Taste Quotes

Most popular taste quotes

Exuberance is better than taste.


Taste is the feminine of genius.
Taste is the common sense of genius.


One man's meat is another man's poison.


One man's fish is another man's poisson.
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika.
To me, bad taste is what entertainment is all about.
Intelligence is really a kind of taste: taste in ideas.


Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.


You can't get high aesthetic tastes,
Like trousers, ready-made.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
What is the voice of song, when the world lacks the ear of taste?


Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.


The disturbing thing about matters of taste is that they are not communicable.
It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.

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Taste is nothing but an enlarged capacity for receiving pleasure from works of imagination.
Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

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Every one carries his own inch-rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, whenever he travels.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
To patronize the faculty of taste is to patronize oneself.  For taste governs every free—as opposed to rote—human response.  Nothing is more decisive.
Bad taste is, specifically, gladioli, cut-glass flower bowls, two-tone motor cars, and doilies to hide telephones. Good taste is, frankly, what I think is good taste.