The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us.
I don't understand why people talk of art as a luxury when it's a mind-altering possibility.
For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury.
I think I'd like to stay anchoring because, number one, I'm learning a lot, and I love it when I'm learning. And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.
In my early years, there were a number of experiences that made me decide I could not afford the luxury of just being an actress. There were a number of issues I wanted to address. And I wanted to use my career as a platform.
I don't believe in simply accumulating money, but I have the luxury to say that, because I have enough for all my needs.
Which is why I felt I was truly blessed this year, with leads in two nice films, and also the luxury of being able to do a studio film and an independent afterwards was fantastic.
But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government - yes, a Labour government - is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools.
I've got the luxury to tailor make the songs so I can sing them.
Where we sit now, I don't think we have the luxury of the 20 teams before us. I think we are going after the best players we can get on the board.
That was a wonderful period in my life. I mean, I didn't become an artist, but somebody let me do something I loved. What a luxury, to do something you love to do.
I would still like to have that luxury, to be able to just sit and draw for hours and hours and hours. In a way, that's what I do as a writer.
I have the luxury of being a little boy... To me, the most important thing in life is to be a human being. Second is acting.
It's such a performance to bring stuff into America. It's a great luxury when I am in England.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence
I have a kind of objective luxury about my career.
Similarly, only people as misanthropic as myself can be counted on not to have to lie to others, since we have the unique luxury of not caring what sort of opinions others formulate about us.
My husband travels a lot with his job, so we have a lot of frequent flyer miles so we can hop on a plane with no notice. That's a nice luxury and he is very supportive.
It's such a luxury to be able to be happy about going to work in the morning.
We've turned down multi million dollar films, simply because we liked the film better. We have the luxury to do so - we have projects that make the money, and others that we do for love.
The greatest luxury is being able to go to movies and plays now and then in the afternoons.
It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
There was a time when you could catch every new gay thing that came along - now we just have to pick and choose. What a wonderful luxury to have.
By rendering the labor of one, the property of the other, they cherish pride, luxury, and vanity on one side on the other, vice and servility, or hatred and revolt.
I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.