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Definition of Bourgeois

Bourgeois

  1. A size of type between long primer and brevier. See Type.
  2. A man of middle rank in society; one of the shopkeeping class.
  3. Characteristic of the middle class, as in France.

Bourgeois Quotations

In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
Karl Marx

The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
Hermann Hesse

Artists are the monks of the bourgeois state.
Cesare Pavese

The public needs art - and it is the responsibility of a 'self-proclaimed artist' to realize that the public needs art, and not to make bourgeois art for a few and ignore the masses.
Keith Haring

Punk was a protest against work and against boredom. It was a sign of life, a rant, a scream, a rejection of bourgeois morals. But have things improved since then? Arguably, they've got worse.
Tom Hodgkinson
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Bourgeois Translations

bourgeois in Dutch is burgerlijk
bourgeois in French is roturier
bourgeois in Latin is civis
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