Luxury Quotes

All luxury corrupts either the morals or the taste.

Joseph Joubert

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

By luxury we condemn ourselves to greater torments than have yet been invented by anger or revenge, or inflicted by the greatest tyrants upon the worst of men.

Sir William

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

On the soft bed of luxury, most kingdoms have expired.

Edward Young

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

For all their luxury was doing good

Sir Samuel Garth

There is a solemn luxury in grief

William Mason

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!

George Eliot

Morality is a private and costly luxury.

Henry Adams

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Uncompromising thought is the luxury of the closeted recluse.

Woodrow Wilson

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

Fitz-Greene Halleck

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.

Marshall McLuhan

Denzel Washington's career is an enormous luxury. Compare him to Wesley Snipes.

Alec Baldwin

Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.

Tennessee Williams

Maybe you offer then a luxury cruise for two weeks with the wife, or a trip on a private jet on BBC Panorama, a program about bung taking in football

Peter Harrison

Other passions have objects to flatter them, and seem to content and satisfy them for a while; there is power in ambition, pleasure in luxury, and pelf in covetousness; but envy can gain nothing but vexation

Montaigne

Now we suffer the evils of a long peace; luxury more cruel than war broods over us and avenges a conquered world.

Juvenal

On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired

Young, Andrew

A sumptuous dwelling the rich man hath. And dainty is his repast; but remember that LUXURY's prodigal hand keeps the furnace of toil in blast.

Mary Elizabeth Hewitt

Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, LUXURY and ease for millions

William Allen White

Possessions, outward success, publicity, LUXURY -- to me these have always been contemptible. I assume that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind

Albert Einstein

What one generation sees as a LUXURY, the next sees as a necessity

Anthony Crosland

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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