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SUPERFLUITY
[ Also see Extravagance Luxury Moderation Necessity Poverty Riches Wealth ]

What man in his right senses, that has wherewithal to live free, would make himself a slave for superfluities? What does that man want who has enough? Or what is he the better for abundance that can never be satisfied.
      - Sir Roger L'Estrange

Were the superfluities of a nation valued, and made a perpetual tax or benevolence, there would be more alms-houses than poor, schools than scholars, and enough to spare for government besides.
      - William Penn

Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.
      - Plutarch


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