I stole every nickel, dime and dollar and blew it on fine threads, luxurious lodgings, fantastic foxes and other sensual goodies. I partied in every capital in Europe and bask on all the worlds most famous beaches.
A thousand horrid Prodigies foretold it. A feeble government, eluded Laws, A factious Populace, luxurious Nobles, And all the maladies of stinking states.c.1737 Irene, act1, sc.1 (first produced1749).
And another question was unfortunately not asked of Göring: 'The German people put faith in you even if they doubted Hitler because you were gentlemanly and more likable. What did you, Göring, do to justify this confidence? You have led a luxurious life and collected stolen art.'hermann göring
It is, of course, a luxury to create art and, on top of this, to insist on expressing one’s own artistic opinion. Nothing is more luxurious than this. It is a game and a good game, at least for me; one of the few games which make life, difficult and depressing as it is sometimes, a little more interesting.max beckmann
The wealthy man is not he who has money, but he who has the means to live in the luxurious state of early spring.Anton Chekhov
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.aldous huxley
A thousand horrid Prodigies foretold it. A feeble government, eluded Laws, A factious Populace, luxurious Nobles, And all the maladies of stinking states.samuel johnson
And who can boast he never felt the fires, The trembling throbbings of the young desires, When he beheld the breathing roses glow, And the soft heavings of the living snow; The waving ringlets of the auburn hair, And all the rapturous graces of the fair! Oh! what defence, if fixt on him, he spy The languid sweetness of the stedfast eye! Ye who have felt the dear luxurious smart, When angel-charms oppress the powerless heart, In pity here relent the brow severe, And o'er Fernando's weakness drop the tear.william julius mickle
One of the most common epithets for children's books is 'fun'. It suggests a certain luxurious triviality: what's fun is all that's not serious. And certainly, many books are just that: escapes from the serious business of living.Damon Young (March 22, 2014). "Pain comes before a punchline". The Age (Melbourne, Australia: Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited. www.theage.com.au.; Accessed via InfoTrac Newsstand): p. 13; Section: Arts and Entertainment.
In the various states of society, armies are recruited from very different motives. Barbarians are urged by the love of war; the citizens of a free republic may be prompted by a principle of duty; the subjects, or at least the nobles, of a monarchy, are animated by a sentiment of honor; but the timid and luxurious inhabitants of a declining empire must be allured into the service by the hopes of profit, or compelled by the dread of punishment.Edward Gibbon
Association with a learned one in the slums, is by far better than sitting with an ignorant person on sumptuous and luxurious carpets.Muhammad Kulayni, Us?l al-K?f?, vol.1, p.48
luxurious lobster-nights, farewell, For sober, studious days!Alexander Pope
I grant him bloody, luxurious, avaricious, false, deceitful, Sudden, malicious, smacking of every sin That has a name.william shakespeare
luxurious food and drinks , in no way protect you from harm. Wealth beyond what is natural, is no more use than an overflowing container. Real value is not generated by theaters, and baths, perfumes or ointments, but by philosophy .From the esplanade wall at Oenoanda, now in Turkey, as recorded by Diogenes of Oenoanda
luxurious food and drinks , in no way protect you from harm. Wealth beyond what is natural, is no more use than an overflowing container. Real value is not generated by theaters, and baths, perfumes or ointments, but by philosophy .epicurus
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