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Luxury Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Luxury.

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

Related topics: Values Happiness

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of
necessary evil to the luxury of baseball,
like the odor that follows an automobile.
- Christy Mathewson

Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.
- Rem Koolhaas

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
- Charlie Chaplin

 

To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter,
and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.
- Olivia Newton-John

Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.
- Ingvar Kamprad

It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
- Thomas Moore

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What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous
without a woman's excellence?
- Sophocles

Life is made too easy.
Mankind's moral fibre is giving way under the softening influence of luxury.
- Johan Huizinga

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
- Golda Meir

But that's one of the nice things about doing a stage show,
if something doesn't work out, you have the luxury
of working on it over time.
- Bea Arthur

For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury.
- Wim Wenders

Though I love the luxury of the Waldorf Towers,
room service there doesn't do soul food.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

The rights of the individual are greatly prized in the developed world,
but in many other regions they are considered a luxury
reserved for the impossibly wealthy.
- Silvia Cartwright

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.
- Stendhal

Life was very simple.
My parents had come from the North of England,
which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England,
and so there was not the expectation of luxury.
- Roger Bannister

I've got the luxury to tailor make the songs so I can sing them.
- Glenn Tipton

I would still like to have that luxury,
to be able to just sit and draw for hours and hours and hours.
In a way, that's what I do as a writer.
- Amy Tan

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
- Coco Chanel

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

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

I absolutely loathe luxury.
It is the one thing I cannot stand.
- Brigitte Bardot

Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing.
- Dodie Smith

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

That was a wonderful period in my life.
I mean, I didn't become an artist, but somebody let me do something I loved.
What a luxury, to do something you love to do.
- Amy Tan

For the first time, I lived alone...
in a luxury apartment on Sunset Strip.
For a few days I loved the idea, but I got lonely and restless.
- Patty Duke

Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
- Charles de Montesquieu

I have a kind of objective luxury about my career.
- Martin Short

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you
to escape so much good advice.
- Arthur Helps

It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
- Orson Scott Card

On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.
- Andrew Young

Morality is a private and costly luxury.
- Henry B. Adams

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty.
It is not.
It is the opposite of vulgarity.
- Coco Chanel

If you start to find that kind of luxury as a normal thing,
you don't belong in the real world.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

In no way can sport be considered a luxury object.
- Pierre de Coubertin

I have the luxury of being a little boy...
To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being.
Second is acting.
- Peter Stormare

I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.
- John Landis

It's such a performance to bring stuff into America.
It's a great luxury when I am in England.
- Terence Stamp

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Back then, the excise tax was designed to be a luxury
tax for people who owned telephones.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

I don't believe in simply accumulating money,
but I have the luxury to say that, because I have enough for all my needs.
- Kathleen Turner

I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury
when it's a mind-altering possibility.
- Jeanette Winterson

One does afford oneself the luxury to come into the studio and all day,
every day, spend one's life making aesthetic propositions.
What an immense luxury.
- Anish Kapoor

It's easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate
on the subject of the Third World debts.
- Roger Moore

There is luxury in self-reproach.
When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
- Don Marquis

Athletics is a luxury.
- Roger Bannister

Love is like any other luxury.
You have no right to it unless you can afford it.
- Anthony Trollope

Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is
not limited to the most advanced industrial countries.
- Ernest Mandel

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

I think I'd like to stay anchoring because,
number one, I'm learning a lot, and I love it when I'm learning.
And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.
- Linda Vester

Luxury!
more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand,
poverty or chains.
- Hannah More

Republics end through luxury; monarchies through poverty.
- Charles de Secondat

A racial community provides not only a sense of identity,
that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back,
but a sense of security and support.
- Wentworth Miller

I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being
able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time
on my own terms and without compromise.
- Dario Argento

Which is why I felt I was truly blessed this year,
with leads in two nice films, and also the luxury of
being able to do a studio film and an independent afterwards was fantastic.
- Rachel True

Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that
decides between success and failure.
- Edsger Dijkstra

In marriage there are no manners to keep up,
and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism.
Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again.
We are not ridiculous to ourselves.
We are ageless.
That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
- Enid Bagnold

The greatest luxury is being able to go to movies and
plays now and then in the afternoons.
- Robert MacNeil

It's an amazing luxury to say I'm 31 years old and
I'm gonna take a year off.
That's pretty amazing.
- Sarah McLachlan

But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
- Patricia Clarkson

My husband travels a lot with his job,
so we have a lot of frequent flyer miles so we can
hop on a plane with no notice.
That's a nice luxury and he is very supportive.
- Jeri Ryan

The luxury of our position now is that we can almost
assemble any team to address any issue.
- Rem Koolhaas

It's a luxury being a writer, because all you ever think about is life.
- Amy Tan

Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
- George William Curtis

Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness,
like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it.
- Ted Morgan

What one generation sees as a luxury,
the next sees as a necessity.
- Anthony Crosland

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
- George Eliot

Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor;
but if there were no luxury,
there would be no poor.
- Henry Home


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