You don’t buy luxury to enter a community, but to set yourself apart from others.
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel no one else has a right to blame us.
I thoroughly enjoy a good hot bath. That is my ultimate luxury.
Luxury lives in the finer details. It’s a cloth napkin at a dinner table. It’s a mint on your pillow before bed.
Luxury is the ease of a T-shirt in a very expensive dress.
I think the older I get, the more I realise that the ultimate luxury is time.
I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity.
The greatest luxury is being free.
Fur is not luxury: It is an industry of death and suffering.
Contemplation seems to be about the only luxury that costs nothing.
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
Real luxury is a balance between quality and the affection you feel for an object that cannot be easily replicated.
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(This story appears in the 26 October, 2018 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)