Taste Quotes

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine

Polish Proverb

English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education -- sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.

E. B. White

To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.

Jean Genet

Now, Halford, I bid you adieu for the present. This is the first instalment of my debt. If the coin suits you, tell me so, and I'll send you the rest of my leisure: if you would rather remain my creditor than stuff your purse with such ungainly heavy pieces tell me still, and I'll pardon your bad taste, and willingly keep the treasure to myself.

Anne Bront

Still don't know what I was waiting for And my time was running wild. A million dead-end streets and Every time I thought I'd got it made It seemed the taste was not so sweet. So I turned myself to face me But I've never caught a glimpse Of how the others must see the faker I'm much too fast to take that test.

David Robert Jones

No one can ever heap enough insults upon me to suit my taste. I think we all really thrive on hostility, because it's the most intense kind of massage the ego can undergo. Other people's indifference is the only horror.

Paul Bowles

A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.

Jessamyn West

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain, And drinking largely sobers us again

Alexander Pope

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.

Charlie Brown

Where there is no religion, hypocrisy becomes good taste

George Bernard Shaw

Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

Ambrose Bierce

A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.

Eugene Delacroix

Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.

Katherine F. Gerould

Do I wanna do right, of course but do I really wanna feel Im forced to answer you, hell no. Ive acquired quite a taste for a well-made mistake, I wanna make a mistake.

Fiona Apple Maggart

Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it; it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.

George Eliot

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