Luxury Quotes

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The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Contentment is natural wealth; luxury is artificial poverty.


Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Avarice and luxury, those evils which have been the ruin of every great state.


I think that luxury has nothing to do with money, and everything to do with beauty.
What nature requires is obtainable, and within easy reach. It is for the superfluous we sweat.
One of the weaknesses of our age is our apparent inability to distinguish our need from our goals.

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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.


Luxury makes a man so soft that it is hard to please him, and easy to trouble him; so that his pleasures at last become his burden. Luxury is a nice master, hard to be pleased.


Wherever desirable superfluities are imported, industry is excited, and thereby plenty is produced. Were only necessaries permitted to be purchased, men would work no more than was necessary for that purpose.

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