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A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.
I have never known a more vulgar expression of betrayal and deceit.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Alfred North Whitehead
You could say, in a vulgar Freudian way, that I am the unhappy child who escapes into books. Even as a child, I was most happy being alone. This has not changed.
When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise. His whole behavior is so shocking. It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially, but I think it's kind of a sickness.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is a real vulgarity in the way women dress at the moment. They show off too much and try too hard. They don't understand where the line is between sexy and vulgar. I know where that line is.
Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
Women have a certain sexuality, and I think their bodies are beautiful, and I'm not embarrassed to explore that in a film. But there are things you get offered that are vulgar and violent - just like there's a side of me that's vulgar and violent.
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I wanted to make a film about stupid people that was very vulgar and deeply stupid. From that moment on I can hardly be reproached for making a film that is about stupid people.
Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.
Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.
It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine.
Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created an excessively beautiful ideal.
Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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