O, reason not the need: our basest beggars
Are in the poorest thing superfluous:
Allow not nature more than nature needs,
Man's life's as cheap as beast's:
Submitted by ArkAngel 4 months ago
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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Submitted by sanrio007 over 2 years ago
Probably the very best thing my earnings have given me is absense of worry. I have not forgotten what it feels like to worry whether you'll have enough to pay the bills. Not to have to think about that any more is the biggest luxury in the world.
Submitted by pandorasinbox over 2 years ago
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty, and truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.
Submitted by amara over 2 years ago
It's hard to get up at 6 o clock every morning when you're wearing silk pyjamas
Submitted by The Morgs almost 3 years ago
Take care of luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.
Submitted by laura about 3 years ago