Quotes: caricature

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  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
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    Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
    George Meredith
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    Caricature is rough truth.
  • Friedrich Schlegel
    Friedrich Schlegel
    German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
    Friedrich Schlegel
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    Every uneducated person is a caricature of himself.
  • Bill Plympton
    Bill Plympton
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    For me, the perfect film has no dialogue at all. It's purely a visual, emotional, visceral kind of experience. And I think one can create wonderful depth and meaning and communication without using words. I started out as an illustrator and a cartoonist and caricature artist, so for me the visual is primary.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
    Thomas B. Macaulay
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    The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
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    The more Lil' Kim distorted her natural beauty to become a cartoonlike caricature of whiteness, the larger her success. - From (2003) Rock My Soul
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
    Bernard Berenson
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    You can parody and make fun of almost anything, but that does not turn the universe into a caricature.
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