Luxury Quotes

It is only to the happy that tears are a LUXURY.

Thomas Moore

Contentment is natural wealth, LUXURY is artificial poverty.

Socrates

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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the LUXURY of an emotion without paying for it.

Oscar Wilde

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.

Charles Kingsley

For me, hard work represents the supreme luxury of life

Greenfield, Albert

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

Bagehot

There are no politics in war. Politics is the luxury of the safe-at-home. War is a lottery of survival.

John Cory

Luxury! More perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.

Hannah More

To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.

Olivia Newton-John

I'm like an eight year old with the dressing-up box. I have the luxury of being able to change on a whim.

Kylie Minogue

I cannot spare the luxury of believing that all things beautiful are what they seem

Fitz-Greene Halleck

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!

George Eliot

Learn the luxury of doing good

Oliver Goldsmith

There, in her den, lay pompous luxury, Stretch'd out at length; no vice could boast such high And genial victories as she had won; Of which proud trophies there at large were shown, Besides small states and kingdoms ruined Those mighty monarchies that had o'erspread The spacious earth, and stretch'd their conquering arms From pole to pole, by her ensnaring charms Were quite consum'd; there lay imperial Rome, That vanquish'd all the world, by her o'ercome; Fetter'd was th' old Assyrian lion there; The Grecian leopard, and the Persian bear; With others numberless, lamenting by, Examples of the power of luxury.

Thomas May

Avarice and luxury, those pests which have ever been the ruin of every great state.

Titus Livy

Luxury is a word of uncertain signification, and may be taken in a good as in a bad sense

David Hume

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

Cesare Pavese

The greatest luxury of riches is, that they enable you to escape so much good advice.

Arthur Helps

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

Cesare Pavese

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

George Eliot

On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

Edward Young

Blest hour! It was a luxury--to be!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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