Luxury Quotes

Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it. And the only possible way to accomplish this great change is to accord to women equal power in the making, shaping and controlling of the circumstances of life.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

Luxury, nowadays, is ruinous. We criticize, but must conform, and superfluities in the end deprive us of necessities.

Pierre Ambroise Franois Choderlos de Laclos

Truth is too big a price to pay for the luxury of avoiding pain now and then.

Vanna Bonta

If a man have a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

Coco Chanel

Now, at a certain time, in pleasant mood, He tried the luxury of doing good.

George Crabbe

I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens.

Thomas Jefferson

When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation.

Aaron Ostrom

Protection is the first necessity of opulence and luxury.

Joseph Conrad

Blest hour! it was a luxury to be!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Legionary life is beautiful, not because of riches, partying or the acquisition of luxury, but because of the noble comradeship which binds all Legionaries in a sacred brotherhood of struggle.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Wealth and poverty the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato

Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato

Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.

Edsger Dijkstra

All "little" magazines have the luxury of thinking the reader is the same person as their editors.

William Whitworth

It would be so nice to have the luxury just to laze. So nice not to have to always get up and get dressed for some occasion. Always having to move from here to there, where everything is scheduled and even having lunch with my kids on their Easter break has to be slotted in. Maybe one day...

Benazir Bhutto

There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.

Don Marquis

I'm like the most expensive, exotic item on a gourmet menu. People can wonder about the sensuous delights of the dish, but they can't afford such an expensive luxury

Anna Kournikova

But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.

Niklaus Wirth

We insist that the international community cannot depend on any country with weapons of mass destruction which has relations with terrorists, and which allows itself the luxury of not respecting the law and of defying the international community

Jose Maria Aznar

While other women's magazines in the market focus on fashion and beauty, we will be the only luxury-lifestyle magazine with an original, provocative approach to fashion, beauty, society, art, culture, travel and entertainment.

Chakrit Pichyangkul

The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilization; the factors of decadence, -- luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition, -- are constant. The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.

Cyril Connolly

A slight daily unconscious LUXURY is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.

Walter Bagehot
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