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It's a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
Yves Saint Laurent
Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings.
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
The PhD system is the real root of the evil of academic snobbery. People who have PhDs consider themselves a priesthood, and inventors generally don't have PhDs.
One of the nice things about a favorite pop song is that it's an unconditional truce on judgment and musical snobbery. You like the song because you just do, and there need not be any further criticism.
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
In TV, film, and music there's a lot of snobbery, and I don't like it. I've never been a cultural snob.
I'll tell you what I love. Sending back bottles of wine that aren't right in restaurants in France! Whoa! I love the French, but I do find their wine snobbery something unbearable.
We learned pretty early on in this band that you can't have snobbery in music.
I deeply detest social distinction and snobbery, and in that lies my strong aversion to titular honours.
I always tell the fans, 'Screw it! Like what you like. Listen to what you want.' Insisting that one type of music is better than the next is snobbery, and I have no time for that. Check out all the music that's out there. There's great stuff you're probably missing.
Of course, there's a certain type of person who feels that anything which becomes mainstream has to be rejected immediately. And that's part of the indie-alternative snobbery and hierarchy and elitism.
There's a snobbery at work in architecture. The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.
Sometimes there's a snobbery among literary types that these people don't really get it, but in a lot of ways they get it more than the literati. There's a culture in the background that they understand and know. They get that deeper level.
My mum especially listens to music in a way that is incredibly feelings-based. There's virtually no snobbery about what sounds are in it, she just wants to hear a song and that is quite refreshing.
Soaps are great. You learn to work very fast - some say superficially, but that's not really true. You do some very serious character work. I've never had any feelings about a stigma attached to it, and nowadays there seems to be less snobbery about what you do. More and more big names are doing TV and commercials and voiceovers.
I've found there to be a tremendous amount of East Coast snobbery in the journalism world.
There is a lot of snobbery towards pop music, to me and pop in general - it's kind of a despised art form.
Is class snobbery a social reality in the United States? Absolutely, and the kind that's codified by meritocracy is probably more toxic than the old-fashioned kind based on bloodlines.
When I was trying to get into acting, to have been a model was about as low as you could get in the acting profession. But that wasn't sexism, it was snobbery, which I knew and took very humbly.
Critics established a snobbery toward me.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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