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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A degenerate nobleman is like a turnip. There is nothing good of him but that which is underground.
~ English Saying - [Aristocracy]

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A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror -- and they last longer.
~ David Lloyd George - [Aristocracy]

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Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Aristocracy]

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All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe - [Aristocracy]

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An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off: it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
~ Nancy Mitford - [Aristocracy]

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Arguments are to be avoided; they are always vulgar and often convincing.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Argument]

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Aristocracy has three successive ages. First superiority s, then privileges and finally vanities. Having passed from the first, it degenerates in the second and dies in the third.
~ Vicomte De Chateaubriand - [Aristocracy]

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Aristocracy is always cruel.
~ Wendell Phillips - [Aristocracy]

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I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Argument]

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I hate the noise and hurry inseparable from great Estates and Titles, and look upon both as blessings that ought only to be given to fools, for 'Tis only to them that they are blessings.
~ Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - [Aristocracy]

 

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