Quotes by indulgence

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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    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.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
    Ayn Rand
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    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.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    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.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    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
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
    Augustus William Hare
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    Excessive indulgence to others, especially to children is in fact only self-indulgence under an alias.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
  • Lillian Hellman
    Lillian Hellman
    American playwright 1905-1984
    Lillian Hellman
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    It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
    Billy Graham
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    Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
  • Saul Landau
    Saul Landau
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    Study is the scourge of boyhood, the environment of youth, the indulgence of adults and the curative for the aged.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    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.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    There are limits to self-indulgence, none to restraint.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Self-denial is indulgence of a propensity to forego.
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