Quotes 1 till 8 of 8.
Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.
William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-18420
Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-18960
One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.
French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-18420
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse - as a luxury befitting a young man.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-19820
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
British writer and artist 1670-17330
This laudable quality is commonly known by the name of Manners and Good-breeding, and consists in a Fashionable Habit, acquir'd by Precept and Example, of flattering the Pride and Selfishness of others, and concealing our own with Judgment and Dexterity.Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark C, p. 69
Irish writer 1854-19000
What of Art?
- It is a malady.
- An Illusion.
- The fashionable substitute for Belief.
You are a sceptic.
- Never! Scepticism is the beginning of Faith.
What are you?
- To define is to limit.
When thinking about the future, it is fashionable to be pessimistic. Yet the evidence unequivocally belies such pessimism. Over the past centuries, humanity's lot has improved dramatically - in the developed world, where it is rather obvious, but also in the developing world, where life expectancy has more than doubled in the past 100 years.