Quotes About Indulgence

Quotes tagged as "indulgence" (showing 1-24 of 24)
Elizabeth   Taylor
“The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.”
Elizabeth Taylor

Mahatma Gandhi
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Mae West
“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”
Mae West

Criss Jami
“An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.”
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

Jim Morrison
“The world we suggest is a new wild west. A sensuous evil world. Strange and haunting, the path of the sun…”
Jim Morrison

Mick Jagger
“Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.”
Mick Jagger

Richard Halliburton
“Let those who wish have their respectability- I wanted freedom, freedom to indulge in whatever caprice struck my fancy, freedom to search in the farthermost corners of the earth for the beautiful, the joyous, and the romantic.”
Richard Halliburton

Dan Simmons
“... a society devoted to self-destruction and waste but unwilling to acknowledge its indulgent ways.”
Dan Simmons, The Fall of Hyperion

“And when all of the flourless chocolate cakes & chocolate mousse or ganache cakes have come and gone, there will still be nothing like a fudgy brownie, dry & crackled on top, moist & dense within, with a glass of cold milk.”
Richard Sax

Michael Bassey Johnson
“For every sacrifice, there's a reward.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Andrew Levkoff
“Why must there always be a price to pay for every indulgence, and why must it so often be withdrawn from the bankrupt accounts of the innocent?”
Andrew Levkoff, A Mixture of Madness

Gregg Hurwitz
“Guilt is an indulgence, it entangles you in the past.”
Gregg Hurwitz

George Payne Rainsford James
“The taste for luxuries increases with marvelous rapidity under indulgence.
("A Night In An Old Castle")”
George Payne Rainsford James, Reign of Terror

Enock Maregesi
“Heri kuishi kama maskini mwenye pesa nyingi kuliko tajiri mwenye mifuko iliyotoboka, kuliko kusema mbele za watu kwamba pesa haijakupa furaha. Wengi hupata jeuri ya kusema hivyo kutokana na umaskini wa watu wanaowazunguka.”
Enock Maregesi

“Aye, so: there is love, and there is indulgence, and they may touch sometimes but they're not the same.”
Jude Morgan, The Secret Life of William Shakespeare

Marcel Proust
“I did not wait to hear the end of my father's story, for I had been with him myself after mass when we had met M. Legrandin; instead, I went downstairs to the kitchen to ask about the menu for our dinner, which was of fresh interest to me daily, like the news in a paper, and excited me as might the programme of a coming festivity.”
Marcel Proust, Swann's Way

“Two times twice now, I have been called arrogant, by the decadent.

I'd rather be overly self confident, rather than overly self indulgent.”
Justin K. McFarlane Beau

“Are you contented with following the current of fear and doubts? Here, take the flippers.”
Alexander Zalan, Petals of Decades

Alexandre Dumas
“Besides the pleasure, there is always remorse, from the indulgence of our passions; and, after all, what have you men to fear from all this; the world excuses, and notoriety ennobles you?”
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Haruki Murakami


“不不。就算我再怎么样也不敢那么追求。我所求的只是容许我任性,百分之百的任性。比方说,我现在对你说想吃酥饼,你就什么也不顾地跑去买,气喘吁吁地跑回来递给我,说:'喏,绿子,这就是酥饼。' 可我却说:'我又懒得吃这玩意儿了!' 说着 '呼' 的一声从窗口扔出。这就是我所追求的。”
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

Gina Greenlee
“Indulgence comes in all varieties: a mouthful of gourmet chocolate, a hot stone massage, a week in Paris or 20 uninterrupted minutes to get
lost in a book.”
Gina Greenlee, Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road

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