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There's nothing wrong with being shallow as long as you're insightful about it.
Every comedian is furious. Age makes me angry. I'm unhappy at not being able to open packages anymore. I'm angry that libraries have gone. I hate children on planes. I'm very shallow, so they tend to be little things. To be honest, I think I was probably angry the day I was born, you know, about diapers or something.
Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.
Only the shallow know themselves.
I'm a very simple person. I'm very shallow. Shallow, simple, easily pleased: that's me.
I don't want people in China to have deep pockets but shallow minds.
It is shallow people who think beauty is frivolous or excessive. If you are bringing beauty and god, you are enriching the country. Rice feeds the body, books feed the mind, beauty feeds the soul. It is one thing I can really be proud of and stand tall in the world.
Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.
I'm not happy all the time, and I wouldn't want to be because that would make me a shallow person. But I do try to find the good in everybody.
To an honest judge, the alleged marriage between religion and science is a shallow, empty, spin-doctored sham.
I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need.
As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.
Profitability is a shallow goal if it doesn't have a real purpose, and the purpose has to be share the profits with others.
Americans have decided to be stupid and shallow since 1980.
There is too much disagreement for disagreement's sake. In a time of persistent challenges that still call into question our most sacred aspirations as a country, we cannot afford shallow callous divisiveness in our public debate.
We are shallow because we are 'mayabang,' ego driven, and do not have the humility to understand that we are only human, much too human to mistake knowledge for wisdom.
F. Sionil Jose
If I spent all my time criticising myself, I wouldn't be able to function. There are actors who theorise till the cows come home. I haven't the patience for them. It's maybe shallow, but that's why I'll never be part of the acting set.
We are all regionalists in our origins, however 'universal' our themes and characters, and without our cherished hometowns and childhood landscapes to nourish us, we would be like plants set in shallow soil. Our souls must take root - almost literally.
Joyce Carol Oates
My mother taught me something at a young age - she said 'you are the company you keep'. To define yourself by some label or some level of resources - that's pretty shallow.
It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel.
It's such a nice change to get to play a wretched, shallow, mergers-and-acquisitions woman. My true colors come out.
I'm just shocked at how blatantly shallow people are sometimes.
A particularly fine head on a man usually means that he is stupid; particularly deep philosophers are usually shallow thinkers; in literature, talents not much above the average are usually regarded by their contemporaries as geniuses.
In 1976, Jimmy Carter - peanut farmer; carried his own suitcase, imagine that - somewhat tapped America's durable but shallow reservoir of populism. By 1980, ordinariness in high office had lost its allure.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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