Thoughts on luxuries

Published: Oct 8, 2021 11:11:51 AM IST
Updated: Oct 8, 2021 11:21:53 AM IST

Luxury will be always around, no matter what happens in the world. —Carolina Herrera, Venezuelan-American fashion designer
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Luxury will be always around, no matter what happens in the world.
—Carolina Herrera
Venezuelan-American fashion designer


It is a luxury to be understood.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
American philosopher


Friendship is one of the greatest luxuries of life.
—Edward Everett Hale
American author


Happy endings are a luxury of fiction.
—Trudi Canavan
Australian writer


I am convinced that there can be luxury
in simplicity.
—Jil Sander
German fashion designer


Mere life is a luxury, and the colour of the grass, of the flowers, of the sky, the wind in the trees, the outlines of the horizon, the forms of clouds, all give a pleasure as exquisite as the sweetest music to the ear famishing for it.
—Mark Twain
American author


In an age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention.
—Pico Iyer
British essayist


Luxury to me is not about buying expensive things; it’s about living in a way where you appreciate things.
—Oscar de la Renta
Dominican fashion designer


The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
—Charlie Chaplin
English actor and filmmaker


Time and silence are the most luxurious things today.
—Tom Ford
American fashion designer


What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity.
—Anthony Crosland
British politician


Luxury is in each detail.
—Hubert de Givenchy
French fashion designer


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
American actor


It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a clear path to happiness.
—Sheryl Sandberg
American business executive

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