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Henry Home Quotes and Sayings

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

The truly generous is the truly wise,
and he who loves not others lives unblest!
- Henry Home

The difficulty is not that great to die for a friend,
the hard part is finding a friend worth dying for.
- Henry Home

A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body
without exercise and abstinence;
and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty.
- Henry Home

 

Violent passions are formed in solitude.
In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
- Henry Home

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth,
which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart,
and a sting in her tail.
- Francis Quarles

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

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

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

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

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

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

The knowledge of the ancient languages is mainly a luxury.
- John Bright

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

Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury,
not a necessity like petrol.
But to me it's the oil of life.
- John Betjeman

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

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

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

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

The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury,
our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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.
- Doug Larson

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

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

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

By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other,
they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side;
on the other,
vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
- James Madison

It's such a luxury to be able to be happy about going to work in the morning.
- Joe Pantoliano

I think that anyone who's pushed to do the very best
that they can is privileged.
It's a luxury.
- Twyla Tharp

We settled this continent without art.
So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury,
not a necessity.
- Arthur Erickson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Class structures are a luxury that we cannot afford.
- H. Rap Brown

This country cannot afford the deceptive luxury of
waging defensive warfare.
- James Forrestal

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

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

Yes, but don't forget I also have the luxury of the
worlds finest band when it gets lonely.
- Adrian Belew

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of
being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected,
either by agents or publishers.
You absolutely must plow forward.
- Augusten Burroughs

Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort,
luxury and ease for millions.
- William Allen White

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

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

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


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