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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

Most of the time, feelings just seem to get in the way. They're a luxury for the idle, a bourgeois concept. Feelings are overrated.
Nick Cave

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

In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
Karl Marx

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

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
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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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