Luxury Quotes

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

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming

Garrison Keillor

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming

Garrison Keillor

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

Orson Welles

I always thought I should be treated like a star

Madonna

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

Morality is a private and costly luxury

Henry Brooks Adams

Morality is a private and costly luxury

Henry Brooks Adams

Morality is a private and costly luxury

Henry Brooks Adams

Morality is a private and costly luxury

Henry Brooks Adams

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

Cesare Pavese

Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries

John Lothrop

Sell not your liberty to gratify your luxury

Unknown

Sofas 'twas half a sin to sit upon, So costly were they; carpets, every stitch Of workmanship so rare, they make you wish You could glide o'er them like a golden fish.

Lord Byron

Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt: It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

Oliver Goldsmith

Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my friend, the Historian in one of his flashing moments: Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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

Hannah More

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

Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessities.

Hannah More

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

Leontyne Price

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

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

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

Hannah Arendt

Pessimism is a LUXURY that a Jew can never allow himself

Golda Meir

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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