The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.
— Albert Camus

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Alfred North Whitehead vulgar quote

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Think with the wise, but talk with the vulgar.
— Proverbs

Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
— Henri Frederic Amiel