关于Vulgarity(粗俗)的英语名言

A thing is not vulger merely because it is common.
一件事不能仅仅因为平常而成为粗鄙。

——William Hazlitt
——威廉·赫士列特

The vulgar are found in all ranks, and are not to be distinguished by the dress they wear.
任何等级中都可找到粗俗的人,并不是他们的服装有所不同。

——Seneca
——塞涅卡

Disorder in a drawing--room is vulgar, in an antiquary’s study, not; the black battle-stain on a soldier’s face is not vulgar, but the dirty face of a housemaid is.
会客室里的杂乱无章是粗俗,但在古物收藏家的书斋里则不是。一个在战争中满脸黑色的士兵不是粗野,而一个女仆的肮脏的脸则是粗野。

——John Ruskin
——约翰·罗斯金

No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime.
犯罪不是粗野,但一切的粗野都是罪过。

——Wilde
——王尔德

It is distinguish to pick your teeth, what is vular’s is to use a gold toothpick.
剔牙齿令人恶心,而用金牙签剔牙就更粗俗了。

——Unknown
——佚名

The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.
粗俗的人最易识别出来,因为想出风头本身便是粗俗。

——Chesterton
——切斯特顿

There are no people who are quite vulgar as the over refined ones.
没有比过度文饰自己的人更为粗俗了。

——Mark Twain
——马克·吐温

By vulgarity I mean the vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else.
我认为粗俗是文化的过错,它使人羞于自己和他的亲人,力求装作另外样子。

——Unknown
——佚名

What is popular is not necessarily vulgar.
流行的东西不一定是粗俗。

——William Hazlitt
——威廉·赫士列特

Vulgarity defiles fine garments more than mud.
粗俗比污泥更能弄脏华丽的衣服。

——Latin Proverb
——拉丁谚语

The higher a man stands, the more the word“vulgar”becomes unintelligible to him.
一个人的地位愈高,他愈难理解“鄙俗”这个词。

——John Ruskin
——约翰·罗斯金

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