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Wilson MiznerHollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.

—  Wilson Mizner, 1876-1913, American playwright

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Pierre de CoubertinIn no way can sport be considered a luxury object.

—  Pierre de Coubertin, 1863-1937, French, father of the Olympic Games

Dorothy ParkerTake care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

—  Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, American writer, poet, satirist, critic

Winston ChurchillMy tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.

—  Winston Churchill, 1874-1965, British Prime Minister, Nobel 1953

Oscar WildeGive me the luxuries and I can dispense with the necessities.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

Somerset MaughamIt's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

—  Somerset Maugham, 1874-1965, British writer

Henry David ThoreauMost of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

—  Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862, American writer

Karl MarxLuxury is the opposite of the naturally necessary.

—  Karl Marx, 1818-1883, German philosopher

EpicurusLuxurious 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, 341-270 BC, Ancient Greek philosopher


Ancient Greek

Ancient Greek phraseSailing to Corinth is not for everyone.

Ου παντός πλειν ες Κόρινθον.

—  Ancient Greek phrase

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Because I’m worth it.

Parce que je le vaux bien.

—  Slogan of L’Oreal










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