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Funny Superficiality Quotes
Funny Quotes about Superficiality

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Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases
of the twentieth century,
and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Our enemy is by tradition our savior,
in preventing us from superficiality.
- Joyce Carol Oates

Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the 20th century,
and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The externals are important but I'm not interested in superficiality.
- Kyan Douglas


 

You must renounce all superficiality,
all convention, all vanity and delusion.
- Gustav Mahler

Modern American cinema seems to me superficial.
The intention is to understand a certain reality,
and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
- Manuel Puig

It's not being superficial, but looks do attract me from across the gym.
- Kiana Tom


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The kinds of shows that seem to work now,
the comedy shows, are those which require very little attention.
They're superficial and I like articulate comedy.
- Mary Tyler Moore

Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative.
- William S. Burroughs

Art cannot result from sophisticated,
frivolous, or superficial effects.
- Hans Hofmann

I am all right when I work.
I am not superficial and I am not ungrateful.
- Brigitte Bardot

We are equally glad and surprised at Winston's return to office.
It shows that he was built for success that he should
have declined to withdraw and sulk over a superficial failure.
- Shane Leslie

Freud said that we are born as a tabula rasa.
This is a model that simply is too superficial and inadequate.
- Stanislav Grof

Superficial similarities exist between Christianity
and some ancient pagan religions.
But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities.
- Carl Olson

I wish, naturally to prevent the possibility that someone may write an accidental,
superficial, incomplete and perhaps untrue picture of me.
- Conrad Veidt

Although for some people cinema means something superficial and glamorous,
it is something else.
I think it is the mirror of the world.
- Jeanne Moreau

It is the nature of truth in general,
as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
- Edgar Allan Poe

To be interested solely in technique would be a very superficial thing to me.
- Andrew Wyeth

Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
- Ross Perot

I am a deeply superficial person.
- Andy Warhol

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it
a superficial appearance of being right.
- Thomas Paine

The judge is forced for the most part to reach his
audience through the medium of the press whose reporting
of judicial decisions is all too often inaccurate and superficial.
- Irving R. Kaufman

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared
to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
- Will Durant

Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.
- Ava Gardner

As we get past our superficial material wants and instant
gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves,
as well as to others, and the universe.
- Judith Wright

The difference between people and ideas is...
only superficial.
- Richard Rorty

I don't have time for superficial friends.
I suppose if you're really lonely you can call a superficial friend,
but otherwise, what's the point?
- Courteney Cox

There is the glamour side of it, which allows you to
meet great variety of people with whom you simply can have a good time,
but there's also the sad side of it that drags you
into a superficial and artificial world.
- Karolina Kurkova

Then I found books that were written much later,
as late as 15 years ago.
It was very superficial material, but enough to tell
me that the genesis of this story was worth exploring.
- Charles Guggenheim

To deal with the true causes of war one must begin
by recognizing as of prime relevancy to the solution
of the problem the familiar fact that civilization is a partial,
incomplete, and, to a great extent, superficial modification of barbarism.
- Elihu Root

It is not to be disguised, that a war has broken out
between the North and the South.
- Political and commercial men are industriously striving to restore peace:
but the peace,
which they would effect, is superficial,
false, and temporary.
- Gerrit Smith

Santa Barbara is a paradise; Disneyland is a paradise;
the U.S.
is a paradise.
Paradise is just paradise.
Mournful, monotonous, and superficial though it may be,
it is paradise.
There is no other.
- Jean Baudrillard

The most superficial student of Roman history must
be struck by the extraordinary degree in which the
fortunes of the republic were affected by the presence of foreigners,
under different names, on her soil.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

To be content with life or to live merrily,
rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting,
superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

It's nice that people want to compliment you in some superficial way,
but I've never considered that that's how I might be categorized.
I guess it's better than being called ugly.
- Ryan Phillippe

The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the
sum of the recognition scores,
the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success;
it is in the realm of myth,
to which measurements cannot apply.
- Leo Bogart

It is just that we should be grateful,
not only to those with whose views we may agree,
but also to those who have expressed more superficial views;
for these also contributed something,
by developing before us the powers of thought.
- Aristotle

I want to encourage other people to try to discover who they are,
not to try to fit into some superficial prototype of
what they think a Christian should be,
but to discover who they really are.
- Larry Norman

A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age.
What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics
which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
- Hesketh Pearson

I must begin by saying something about the old Germany.
That Germany, too, suffered from superficial judgment,
because appearances and reality were not always kept apart in people's minds.
- Gustav Stresemann

The counter-argument would be, so what if my sexual
relationships are superficial,
one can still have satisfying and rewarding relationships with friends,
or parents, or siblings, or whatever.
- Chester Brown

The most common error made in matters of appearance
is the belief that one should disdain the superficial
and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through.
If there are places on your body where this is a possibility,
you are not attractive - you are leaking.
- Charles Lamb

What we do as actors is we go through phases where
you superficially learn all this information.
- Cillian Murphy

Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized.
- Dean Inge

Behavior which appears superficially correct but is
intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface.
- James Bryant Conant

At the moment I'm doing this space movie,
so I'm obsessed with physics and space travel.
I know three months down the line it's gone.
Then I'll be able to superficially say stuff about space.
- Cillian Murphy

Actually I consider myself a superficially normal looking
person who has a vast collection of bizarre silly porn hidden in his basement,
as all normal looking people do, and I'm keeping it
hidden from everyone in the world except those few
people with access to the Internet.
- Chris A. Bridges

I had an idea for a story about a young woman who was
living with people who were different,
not just superficially different - such as hair colour,
or eye colour, or skin colour - but different in some significant way.
- Jean M. Auel

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

It is the quality of the moment,
not the number of days, or events, or of actors, that imports.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have daughters who are writers and actors but no musicians.
- Rosanne Cash

The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if
they respected the actors.
- Estelle Parsons

And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to
escape whatever people are expecting of them.
Otherwise you become like a factory worker.
- Olivier Martinez

It's developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
- Richard Donner

Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew
what questions I was going to ask them,
and all of my character's voice-over narration and
scenes were added after the fact.
- Griffin Dunne

As a painter you're responsible yourself,
100 percent.
In film, you have the editor, the director,
the other actors.
It has the advantage of not being solitary.
- Sylvia Kristel

The Oscar nomination made me a recognizable name to
other actors and people in general.
- Carol Kane

Well, I think on second units it's all about execution.
Because you come in there, you don't have to worry
so much about the studio and all the other actors and all that.
- David R. Ellis

So many actors wear wigs nowadays.
Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair,
I don't want to work with them anyway.
- Maria Bello

When you look at some of the most respected actors
there are and the crap that they're in...
it didn't used to be that way.
- Jason Patric

Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most
actors and actresses face until they get noticed,
but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.
- Christine Lahti

I'm not in the loop; I don't know any actors,
really, just the ones I work with.
- Denzel Washington

I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way
to make movies without actors,
George Lucas would do it.
- Mark Hamill

You should never ask actors about politics.
- Liev Schreiber

So if I get these actors for 30% of their price by
coming in so late with an offer when they know they
are not getting another offer then I do it this way.
- Uwe Boll

There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors,
because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting.
There have to be other things.
- Tim Robbins

I was supposed to have a relationship with Judy,
but that never happened.
Actors in series didn't have the control that they
have today over their jobs.
- Mark Goddard

I didn't think I'd ever be able to do movies.
That was for serious actors.
- Steve Buscemi

In a collaborative environment directors hire actors
because they want their input,
not just their bodies.
- Kelly Lynch

The show is like an Edwardian play -
emotional life gets stepped on for the sake of accepted manners,
and that's terrific for actors to play in.
- Jason Alexander

Actors are one family over the entire world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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