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 of sources.

Vulgarity is the rich man's modest contribution to democracy.     


The worst vulgarity is to avoid vulgarity solely on the grounds that it is vulgar.     

Tanith Lee

A gentleman considers what is right; the vulgar consider what will pay.     


The deepest depth of vulgarism is that of setting up money as the ark of the covenant.     

Thomas Carlyle

The vulgar herd catches at the gross apparent fact, but the man of insight knows what lies on the surfaces does lie.     

Israel Zangwill

Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts.     

Vladimir Nabokov

Gross and vulgar minds will always pay a higher respect to wealth than to talent; for wealth, although it be a far less efficient source of power than talent, happens to be far more intelligible.     

Charles Caleb Colton