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Quotes of bourgeois

  1. The bourgeois takes economic power very seriously, and often worships it. – Nicolai A. Berdyaev
  2. In other words, New York has gone all suburban and bourgeois on us. – Joe Bob Briggs
  3. I have against me the bourgeois the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metro. – Charles de Gaulle
  4. If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn't be an actor. You're in the wrong profession. – Uta Hagen
  5. For in the theoretical field bourgeois economics no longer engages in blithe and joyous fights. – Rudolf Hilferding
  6. The publication of the third volume of Capital has made hardly any impression upon bourgeois economic science. – Rudolf Hilferding
  7. In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism. – C. L. R. James
  8. In Italy, the Milanese are well organized but follow bourgeois taste. They adhere to certain codes of elegance, but not to individualism. – Christian Lacroix
  9. In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. – Karl Marx
  10. This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing -room art. It is an art dealer's art -and that came in after the civil wars following the French Revolution. – Edvard Munch
  11. If a Labour movement, on a bourgeois basis, has hitherto existed in the country where the new movement is awakening it will certainly not disappear all at once. – Karl Radek
  12. The enmity of such a party towards Socialism does not mean that the members are only prejudiced against it because they do not know it; it means that they are possessed of bourgeois ideas, and wish to determine their policy accordingly. – Karl Radek
  13. The bourgeois are other people. – Jules Renard
  14. Bourgeois society is not fundamentally opposed to the bourgeois women's movement, which is proven by the fact that in various states reforms of private and public laws concerning women have been initiated. – Clara Zetkin

Usage examples for bourgeois

  1. There is not enough rain in the heavens to wash away this sin from the bourgeois form of society. – The Future Belongs to the People by Karl Liebknecht
  2. The poor, unimaginative, bourgeois English producer could never rise to such Latin heights. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  3. His first satire speaks contemptuously of 'giddy fantastic poets, ' and, when he allowed himself to write poetry, he was resolved to do something different from what anybody had ever done before, not so much from the artist's instinctive desire of originality, as from a kind of haughty, yet really bourgeois desire to be indebted to nobody. – Figures of Several Centuries by Arthur Symons
  4. They are bourgeois things. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  5. His Canadian followers, in compliment to their chief, or " bourgeois named the place the Pass of the Siskiyou,- an appellation subsequently adopted as the veritable Indian name of the locality, and which thence extended to the whole range, and the adjoining district. – Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon, or, Trade Language of Oregon by George Gibbs
  6. He had a bourgeois guard of honor too, and fine troops they were! – The Napoleon of the People by Honore de Balzac
  7. Every one who knows Keene's work can imagine how the huge well- fed figure was drawn, and how the coat wrinkled across the back, and how the bourgeois whiskers were indicated. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  8. There was a steady increase in the range of the literature published, and the bourgeois book- buyer was remembered as well as the aristocratic student. – Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard
  9. It seemed a strange spot to choose for a wealthy and fashionable member of Parisian bourgeois society, I was bound to admit. – Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  10. That you make love like a bourgeois – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  11. To make too great a display of wealth is considered bourgeois and vulgar to a degree. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  12. The marquis pretended not to have heard it; but all the bourgeois nodded approval. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  13. Hence his name, which was " Le Bourgeois – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  14. " Quite true," he assented, with his bourgeois nod. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  15. The four little savages of Chantebled felt indeed almost out of their element in the presence of this young Parisian with bourgeois manners. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  16. That is the opinion of all those who see in the progressive extension of the bourgeois form over the whole world the reason and the end of all progress. – Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History by Antonio Labriola
  17. They are thought to be bourgeois and entertained only by the middle classes. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  18. It was too bourgeois – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  19. There were no jarring notes or lavish, tawdry display, the pitfalls into which the parvenue and petit bourgeois invariably fall. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  20. For us who create there are no rules of conduct, no conventions, Rolfe was saying, we do not care for the opinions of the middle class, of the bourgeois – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009

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