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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Art, like Nature, has her monsters, things of bestial shape and with hideous voices.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    Although Golf was originally restricted to wealthy Protestants, today its open to anybody who owns hideous clothing.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    At bottom, to be colored means that one has been caught in some utterly unbelievable cosmic joke, a joke so hideous and in such bad taste that it defeats all categories and definitions.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    Evil is a moral entity and not a created one, an eternal and not a perishable entity: it existed before the world; it constituted the monstrous, the execrable being who was also to fashion such a hideous world. It will hence exist after the creatures which people this world.
  • Arthur Sullivan
    Arthur Sullivan
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    For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on record forever.
  • Arthur Sullivan
    Arthur Sullivan
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    I am terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music will be put on records forever.
  • Ada Cambridge
    Ada Cambridge
    English-born Australian writer 1844-1926
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    Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    Nothing is so hideous as an obsolete fashion.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
  • Greil Marcus
    Greil Marcus
    American author, music journalist and critic 1945-
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    Rock 'n Roll is a combination of good ideas dried up by fads, terrible junk, hideous failings in taste and judgment, gullibility and manipulation, moments of unbelievable clarity and invention, pleasure, fun, vulgarity, excess, novelty and utter enervation.
  • Octave Mirbeau
    Octave Mirbeau
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    The universe appears to me like an immense, inexorable torture-garden. Passions, greed, hatred, and lies; law, social institutions, justice, love, glory, heroism, and religion: these are its monstrous flowers and its hideous instruments of eternal human suffering.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    They take unbelievable pleasure in the hideous blast of the hunting horn and baying of the hounds. Dogs dung smells sweet as cinnamon to them.
  • Finley Peter Dunne
    Finley Peter Dunne
    American Journalist, Humorist 1867-1936
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    Vice is a creature of such hideous mien... that the more you see it the better you like it.
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