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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Adversity
Francis Bacon

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Some books are to be tasted; others to be swallowed; and some few to be chewed and digested.
Books - Reading
Francis Bacon

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A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.
Pornography
J. G. Ballard

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What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
Taste
Charles Baudelaire

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Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.
Egotism
Ambrose Bierce

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Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
Marriage
Ambrose Bierce

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Bad taste is a species of bad morals.
Taste
Christian Nevell Bovee

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The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own.
Losers and Losing
Bill Bradley

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Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
Love
Charlie Brown

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Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect.
Taste
Jean De La Bruyere

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No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind.
Taste
Cyril Connolly

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Vulgarity is the garlic in the salad of taste.
Vulgarity
Cyril Connolly

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We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
Perfection
Pierre Corneille

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A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.
Simplicity
Eugene Delacroix

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It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.
Excellence
Isaac Disraeli

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Fear can be headier than whiskey, once man has acquired a taste for it.
Fear
Donald Downes

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I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
Contradiction
Marcel Duchamp

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A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Humor
George Eliot

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Men lose their tempers in defending their taste.
Temper
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Taste is the feminine of genius.
Taste
Lord Edward Fitzgerald

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Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet.
Failure
German Proverb

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If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
Fun
Kahlil Gibran

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There is nothing more frightful than imagination without taste.
Imagination
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Taste is nothing but an enlarged capacity for receiving pleasure from works of imagination.
Taste
William Hazlitt

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A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled.
Credulity
Thomas Hood

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