Affectation Quotes

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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." Fanny Brice
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"Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox" English Proverb
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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
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Horace Mann

"Affectation hides three times as many virtues as charity does sins" Horace Mann
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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
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William Shakespeare

"Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood" William Shakespeare
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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." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim" Henry Fielding
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"Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine." Jacques Barzun
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Francis Bacon

"Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation." Francis Bacon
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"All affectation is the vain and ridiculous attempt of poverty to appear rich" Johann Kaspar
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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." Lord Byron
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