Quotation by Saki

When people grow gradually rich their requirements and standard of living expand in proportion, while their present-giving instincts often remain in the undeveloped condition of their earlier days. Something showy and not-too-expensive in a shop is their only conception of the ideal gift.
[H.H. (Hector Hugh) Munro] Saki (1870–1916), Scottish author. Eleanor, in "Fur," Beasts and Super-Beasts (1914).
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