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Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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.
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
English poet and critic 1772-1834
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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.
Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
American professional football player 1945-
Everything has gotten vulgar and out of line for children to watch. It's more of a swearing match.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportioned thought his act. Be thou familiar but by no means vulgar.
Logan Pearsall Smith
English writer 1865-1946
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
American playwright 1911-1983
I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
English polymath and author 1605-1682
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.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-1616
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.
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.
British Author 1870-1953
Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.
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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