Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, LUXURY and ease for millions
What one generation sees as a LUXURY, the next sees as a necessity
We act as though comfort and LUXURY were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the LUXURY of an emotion without paying for it.
The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of a pleasure, or the LUXURY of a regret.
The odious and disgusting aristocracy of wealth is built upon the ruins of all that is good in chivalry or republicanism; and LUXURY is the forerunner of a barbarism scarcely capable of cure.
Sincerity is the LUXURY allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
It is only to the happy that tears are a LUXURY.
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.
If a man have a strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of skepticism.
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.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Education is more than a luxury;
it is a responsibility that society owes to itself.
Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.
Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. . . . Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
What will not luxury taste? Earth, sea, and air, Are daily ransack'd for the bill of fare. Blood stuffed in skins is British Christians' food, And France
robs marshes of the croaking brood.
Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up
Morality is a private and costly luxury
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world
Sell not your liberty to gratify your luxury
Fell luxury! more perilous to youth Than storms or quicksands, poverty of chains.
Luxury and dissipation, soft and gentle as their approaches are, and silently as they throw their silken chains about the heart, enslave it more than the most active and turbulent vices.
On his weary couch Fat Luxury, sick of the night's debauch, Lay groaning, fretful at the obtrusive beam That through his lattice peeped derisively.