A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) British economist.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) English author.
Most 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 naturalist, poet and philosopher.