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

It guarantees downtown will have only luxury or subsidized housing, which ... will not make a healthy neighborhood. (Quote by - Kate Joncas)

What think you, if he were conveyed to bed, Wrapped in sweet clothes, rings put upon his fingers, A most delicious banquet by his bed, And brave attendants near him when he wakes, Would not the beggar then forget himself? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

O luxury! thou curst by Heaven's decree. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Luxury is a word of uncertain signification, and may be taken in a good as in a bad sense (Quote by - David Hume)

Luxury is more deadly than any foe. (Quote by - Juvenal)

There is luxury in self reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Queen Victoria will be a classically-styled Cunard queen, offering the very best of our heritage, along with the luxury and modern-day comforts. (Quote by - Carol Marlow)

Socialist democracy is not a luxury but an absolute, essential necessity for overthrowing capitalism and building socialism. (Quote by - Ernest Mandel)

Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies. (Quote by - Charles De Montesquieu)

Despair is the absolute extreme of self-love. It is reached when a man deliberately turns his back on all help from anyone else in order to taste the rotten luxury of knowing himself to be lost. (Quote by - Thomas Morton)

Wealth ... and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and vicious-ness, and both of discontent. (Quote by - Plato)

Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Other passions have objects to flatter them, and seem to content and satisfy them for a while; there is power in ambition, pleasure in luxury, and pelf in covetousness; but envy can gain nothing but vexation (Quote by - Montaigne)

Joy has nothing to do with material things, or with a man's outward circumstance ... a man living in the lap of luxury can be wretched, and a man in the depths of poverty can overflow with joy. (Quote by - William Barclay)

Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never afford himself. (Quote by - Golda Meir)

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of a pleasure, or the luxury of a regret. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty (Quote by - Socrates)

Chemical toilets were a luxury. (Quote by - Dennis Anderson)

I've never been in love with the luxury tax. I think that goes without saying. (Quote by - Billy Hunter)

Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance (Quote by - Giambattista Vico)

Luxury is the first, second and third cause of the ruin of republics. It is the vampire which soothes us into a fatal slumber while it sucks the lifeblood of our veins. (Quote by - Edward Payson)

We see the pernicious effects of luxury in the ancient Romans, who immediately found themselves poor as soon as this vice got footing among them. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

A country where flowers are priced so as to make them a luxury has yet to learn the first principles of civilization (Quote by - Chinese Proverbs)


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