The media is constantly redefining what luxury is. Luxury can be a dirty sock if dressed up in the right way.
The best things in life are free. The second-best are very expensive.
Men aren’t necessities. They’re luxuries.
Luxury lives in the finer details. It’s a cloth napkin at a dinner table. It’s a mint on your pillow before bed.
The greatest luxury is being free.
Luxury is a state of mind.
I give myself the luxury of saying what I want.
You don’t buy luxury to enter a community, but to set yourself apart from others.
Just because you’re a luxury brand doesn’t mean you have to have an attitude.
What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity.
Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor; but if there were no luxury, there would be no poor.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.
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(This story appears in the 14 November, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)