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    Until you have enough money accumulated, sacrifice luxury. Sacrifice TV, time out, and even time with your family and friends.

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    Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, and paradise is when you have none.

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    Wealth and poverty; one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

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    Wealthier countries have the luxury of entertaining fears the rest of the world cannot afford.

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    We Americans are the most lavish and showiest and most luxury loving people on the earth; and at our masthead we fly one true and honest symbol, the gaudiest flag the world has ever seen.

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    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.

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    We can do without any article of luxury we have never had; but when once obtained, it is not in human natur' to surrender it voluntarily.

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    We consume luxury. We participate in the image industry in a meaningful way, and we have a look and a background that should be taken on its own terms.

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    We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of Now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy

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    We do not have the luxury of despair right now. There is too much at stake, for too many people.

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    We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford.

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    We don't sell a watch to give time. We sell a piece of art. We sell an object that represents something to you, you know. It's like you have a nice shirt or a nice jacket. It's like a luxury accessories that can be considered like shoes or like handbags for ladies.

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    We have the right not to tolerate the intolerant. We should tolerate even them whenever we can do so without running a great risk; but the risk may become so great that we cannot allow ourselves the luxury.

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    We live in a society either scarred by scarcity or spoiled by luxury. We have no idea how much is enough. We don't know when to quit.

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    We live in a time when science is validating what humans have known throughout the ages: that compassion is not a luxury; it is a necessity for our well-being, resilience, and survival.

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    We've got a wood-burning pizza oven in the garden - a luxury, I know, but it's one of the best investments I've ever made.

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    We see no where the pernicious effects of luxury on a republic more than in that of the ancient Romans, who immediately found itself poor as soon as this vice got footing among them, though they were possessed of all the riches in the world.

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    We take food for granted, but it isn't a luxury for many people.

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    We live well enough to have the luxury to get ourselves sick with purely social, psychological stress.

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    We must be honest in acknowledging that neither Germany nor the US has the luxury of assuming that we can skate by on half-measures in Afghanistan and Pakistan and not risk suffering the consequences.

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    We’re in the business of luxury and there’s nothing more luxurious than being good to people, being respectful of them.

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    We've been sold a concept of joy through advertising. It was somehow sold to us through a Gucci bag or something.

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    What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one!

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    What a life, without wine!

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    what a luxury it was for people to hold their loved ones whenever they wanted

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    What a lost person needs is a map of the territory, with his own position marked on it so he can see where he is in relation to everything else. Literature is not only a mirror; it is also a map, a geography of the mind. Our literature is one such map, if we can learn to read it as our literature, as the product of who and where we have been. We need such a map desperately, we need to know about here, because here is where we live. For the members of a country or a culture, shared knowledge of their place, their here, is not a luxury but a necessity. Without that knowledge we will not survive.

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    What modern technology has done has afforded us the luxury of abbreviation and being concise with time, I think. Things that it would take you a week to do can now be done in a day, which is absolutely awesome because you can concentrate on the bigger picture.

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    What luxury would I take to a desert island? A mirror. It's true. I'd miss me.

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    What unimaginable luxury, never to wrestle with whether or why, never to lie awake nights wondering what if

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    What people sometimes interpret as quirky is my attempt to subvert the concept of luxury by introducing elements that are considered ordinary or commonplace.

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    What we call the freedom of the individual is not just the luxury of one intellectual to write what he likes to write but his being a voice which can speak for those who are silent.

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    When a government lasts a long while, it deteriorates by insensible degrees. Republics end through luxury, monarchies through poverty.

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    What will not luxury taste? Earth, sea, and air, Are daily ransack'd for the bill of fare. Blood stuffed in skins is British Christians' food, And France robs marshes of the croaking brood.

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    When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.

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    When I started out, I was a television writer, and we wrote a television show that was on live every week. And you didn't have the luxury of coming in and waiting to be inspired. You came in and you had to write. And you wrote, because it was going to be live on the air. So I can do that.

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    When a silhouette or shape is as beautiful as it is functional and relevant, that's true luxury.

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    When I have finished a job, done all the promotion, and it's been received well. Then I can allow myself the luxury of a break, and chilling out with my family and friends, and taking a nice break knowing I've done a good job.

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    When leisure is a selfish luxury, its very activity, when it stirs, is apt to be only a kind of indolence taking exercise, that it may the better digest its selfishness.

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    When I would create a dance, I wouldn't have the luxury that ballet people do when they take a piece of music and impose a dance upon it. What we did in motion pictures was have a song and within that song try to elaborate. My usual method was to do what a writer does: get a plot.

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    When we turn luxuries into necessities, we jeopardize our ability for contentedness.

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    When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.

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    When you're a mother hen, you sometimes coddle your children. But there are different ways of coddling. Some coddle with luxury, others with love.

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    When you're a teenager, your friends are your life. When you grow up, friendships seem to get pushed further and further back, until it seems like a luxury, a frivolity, like a bubble bath.

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    When you're shooting a low-budget movie you're never just the director: you're also in the catering department, and hair and make-up and a part-time grip. I can't even imagine the luxury of not having to keep an eye on every aspect of production while directing.

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    When you're playing a man, you can look tired and horrible and you still look okay. As a woman, if you're tired, it's terrible. It was such a luxury not having to worry about that.

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    who are you? really." Nykyrian shrugged. "Never figured it out. takes too much time to think about myself, and time is one luxury i don't own." pg.90

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    When you shoot a movie so quickly you can't really afford to shoot a bunch of extra footage because you don't have that luxury.

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    While liberals appeared to be safely in power, feminists could perhaps afford the luxury of defining Larry Flynt or Roman Polanski as Enemy Number One. Now that we have to cope with Jerry Falwell and Jesse Helms, a rethinking of priorities seems in order.

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    Why do some people have to go barefoot so that others can drive luxury cars? Why are some people able to live only 35 years in order that others can live 70 years? Why do some people have to be miserably poor in order that others can be extravagantly rich? I speak for all the children in the world who don't even have a piece of bread.

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    Will you tell me how to prevent riches from producing luxury? Will you tell me how to prevent luxury from producing effeminacy, intoxication, extravagance, vice and folly?

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