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«Contrary to the vulgar belief that men are motivated primarily by materialistic considerations, we now see the capitalist system being discredited and destroyed all over the world, even though this system has given men the greatest material comforts»
Author: Ayn Rand
«A democracy is a government in the hands of men of low birth, no property, and vulgar employment»
«Common and vulgar people ascribe all ills that they feel to others; people of little wisdom ascribe to themselves; people of much wisdom, to no one.»
«Actually we are a vulgar, pushing mob whose passions are easily mobilized by demagogues, newspaper men, religious quacks, agitators and such like. To call this a society of free peoples is blasphemous. What have we to offer the world besides the superabundant loot which we recklessly plunder from the earth under the maniacal delusion that this insane activity represents progress and enlightenment?»
Author: Henry Miller
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«A noble man compares and estimates himself by an idea which is higher than himself; and a mean man, by one lower than himself. The one produces aspiration; the other ambition, which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.»
«Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing»
«As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
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«A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.»
«Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.»