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Sophistication Quotes

I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence.

Author: Christopher Hampton (1946)

Profession: British Playwright

Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle.

Author: Norman Mailer (1923)

Profession: American Author

Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed -- but never the husband).

Author: James Thurber (1894-1961)

Profession: American Humorist, Illustrator