Quotes by vulgar

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  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
  • Bubba Smith
    Bubba Smith
    American professional football player 1945-
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    Everything has gotten vulgar and out of line for children to watch. It's more of a swearing match.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportioned thought his act. Be thou familiar but by no means vulgar.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I hate vulgar realism in literature. The man who could call a spade a spade should be compelled to use one. It is the only thing he is fit for.
  • Hilaire Belloc
    Hilaire Belloc
    British Author 1870-1953
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    Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.
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