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When Croft's Life of Dr. Young was spoken of as a good imitation of Dr. Johnson's style, No, no, said he, it is not a good imitation of Johnson; it has all his pomp without his force; it has all the nodosities of the oak, without its strength; it has all the contortions of the sibyl, without the inspiration. (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

In the final analysis, ''style'' is art. And art is nothing more or less than various modes of stylized, dehumanized representation. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

Style is the dress of thoughts. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

Fashions fade, but style is eternal. (Quote by - Yves Saint-Laurent)

Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent as more suitable; A vile conceit in pompous words express'd, Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

One who uses many periods is a philosopher; many interrogations, a student; many exclamations, a fanatic. (Quote by - J. L. Basford)

Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one's own, it is always twenty times better. (Quote by - Margaret Oliphant)

Clearness ornaments profound thoughts. (Quote by - Luc de Clapier de Vauvanargues)


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