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Dragon fruit is very subtle, very delicate. So you want to be careful not to kill it with things that have very strong flavor.
Jose Andres Puerta
I was the most subtle person in the world.
A lot of my music is slow and subtle. The subtly is what I enjoy about making music.
We began to see the renovation of our offices as a subtle part of the Nixon war against the press.
I've been trying to make this argument that digital comics and print comics are both art, but there are subtle differences.
Using the word 'bossy' for girls can be quite harmful. What is that saying - that being focused, being assertive, being the boss has a negative attribute? And I have heard that term associated more with women than with men. 'He's so bossy' - you don't hear that. It's a very subtle thing.
Bryce Dallas Howard
There are other writers who try for subtle and minimalists effects, but I don't travel in that tribe.
William Trevor is an author I admire; his stories are subtle and powerful, and beautifully written.
Race was thick in the O.J. Simpson case from the very beginning, but it wasn't evident. And I think the O.J. Simpson case revealed that there is subtle race, and there is sophisticated race, and there's evident and observable race.
Michael Eric Dyson
We didn't care if we were well-liked as long as the movies were good. We served the movie - that was our master at Miramax. In our second incarnation, the movie is still the master but we're getting the same results in more subtle ways.
I can't imagine Japanese food without dashi, a broth made with kelp and dried bonito flakes. It has the aroma of the sea, tinged with a subtle smokiness, and adds a very important, distinct flavor.
However, some of my work is very subtle, and one should expect very subtle reactions to it.
I do believe babies are born potty-trained. They're born knowing and are able to give subtle signals that become very prominent if you reinforce them.
The iambic pentameter owes its pre-eminence in English poetry to its genius for variation. Good blank verse does not sound like a series of identically measured lines. It sounds like a series of subtle variations on the same theme.
I always find it easier to portray myself as being unlikeable and idiotic; to actually play a character that is likeable and engages the audience is far more difficult. It's a more subtle kind of challenge.
I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind to wander when I needed to be focused. It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
I have been aware since my youth that I am a Hebrew through my mother, and that is something that has played a subtle but important role in my development.
I feel, in a way, on a record, you can be more subtle. In the live setting, everything gets amplified. The dynamics are more extreme in concert.
From the subtle to the extreme, our culture and our values are under unrelenting attack from the media.
Cervantes is the most important Spanish writer. But he is not the most representative of the Spanish. His irony, his sense of humor - they are too subtle to seem Spanish.
Antonio Munoz Molina
My mother wanted me to be a writer. But she was a child of the Depression and never understood that she wasn't poor. So, you know, the idea of not having a job, it would creep through. But she tried very hard to be subtle about it.
The way brainwashing works is subtle and takes a long time.
Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle; there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down.
I think one thing that helped the sound change, it's a real subtle thing; it's just one switch on my bass, it has three positions, and I usually boost the mid-range frequency, I lowered the frequency that I boost, and that goes out to the sound system, too.
I suppose 'My Hollywood' is only as politically meaningful as it is deeply inside the least powerful of its characters. I wanted it to reveal scenes of subtle exploitation, odd instances of accidental power and challenges to decency specific to its time, but also impulses of generosity that transcend our particular era's messes.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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