Luxury Quotes

Luxury, so far as it reaches the people, will do good to the race of people; it will strengthen and multiply them. Sir, no nation was ever hurt by luxury; for, as I said before; it can reach but a very few.

Samuel Johnson

You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury--you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.

Samuel Johnson

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

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

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

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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