Blesses his stars, and thinks it luxury.
To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back.
O Luxury! thou curst by Heaven's decree.
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
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.
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.
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.
Pessimism is a LUXURY that a Jew can never allow himself
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things
Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
Truth is too big a price to pay for the luxury of avoiding pain now and then.
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
Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.
It would be so nice to have the luxury just to laze. So nice not to have to always get up and get dressed for some occasion. Always having to move from here to there, where everything is scheduled and even having lunch with my kids on their Easter break has to be slotted in. Maybe one day...
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