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Real cultural diversity results from the interchange of ideas, products, and influences, not from the insular development of a single national style.
You can get insular with fashion.
With high fashion, it's a performance. You're trying to interpret a fantasy in a very physical way, and you really are playing a character. I've played men, dead people, famous people, historical icons, and it's no mean feat. It's quite an insular experience even though the crowd is in front of you and there's an expectation.
I mean, you know, you're looking at a guy who has a manager, who's created a life for me that - I mean, I don't pay phone bills and electric bills. I have somebody to do that for me. I've been very, very lucky. And I live in this insular sort of world, you know, so everything's, you know, everything's got a silver lining as far as I'm concerned.
Harry Connick, Jr.
I'm really honored that Bon Iver gives me a platform to do whatever I want, but there's only so much time you can spend digging through yourself before you become insular. I'm not in a hurry to go back to that temperature.
Acting is a really insular thing.
It is true that the Internet can be used to disseminate falsehoods quickly, but it just as quickly roots them out and exposes them in a way that the traditional model of journalism and its closed, insular, one-way form of communication could never do.
I find that working with friends is always the goal, even if it's just one person. Because the comedy community is kind of insular, it's easy to run into people you've worked with, even if you worked with someone on something for a day, or whatever.
I think it's important for whatever you are doing, even if it's a collection, to seek outside advice. If your world becomes too insular, it limits your creativity.
I think actors are at the mercy of the opportunities presented to them. So you kind of have to wait for them to choose you. My music is insular - I can choose that.
When you grow up in the church, the only translation in that insular world that people understand is preaching. You're supposed to be a minister. So I was going down that path, and then I saw the Tonys.
When you live in America, it's kind of insular - the news coverage that you get - unless you're really smart about it and find more international news coverage. I've learned that from my husband. In the French culture, they talk politics.
I can't sit around doing nothing. If I'm not working, I have a habit of becoming rather insular.
When I'm making a song that's very Grimes, it just feels very insular and it feels weird to have someone else do something on it.
When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
The insular arrogance of the English character is a commonplace joke.
Sometimes Hollywood is a small town on the West Coast of America at the furthest point from everywhere else, and that can make it a little provincial and insular.
I live in a sort of insular world. It's mostly my family, my house, staying home and working.
If I'm not working, I have a habit of becoming rather insular.
When you live in America, it's kind of insular - the news coverage that you get - unless you're really smart about it and find more international news coverage.
They're very nationalistic the French - or they used to be. Very insular. Pretty arrogant.
'Et Tu, Babe' was born out of my absolute certainty that a writer's life was solitary and insular, and I was happy with that. I love reading and writing; it's my whole life.
It's a very insular political community up there. I think the court's part of that and they're protecting their own. There's no justice in Vermont today.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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