Sheri L. Dew
We no longer have the luxury of spending our energy on anything that does not lead us and our families to Christ.
Both poverty and wealth, therefore, have a bad effect on the quality of the work and the workman himself. Wealth and poverty, I answered. One produces luxury and idleness and a passion for novelty, the other meanness and bad workmanship and revolution into the bargain.
Wealth and poverty; one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization.
Recognizing that the world is governed by a minority, the sexually active, and that they hold sway of a huge majority of the nonsexual, those people too young or too old or too poor or too homely or sick or crazy or powerless to be able to afford sexual partners (or the luxury of systematic, sustained and shared introspection, so sexual in its own way). All advertisements and films and songs are addressed to sexuals, to their rash whims and finicky tastes.
The arts are not a luxury. They are an integral part of our lives as individuals and as a nation.
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.
Extravagance is the luxury of the poor; penury is the luxury of the rich.
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
Give me the luxuries and I can dispense with the necessities.
Let me be surrounded by luxury, I can do without the necessities!
A sentimentalist is simply one who desires to have the luxury of an emotion without paying for it.
God, bless me with luxury. Necessities I can do without.
I have a simple taste, only the best.
Working out is not a luxury, it's a necessity.
Luxury must have that over-the-top attitude but be effortless at the same time, that's what feels chic to me.
Forget luxury; as a great company you have to keep evolving.
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.
Socialist democracy is not, a luxury and its need is not limited to the most advanced industrial countries.
Socialist democracy is not a luxury but an absolute, essential necessity for overthrowing capitalism and building socialism.
Existentialism is possible only in a world where God is dead or a luxury, and where Christianity is dead.
It's such a luxury as an actor to think of your career as something you're choosing for yourself, because so much of the time as an actor you're just hoping that exciting projects come your way.
As actors, you like to think about the luxury of having choices in your career, but for the most part you kind of take whatever comes your way and hope that you carved out something that you're proud of in the end.
Augusta Jane Evans
Oh! what a luxury it is to weep, / And find in tears a sad relief!
Lamborghini is refinement, luxury and perfection.