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Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Nothing is more exhilarating than philistine vulgarity. (Quote by - Vladimir Nabokov)

Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of life. (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something. (Quote by - Edward M. Forster)

There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

I think Australians like a bit of vulgarity. (Quote by - Julian Clary)

Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar. (Quote by - Greek Proverb)

People need to be peppered or even outraged occasionally. Our national comedy and drama is packed with earthy familiarity and honest vulgarity. Clean vulgarity can be very shocking and that, in my view, gives greater involvement. (Quote by - Kenneth Williams)

As always, the British especially shudder at the latest American vulgarity, and then they embrace it with enthusiasm two years later. (Quote by - Alistair Cooke)

By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else. (Quote by - Solomon Schechter)

Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. (Quote by - J. Robert Oppenheimer)

Vulgarity is more obvious in satin than in homespun. (Quote by - Nathaniel P. Willis)

It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away from one! At. moments of trial refinement is a feeble reed to lean upon. (Quote by - Alice James)

A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common. (Quote by - William Nazlitt)

Will minus intellect constitutes vulgarity. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

Expressions of disapproval are on a level of vulgarity that cannot be tolerated. The way to express disapproval is to do without applause. (Quote by - Rudolf Bing)

To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into politics from even a modestly cerebral background is the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics. (Quote by - Chris Patten)

There is a point in portraying surface vulgarity where tragedy and comedy are very close. (Quote by - Barbara Stanwyck)

There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. (Quote by - Coco Chanel)


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