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Top 100 Quotes About Luxuries

#1. It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character. - Author: Alfred Marshall
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#2. It was possible, no doubt, to imagine
a society in which WEALTH, in the sense of personal pos-
sessions and luxuries, should be evenly distributed, while
POWER remained in the hands of a small privileged caste. - Author: George Orwell
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#3. Men who could willingly resign the luxuries and sensual pleasures of a large fortune cannot consent to live without the grandeur and the homage. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#4. Embrace reality. Think about what delights you - the small luxuries on which you depend, the people whom you cherish most. But remember that they have their own distinct character, which is quite a separate matter from how we happen to regard them. - Author: Epictetus
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#5. I'm still about as pigeon-toed as you can get. But I learned to manage pretty well on a bike. Should have had a bicycle then, when I was a kid, but our family didn't have the money for such luxuries. I saved up to buy one myself a few years later. - Author: Norman Rockwell
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#6. Dare we care at all about current fashions if that means reducing our ability to help hungry neighbors? How many more luxuries should we buy for ourselves and our children when others are dying for lack of bread? - Author: Ronald J. Sider
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#7. Thanks to our capacity to adapt to ever greater fame and fortune, yesterday's luxuries can soon become today's necessities and tomorrow's relics.6 - Author: Richard Wiseman
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#8. Without ifs & buts, I've had to dispense with a lot of my luxuries since I realized their fake existence. - Author: Moutasem Algharati
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#9. The fall of waters and the song of birds,
And hills that echo to the distant berds,
Are luxuries excelling all the glare
The world can boast, and her chief favorites share. - Author: William Cowper
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#10. 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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#11. A farmer once told me one of the greatest luxuries of his life was to wake up early only to go back to sleep again. - Author: James Herriot
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#12. Self-denial is not denying to ourselves luxuries such as chocolates, cakes, cigarettes and cocktails (although it might include this); it is actually denying or disowning ourselves, renouncing our supposed right to go our own way. - Author: John R.W. Stott
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#13. I don't need a trailer; I don't need to have the luxuries of what is Hollywood, which is why I'm probably not so desperate to get there. - Author: Vicky McClure
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#14. The table groans under the heavy and blood-bought luxuries gathered with painstaking care, at home and abroad. Fields, forests, rivers and seas, are made tributary here. Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#15. Give me the luxuries of life and I will gladly do without the necessities. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#16. How easily the heart accustoms itself to comforts, and how difficult it is to tear one's self away from luxuries which have become habitual and, little by little, indispensable. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#17. A woman unsatisfied must have luxuries. But a woman who loves a man would sleep on a board - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#18. Another ingredient in a happy marriage: Budget the luxuries first! - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#19. Eleanor fixated on all the small luxuries strewn and tucked around the house. Packs of cigarettes, newspapers, magazines ... Brand-name cereal and quilted toilet paper. His refrigerator was full of things you tossed into the cart without thinking about it just because they sounded good. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#20. That was one of the problems of marrying into wealth; there were no luxuries. - Author: Len Deighton
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#21. Man is a luxury loving animal. Take away play, fancies, and luxuries, and you will turn man into a dull, sluggish creature, barely energetic enough to obtain a bare subsistence. A society becomes stagnant when its people are too rational or too serious to be tempted by baubles. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#22. The things that are essential are acquired with little bother; it is the luxuries that call for toil and effort. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#23. We, in short, propose to tax luxuries, monopolies, and superfluities, but we scrupulously avoid taxing the necessaries of life. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#24. Fortune provides a man's table with luxuries, virtue with only a frugal meal. - Author: Democritus
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#25. Complaining about life's little miseries was one of the few conversational luxuries people were allowed, and at the moment, Kaylin couldn't put herself behind complaint. - Author: Michelle Sagara
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#26. The city has to do what any citizen or family does, when you have a dream. You tighten your belt. You sacrifice some luxuries. Above all, you don't waste a dime. - Author: Laura Miller
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#27. We come here (literally) reaching for intimacy and love. But it seems soon after our arrival, we're made to believe that they're luxuries not necessities. - Author: Rashod Ollison
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#28. Do not take the advantage of all the little luxuries a house of a stranger may offer you. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#29. You should not allow yourself the luxuries of discouragement of despair. Bounce back immediately, and welcome the adversity because it produces harder thinking and harder drive to get to the objective. - Author: Ralph Nader
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#30. Ah, how many luxuries has the good God prepared for his Jewish children. - Author: Sholom Aleichem
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#31. You know? Ain't it ironic how we live our entire lives without the luxury of time, only to spend an eternity in death. - Author: Jason Medina
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#32. Give me the luxuries and I can dispense with the necessities. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#33. Sometimes when we have so much going on, it's easy to forsake the things that seem like personal luxuries - for example, our morning run. But it isn't a luxury at all, when it is the thing that allows us and empowers us to face everything else. - Author: Kristin Armstrong
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#34. Books are both our luxuries and our daily bread. - Author: Henry Stevens
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#35. The luxuries of civilization satisfy only those wants which they themselves create. - Author: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
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#36. Equality and freedom are not luxuries to lightly cast aside. Without them, order cannot long endure before approaching depths beyond imagining. - Author: Alan Moore
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#37. ... those who have enough to spend on luxuries, yet fail to share even a tiny fraction of their income with the poor, must bear some responsibility for the deaths they could have prevented. - Author: Peter Singer
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#38. Columbus and his men, they say, Conveyed the virus hither Whereby my features rot away And vital powers wither; Yet had they not traversed the seas And come infected back, Why, think of all the luxuries That modern life would lack. - Author: Richard Wilbur
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#39. Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#40. Somehow we are going to have to develop a concept of enough for those at the top and at the bottom so that the necessities of the many are not sacrificed for the luxuries of the few. - Author: Marian Wright Edelman
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#41. As soon as we mistake our ease for our security, our conveniences for our human rights, our luxuries for our entitlements, we aren't culturally distinct anymore. Then we're part of someone else's corporate plan, we're a predictable, fulfilled expectation; we're a black dot on a bottom line. - Author: Alexandra Fuller
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#42. Rich people buy luxuries last, while the poor and middle class tend to buy luxuries first. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#43. People don't need to find reasons to justify their not giving. What they need to find is the inspiration to give. And those who don't, but could afford to, are missing out on one of wealth's greatest luxuries. - Author: Andrew Tobias
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#44. Books are not luxuries. They are the meat and drink for the mind. - Author: Andrew Taylor
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#45. Get a sales tax, small on necessities and large on luxuries; then a stiff inheritance tax on the fellow that saves and don't spend. That will get him either way. A tax paid on the day you buy is not as tough as asking you for it the next year when you are broke. - Author: Will Rogers
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#46. I grew up with the sea, and poverty for me was sumptuous; then I lost the sea and found all luxuries gray and poverty unbearable. - Author: Albert Camus
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#47. My background wasn't one blessed with all the luxuries in life. Nothing is forever and I realize that. - Author: Junior Seau
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#48. Men have come to such a pass that they frequently starve, not for want of necessaries, but for want of luxuries; - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#49. She's on the stairs, ma'am, getting her breath,' said the young servant, who had not been long up from the country, where my mother had the excellent habit of getting all her servants. Often she had seen them born. That's the only way to get really good ones. And they're the rarest of luxuries. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#50. It occurred to Anita that hatred and dislike and even indifference were all luxuries, born of the mistaken belief that anything could last forever. - Author: Tommy Wallach
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#51. Capitalism is about turning luxuries into necessities. - Author: Andrew Carnegie
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#52. Personalized stationary is one of the small but truly necessary luxuries of life. - Author: Ted Bundy
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#53. No matter luxuries you get, something will be missing. No matter how carefully you chooe, you'll nevver be totally happy. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#54. It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization. - Author: Agnes Repplier
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#55. I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute. - Author: John Keats
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#56. Luxuries and indulgences were distractions from true greatness, tawdry and ephemeral baubles that dissipated energy that could be directed toward more meaningful and durable accomplishments in the world around him. - Author: Ramez Naam
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#57. It was a delicious feeling, falling in love. I'd had so many luxuries in my life, and I thought I'd had a taste of this before, but I realized now it was merely a cheap imitation of something not meant to be imitated in the first place. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#58. (Shoddiness is) the nature of human life. It takes an exertion to be indifferent to these things, but it's an exertion worth making. Also, it allows you luxuries like scorn and flippancy. - Author: Thomas M. Disch
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#59. People in high life have all the luxuries to themselves - among others, the luxury of indulging their feelings. People in low life have no such privilege. - Author: Wilkie Collins
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#60. I am not in the position to sacrifice the essentials of life in the hope of acquiring the luxuries. -Pushkin - Author: Alexander Pushkin
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#61. If we want to give poor people soap we must set out deliberately to give them luxuries. If we will not make them rich enough to be clean, then empathically we must do what we did with the saints. We must reverence them for being dirty. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#62. It is a constant battle to resist the temptation to have more luxuries, to acquire more stuff, and to live more comfortably. - Author: David Platt
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#63. Among the numerous luxuries of the table ... coffee may be considered as one of the most valuable. It excites cheerfulness without intoxication; and the pleasing flow of spirits which it occasions ... is never followed by sadness, languor or debility. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#64. Oh my God, the luxuries we have in America. We just don't even realize because you live in it long enough and you come to expect it, but when you get to take a step outside of it you really, really get to recognize how blessed we are and how much we have. - Author: Lindsey McKeon
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#65. How could we even begin to disarm greed and envy? Perhaps by being much less greedy and envious ourselves; perhaps by resisting the temptation of letting our luxuries become needs; and perhaps by even scrutinising our needs to see if they cannot be simplified and reduced. - Author: Ernst F. Schumacher
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#66. Never economize on the small luxuries of life. Drinking fine wine and eating chocolate won't solve your problems - but they won't hurt either. - Author: Ernie J Zelinski
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#67. Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#68. It puts things into perspective when we realize that people can live without the luxuries we grow accustomed to having. - Author: Frankie Rayder
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#69. In poor Rosamond's mind there was not room enough for luxuries to look small in. - Author: George Eliot
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#70. Luxuries unfit us for returning to hardships easily endured before. - Author: Mary Mapes Dodge
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#71. First-class travel, provided one hasn't to pay for it oneself, is the most insidiously addictive of life's luxuries. - Author: P.D. James
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#72. so long. I'm just so tired of this game. I know I got the luxuries but sometimes I'd rather just have my man. Sometimes the game can drain you. - Author: K. Elliott
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#73. When you're not in studios, you don't have any luxuries; you can't control the elements, so you have to put up with those extremes. - Author: Richard Madden
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#74. You need to treat your finances as a resource God has provided to fulfill your vision, not a tool to fill your life with luxuries - Author: Myles Munroe
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#75. But this kind of love can't survive. Love's a luxury. - Author: Julianna Baggott
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#76. Don't buy luxuries until you've built the assets to afford them - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#77. In a brutal country like ours, where human life is 'cheap', it's stupid to destroy yourself for the sake of your beliefs. Beliefs? High ideas? Only people in rich countries can enjoy such luxuries. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#78. Positive emotions are not trivial luxuries, but instead might be critical necessities for optimal functioning. - Author: Barbara Fredrickson
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#79. Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine,
Yet let's be merry; we'll have tea and toast;
Custards for supper, and an endless host
Of syllabubs and jellies and mincepies,
And other such ladylike luxuries. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#80. Power brings a man many luxuries, but a clean pair of hands is seldom among them. - Author: Robert Harris
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#81. You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness. - Author: Brad Garrett
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#82. We are developing new types of destitutes-the automobileless, the yachtless, the Newportcottageless. The subtlest luxuries of today reaches very high in the social scale ... The end of it all is vexation of spirit. - Author: Walter Weyl
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#83. We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread. - Author: Thomas Day
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#84. What if all my silly little individual purchases do matter? What if I joined a different movement, one that was less enticed by luxuries and more interested in justice? What if I believed every dollar spent is vital, a potential soldier in the war on inequality? - Author: Jen Hatmaker
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#85. Advertising tries to stimulate our sensuous desires, converting luxuries into necessities, but it only intensifies man's inner misery. The business world is bent on creating hungers which its wares never satisfy, and thus it adds to the frustrations and broken minds of our times. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#86. Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence. - Author: Max Von Sydow
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#87. Our values are not luxuries, but necessities. They are not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#88. The more we count the blessings we have, the less we crave the luxuries we haven't. - Author: William Arthur Ward
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#89. Stewardship is like that. I won't answer for the way another Christian mismanaged money. I won't be charged with another person's irresponsible consumption. Nor will I get credit for how another faith community shared or sacrificed luxuries for the marginalized. I'll answer for my choices. - Author: Jen Hatmaker
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#90. Even though I am fortunate to have certain luxuries, sometimes, I am even amazed by what people with money have and do. I want to remind people that just because you might be rich and famous, it doesn't mean you have to take yourself too seriously. - Author: Nick Cannon
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#91. You mustn't get me used to too many luxuries. One doesn't miss what one has never had; but it's awfully hard going without things after one has commenced thinking they are his. - Author: Jean Webster
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#92. You may be rich, but there is one thing you can't afford - that is, if you are a good sort - you can't afford to spend money on your own luxuries while there are people around you wanting the necessaries of life. - Author: Robert Baden-Powell
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#93. Spite and ill-nature are among the most expensive luxuries in life. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#94. Books, indeed, were his sole luxuries - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#95. The real mistake humans have committed lays in the inability to differentiate between requirements and luxuries. - Author: Mata Amritanandamayi
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#96. The food doesn't matter. No, up here, in the room. It's so wonderful to shut out the world for a few hours. Rest, peace, silence, solitude. You would think they were luxuries that only the very rich can afford, and yet they cost nothing. Strange that they should be so hard to come by. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#97. Peace is a rare gift. Peace of mind, peaceful sleeps, and peaceful spirits are all luxuries that few rebels can ever afford. - Author: Assata Shakur
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#98. In the affluent society, no useful distinction can be made between luxuries and necessities. - Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
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#99. Some things are really necessaries of life in some circles, the most helpless and diseased, which in others are luxuries merely, and in others still entirely unknown. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#100. People always grumbled. If things went well they wanted them to go better. Give them comfort and they wanted luxuries. - Author: Jean Plaidy
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