Quotes: fashionable

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  • Amelia Barr
    Amelia Barr
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    Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.
  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
    William Ellery Channing
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    Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    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.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
    Stendhal
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    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.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
    Ayn Rand
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    There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    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
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    What of Art?
    - It is a malady.
    Love?
    - An Illusion.
    Religion?
    - The fashionable substitute for Belief.
    You are a sceptic.
    - Never! Scepticism is the beginning of Faith.
    What are you?
    - To define is to limit.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
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    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.
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