Quotes by indulgence
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American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Ambition has its disappointments to sour us, but never the good fortune to satisfy us. Its appetite grows keener by indulgence and all we can gratify it with at present serves but the more to inflame its insatiable desires.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
English writer 1894-1963
After all, what is reading but a vice, like drink or venery or any other form of excessive self-indulgence? One reads to tickle and amuse one's mind; one reads, above all, to prevent oneself thinking.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.Source: A Burst of Light: And Other Essays (2017)
Augustus William Hare
Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
American playwright 1905-1984
It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.
American Evangelist 1918-
Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
Study is the scourge of boyhood, the environment of youth, the indulgence of adults and the curative for the aged.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.
Indian politician 1917-1985
There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint.
American writer 1842-1914
Self-denial is indulgence of a propensity to forego.
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