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Superficially Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am a deeply superficial person.
- Andy Warhol

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.
- Carl Jung

I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head,
but it all comes out through me.
So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.
- Danny Elfman

The psychic task which a person can and must set for
himself is not to feel secure,
but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
- Erich Fromm

A large psychic void is left by a loss of faith.
So many Catholics have tried so many things to replace it.
- Phil Donahue

I do like to live in other people's homes.
I enjoy being a guest.
I am an inexpensive guest.
When one lives in another's home he can enter into
the psychic kingdom of that person.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I'm not psychic myself.
- Dionne Warwick

People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles.
- Emily Dickinson

Collectively, we are in thrall to media -
because they deliver to us many of the psychic goods we crave,
and we know no other way to live.
- Todd Gitlin

The term clinical depression finds its way into too
many conversations these days.
One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
- Leonard Cohen

If it's the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number?
- Robin Williams

Nowadays even presidents, vice-presidents,
and heads of big agencies are opening their minds to
accept psychic phenomena,
because they know it works.
- Uri Geller

In America all too few blows are struck into flesh.
We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that.
We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
- Norman Mailer

I used to be psychic, but I drank my way out of it.
- Mark E. Smith

Here's something to think about: How come you never
see a headline like 'Psychic Wins Lottery'?
- Jay Leno

The knowledge that there is a part of the psychic functions
that are out of conscious reach,
we did not need to wait for Freud to know this!
- Jacques Lacan

Linda Georgian is a wonderful psychic.
She can do amazing things.
- Dionne Warwick

Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic
threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it.
The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
- Tina Brown

The sharing of joy, whether physical,
emotional, psychic, or intellectual,
forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the
basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them,
and lessens the threat of their difference.
- Audre Lorde

And I thought about the psychic numbing involved in
strategic projections of using hydrogen bombs or nuclear weapons of any kind.
And I also thought about ways in which all of us undergo
what could be called the numbing of everyday life.
- Robert Jay Lifton

In my writing I am acting as a map maker,
an explorer of psychic areas, a cosmonaut of inner space,
and I see no point in exploring areas that have already
been thoroughly surveyed.
- William S. Burroughs

I've tried everything.
I've done therapy, I've done colonics.
I went to a psychic who had me running around town
buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura.
Did the Prozac thing.
- Jim Carrey

Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an
individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language.
Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer.
- John Edward

I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble -
some balk every step of the way,
others seem to write themselves - but certainly the mechanics of writing,
finding the time and the psychic space,
are easier now that my children are grown.
- Anne Tyler


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