subtlety quotes

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.Isaac Asimov

The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.Francis Bacon

Naturally, women are drawn to a man who understands the subtlety of emotions, and they know I'm a passionate man. But the reason I try to keep myself in shape is so I can sing better, not to look good.Andrea Bocelli

There was a subtlety about Peggy Lee. It was powerful. There was a valuable use of space. Everything was not cluttered. Her voice was out front and was the key instrument.Rita Coolidge

Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.Daniel Craig

Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.Oliver Cromwell

Pantomime is a big thing in the cultural calendar of my country, you know. So subtlety's not my forte.Alan Cumming

It's not a country of articulate people, sophisticated people. There's too little subtlety. Men and women don't enjoy each other very much in Australia. I don't find very many men sexy in Australia. Of course, I'm married and out of it, but still.Judy Davis

I love the subtlety and tonal range of the acoustic guitar.Dan Fogelberg

Because I write very simply, but inside the simplicity, there's a lot of subtlety. That's what I'm proud of.Ben Folds

French is, in many ways, more difficult for an English-speaking person to sing. It is so full of complex and trying vowels. It requires the utmost subtlety.Alma Gluck

I like songs with a lot of heart and feeling and subtlety.Norah Jones

As with real reading, the ability to comprehend subtlety and complexity comes only with time and a lot of experience. If you don't adequately acquire those skills, moving out into the real world of real people can actually become quite scary.Jeffrey Kluger

My idol was Jack Benny and he was the master of subtlety and timing.Don Knotts

I appreciate subtlety. I have never enjoyed a kiss in front of the camera. There's nothing to it except not getting your lipstick smeared.Hedy Lamarr

I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there'd be more subtlety.John McEnroe

To pull off successful attacks in debates, you have to execute with nuance and subtlety. It has to be artful.Mark McKinnon

Menswear is about subtlety. It's about good style and good taste.Alexander McQueen

When playing big festivals, I tend to play big, over the top techno tracks, like hands in the air songs that make sense being played in front of 30,000 people. I steer away from subtlety in the interests of big bombastic dance music.Moby

In movies, there are some things the French do that Americans are increasingly incapable of doing. One is honoring the complexities of youth. It's a quiet, difficult undertaking, requiring subtlety in a filmmaker and perception and patience from us.Wesley Morris