Quotes About Frivolity

Quotes tagged as "frivolity" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Karl Lagerfeld
“Fashion does not have to prove that it is serious. It is the proof that intelligent frivolity can be something creative and positive”
Karl Lagerfeld

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Stupid religion makes stupid beliefs, stupid leaders make stupid rules, stupid environment makes stupid health, stupid companions makes stupid behaviour, stupid movies makes stupid acts, stupid food makes stupid skin, stupid bed makes stupid sleep, stupid ideas makes stupid decisions, stupid clothes makes stupid appearance. Lets get rid of stupidity from our stupid short lives.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Edith Wharton
“A frivolous society can acquire dramatic significance only through what its frivolity destroys.”
Edith Wharton

G.K. Chesterton
“It is easy to be solemn, it is so hard to be frivolous.”
G.K. Chesterton

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
“As one who appreciated the tragic side of eating, it seemed to him that anything other than fruit for dessert implied a reprehensible frivolity, and cakes in particular ended up annihilating the flavour of quiet sadness that must be allowed to linger at the end of a great culinary performance.”
Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, La soledad del manager

Michael Bassey Johnson
“The choices that women make sometimes seems provoking and at the same time amusing. I once met a lady who said she liked my amusing facial expression.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Leon Trotsky
“Thousands and thousands of books are thrown on the market every year
presenting some new variant of the personal romance, some tale of the vacillations
of the melancholic or the career of the ambitious. The heroine of Proust requires
several finely-wrought pages in order to feel that she does not feel anything. It
would seem that one might, at least with equal justice, demand attention to a
series of collective historic dramas which lifted hundreds of millions of human
beings out of nonexistence, transforming the character of nations and intruding
forever into the life of all mankind.”
Leon Trotsky, History of the Russian Revolution

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