Luxury Quotes

Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.

Charles De Montesquieu

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

Charlie Chaplin

The media is constantly redefining what luxury is. Luxury can be a dirty sock if dressed up in the right way.

Zac Posen

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.

Robert Pollok

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.

Hannah More

Fell luxury! more perilous to youth Than storms or quicksands, poverty of chains.

Hannah More

Sell not your liberty to gratify your luxury

Unknown

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

Cesare Pavese

Morality is a private and costly luxury

Henry Brooks Adams

I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it

Coco Chanel

Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up

Orson Welles

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.

John Gay

Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We're not giving up. We're waiting for a better opportunity to win.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Oscar Wilde

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.

Dalai Lama

Morality is a private and costly luxury.

Henry B. Adams

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.

Golda Meir

History in our kind of society is not a luxury but a necessity.

Patrick Hazard

Pessimism is a LUXURY that a Jew can never allow himself

Golda Meir

War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.

Hannah Arendt

Luxury makes a man so soft that it is hard to please him, and easy to trouble him; so that his pleasures at last become his burden. Luxury is a nice master, hard to be pleased.

Sir George Mackenzie

We see the pernicious effects of luxury in the ancient Romans, who immediately found themselves poor as soon as this vice got footing among them.

Joseph Addison

The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.

Leontyne Price

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.

Francis Quarles
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