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Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.

Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people.
There are no people who are quite so vulgar as the over-refined.
The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.
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.
Vulgarity is more obvious in satin than in homespun.
Vulgarity is the rich man's modest contribution to democracy.
Vulgarity is, in reality, nothing but a modern, chic, pert descendant of the goddess Dullness.
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.
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
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.
A thing is not vulgar merely because it is common
To endeavor to work upon the vulgar with fine sense is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor.
Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.
Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.
It's only with great vulgarity that you can achieve real refinement, only out of bawdy that you can get tenderness.
Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of taste.

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