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Engrave this Quote Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.
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-Proverb
Engrave this Quote Take not God's name in vain; select a time when it will have effect.
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-Ambrose Bierce
Engrave this Quote I drink a lot of Diet Coke and belch. I've been known to use the f word.
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-Helena Bonham Carter
Engrave this Quote Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
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-Edwin Hubbell Chapin
Engrave this Quote The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.
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-G. K. Chesterton
Engrave this Quote Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of taste.
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-Cyril Connolly
Engrave this Quote It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme rudely appealed to on each trifling theme.
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-William Cowper
Engrave this Quote It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.
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-Lawrence Durrell
Engrave this Quote 'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
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-Euripides
Engrave this Quote Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst.
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-George Farquhar
Engrave this Quote Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.
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-E. M. Forster
Engrave this Quote My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the obscurity of a learned language.
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-Edward Gibbon
Engrave this Quote Ethelberta breathed a sort of exclamation, not right out, but stealthily, like a parson's damn.
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-Thomas Hardy
Engrave this Quote Here is the piece. If you can't say fornicate can you say copulate or if not that can you say co-habit? If not that would have to say consummate I suppose. Use your own good taste and judgment.
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-Ernest Hemingway
Engrave this Quote I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.
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-Ernest Hemingway
Engrave this Quote It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away from one! At. moments of trial refinement is a feeble reed to lean upon.
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-Alice James
Engrave this Quote Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art -- or almost the only stuff.
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-D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
Engrave this Quote Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.
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-Herbert Marcuse
Engrave this Quote Obscenity is a cleansing process, whereas pornography only adds to the murk.
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-Henry Miller
Engrave this Quote A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common
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-William Nazlitt
Engrave this Quote Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.
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-Friedrich Nietzsche
Engrave this Quote To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor.
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-Alexander Pope
Engrave this Quote The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
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-John Ruskin
Engrave this Quote Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.
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-Bertrand Russell
Engrave this Quote Oaths are the fossils of piety.
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-George Santayana

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