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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
Henry David Thoreau
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
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.
Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.
Our generation in the west was lucky: we had readymade gateways. We had books, paper, teachers, schools and libraries. But many in the world lack these luxuries. How do you practice without such tryout venues?
My background wasn't one blessed with all the luxuries in life. Nothing is forever and I realize that.
It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
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.
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.
Max von Sydow
I like movies. Movies have afforded me a modicum of luxuries. The thing about the movies is, if you're bad in a movie, you're bad forever.
Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.
John Lothrop Motley
The biggest difference for me is momentum. On a smaller film you get to shoot sometimes four or five scenes a day and you've got to do the tight schedule. I think I really feel the luxuries of a big budget film.
On a low-budget film, you don't have all the luxuries.
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.
We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread.
Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have.
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