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 Anthony Trollope - “She well knew the great architectural secret of decorating her constructions, and never condescended to construct a decoration.”  
 Francois De La Rochefoucauld - “Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural.”  
 Ernest Hemingway - “I might say that what amateurs call a style is usually only the unavoidable awkwardnesses in first trying to make something that has not heretofore been made.”  
 Peter McKay - “Happy the society whose deepest divisions are ones of style.”  
 Arthur Schopenhauer - “Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts.”  
 Willem Kooning - “Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns.”  
 Alfred, Lord Tennyson - “Do”  
 George Bernard Shaw - “If you can say a thing with one stroke, unanswerably you have style if not, you are at best a marchande de plaisir, a decorative litt”  
 Alfred, Lord Tennyson - “Ma”  
 Alfred, Lord Tennyson - “Dosn't thou 'ear my 'erse's legs, as they canters awa”  
 Jonathan Swift - “Proper words in proper places, make the true definition of style.”  
 Blaise Pascal - “When we encounter a natural style we are always surprised and delighted, for we thought to see an author and found a man.”  
 Andre Maurois - “Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.”  
 Alfred Hitchcock - “Self-plagiarism is style.”  
 Anthony Hope Hawkins - “Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.”  
 Philip Dormer Shanhope, Lord Chesterfield - “Style is the dress of thoughts ... if your style is homely, coarse, and vulgar, they will appear to as much disadvantage, and be as ill received, as your person, though ever so well-proportioned, would if dressed in rags, dirt, and tatters.”  
 George Louis Leclerc de Buffon - “Style is the man himself.”  
 Sam Brown - “Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.”  
 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “With many readers brilliancy of style passes for affluence of thought they mistake buttercups in the grass for immeasurable mines of gold under ground.”  
 Philip Dormer Shanhope, Lord Chesterfield - “Style is the dress of thoughts.”