Vulgar Quotes

There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined.

Mark Twain

To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor.

Alexander Pope

Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.

Greek Proverb

A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common

William Nazlitt

A gentleman considers what is right; The vulgar consider what will pay.


We discover in the gospels, a groundwork of vulgar ignorance, of things impossible, of superstition, fanaticism and fabrication

Thomas Jefferson

To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability.

Oscar Wilde

Speak with the vulgar, think with the wise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The need to be right - the sign of a vulgar mind.

Albert Camus

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

Alfred Whitehead

He that departs with his own honesty For Vulgar , doth it too dearly buy.

Ben Jonson

Thus we should beware of clinging to vulgar opinions, and judge things by reason's way, not by popular say.

Michel Montaigne

Argument are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.

Oscar Wilde

Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.

William Shakespeare

The undressed is vulgar - the nude is pure

Robert Green Ingersoll

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