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Quotation by Charles Baudelaire
Dandyism does not even consist, as many thoughtless persons appear to believe, in an immoderate taste for the toilet and material elegance. These things are for the perfect dandy only symbols of the aristocratic superiority of his mind.
Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867), French poet, critic. The Painter of Modern Life, IX "The Dandy," (1863).
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