Quotes by italian-style

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  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of a style.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Real good breeding, as the people have it here, is one of the finest things now going in the world. The careful avoidance of all discussion, the swift hopping from topic to topic, does not agree with me; but the graceful style they do it with is beyond that of minuets!
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    Self-plagiarism is style.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    She opened up a book of poems and handed it to me written by an Italian poet from the 13th century and every one of them words rang true and glowed like burning coal pouring off of every page like it was written in my soul from me to you.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Slavery is so intolerable a condition that the slave can hardly escape deluding himself into thinking that he is choosing to obey his master's commands when, in fact, he is obliged to. Most slaves of habit suffer from this delusion and so do some writers, enslaved by an all too ''personal'' style.
  • Barry McGuire
    Barry McGuire
    American singer-songwriter 1935-
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    So gradually, and then I had an Italian roadster that I built, it took me five years to build it, it was stolen from me and stripped. I said, well maybe we should have another where we shouldn't steal from each other.
  • Bill Blass
    Bill Blass
    American fashion designer 1922-2002
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    Sometimes the eye gets so accustomed that if you don't have a change, you're bored. It's the same with fashion, you know. And that, I suppose, is what style is about.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash.
  • Willem De Kooning
    Willem De Kooning
    Dutch abstract expressionist artist and painter 1904-1997
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    Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
    Jean Cocteau
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    Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    Style is knowing who you are, what to say, and not giving a damn.
  • Martin Amis
    Martin Amis
    British novelist 1949-
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    Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
    Wallace Stevens
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    Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a god, the bearing of a man. It is not a dress.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Style is the dress of thoughts; and let them be ever so just, if your style is homely, coarse, and vulgar, they will appear to as much disadvantage, and be as ill received, as your person, though ever so well-proportioned, would if dressed in rags, dirt, and tatters.
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