Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
It's an amazing luxury to say I'm 31 years old and I'm gonna take a year off. That's pretty amazing.
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.
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world.
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
Morality is a private and costly luxury.
It's a luxury being a writer, because all you ever think about is life.
Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessities.
Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor; but if there were no luxury, there would be no poor.
Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.
I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity. Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language. I stay in the game to fight it.
What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity.
O Luxury! thou curst by Heaven's decree!
Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is not limited to the most advanced industrial countries.
It's such a performance to bring stuff into America. It's a great luxury when I am in England.
Luxury spreads its ample board before their eyes; but they are excluded from the banquet. Plenty revels over the fields; but theyare starving in the midst of its abundance: the whole wilderness has blossomed into a garden; but they feel as reptiles that infest it.
Times of luxury do not last long, but pass away very quickly; nothing in this world can be long enjoyed.
Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.
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