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★ Rude & Rudeness

Rude & Rudeness: see Manners & Politeness & Gentleman & Society & Personality & Character & Custom & Meek & Morality & Principles & Ridicule & Insult

Daniel C Dennett - Edmund Burke - Oscar Wilde - William Shakespeare - Arthur Schopenhauer - Marcel Proust - John Locke - 

 

 

87,091.  I listen to all these complaints about rudeness and intemperate- ness, and the opinion that I come to is that there is no polite way of asking somebody: have you considered the possibility that your entire life has been devoted to a delusion?  But that’s a good question to ask.  Of course we should ask that question and of course it’s going to offend people.  Tough.  (Rudeness & Delusion & Belief & Religion & Meaning of Life)  Daniel C Dennett

 

 

4,531.  Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.  (Man & Rudeness & Weak)  Edmund Burke

 

 

74,633.  A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.  (Gentleman & Rude)  Oscar Wilde

 

 

87,086.  This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit,

Which gives men stomach to digest his words

With better appetite.  William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar I ii 300-302, Cassius to Brutus et Casca

 

 

87,087.   It is a wise thing to be polite; consequently, it is a stupid thing to be rude.  To make enemies by unnecessary and willful incivility, is just as insane a proceeding as to set your house on fire.  For politeness is like a counter – an avowedly false coin, with which it is foolish to be stingy.  (Rudeness & Politeness)  Arthur Schopenhauer, The Wisdom of Life and Counsels and Maxims     

 

 

87,088.  M de Charlus made no reply and looked as if he had not heard, which was one of his favourite forms of rudeness.  Marcel Proust, Sodom and Gomorrah   

 

 

87,092.  There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.  John Locke