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Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
W. H. Auden
We have learned the lines of good taste through history and our sense of guilt, be it post-colonial or post-Holocaust.
Sometimes it's more important to be human, than to have good taste.
This is a universal, unique movie, it has potential to cross barriers. But we never thought about that on set, when we were doing the film. We knew that in making a silent movie, we were doing something a little bit under the wire, a bit interdit. It's a pastiche, but for the French taste, you would have thought.
Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste.
Suicide was such a formative band for me, so influential in the development of my taste. They're one of those bands that operated in absolute isolation for so long that they developed a completely unique world view.
Many are they who have a taste and love for drawing, but no talent; and this will be discernible in boys who are not diligent and never finish their drawings with shading.
Leonardo da Vinci
I remember in that red leisure suit I sort of felt like a Pizza Hut employee, and the white one was the ultimate, with the white turtleneck collar, that was the ultimate in bad taste.
Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
Bacon is so good by itself that to put it in any other food is an admission of failure. You're basically saying, 'I can't make this other food taste good, so I'll throw in bacon.'
I just usually go with my own taste. If I like something, and it happens to be against the law, well, then I might have a problem.
Hunter S. Thompson
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
Alexis de Tocqueville
There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
I'll accept bad taste in a minute, as long as there's some great comedy minds and performances.
The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their neck for something they believe, never know the taste of moral struggle, and never have the thrill of victory.
I've never dieted in my life; I like food too much. I'm just thoughtful about what I eat, and I'm lucky that I love the taste of vegetables. I'm certainly not 'actress skinny,' and I never will be. I'm strong, and my body works great for me.
Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Even Helen Keller, who was born blind and deaf, could see God. No doubt, in her silent darkness, every fragrant flower, every ray of the warm sun, every taste that touched her tongue told her that there was a God who created all things. Jodie Foster shouldn't therefore be surprised that people are surprised that she's an atheist.
It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt.
I don't even drink! I can't stand the taste of alcohol. Every New Year's Eve I try one drink and every time it makes me feel sick. So I don't touch booze - I'm always the designated driver.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When you taste super-success after tasting super-failure, there is huge relief.
Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing. He didn't sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to, in some form, influenced my taste.
I don't pay attention to celebrities. I don't photograph them. They don't dress so... interestingly. They have stylists. I prefer real women who have their own taste.
Taste is the common sense of genius.
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