luxury

A Quote by Dalai Lama on business, compassion, luxury, peace, religion, stability, and survival

Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.

Dalai Lama

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on enthusiasm, happiness, life, luxury, and needs

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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A Quote by Charles Henry Brent on christ, church, luxury, necessity, prayer, risk, present, unity, and world

The unity of Christendom is not a luxury, but a necessity. The world will go limping until Christ's prayer that all may be one is answered. We must have unity, not at all costs, but at all risks. A unified Church is the only offering we dare present to the coming Christ, for in it alone will He find room to dwell.

Charles Henry Brent (1862 - 1929)

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A Quote by Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. on balance, belief, body, earth, life, luxury, mind, science, spirit, and survival

I believe that for permanent survival, man must balance science with other qualities of life, qualities of body and spirit as well as those of mind - qualities he cannot develop when he lets mechanics and luxury insulate him too greatly from the earth to which he was born.

Charles Lindbergh (1902 - 1974)

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A Quote by Cesare Pavese on luxury, starting, and world

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

Cesare Pavese (1908 - 1950)

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A Quote by Beverley Nichols on country, dance, electricity, life, luxury, quiet, silence, simplicity, speech, water, wine, and wit

Life in the country teaches one that the really stimulating things are the quiet, natural things, and the really wearisome things are the noisy, unnatural things. It is more exciting to stand still than to dance. Silence is more eloquent than speech. Water is more stimulating than wine. Fresh air is more intoxicating than cigarette smoke. Sunlight is more subtle than electric light. The scent of grass is more luxurious than the most expensive perfume. The slow, simple observations of the peasant are more wise than the most sparkling epigrams of the latest wit.

Beverley Nichols

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A Quote by Ayn Rand on achievement, assumptions, charity, fighting, giving, ideas, legends, life, luxury, meaning, mediocrity, needs, pity, power, virtue, and wealth

It is said that [Robin Hood] fought against the looting rulers and returned the loot to those who had been robbed, but that is not the meaning of the legend which has survived. He is remembered, not as a champion of property, but as a champion of need, not as a defender of the robbed, but as a provider of the poor. He is held to be the first man who assumed a halo of virtue by practicing charity with wealth which he did not own, by giving away goods which he had not produced, by making others pay for the luxury of his pity. He is the man who became the symbol of the idea that need, not achievement, is the source of rights, that we don't have to produce, only to want, that the earned does not belong to us, but the unearned does. He became a justification for every mediocrity who, unable to make his own living, had demanded the power to dispose of the property of his betters, by proclaiming his willingness to devote his life to his inferiors at the price of robbing his superiors.

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

Source: (Atlas 534)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on farewells and luxury

Luxurious lobster-nights, farewell, For sober, studious days!

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: A Farewell to London, 1715

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on habits and luxury

Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on belief, body, life, luxury, mind, possessions, publicity, simplicity, and success

Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for every one, best both for the body and the mind.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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