Quotes of Crude

“ I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, and the Populace nearly. ”

- Matthew

“ Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm off from an anointed king. - King Richard II. Act iii. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man's crude use of clever tools. ”

- Unknown

“ Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not. ”

- Isaiah Berlin

“ A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ If the battle for civilization comes down to the wimps versus the barbarians, the barbarians are going to win. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred. ”

- Charles Buxton

“ Too much truth is uncouth. ”

- Franklin P. Adams

“ You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners. ”

- Rita Mae Brown

“ It is more comfortable for me, in the long run, to be rude than polite. ”

- Wyndham Lewis

“ Whoever called snooker 'chess with balls' was rude, but right. ”

- Clive James

“ Whoever called snooker "chess with balls" was rude, but right. ”

- Clive James

“ Whoever one is, and wherever one is, one is always in the wrong if one is rude. ”

- Maurice Baring

“ Says the rude child: "No, I won't do it." Says the courteous grown-up: "Yes, I won't do it.". ”

- Mignon McLaughlin

“ There is nothing more unbecoming a man of quality than to laugh... 'tis such a vulgar expression of the passion! ”

- William Congreve

“ A civil denial is better than a rude grunt. ”

- Unknown

“ I don't know what innovation is, but I can give a guide to rude realities and somewhat serious suggestions about innovation and how to approach it. ”

- Dean Kamen

“ The rude provocations that have been undertaken from its Interests Office in Havana does not, and could not, have any other goal. ”

- Fidel Castro

“ He went too far in his speech. He was rude. He insulted. He lied, and he threatened. ”

- Fidel Castro

“ I can remember how rude I could be at times to journalists and people phoning up for advice. ”

- Benjamin Cohen

“ Crude, immoral, vulgar and senseless. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent in itself. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, but musical as is Apollo's lute, and a perpetual feast of nectared sweets, where no crude surfeit reigns. ”

- John Milton

“ In some sort of crude sense, which no vulgarity, no humor, no overstatement can quite extinguish, the physicists have known sin; and this is a knowledge which they cannot lose. ”

- J. Robert Oppenheimer

“ The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute. ”

- Giambattista Vico

“ Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ There is a sort of exotic preposterousness about a lot of elections, the way arguments are made even cruder. ”

- Chris Patten

“ Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife, you are sure to have a spiritual harem. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ Some archeologists believe that Stonehenge - the mysterious arrangement of enormous elongated stones in England - is actually a crude effort by the Druids to build a computing device. ”

- Dave Barry
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