Vulgar Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old vulgar quotes, vulgar sayings, and vulgar proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
It is the vice of a vulgar mind to be thrilled by bigness.
E. M. Forster
The good opinion of theÂ vulgarÂ is injurious.
Michel de Montaigne
To the vulgar eye, few things are wonderful that are not distant.
TheÂ vulgarÂ mind always mistakes the exceptional for the important.
William Ralph Inge
VulgarÂ people take huge delight in the faults and follies of great men.
OurÂ vulgarÂ perception is not concerned with other thanÂ vulgarÂ phenomena.
TheÂ vulgarÂ crowd always is taken by appearances, and the world consists chiefly of theÂ vulgar.
TheÂ vulgarÂ only laugh, but never smile; whereas well-bred people often smile, but seldom laugh.
The vulgar herd estimate friendship by its advantages.
It is quite possible for theÂ vulgarÂ to be funny, but to succeed, it must rise to a certain genius.
TheÂ vulgarÂ man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished isÂ vulgar.
G. K. Chesterton
The manner of aÂ vulgarÂ man has freedom without ease, and the manner of a gentleman has ease without freedom.
When once you have got hold of aÂ vulgarÂ joke, you may be certain that you have got hold of a subtle and spiritual idea.
G. K. Chesterton
It is veryÂ vulgarÂ to talk about one's own business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then only at dinner parties.
The insolence of theÂ vulgarÂ is in proportion to their ignorance. They treat everything with contempt which they do not understand.
The mostÂ vulgarÂ slang is scarcely worse than the attempted elegance which those unused to good society imagine to be the evidence of cultivation.
AÂ vulgarÂ man, in any ill that happens to him, blames others; a novice in philosophy blames himself; and a philosopher blames neither, the one nor the other.
AÂ vulgarÂ man is captious and jealous; eager and impetuous about trifles. He suspects himself to be slighted, and thinks everything that is said meant at him.
The fundamental flaw ofÂ vulgarÂ thought lies in the fact that it wishes to content itself with motionless imprints of a reality which consists of eternal motion.
VulgarÂ and inactive minds confound familiarity with knowledge, and conceive themselves informed of the whole nature of things, when they are shown their form or told their use.
There is aÂ vulgarÂ incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine.
The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
It is veryÂ vulgarÂ to talk like a dentist when one isn't a dentist. It produced a false impression.
TheÂ vulgarÂ refuse or crouch beneath their load; the brave bear theirs without repining.
The foolish andÂ vulgarÂ are always accustomed to value equally the good and the bad.
Tomas de Iriarte
TheÂ vulgarÂ and the many are fit only to be led or driven.
VulgarÂ minds refuse to crouch beneath their load; the brave bear theirs without repining.
Whoever is ignorant is vulgar.
Miguel de Cervantes
The vulgar call good fortune that which really is produced by the calculations of genius.
Ralph Waldo Emerson