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30+ Vague Quotes

Vague is something of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning. Vague also refers to thinking or communicating in an unfocused or imprecise way. Vague is a common part of life. This is a collection of 32 Vague quotes and sayings.

Vague statements are interchangeable. - Robert Mager
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea. - Pablo Picasso
Vague expression permits the hearer to imagine whatever suits him and what he already thinks in any case. - Theodor Adorno
The only guaranteed way to make something not very funny is to make it vague. - Thomas Lennon
Passion is born of vague hopes. - Charles Handy
Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.
There's a fine line in being too specific so you can't be too flexible, and being too vague in being specific and people not thinking it's meaningful. - Jim Nussle
Vague and mysterious forms of speech, and abuse of language, have so long passed for mysteries of science; and hard or misapplied words with little or no meaning have, by prescription, such a right to be mistaken for deep learning and height of speculation, that it will not be easy to persuade either those who speak or those who hear them, that they are but the covers of ignorance and hindrance of true knowledge. - John Locke
Sanity is simply a state of a vague mind. - Mecha Constantine
A vague uncritical idealism always lends itself to ridicule and too much of it might be a danger to mankind, leading it round in a futile wild-goose chase for imaginary ideals. - Lin Yutang
The human language, as precise as it is with its thousands of words, can still be so wonderfully vague. - Garth Stein
Progress in science is often built on wrong theories that are later corrected. It is better to be wrong than to be vague. - Freeman Dyson
It is better to be wrong than to be vague. - Freeman Dyson
If you can't be kind, at least be vague. - Judith Martin
It was a perfect spring afternoon, and the air was filled with vague, roving scents, as if the earth exhaled the sweetness of hidden flowers. - Ellen Glasgow
Life is also a mixture of unsolved problems, ambiguous victories and vague defeats-with very few moments of clear peace. - Hugh Prather
Acting is such a strange, vague profession, but my kids know it's hard labor. - Stellan Skarsgard
There's a fine line in being too specific so you can't be too flexible, and being too vague in being specific and people not thinking it's meaningful. - Jim Nussle
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise. - Bertrand Russell
We have found other terms far less vague than the old ones to designate the same complaints. It's a great advance linguistically. - Jean Anouilh
Spirituality is a vague realization of relating to a supernatural cosmos. - Sunday Adelaja
Anybody who thinks there is any vague chance of adult exchange with a child is up the spout; and would be much less disappointed if they recognized the chasm unbridgeable dividing them. - Caitlin Thomas
Charity, till then, had been conscious only of a vague self-disgust and a frightening physical distress; now, of a sudden, there came to her the grave surprise of motherhood. - Edith Wharton
Death is not soft-mouthed, vague-footed, nearby. It is in the hall. - Harold Brodkey
It's one of the biggest problems with the system now. Vague regulations leave the system open to abuse. - Chris Asplen
All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite. - Charles Sanders Peirce
A symbol from the first, of mastery, experiments such as Hippocrates made and substituted for vague speculation stayed the ravages of plague. - Marianne Moore
The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing. - Aleister Crowley
For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver. - George Ade
The actor is merely a crude empiricist, a practitioner guided by vague instinct. - Antonin Artaud
Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague. - Vincent Van Gogh
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