I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Moving fluidly and jabbing, slipping punches and countering rather than swarming over DeJesus, he stalked him, relentlessly wearing him down and coolly destroying him with savage punches to the body. For 11 rounds Duran bested the classic boxer at his own game, robbing him of his speed and his will to fight, and only then did he permit himself the luxury of putting DeJesus away.roberto durán
Recognizing that the world is governed by a minority, the sexually active, and that they hold sway of a huge majority of the nonsexual, those people too young or too old or too poor or too homely or sick or crazy or powerless to be able to afford sexual partners (or the luxury of systematic, sustained and shared introspection, so sexual in its own way). All advertisements and films and songs are addressed to sexuals, to their rash whims and finicky tastes.Edmund White
The philosophic historian, studying hereafter this present age, in which we are ourselves living, may say that it was a time of unexampled prosperity, luxury, and wealth; but catching at certain horrible murders which have lately disgraced our civilisation, may call us a nation of assassins. It is to invert the pyramid and stand it on its point.
Thus first necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbow-chairs, And luxury the accomplished sofa last.william cowper
A slab of bread "buttered" with lard and, if you were lucky, seasoned with salt and pepper, was a luxury.jimmy hoffa
The luxury of ostentation affords a much less substantial and solid gratification, than the luxury of comfort, if I may be allowed the expression.jean-baptiste say
In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensable luxury, but a simple necessity.niklaus wirth
luxury spreads its ample board before their eyes; but they are excluded from the banquet. Plenty revels over the fields; but they are starving in the midst of its abundance: the whole wilderness has blossomed into a garden; but they feel as reptiles that infest it.washington irving
Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.Golda Meir
There is a luxury in self-dispraise;And inward self-disparagement affordsTo meditative spleen a grateful feast.william wordsworth
Protection is the first necessity of opulence and luxury.joseph conrad
When Adam Smith was being incomprehensible, he didn't have the luxury of brief, snappy technical terms as a shorthand for incoherence.P. J. O'Rourke
Sad fancies do we then affect, In luxury of disrespect To our own prodigal excess Of too familiar happiness.william wordsworth
Thought's a luxury. Do you think the peasant sits and thinks of God and democracy when he gets inside his mud hut at night?
For all their luxury was doing good.Oliver Goldsmith
But just disease to luxury succeeds, And ev'ry death its own avenger breeds.Alexander Pope
In order to appreciate the luxury of giving, one must have been, at some time, poor.
All these young millionaires were anarchists, of course: when a man possesses everything it is the supreme luxury for him to deny society: for in that way he can evade his responsibilities.