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|Dame Edith Sitwell, one of the Grand Ladies of the British Empire, made a rather |
surprising statement sometime before her death; she said: “Good Taste is the
worst vice ever invented.” I believe that Dame Sitwell was suggesting that Good ...
Robert Byrne - 1988 - 460 pages
|Mark Twain (1835-1910) 51 Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without |
asking a clear question. Albert Camus (1913-1960) 52 Good taste is the worst
vice ever invented. Dame The Third and Possibly the Best 637 Best Things
Robert Byrne - 2003 - 672 pages
|1,324 Good breeding consists of concealing how much we think of ourselves and |
how little we think of the other person. —Mark Twain ... —Albert Camus (1913–
1960) 1,326 Good taste is the worst vice ever invented. —Dame Edith Sitwell ...
|Good taste is the worst vice ever invented. Edith Sitwell. The attempted English |
metamorphosis of the French title inevitably lost most of its charged nuances. '
From the Sublime to The Ridiculous' was a valiant shot. RCA's European market
|People who have developed a fla': give little thought to good taste. Dame Edith |
Sitwell once said. “Good taste is the worst vice ever invented by man." Dame
Edith recognized that the fear of not se-eming to have so-called good taste stifled
|Albert Camus (1913-1960) 52 Good taste is the worst vice ever invented. Dame |
Edith Sitwell (1887-1964) 53 We are all born charming, fresh, and spontaneous
and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. Miss Manners ...
|Good. Taste. Is. Your. Taste. A glass of wine can bring a lot of pleasure to life. |
Maybe you've experienced the magic ... you know your favorite flavor, you know
how much you're willing to spend and, "Good taste is the worst vice ever invented
|Good taste is the worst vice ever invented." Whether you applaud or dispute |
these remarks, the fact is that in every nation, within every group, there exist
certain standards of dress. In twentieth- century America these standards are
|To the gatekeepers of high culture, those who overstep the boundaries of good |
taste are persona non grata. But good taste, as Edith Sitwell observed, is the
worst vice ever invented. Giger's sublegitimate status in the art world is
|No doubt virtue is always really in good taste, and vice is always in the worst |
taste possible : but this judgment is formed ... moral truth, and not according to
that relative and local standard which is " good taste," perhaps, with you and me
at this hour, and may ... It showed man that there was an original warp and
deficiency in his nature which made sin welcome, and conformity to moral truth
difficult to him.