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Quotation by Oscar Wilde
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Goring, in An Ideal Husband, act 3 (1976).
Wilde uttered similar words himself in responding to criticisms of his house as "vulgar," when he said, "Vulgarity is the conduct of others." Quoted in H. Montgomery Hyde, Oscar Wilde, ch. 3.
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