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Superficiality Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Superficiality:

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

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

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.
~ Alberto Madrigal.

To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart of the child.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Forgiveness is not the misguided act of condoning irresponsible, hurtful behavior. Nor is it a superficial turning of the other cheek that leaves us feeling victimized and martyred.
~ Art Bowman.

Freud said that we are born as a tabula rasa. This is a model that simply is too superficial and inadequate.
~ Andreas Capellanus.

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 have to say that, though it sounds so superficial, the accent really does help. I like having accents preparing for a part.
~ Emily Mortimer.

I think in fact that unless there is an organic link between the subjective impressions of the author and his objective representation of reality, he will not achieve even superficial credibility, let alone authenticity and inner truth.
~ Andrei Tarkovsky.

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

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.

I'm not a big method actor. I'm much more superficial.
~ Colm Meaney.

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

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.

It is superficial to fall in love with someone looking at their face. To me I need to discover the person. I would never look at someone and exclaim - He is the one!
~ Preity Zinta.

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

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

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.
~ Ali Fabbro.

The Constitution requires that Congress treat similarly situated persons similarly, not that it engage in gestures of superficial equality.
~ Barry Blackwell.

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