World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Luxury Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
44 Luxury Quotes

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

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

To treat a poor wretch with a bottle of Burgundy, and fill his snuff-box, is like giving a pair of laced ruffles to a man that has never a shirt on his back.

Tom Brown Quotes , Source: Laconics

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Sofas 'twas half a sin to sit upon, So costly were they; carpets, every stitch Of workmanship so rare, they make you wish You could glide o'er them like a golden fish.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 65)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Such dainties to them, their health it might hurt: It's like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: Haunch of Venison

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Fell luxury! more perilous to youth Than storms or quicksands, poverty of chains.

Hannah More Quotes , Source: Belshazzar

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessities.

Hannah More Quotes , Source: Essays--Dissipation

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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?

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Taming of the Shrew (Lord at induction, i)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Like sending them ruffles, when wanting a shirt.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Taming of the Shrew (Lord at induction, i)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Falsely luxurious, will not man awake?

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Seasons--Summer

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.

Edward Young Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

George Eliot Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world.

Cesare Pavese Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

Arthur Helps Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries.

John L. Motley Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.

George William Curtis Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Give us the luxuries of life and we'll dispense with the necessaries.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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 every one, best for both the body and the mind.

Albert Einstein Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes