Quotations on Extravagance

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Collecting has been my great extravagance. It's a way of being. I collect for the same reason that I eat too much-I'm one of nature's shoppers.
- Howard Hodgkin
(Keywords: Nature, Being, Extravagance, Reason)

A bedroom requires a bed. Everything else was extravagance. Well, he had a bed all right.
- Audrey Meadows
(Keywords: Bed, Extravagance, Right)

Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft.
- Pericles
(Keywords: Love, Extravagance, Mind)

The '20s ended in an era of extravagance, sort of like the one we're in now. There was a big crash, but then the country picked itself up again, and we had some great years. Those were the days when American believed in itself. I was happy and proud to be painting it.
- Norman Rockwell
(Keywords: American, Country, Extravagance, Now, Painting, Years)

My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty.
- Ellen Wilkinson
(Keywords: Mother, Commercialism, Extravagance, Illness, Inefficiency, Poverty, Protest, Treatment, Waste)

It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
- Virginia Woolf
(Keywords: Age, Work, Genius, Cleanliness, Extravagance, Hard work, Riot)

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