Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury -- to me these have always been contemptible. I assume that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind
-- Albert Einstein
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Great personalaties like Gautam Buddha, Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri lived a simple and unassuming life in which instead of harnessing materialistic attributes they believed in giving and due to this they are regarded as greats.