Victorian Society Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 23 Quotes About Victorian Society

#1. I see. I imagined that he was cast out of all decent society".
"If society were really decent, he would have been - Author: George Gissing
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#2. We, while noting many things amiss about Victorian society, more often sense them judging us. - Author: A. N. Wilson
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#3. He was moderately truthful towards men, but to women lied like a Cretan-a system of ethics above all others calculated to win popularity at the first flush of admission into lively society. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#4. failure and obstacles are not the ultimate cause that deteriorate purpose but attitude and the mind - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#5. Perfumes are the feelings of flowers. - Author: Heinrich Heine
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#6. One of the insights of the Victorian Revival was that it was not necessarily a good thing for everyone to read a completely different newspaper in the morning; so the higher one rose in the society, the more similar one's Times became to one's peers'. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#7. The reason Victorian society was so restricted and repressed was that it was impossible to move without knocking something over. - Author: Connie Willis
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#8. Sing, O muse, of the rage of Achilles, son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. - Author: Homer
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#9. She herself did not seem quite real. She was pale and almost transparent, the victim I used for my own enjoyment in dreams. - Author: Anna Kavan
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#10. Surely a pretty woman never looks prettier than when making tea. - Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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#11. They are nations of eternal war. All their energies are expended in the destruction of the labor, property, and lives of their people. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#12. No, the events which I am about to describe were simply too monstrous, too shocking to appear in print. They still are. It is no exaggeration to suggest that they would tear apart the entire fabric of society and, particularly at a time of war, this is something I cannot risk. - Author: Anthony Horowitz
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#13. Thrift is not some obsolete Victorian notion ... It will be the difference between those who prosper and achieve respect and those who become a burden to their children and society. - Author: Peter George Peterson
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#14. Victorian society was homogeneous without being homogenized. It was, to paraphrase the epigram about Parliament, a society of extreme eccentrics who agreed so well that they could afford to differ. - Author: Kenneth Rexroth
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#15. Napoleon, who had an aversion to the moral laxity of the eighteenth century, which he blamed on the domination of society by women, was determined to reform family life on Roman, or perhaps rather on Corsican, principles. It was with him, not with Queen Victoria, that Victorian morality originated. - Author: J. Christopher Herold
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#16. I'm still that little girl who lisped and sat in the back of the car and threw vegetables at the back of her head when we drove home from the market. That never goes. - Author: Tracey Ullman
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#17. Modern Christians should not mistake our post-Victorian sense of propriety for moral purity. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#18. I will be master of what is mine own:
She is my goods, my chattels; she is my house,
My household stuff, my field, my barn,
My horse, my ox, my ass, my any thing. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#19. It's hard to separate art from artists so transgender musicians will never be mainstream until transpeople are looked at as notable as maybe redheads. - Author: Willam Belli
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#20. I decided the poor thing loved crazy people. - Author: Rachel Higginson
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#21. Tea no more! Down with bustles! - Author: Nancy Moser
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#22. Very strange things comes to our knowledge in families, miss; bless your heart, what you would think to be phenomenons, quite ... Aye, and even in gen-teel families, in high families, in great families ... and you have no idea ... what games goes on! - Author: Charles Dickens
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#23. Things get better when Joy hears about a televised way to sell products and makes a connection with QVC. She convinces an executive there, played by Bradley Cooper, to let her appear as herself. - Author: Kenneth Turan
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