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Definition of Frugality

Frugality

  1. The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; that careful management of anything valuable which expends nothing unnecessarily, and applies what is used to a profitable purpose; thrift; --- opposed to extravagance.
  2. A sparing use; sparingness; as, frugality of praise.

Frugality Quotations

Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.
John Tyler

I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.
Jeff Bezos

Working conditions for me have always been those of the monastic life: solitude and frugality. Except for frugality, they are contrary to my nature, so much so that work is a violence I do to myself.
Albert Camus

I hold it the duty of the executive to insist upon frugality in the expenditure, and a sparing economy is itself a great national source.
Andrew Johnson

I'm a practitioner of elegant frugality. I don't feel comfortable telling other people what to do, so I just try and lead by example.
Amory Lovins
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Frugality Translations

frugality in Latin is frugalitas

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