Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
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.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Arguments are to be avoided: they are always vulgar and often convincing.
I only aim at the powerful. When satire is aimed at the powerless, it is not only cruel - it's vulgar.
On July 26, 1916, I announced to all my friends in America that from now on I resolved to write no more poems in the classical language, and to begin my experiments in writing poetry in the so-called vulgar tongue of the people.
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
Logan Pearsall Smith
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Alfred North Whitehead
I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
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.
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