[..luxury Is The Enemy Of Observation, A Costly Indulgence That Induces Such A Good Feeling That You Notice Nothing. Luxury Spoils And Infantilizes You And Prevents You From Knowing The World. That Is Its Purpose, The Reason Why Luxury Cruises And Great Hotels Are Full Of Fatheads Who, When They Express An Opinion, Seem As Though They Are From Another Planet. It Was Also My Experience That One Of The Worst Aspects Of Travelling With Wealthy People, Apart From The Fact That The Rich Never Listen, Is That They Constantly Groused About The High Cost Of Living – Indeed, The Rich Usually Complained Of Being Poor.]

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Joseph Heller Quotes

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Quotes About Beauty And Death

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Quotes About Please And Thank You

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Quotes About You Are Not Alone

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Quotes About Ganesha

"How does the Christian who claims a weeping statue of Mary is a miracle explain the milk-drinking statues of the Hindu god Ganesha?How does the Christian who says a healing miracle proves the existence of Jesus feel about millions of claims of divine healings by Muslims and Hindus?" - Author: Guy P. Harrison