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Genius, like truth, has a shabby and neglected mien. — Edward Dahlberg
It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to. — Edgar Z. Friedenberg
A work-room should be like an old shoe; no matter how shabby, it's better than a new one. — Willa Cather
There is a certain class of people who prefer to say that their fathers came down in the world through their own follies than to boast that they rose in the world through their own industry and talents. It is the same shabby-genteel sentiment, the same vanity of birth which makes men prefer to believe that they are degenerated angels rather than elevated apes. — W. Winwood Reade
In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman. — Sinclair Lewis
Each venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always deteriorating in the general mess of imprecision of feeling. — T. S. Eliot
When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. — W. H. Auden
Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen. — Willa Cather
The local is a shabby thing. There's nothing worse than bringing us back down to our own little corner, our own territory, the radiant promiscuity of the face to face. A culture which has taken the risk of the universal, must perish by the universal.
When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes.
It would be mortifying to the feelings of many ladies, could they be made to understand how little the heart of a man is affected by what is costly or new in their attire... Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more, no woman will like her the better for it. Neatness and fashion are enough for the former, and a something of shabbiness or impropriety will be most endearing to the latter.