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

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

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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

I am a deeply superficial person.
- Andy Warhol

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


 

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When child actors act well they're just reacting to situations,
and they're acting very real because their life experience is so short;
there's no history to fall back on.
- Mariel Hemingway

Violence is used to portray what happens in a film.
It only helps portray the actors and what they do.
I think it is more about the story, when you have something to play off of.
- Jake Lloyd

We've had no problems with the actors,
but we keep a really loose set.
- Peter Farrelly

I like to give my actors a lot of room.
- Nick Cassavetes

Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had
to learn-to talk to the actors.
I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects
that I would forget about the actors.
- Steve Buscemi

I'd made these experimental films but I thought the
major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors.
- Bill Forsyth

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

I pay attention to the actors and stuff,
but not even that much.
I don't pay attention to who's writing.
- Jason Mewes

I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well.
- Hector Elizondo

The great difference between screen acting and theatre
acting is that screen acting is about reacting -
75% of the time,
great screen actors are great reactors.
- Nicolas Roeg

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

I'm involved with Recording Artists and Actors Against Drunk Driving.
I'm also involved with most children's causes,
because children can't help the environment they're in.
- Judd Nelson

I'll miss the relationships I have built with these actors.
I'll miss the devotion we have to this work.
Over this length of time, the tendency is to think it will never end.
- Dennis Franz

On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors.
- Aisha Tyler

David Cronenberg knows what we actors do as artists.
- William Hurt

Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world.
I've seen him in most everything he's done.
- Meryl Streep

It's incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest
actors performing Shakespeare.
- Judi Dench

If you watch the show and the characters don't look
at each other while they're talking,
the actors probably aren't getting along.
- Victoria Pratt

After 9/11 and the impending actors' strike of a few years ago,
roles dried up for everyone.
- Alfre Woodard

Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get
beyond it unless they work in the theater.
- Shirley Knight

We chose the actors thru a series of auditions when we started the show.
- Craig McCracken

The actors I would like to work with are Julia Roberts,
just because I've admired her work for a long time,
well Brad Pitt.
I think you know my reasons.
- Christina Milian


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