Luxury Quotes

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

Leontyne Price

Utility is when you have one telephone, luxury is when you have two, opulence is when you have three - and paradise is when you have none

Doug Larson

No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies

Dean Acheson

When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!

Agnetha Faltskog

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

William Shakespeare

On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

Edward Young

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

George Eliot

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

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

Henry David Thoreau

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Cesare Pavese

Garrick showed Dr. Johnson his fine house, gardens, statues, pictures, etc., at Hampton Court. "Ah! David, David," said the doctor, "these are the things which make a deathbed terrible.

John Bate

I know it is more agreeable to walk upon carpets than to lie upon dungeon floors, I know it is pleasant to have all the comforts and luxuries of civilization; but he who cares only for these things is worth no more than a butterfly, contented and thoughtless, upon a morning flower; and who ever thought of rearing a tombstone to a last summer's butterfly?

Henry Ward Beecher

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

David Hume

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

Titus Livy

The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse -- as a LUXURY befitting a young man.

Henri B. Stendhal

We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish LUXURY, that fortune sells what she is thought to give

Jean De La Fontaine

Under the rules of a society that cannot distinguish between profit and profiteering, between money defined as necessity and money defined as LUXURY, murder is occasionally obligatory and always permissible.

Lewis H. Lapham

Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the LUXURY of health.

Martin Tupper

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.

Oscar Wilde

All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through LUXURY of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger is an expensive LUXURY in which only men of a certain income can indulge

St. Gregory The Great

You Can't Manage Stress Unless You Do These Three Things

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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