Shallow Quotes

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Kurt Cobain
“I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.”
Kurt Cobain

Oscar Wilde
“It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible....”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Erica O'Rourke
“People spot a big black lens, and they worry about what they're doing, or how their hair looks. Nobody see the person holding the camera.”
Erica O'Rourke, Torn

Nina LaCour
“...I think that people who make judgements about other people they don't even know are shallow, and people who start rumors are shallow, and I really don't care what shallow people say about me.”
Nina LaCour, Hold Still

Oscar Wilde
“My dear boy, the people who only love once in their lives are really the shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination. Faithfulness is to the emotional life what consistency is to the life of the intellect—simply a confession of failures.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Neal Shusterman
“Fine," Connor tells him. "Think about stuff until your head explodes. But the only thing I want to think about is surviving to eighteen."

I find your shallowness both refreshing and disappointing at the same time. Do you think that means I need therapy?”
Neal Shusterman, Unwind

Shannon L. Alder
“The moment you have to recruit people to put another person down, in order to convince someone of your value is the day you dishonor your children, your parents and your God. If someone doesn't see your worth the problem is them, not people outside your relationship.”
Shannon L. Alder

Franny Billingsley
“Yes, I'm shallow, I don't mind admitting it. Perhaps I should admit that there's no end to the depths of my shallowness.”
Franny Billingsley, Chime

Deb Caletti
“Maybe a person's world can grow bigger in all the right ways, not too wide that it becomes shallow, just large enough to preserve its depth.”
Deb Caletti, The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

“Everyone was a rose but even more complex than a mere flower. Everyone was made up of infinitely layered petals. And everyone had something indescribably precious at the heart of their being.
No one was shallow. Not really.”
Mary Balogh, A Secret Affair

Mehmet Murat ildan
“In deep waters, you encounter only the wise and the brave; in shallow waters, the ignorant and the coward!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Donna Lynn Hope
“People care much more for how things look than how things are.”
Donna Lynn Hope

“The chatterer reveals every corner of his shallow mind.”
Mike Bell

“A woman who holds her head up too high, is trying to breathe from her own pollution.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Dejan Stojanovic
“Courage is more important than to be deceived by shallow victory waiting for a delayed defeat.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Oscar Wilde
“With subtle and finely-wrought temperaments it is always so. Their strong passions must either bruise or bend. They either slay the man, or themselves die. Shallow sorrows and shallow loves live on. The loves and the sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude. ”
Oscar Wilde

Charles M. Schulz
“Cartooning is preaching. And I think we have a right to do some preaching. I hate shallow humor. I hate shallow religious humor, I hate shallow sports humor, I hate shallowness of any kind.”
Charles M. Schulz, Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

Ally Condie
“Blue is the most common eye color in Oria Province, but there is something different about his eyes and I'm not sure what it is. More depth? I wonder what he sees when he looks at me. If he seems to have depth to me, do I seem shallow and transparent to him?”
Ally Condie, Matched

Virgil
“Nimium ne crede colori”
Virgil

Mark Vonnegut
“Fear that I was very different from everyone else. Fear that deep down inside I was a shallow fraud, that after the revolution or after Jesus came down to straighten everything out, everyone from hippies to hard-hats would unfold and blossom into the beautiful people they were while I would remain a gnarled little wart in the corner, oozing bile and giving off putrid smells.”
Mark Vonnegut, The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity

Jess C. Scott
“He knows how to market himself well. Nowadays, that's all that seems to count. He's rebellious in a way that appeals to people with vain, shallow taste. So of course he manipulates his audiences with the blessing of his recording company and the financial investors behind his brand.”
Jess C. Scott, Sven

Chelsea Handler
“I'm not that shallow, asshole. I don't need money. It's way more important for them to be good-looking.”
Chelsea Handler, My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

Dave Matthes
“There just isn’t enough cock in this world to be caught suckin’ and be called anything but a slut for life. The cynic in me would call it a bad habit, but that’d make me a whore in denial and if there’s one thing I am, it’s an honest bitch. Then again, you don’t get famous for being daddy’s little angel, but you can easily fall into the Infamy Bracket by preaching a made-up Bible quote now and again. They say I’m shallow, but I’ve made a living out off diving off the deep end.”
Dave Matthes, Sleepeth Not, the Bastard

Nikolai Gogol
“Our century is so shallow, its desires scattered so widely, our knowledge so encyclopedic, that we are absolutely unable to focus our designs on any single object and hence, willy-nilly, we fragment all our works into trivia and charming toys. We have the marvellous gift of making everything insignificant.”
Nikolai Gogol

Jess C. Scott
“I learned that it's okay to feel the way I do: that my life has no meaning unless I have a boyfriend. A real man is like the perfect vampire-boy and all the perfect guys in Twue Wuv.”
Jess C. Scott, Literary Heroin (Gluttony): A Twilight Parody

Abhijit Naskar
“Simplicity is the attire of those with character, sophistication is the attire of the shallow.”
Abhijit Naskar, When Veins Ignite: Either Integration or Degradation

Abhijit Naskar
“Worldliness is shallowness, community is wholeness.”
Abhijit Naskar, When Veins Ignite: Either Integration or Degradation

Abhijit Naskar
“I wear a ten dollar shirt with twenty dollar jeans, shoes and watch, because when you pay less attention to appearance, you can pay more attention to character.”
Abhijit Naskar, Generation Corazon: Nationalism is Terrorism

Abhijit Naskar
“Everyone can love you when you have everything, but one who loves you when you have nothing, that’s the person who truly cares for you.”
Abhijit Naskar, Girl Over God: The Novel

Abhijit Naskar
“If you are true to your core, loving, caring and indivisible, you have no need for pretenses, such as etiquettes and law, it's only when you are empty inside, that you need etiquettes and law.”
Abhijit Naskar, Solo Standing on Guard: Life Before Law

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