Quotes of extravagant

  1. The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it. – Chester A. Arthur
  2. As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws. – David Brainerd
  3. I love giving gifts and I love receiving them. I really like giving little kids extravagant gifts. You see their little faces light up and they get excited. If it's a really good gift, I love receiving it, like jewels, small islands. – Gina Gershon
  4. But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense. – Charles Ives
  5. What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than to suppose a man racking his brains, and studying night and day how to fly? – William Law
  6. There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes- seize it, don't miss it. – Max Lucado
  7. People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage? – Imelda Marcos
  8. A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich. – William Shenstone
  9. Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child -bearing age. – Anna Garlin Spencer
  10. I was extravagant in the matter of cameras- anything photographic- I had to have the best. But that was to further my work. In most things I have gone along with the plainest- or without. – Edward Weston
  11. We each own one car, and we have a reasonable house. It's a lovely place to be, but it's not extravagant – Reese Witherspoon

Usage examples for extravagant

  1. There sat the victorious prince, surrounded by his captains and indunas, while before him rushed the triumphant regiments, shouting his titles in the most extravagant language. – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  2. She took my child away from me to teach her to hate her own father, and to bring her up in her own extravagant notions. – A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2 by Florence Warden
  3. It had been a dangerous mistake to believe that a woman like Zalika Rojanow, grown up in boundless freedom and accustomed to the uncontrolled, extravagant life of the families of the Bojars of her country, could ever submit herself to German views and conditions. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  4. She was so extravagant and such a bad manager, it was a wonder they could live at all. – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  5. " I've been so awfully extravagant lately," said Kitty, frankly. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. He could not have raised the money except at a most extravagant rate. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  7. No other author could make the wildly extravagant not only natural, as make- believe goes, but actually moving. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  8. She was extravagant in her affection for Molly and seemed eager to please Mrs. Brown. – Molly Brown's Orchard Home by Nell Speed
  9. I was received with extravagant delight. – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  10. Oh, I'll have an extravagant fit again, some day. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  11. I should strongly recommend you, then, to be extravagant in your milk score. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  12. It's a bit extravagant I know, but I 'low it'll pay in the long run. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  13. The compass of your days, visible in that skin, will contract according to the strength and number of your desires, from the least to the most extravagant – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  14. We are not so extravagant here as to burn bedlights till we want them. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  15. He was proud and extravagant – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  16. Poor extravagant little thing! – Queer-Little-Folks by Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  17. But if you will promise to be sensible and refrain from talking extravagant nonsense, you may take me in to supper. – Bandit Love by Juanita Savage
  18. But now tell me, you extravagant little person, what would you like for yourself? – A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
  19. If she chose to be a little extravagant now, why should she hesitate? – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. In his eyes, no revenge at present seemed worth so extravagant a price. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn