12 Total Quotes

Affectation Quotes

Fanny Brice
Affectation is a very good word when someone does not wish to confess to what he would none the less like to believe of himself.
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I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever.
Aleksander Solzhenitsyn Permalink
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William Shakespeare
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
...truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, --else it is none.
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Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox
English Proverb Permalink
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The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim
Henry Fielding Permalink
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Horace Mann
Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins
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Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.
Jacques Barzun Permalink
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Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models, the young begin with being ridiculous, and often end in being vicious.
Robert Blair Permalink
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Francis Bacon
Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.
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All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich
Johann Kaspar Permalink
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Lord Byron
The tenor's voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow.
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