66 of the Best Luxury Quotes

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The word luxury means a few different things to different people, like one person might think that someone who lives a luxurious life would be a person that lives comfortable, can afford vacations, has nice cars and a huge house.

On the other hand, a person that thinks that a luxurious life looks like is only thinking about the definition of the word that deals in wealth, living a luxurious life could also mean that you are happy, content, satisfied, and take great pleasure in your life.

Here are the best luxury quotes that define both ways that a person can have luxury or live a luxurious life.

Luxury Quotes

  1. “If you have to ask the price, you can’t afford it.” – John D. Rockefeller
  2. “Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.” – Coco Chanel
  3. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” – Edward Abbey
  4. “It’s a luxury to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. “There is nothing more luxurious than eating while you read, unless it be reading while you eat.” – E. Nesbit, The Magic World
  6. “When you get into a hotel room, you lock the door, and you know there is a secrecy, there is a luxury, there is fantasy. There is comfort. There is reassurance.” – Diane von Furstenberg
  7. “In an age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention.” – Pico Iyer
  8. “The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.” – Leontyne Price
  9. “A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  10. “Literacy is not a luxury, it is a right and a responsibility.” – William J. Clinton
  11. “There are a lot of things going on with my life right now that don’t just have to do with my career. So I have a hard time making decisions about work. That’s really a luxury problem.” – Philip Seymour Hoffman
  12. “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
  13. “Living in the lap of luxury isn’t bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up.” – Orson Welles
  14. “The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.” – Charlie Chaplin
  15. “Some people think happiness is a luxury, but it’s a necessity. You need to make space for it in your life.” – Christie Brinkley
  16. “Luxury is about pleasing yourself, not dressing for other people.” – Marc Jacobs
  17. “Her whole being dilated in an atmosphere of luxury. It was the background she required, the only climate she could breathe in.” – Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth
  18. “After a bath, we all love to dry off with a towel. But do we need it to survive? No. It’s a luxury.” – Victoria Coren Mitchell
  19. “Luxury to me is not about buying expensive things; it’s about living in a way where you appreciate things.” – Oscar de la Renta
  20. “It’s always been a luxury to be able to hop a plane to Paris, to Venice, to the Grand Canyon.” – Nancy Gibbs
  21. “You are happy when you are enthusiastic and action-oriented, not when you are luxury and pleasure oriented.” – Debasish Mridha
  22. “I believe that style is the only real luxury, that is really desirable” – Giorgio Armani
  23. “Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.” – Anais Nin
  24. “Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.” – George William Curtis
  25. “Men aren’t necessities. They’re luxuries.” – Cher
  26. “I will never give myself the luxury of thinking, ‘I’ve made it.’” – Zaha Hadid
  27. “Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  28. “Most of us have no sympathy with the rich idler who spends his life in pleasure without ever doing any work. But even he fulfills a function in the life of the social organism. He sets an example of luxury that awakens in the multitude a consciousness of new needs and gives industry the incentive to fulfill them.” – Ludwig Von Mises, Liberalism: The Classical Tradition
  29. “The only luxury is time. The time you get to spend with your family.” – Kanye West
  30. “A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.” – Marshall McLuhan
  31. “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” – Helen Keller
  32. “My music is a luxury.” – Lana Del Rey
  33. “Never economize on luxuries.” – Angela Thirkell
  34. “All luxury corrupts either the morals or the taste.” – Joseph Joubert
  35. “People think being alone is a luxury, but it’s crucial: Whatever you’re not down with about yourself gets loud and in your face.” – Earl Sweatshirt
  36. “I long for the luxury of being impractical.” – Neal Shusterman, The Toll
  37. “Luxury lives in the finer details. It’s a cloth napkin at a dinner table. It’s a mint on your pillow before bed.”- Iggy Azalea
  38. “True luxury is being able to own your time.. To be able to take a walk, sit on your porch, read the paper, not take the call, not be compelled by obligation.” – Ashton Kutcher
  39. “Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world.” – Cesare Pavese
  40. “A need is something that is required to keep you alive. A want is something that you think is required to make or keep you happy.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  41. “War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.” – Hannah Arendt
  42. “Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: deliciousness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.” – Mariska Hargitay
  43. “Looking out at the lake, drinking good tea. That’s his only luxury. And what an enormous luxury that was.” – Banana Yoshimoto
  44. “The greatest luxury is being free.” – Manolo Blahnik
  45. “Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.” – Hannah More
  46. “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
  47. “Get used to a rough life, for luxury does not last forever.” – Umar
  48. “People think a watch must weigh a lot to be a luxury. But there’s no reason why we should add weight to create value. People have to overcome these notions.” – Richard Mille
  49. “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
  50. “People often ask me, why don’t I wear suits, I tell them, to you, attire defines a person, to me, character defines a person.” – Abhijit Naskar, Servitude is Sanctitude
  51. “It’s a luxury being a writer, because all you ever think about is life.” – Amy Tan
  52. “Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.” – Edsger Dijkstra
  53. “Contemplation is a luxury, requiring time and alternatives.” – Tahir Shah
  54. “Happiness is not a luxury. It is a necessity. When we are happy, we are in the best possible place to be good to ourselves and those we love.” – Suze Orman
  55. “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
  56. “To be big doesn’t mean to be big in appearance, but in existence.” – Abhijit Naskar, Servitude is Sanctitude
  57. “I like to work. The self-esteem and satisfaction that I get from working makes me a better person, which makes me a better mom. I feel lucky because I have the luxury of working only one or two days a week.” – Cindy Crawford
  58. “We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” – Albert Einstein
  59. “Luxury will always be around, no matter what happens in the world.” – Carolina Herrera
  60. “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
  61. “Till luxury becomes a thing of the past, equality will remain a thing of the future.” – Abhijit Naskar, Good Scientist: When Science and Service Combine
  62. “Luxury is feeling unrushed. It is designing a life that allows you to do what you want with high leverage, with many options, all while feeling unrushed.” – Tim Ferriss
  63. “Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.” – Ingvar Kamprad
  64. “Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.” – Coco Chanel
  65. “The way a woman carries herself and the way she dresses ought to promote the following types of words: modesty, discretion, wisdom, beauty, elegance and refinement, but not sensuality, luxury, extravagance.” – Paul Washer
  66. “The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?” – John D. Rockefeller

Summary

These quotes feature humor, ideas, opinions, and may even make you realize that even though you are not wealthy with money, you may be wealthy with love or time. Share some quotes with your children to make them understand that there is always someone out there that has it worse than them, share some of these quotes with a lover, friend or family member to remind them that there is luxury in their lives.

Luxury is usually associated with being rich, which is true it is about being rich, but you can be rich in more ways than just having money.

 

 

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