Vulgarity Quotes

There is a point in portraying surface vulgarity where tragedy and comedy are very close.

Barbara Stanwyck

A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common

William Nazlitt

Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.

Greek Proverb

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

Alexander Pope

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

Mark Twain

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

Chesterton, Gilbert K.

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

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Updated On : March 23, 2013
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