Vulgarity Quotes

No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime

Oscar Wilde

Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.

Oscar Wilde

Vulgarity begins when imagination succumbs to the explicit.

Doris Day

Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people.

Oscar Wilde

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

Coco Chanel

It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.

Durrell, Lawrence

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

Ruskin, John

Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness.

Sitwell, Dame Edith

Whatever harsh criticisms may be passed on the construction of her sentences, she at least possesses that one touch of vulgarity that makes the whole world kin.

Oscar Wilde

It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.

Lawrence Durrell

Fashion constantly begins and ends in the two things it abhors most, singularity and vulgarity.

William Hazlitt

It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.

Lawrence Durrell

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

Thomas Gray

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

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

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

Logan Smith

Television is a corporate vulgarity.

John Leonard

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

Aristotle

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

Aristophanes

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

Alexander Pope

Itís only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.

Lawrence Durrell

Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.

Oscar Wilde

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