Quotation Explorer - 'Luxury'

Shyness is a luxury reserved for those who are above the poverty line. To a beggar, being shy is deadly. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A person with his good writing can make some earning, but if he seems to be enjoying luxury living then probably it's time for all to see the intention of the people behind his promotion. - Anuj Somany
It's a luxury being a writer because all you ever think about is life. - Amy Tan
Art is not an afterthought or a luxury. It is the creative expression of the human experience. - RC deWinter
I have every luxury imaginable, I own acres of land, and have enough money to buy the moon were it for sale. Though people think I have everything, it sometimes feels like my possessions own me; towering over me and reducing me into a small bundle of insignificance. - J. Matthew Nespoli
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
Rest is luxury when you chasing your dreams, don't get used to it and don't prolong it when you get a chance at it. - Unarine Ramaru
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving. - George Eliot
The ultimate luxury is to reread: to revisit a book to see how time has treated it, how memory has distorted it, or how my own passing years have cast a new light on it. - Michael Upchurch
The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. - Socrates
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. - Coco Chanel
In today's life, Luxury is Time and Space. - Harmon Okinyo
Perspective [is] a luxury when your head [is] constantly buzzing with a swarm of demons. - Khaled Hosseini
sleep is such a luxury, which i cant afford. - Robin Sikarwar
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are. - Anaïs Nin
Lack of luxury is not a reason to push others to poverty. ~ Michael A. van Doorn, Odyssey of a Heart, Home of a Soul - Angelica Hopes
Reading's not a luxury, art's not a luxury. It's about your soul, and it's about yourself. And if reading is a luxury, being human is a luxury - Jeanette Winterson
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity. - G.K. Chesterton
Self-esteem is not a luxury; it is a profound spiritual need. - Nathaniel Branden
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
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent. - Plato
For we have been socialized to respect fear more than our own needs for language and definition, and while we wait in silence for that final luxury of fearlessness, the weight of that silence will choke us. - Audre Lorde
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. - Charles Kingsley
My personal philosophy is that you do art to experience emotion that you don't have the luxury of experiencing in real life. - Kinan Azmeh
Mine is the poverty of angels. I just don't give a damn about possessions and the like... What need have I for objects and luxury? I write, and that's enough.
Lifelong learning is no longer a luxury but a necessity for employment. - Jay Samit
Luxury life is good if everyman living on earth can benefit from it! Otherwise, it is injustice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival. - Dalai Lama XIV
To me bathtubs are the epitome of luxury. Either you have no money to own one or you have no time to use one. - Akilnathan Logeswaran
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. - Bill Bryson
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. - Oscar Wilde
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible. - Albert Einstein
This mind is continuous and ever taxing, Sleep is an endeavoring luxury for the carnivorous mind - Gerald Mills
Luxury is not happiness - happiness is luxury. - Denice Envall
Vacation used to be a luxury, however, in today's world, it has become a necessity. - Unknown
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress. - Karl Lagerfeld
What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! - Ann Radcliffe
You are happy when you are enthusiastic and action-oriented, not when you are luxury and pleasure oriented. - Debasish Mridha
Pause while reading a book only in case of two things:1. To kiss2. To sip coffeeToo bad both are a luxury. - Saleem Sharma
America is not a pile of goods, more luxury, more comforts, a better telephone system, a greater number of cars. America is a dream of greater justice and opportunity for the average man and, if we can not obtain it, all our otherachievements amount to nothing. - Eleanor Roosevelt
It is not how much money or luxury you avail a child that counts, but how well you nurture and raise the child to become useful, and a more productive individual in the society that matters - Abdulzeez Henry Musa
Do not buy finery or jewels, because books are worth more than they are. Adorn your understanding with their precious ideas, because there is no luxury that dazzles like the luxury of science. - Luisa Capetillo
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind. - Albert Einstein
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. - Charles Kingsley
Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We're not giving up. We're waiting for a better opportunity to win. - Lois McMaster Bujold
We no longer have the luxury of spending our energy on anything that does not lead us and our families to Christ. - Sheri Dew
If you cannot afford yourself any luxuries for the time being, at least offer yourself the one priceless luxury no one can take away from you your time - lauren klarfeld
It is a man's duty to have books. A library is not a luxury, but one of the necessaries in life. - Henry Ward Beecher
When you are not physically starving, you have the luxury to realize psychic and emotional starvation. - Cherrie Moraga
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford. - Hannah Arendt
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
The grandeur of a profession is...above all, uniting men: there is only one true luxury, that of human relationships. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world. - Cesare Pavese
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly. - Paulo Coelho
Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom, respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run. - Phyllis Diller
...luxury is the enemy of observation, a costly indulgence that induces such a good feeling that you notice nothing. Luxury spoils and infantilizes you and prevents you from knowing the world. That is its purpose... - Paul Theroux
Fear, anger, jealousy, hatred of self and others are the outcomes of the lack of connectivity with your inner self. Connecting with your inner self and awakening your inner sensuality is not a luxury anymore, but it has become the necessity. - Vishwas Chavan
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