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Quotations on Extravagance

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Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich.

~ Oscar Wilde

An extravagance is anything you buy that is of no earthly use to your wife.

~ Franklin P. Jones

He who buys what he needs not, sells what he needs.

~ Proverbs

- Japanese Proverb

That is suitable to a man, in point of ornamental expense, not which he can afford to have, but which he can afford to lose.

~ Richard Whately

All decent people live beyond their incomes; those who aren't respectable live beyond other people's; a few gifted individuals manage to do both.

~ Saki

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