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To be a star is to own the world and all the people in it. After a taste of stardom, everything else is poverty.
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.
D. H. Lawrence
Exuberance is better than taste.
I don't drink coffee. I've never had a cup of coffee in my entire life. That's something you probably don't know about me. I've hated the taste since I was a kid.
The trouble with remakes is that people fall in love with the original. It's like peanut butter. If you try to change the taste of peanut butter, you're in trouble.
There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.
What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
I have an opinion. I have my own taste.
Experience teaches that when the will and imagination are in conflict, the imagination usually wins. What we imagine may defeat our reason and make us slaves to what we taste, see, hear, smell, and feel in the mind's eye. The body is indeed the servant of the mind.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
But I have bad taste with a deep fount of intellectuality.
I don't have very sophisticated taste in music. I listen to a lot of folk music. I like reggae.
It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
There are two kinds of taste, the taste for emotions of surprise and the taste for emotions of recognition.
I had started to feel that somewhere in the second half of the 20th century, the idea of page-turning as a good thing had been lost. You were getting books that were the equivalent of absolutely beautifully prepared dishes of food that didn't taste like anything much.
If you grow up in a very strong religion like Catholicism you certainly cultivate in yourself a certain taste for the intensity of ideas.
I think you have to judge everything based on your personal taste. And if that means being critical, so be it. I hate political correctness. I absolutely loathe it.
If you do your fair day's work, you are certain to get your fair day's wage - in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste.
Marriage? It's like asparagus eaten with vinaigrette or hollandaise, a matter of taste but of no importance.
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 have my mother who is an Irish-Italian, and my father who is African, so I have the taste buds of an Italian and the spice of an African.
Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.
A. C. Benson
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
It's not that our family has no taste, it's just that our family's taste is inconsistent.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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