Vulgar Quotes

Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.

Logan P. Smith

Where is the proof, said I, that daemons may not be subjected to the control of men? This truth may be distorted and debased in the minds of the ignorant. The dogmas of the vulgar, with regard to this subject, are glaringly absurd; but though these may justly be neglected by the wise, we are scarcely justified in totally rejecting the possibility that man may obtain supernatural aid.

Charles Brockden Brown

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

Albert Camus

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.

Oscar Wilde

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

Oscar Wilde

Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.

Oscar Wilde

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.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Prejudices are what rule the vulgar crowd.


Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns.

George Gilder

I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing

Oscar Wilde

Language is the apparel in which your thoughts parade before the public. Never clothe them in vulgar or shoddy attire.

George Crane

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average man

W. R. Inge

It is my indignant opinion that 90 percent of the moving pictures exhibited in America are so vulgar, witless and dull that it is preposterous to write about them in any publication not intended to be read while chewing gum.

Wolcott Gibbs

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