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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
  • Luis Bunuel
    Luis Bunuel
    Spanish Film Director 1900-1983
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    In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
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    A hot bath! I cry, as I sit down in it! Again as I lie flat, a hot bath! How exquisite a pleasure, how luxurious, fervid and flagrant a consolation for the rigors, the austerities, the renunciation of the day.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    But just as delicate fare does not stop you from craving for saveloys, so tried and exquisite friendship does not take away your taste for something new and dubious.
  • Jacques Maritain
    Jacques Maritain
    French Catholic philosopher 1882-1973
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    Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
    American basketball player 1956-
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    In aristocratic societies, rich people used to commission exquisite paintings for their walls.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    It seems to me what is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs: the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas... If you are only skeptical, then no new ideas make it through to you... On the other hand, if you are open to the point of gullibility and have not an ounce of skeptical sense in you, then you cannot distinguish the useful ideas from the worthless ones.
  • Arthur Machen
    Arthur Machen
    Welsh author and mystic 1863-1947
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    It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Life, Lady Stutfield, is simply a mauvais quart d'heure made up of exquisite moments.
  • Joseph Roux
    Joseph Roux
    French cartografist 1725-1793
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    Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    The exquisite art of idleness, one of the most important things that any University can teach.
  • Ram Dass
    Ram Dass
    American spiritual teacher, psychologist and author 1931-2019
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    The most exquisite paradox… as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can't have it. The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
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    There is in the darkness a unity, if you will, that cannot be achieved in any other environment, a blending of self with what the self perceives, and exquisite mystical experience.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.
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