Quotes: insincerity

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  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
    C. Wright Mills
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    Kindness and friendliness become aspects of personalized service or of public relations of big firms, rationalized to further the sale of something. With anonymous insincerity, the Successful Person thus makes an instrument of his own appearance and personality.
    Source: White Collar :The American Middle Classes (1951)
  • Vicki Baum
    Vicki Baum
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    Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
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