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  Anger is a luxury one cannot afford.   
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  It is impossible to overdo luxury.  
 -  French Proverb
  

  When there is nothing to eat but corn, rice is a luxury.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!  
 -  Agnetha Faltskog
  

  It's a luxury being a writer, because all you ever think about is life.  
 -  Amy Tan
  

  Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.  
 -  Anais Nin
  

  On the soft bed of luxury many kingdoms have expired.  
 -  Andrew Young
  

  Luxury is attention to detail, originality, exclusivity and above all quality.  
 -  Angelo Bonati
  

  Luxury means to live free of conventions and expectations.  
 -  Anton Wolfgang Count Faber-Castell
  

  If the world were a paradise of luxury and ease, a land flowing with milk and honey, where every Jack obtained his Jill at once and without any difficulty, men would either die of boredom or hang themselves; or there would be wars, massacres, and murders; so that in the end mankind would inflict more suffering on itself than it has now to accept at the hands of Nature.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer
  

  Smart people always choose comfort over luxury.  
 -  Celso Cukierkorn
  

  Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world.  
 -  Cesare Pavese
  

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

  Men aren't necessities, they're luxuries.  
 -  Cher
  

  Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.  
 -  Coco Chanel
  

  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.  
 -  Coco Chanel
  

  Luxury is a necessity that begins where necessity ends.  
 -  Coco Chanel
  

  Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.  
 -  Coco Chanel
  

  The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive.  
 -  Coco Chanel
  

  Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Take care of luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  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
  

  We may be reluctant to admit it, but we likely acquired many of our possessions to project a certain image... Why would we pay double (or even triple) the price for a 'luxury' car? Because automakers pay advertising firms big bucks to convince us that our cars are projections of ourselves, our personalities, and our positions in the corporate world or social hierarchy.  
 -  Francine Jay
  

  Give me the luxuries of life and I will gladly do without the necessities.  
 -  Frank Lloyd Wright
  

  Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  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
  

  A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  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
  

  A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  Simple routine have a greater impact. It is not just to cut costs that we avoid luxury hotels. We do not need fancy cars, posh titles, tailor made uniforms or other status symbols.  
 -  Ingvar Kamprad
  

  Just like becoming an expert in wine - you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford - you learn about great food by finding the best there is, whether simply or luxurious. Then you savor it, analyze it, and discuss it with your companions, and you compare it with other experiences.  
 -  Julia Child
  

  Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress.  
 -  Karl Lagerfeld
  

  When you're not used to comfort and good things to eat, you're intoxicated by them in no time.  
 -  Louis-Ferdinand Celine
  

  Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except you never know when luxury is going to stand up.  
 -  Orson Welles
  

  Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up  
 -  Orson Welles
  

  Give me the luxuries and anyone else can have the necessaries.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  I have a simple taste, only the best.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom, respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run.  
 -  Phyllis Diller
  

  Wealth is the parent of of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.  
 -  Plato
  

  Accustom thyself to a way of living that is neat and decent without luxury.  
 -  Pythagoras
  

  Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy.  
 -  Robert A. Heinlein
  

  Another ingredient in a happy marriage: Budget the luxuries first!  
 -  Robert A. Heinlein
  

  We shall forgo our luxuries but not our pleasures.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.  
 -  Socrates