Quotes by italian-style
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English writer 1667-1745
Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of a style.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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!
English moviedirector 1899-1980
Self-plagiarism is style.
American musician 1941-
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
American poet 1819-1892
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
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.
American singer-songwriter 1935-
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.
American fashion designer 1922-2002
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.
American writer and poet 1899-1977
Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash.
Willem De Kooning
Dutch abstract expressionist artist and painter 1904-1997
Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns.
French writer 1889-1963
Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.
American writer and criticus 1925-
Style is knowing who you are, what to say, and not giving a damn.
British novelist 1949-
Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
American poet 1879-1955
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.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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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