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  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    Ah, Eugénie, have done with virtues! Among the sacrifices that can be made to those counterfeit divinities, is there one worth an instant of the pleasures one tastes in outraging them?
  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
    British food writer, journalist and historian
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    All the foods that you regularly eat are ones that you learned to eat. Everyone starts life drinking milk. After that, it's all up for grabs. From our first year of life, human tastes are astonishingly diverse.
  • By the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    American writer 1896-1940
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    Either you think - or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
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    I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
    Source: The Temple of Death
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
  • Buddy Rich
    Buddy Rich
    American jazz drummer and bandleader 1917-1987
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    I mean, I think I liked every band I ever played in because each band was different, each band had a different concept, and each band leader was different... different personalities and musical tastes.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites - opposite bents, tastes, yearnings, loyalties. Where there is no polarity - where energies flow smoothly in one direction - there will be much doing but no music.
  • An Wang
    An Wang
    Chinese–American computer engineer and inventor 1920-1990
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    Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.
  • Rupert Murdoch
    Rupert Murdoch
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    Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    No man tastes pleasures truly, who does not earn them by previous business; and few people do business well, who do nothing else.
  • Pauline Kael
    Pauline Kael
    American film critic
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    One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
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