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Letter "E" » extravagance
«We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.»
«I would rather have my people laugh at my economies than weep for my extravagance»
«An extravagance is something that your spirit thinks is a necessity.»
«I don't know what it is about fecundity that so appalls. I suppose it is the teeming evidence that birth and growth, which we value, are ubiquitous and blind, that life itself is so astonishingly cheap, that nature is as careless as it is bountiful, and that with extravagance goes a crushing waste that will one day include our own cheap lives.»
Author: Annie Dillard
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«Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance.»
«Where there is no extravagance there is no love, and where there is no love there is no understanding.»
«Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich»
«Test every work of intellect or faith,And everything that your own hands have wroughtAnd call those works extravagance of breathThat are not suited for such men as comeproud, open-eyed and laughing to the tomb.»