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Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Solomon Schechter
Engrave this Quote 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?
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-William Shakespeare
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-William Shakespeare
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Percy Bysshe Shelley
Engrave this Quote Ay, ay, the best terms will grow obsolete: damns have had their day.
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-Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Engrave this Quote Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness.
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-Dame Edith Sitwell
Engrave this Quote 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?
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-Jonathan Swift
Engrave this Quote Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue.
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-Jeremy Taylor
Engrave this Quote There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined.
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-Mark Twain
Engrave this Quote Vulgarity is the rich man's modest contribution to democracy.
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-Source Unknown
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-George Washington
Engrave this Quote Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.
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-E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White
Engrave this Quote The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
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-Oscar Wilde
Engrave this Quote Whatever harsh criticisms may be passed on the construction of her sentences, she at least possesses that one touch of vulgarity that makes the whole world kin.
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-Oscar Wilde
Engrave this Quote Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people.
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-Oscar Wilde
Engrave this Quote Vulgarity is more obvious in satin than in homespun.
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-Nathaniel P. Willis

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