard the Don utter a naked threat, no one had ever seen him in an uncontrollable rage. It was unthinkable. - Author: Mario Puzo
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#63. It turns out that the Bible is right - "It is better to give than to receive" (Acts 20:35). People generally do find greater joy in giving freely to others than they do in rampant self-indulgence. - Author: Francis Chan
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#64. Perfect by nature, icons of self indulgence. Just what we need more lies about our world. - Author: Evanescence
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#65. Rule of thumb: if you think something is clever and sophisticated beware-it is probably self-indulgence. - Author: Donald A. Norman
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#66. The gossip is like chocolate - a small indulgence in an otherwise serious diet. - Author: Roxanne Roberts
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#67. Why must there always be a price to pay for every indulgence, and why must it so often be withdrawn from the bankrupt accounts of the innocent? - Author: Andrew Levkoff
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#68. I did 50 takes on Robert Shaw assembling the Greener Gun on 'Jaws.' The shark wasn't working, so I just kept shooting to make the production report look like we were accomplishing something and to keep cast and crew from going crazy from boredom. It was a strategic indulgence. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#69. An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity. - Author: Saadi
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#70. The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man's determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full the senses with which he has been endowed. - Author: David Daiches
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#71. I've always felt a kinship with Willy Wonka. Even at that age, I could tell that he was a flawed hero, an icon for the forbidden. The forbidden in this case was chocolate, a metaphor for indulgence and anything you're not supposed to have, be it sex, drugs, alcohol or pornography. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#72. God's goodness will not mean a spoiling indulgence; [H]is aim need not be our ease so much as our perfection. - Author: Jocelyn Gibb
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#73. Self-indulgence leads only to misery. Nothing great or even worthwhile is ever accomplished without struggle through adversity and self-sacrifice - Author: Maryam Jameelah
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#74. There's a thin line between interesting music and self-indulgence. We crossed it on the Passengers record. - Author: Larry Mullen Jr.
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#75. No man will revel long in the indulgence of crime. - Author: Decimius Magnus Ausonius
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#76. Love is just a mask. All we search is a Comfort, Acceptance. Consolation. Affirmation. Assurance. Indulgence. Isolation. Absolution and Remission. - Author: Sarvesh Jain
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#77. 'Dead Air' is full of rants; it's a rant-based book. Yes, it's self-indulgence. I plead guilty; mea culpa. - Author: Iain Banks
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#78. Inaction that results from indulgence is Procrastination. Inaction that results from intention is Patience. - Author: Rory Vaden
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#79. I have one promise I can make you, Kate." He reached for her hair, coiled some of it around his hand, and used it to pull her toward him.
"What's that?" she whispered breathlessly. Not so cocky now.
"You're going to enjoy this. - Author: Jackie Braun
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#80. Hence the sage puts away excessive effort, extravagance, and easy indulgence. - Author: Lao-Tzu
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#81. Invites us to jump off the hamster wheel of consumption and experience the pinch of abstaining from thoughtless indulgence. - Author: Anonymous
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#82. Though it may be right to care more for the benefit of the many than for the indulgence of your own single self, when you consider that the many, and duty to them, only exist to you through your own existence, what can be said? - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#83. Throughout the play everything possible was done to show the virtue, innocence and helplessness of the poor, and the abandoned cruelty, the heartless self-indulgence of the rich. - Author: Joyce Cary
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#84. A life which goes excessively against natural impulse is ... likely to involve effects of strain that may be quite as bad as indulgence in forbidden impulses would have been. People who live a life which is unnatural beyond a point are likely to be filled with envy, malice and uncharitableness. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#85. Nothing leads more directly to the breach of charity, and to the injury and molestation of our fellow-creatures, than the indulgence of an ill temper. - Author: Hugh Blair
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#86. But when the flash flood crosses your path, when the lion leaps at you from the grasses, advanced self-awareness is an unaffordable indulgence. The brain stem does its best. - Author: Peter Watts
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#87. My garden does not whet the appetite; it satisfies it. It does not provoke thirst through heedless indulgence, but slakes it by proffering its natural remedy. Amid such pleasures as these have I grown old. - Author: Epicurus
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#88. If you would have a boy to despise his mother, let her keep him at home, and spend her life in petting him up, and slaving to indulge his follies and caprices. - Author: Anne Bronte
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#89. At first Ifemelu thought Kimberly's apologizing sweet, even if unnecessary, but she had begun to feel a flash of impatience, because Kimberly's repeated apologies were tinged with self-indulgence, as though she believed that she could, with apologies, smooth all the scalloped surfaces of the world. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#90. Beyond a certain point, hope is more than self-indulgence. It's self-harm. - Author: Simon R. Green
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#91. Mitrofanii frowned - he found women's tears hard to bear, especially if they were not shed out of self-indulgence but for some substantial reason, as now. - Author: Boris Akunin
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#92. A man should inure himself to voluntary labor, and not give up to indulgence and pleasure, as they beget no good constitution of body nor knowledge of mind. - Author: Socrates
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#93. You dedicate your life to the pursuit of pleasure. No over-indulgence, mind you, but knowing that your body is apleasure machine, you treat it carefully in order to get the most out of it. - Author: Nathanael West
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#94. My mother supported my every artistic ambition. I don't wonder why. I'm beyond grateful. But when I think of my grandparents barely surviving the war, I feel so pampered. What an indulgence to be an artist. So this is it, this is all I can offer, to the living and to the dead. - Author: Leela Corman
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#95. Where character forbids self-indulgence, transcendence still hovers around. - Author: Richard M. Weaver
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#96. Occasionally I find a travel book that is both illuminating and entertaining, where vivid writing and research replace self-indulgence and sloppy prose. - Author: Arthur Smith
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#97. She was an indulgence, a dangerous one, but weren't those the best kind? - Author: Chanel Cleeton
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#98. There are scenes that were right on the edge, but I always try to err on non-indulgence. It's something that I'm very careful about, that I'm just leaning too hard into something. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#99. time - that true happiness is found, not in the indulgence of pride and luxury, but in communion with God through his created works. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#100. Grief is the agony of an instant: the indulgence of grief is the blunder of life. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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