Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste; Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste.

— William Shakespeare

Undeniable Taste And Judgment quotations

I am reminded of a piece of advice my father gave me regarding shoes.

...He said it is better to buy one good pair of shoes than four cheap ones. One pair made of fine leather could outlast four inferior pairs and, if well-cared-for, would continue to proclaim your good judgment and taste no matter how old they become.

Taste and judgment quote Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
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English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.

Taste and judgment quote Be curious, bot judgmental.
Be curious, bot judgmental.

The director's job is to know what emotional statement he wants a character to convey in his scene or his line, and to exercise taste and judgment in helping the actor give his best possible performance.

The unconscious is not a demoniacal monster, but a natural entity which, as far as moral sense, aesthetic taste, and intellectual judgment go, is completely neutral.It only becomes dangerous when our conscious attitude to it is hopelessly wrong. To the degree that we repress it, its danger increases.

Know how to choose well. Most of life depends thereon. It needs good taste and correct judgment, for which neither intellect nor study suffices.

Taste and judgment quote Be curious, not judgmental.
Be curious, not judgmental.

Pedants make a great rout about criticism, as if it were a science of great depth, and required much pains and knowledge--criticism however is only the result of good sense, taste and judgment--three qualities that indeed seldom are found together, and extremely seldom in a pedant, which most critics are.

Too many students who are technically quite far advanced do not properly interpret the technically less difficult pieces they play, because they regard them as beneath serious consideration. This is a fundamental error in musical taste and judgment.

He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.

Taste and judgment quote What is love ? Love is the absence of judgment
What is love ? Love is the absence of judgment

All truth is valuable, and satirical criticism may be considered as useful when it rectifies error and improves judgment; he that refines the public taste is a public benefactor.

A taste of righteousness can be easily perverted into an overweening sense of self-righteousness and judgmentalism.

Here is the piece. If you can't say fornicate can you say copulate or if not that can you say co-habit? If not that would have to say consummate I suppose. Use your own good taste and judgment.

Taste and judgment quote I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.
I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.

It is known that the taste--whatever it is--is improved exactly as we improve our judgment, by extending our knowledge, by a steady attention to our object, and by frequent exercise.

It is for the most part in our skill in manners, and in the observations of time and place and of decency in general, that what is called taste by way of distinction consists; and which is in reality no other than a more refined judgment.

Camp taste turns its back on the good-bad axis of ordinary aesthetic judgment.

Camp doesn't reverse things. It doesn't argue that the good is bad, or the bad is good. What it does is to offer for art, and life, a different - a supplementary - set of standards.

Taste and judgment quote The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost
The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

Taste is, so to speak, the microscope of the judgment.

To quote copiously and well, requires taste, judgment, and erudition, a feeling for the beautiful, an appreciation of the noble, and a sense of the profound.

Rock 'n Roll is a combination of good ideas dried up by fads, terrible junk, hideous failings in taste and judgment, gullibility and manipulation, moments of unbelievable clarity and invention, pleasure, fun, vulgarity, excess, novelty and utter enervation.

Taste and judgment quote I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.
I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.

First and foremost, you have to make the movie for yourself.

And that's not to say, to hell with everyone else, but what else have you got to go on but your own taste and judgment?

Do you not yet understand what has made woman what she is? Then see what the sickly taste and perverted judgment of man now admires in woman.

Different critics go to different lengths to disagree with that sentiment, but ultimately, they're the person experiencing this art, and whatever judgment or taste they use is internal, and says more about them than about the record they're writing about.

Taste and judgment quote Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.

Men, generally going with the stream, seldom judge for themselves, and purity of taste is almost as rare as talent.

Love's mind of judgment rarely hath a taste: Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste.

Taste is not stationary. It grows every day, and is improved by cultivation, as a good temper is refined by religion. In its most advanced state it takes the title of judgment. Hume quotes Fontenelle's ingenious distinction between the common watch that tells the hours, and the delicately constructed one that marks the seconds and smallest differences of time.

Taste and judgment quote Open your heart and give love, freely and without judgment. The world needs more
Open your heart and give love, freely and without judgment. The world needs more love.

A man of refined taste and judgment.

In writing, as in life, faults are endured without disgust when they are associated with transcendent merit, and may be sometimes recommended to weak judgments by the lustre which they obtain from their union with excellence; but it is the business of those who presume to superintend the taste or morals of mankind to separate delusive combinations, and distinguish that which may be praised from that which can only be excused.

In all the areas of life where people have sought and found consolation through forbidding their desires-sex in particular, and taste in general-the habit of judgment is now to be stamped out.

Taste and judgment quote Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed an
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested.

Even the nonreligious may exercise aesthetic judgment in matters of religion, and indeed our age has given the unbelieving a sophisticated taste in religious literature.

Slave camps under the flag of freedom, massacres justified by philanthropy or the taste of the superhuman, cripple judgment. On the day when crime puts on the apparel of innocence, through a curious reversal peculiar to our age, it is innocence that is called on to justify itself. The purpose of this essay is to accept and study that strange challenge.

Do we, as humans, having an ability to reason and to communicate abstract ideas verbally and in writing, and to form ethical and moral judgments using the accumulated knowledge of the ages, have the right to take the lives of other sentient organisms, particularly when we are not forced to do so by hunger or dietary need, but rather do so for the somewhat frivolous reason that we like the taste of meat? In essence, should we know better?

Taste and judgment quote Whoever said revenge is sweet never tasted the yumminess of forgetaboutit.
Whoever said revenge is sweet never tasted the yumminess of forgetaboutit.

But I am I. And I won't subordinate my taste to the unanimous judgment of mankind

... But he recommended the books which charmed her leisure hours, he encouraged her taste, and corrected her judgment; he made reading useful by talking to her of what she read, and heightened its attraction by judicious praise.

I'd like to believe an accumulation of experience has made me a sort of a grown-up person, so I can have judgment and taste and whatever.