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There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.
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
Poverty wants some, luxury many, and avarice all things.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up.
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.
To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn't hurt.
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world.
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do more good to them by spending it in luxury, than by giving it; for by spending it in luxury, you make them exert industry, whereas by giving it, you keep them idle.
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.
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.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern, very now - no one wears head-to-toe designer anymore.
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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.
Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.
Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
You shouldn't have to have money to have a luxury fragrance.
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.
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.
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
I absolutely loathe luxury. It is the one thing I cannot stand.
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.
The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
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