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Quote Left By an epiphany he meant a sudden spiritual manifestation, whether in the vulgarity of speech or of gesture or in a memorable phase of the mind... Quote Right
Quote Left Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something. Quote Right
Quote Left Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life... is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret. Quote Right
Quote Left The Miss America contest is the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for: a low-class ritual, a polished restatement of vulgarity, that wants to open the door to high-class respectability by way of plain middle-class anxiety and ambition. Quote Right
Quote Left Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness. Quote Right
Quote Left It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme rudely appealed to on each trifling theme. Quote Right
Quote Left Rock 'n Roll is a combination of good ideas dried up by fads, terrible junk, hideous failings in taste and judgment, gullibility and manipulation, moments of unbelievable clarity and invention, pleasure, fun, vulgarity, excess, novelty and utter enervation. Quote Right
Quote Left Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away. Quote Right
Quote Left It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness. Quote Right
Quote Left My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language. Quote Right
Quote Left A whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing; as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not spend them at my pleasure. When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths, ha? Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue. Quote Right
Quote Left A footman may swear; but he cannot swear like a lord. He can swear as often: but can he swear with equal delicacy, propriety, and judgment? Quote Right
Quote Left Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst. Quote Right
Quote Left Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of taste. Quote Right
Quote Left It comes to pass oft that a terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him. Quote Right
Quote Left I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit Quote Right
Quote Left The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar. Quote Right
Quote Left 'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore. Quote Right
Quote Left In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. Quote Right
Quote Left The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. Quote Right
Quote Left Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day. Quote Right
Quote Left By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else. Quote Right
Quote Left Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent. Quote Right
Quote Left Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar. Quote Right
Quote Left I drink a lot of Diet Coke and belch. I've been known to use the f word. Quote Right
Quote Left Vulgarity is the rich man's modest contribution to democracy. Quote Right
Quote Left There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined. Quote Right
Quote Left Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman. Quote Right
Quote Left There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation. Quote Right

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Quote Left Using vulgarity in describing vulgarity is vulgar. Quote Right