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Luxury Quotes

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting
to the dwellers in civilization;
like the gentle air of a genial climate,
it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
- Walter Bagehot

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

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

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

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

I was brought up in the modern world of all the luxury
and the highlight of show business.
I was born into a Christian home.
- Cat Stevens

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

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

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

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

It is hard to rescue a man from the slough of luxury and idleness combined.
If anything can do it, it is a cradle filled annually.
- Anthony Trollope

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

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

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

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

Athletics is a luxury.
- Roger Bannister

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Getting emotional about things is a peacetime luxury.
In wartime, it's much too painful.
- Edmund H. North

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

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


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