Quotations on Affectation

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I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Character, Affectation, Trying)

Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Love, Feelings, Courage, Affectation, Cowardice, Measure, Play)

Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, else it is none.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Love, Truth, Affectation, Goodness)

There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace. It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation.
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Truth, Affectation, May, Vulgarity)

I can say without affectation that I belong to the Russian convict world no less than I do to Russian literature. I got my education there, and it will last forever.
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Keywords: Education, Affectation, Literature, Will, World)









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