de gustibus non est disputandum


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de gus•ti•bus non est dis•pu•tan•dum

(dɛ ˈgʊs tɪˌbʊs noʊn ɛst ˌdɪs pʊˈtɑn dʊm; Eng. di ˈgʌs tə bəs nɒn ɛst ˌdɪs pyʊˈtæn dəm)
Latin.
there is no disputing about tastes.
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"De gustibus non est disputandum," he said, then translated: "In matters of taste there can be no argument.
Even though they say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder (or as the Romans said, De gustibus non est disputandum), I cannot separate beauty from divinity.
The Romans said de gustibus non est disputandum. To this we might add that there is also no accounting for sight.
We thank colleague Ford, with whom we leave an expression treasured by our own paternal grandmother: De gustibus non est disputandum.
These can generally be relegated to the realm of de gustibus non est disputandum, but they sometimes point to more compelling issues of valuation and historical retrospect.