Vulgar Quotes

Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Such is the privilege of genius; it perceives, it seizes relations where vulgar eyes see only isolated facts.

Franois Jean Dominique Arago

Manners require time, as nothing is more vulgar than haste.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime

Oscar Wilde

Stillness and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. Vulgar persons can't sit still, or at least must always work their limbs and features.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Bullying behaviour can be communicated via text, mobile phones, internet, social networking sites, forums. But we can't limit it because these messages are then reinforced by television which glamorises yelling, swearing and vulgar behaviour as the way to walk the red carpet of acceptance.

Louise Burfitt Dons

The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness


True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason

Alfred North Whitehead

From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.

Alexander Pope

You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.


A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employments.


As long as war is looked upon as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked on as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

Oscar Wilde

Beyond the limits of a vulgar fate, Beneath the good how far,-but far above the great.

Thomas Gray

The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.

Ruskin, John

The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.

Chesterton, Gilbert K.

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