You shouldn’t have to have money to have a luxury fragrance.
We have to have powder for our wigs; that is why so many poor people have no bread.[Il faut de la poudre à nos perruques, voilà pourquoi tant de pauvres n’ont point de pain.]
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
He was all for catharsis and purification, he dreamed of an aesthetic consecration that should cleanse society of luxury, the greed of gold and all unloveliness.