Quotes: sophistication

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  • Bill Budge
    Bill Budge
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    Everything is getting bigger. The way to go now is to program in a little more sophistication.
  • Hal Borland
    Hal Borland
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    For all his learning or sophistication, man still instinctively reaches towards that force beyond. Only arrogance can deny its existence, and the denial falters in the face of evidence on every hand. In every tuft of grass, in every bird, in every opening bud, there it is.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    Hip is the sophistication of the wise primitive in a giant jungle.
  • Christopher Hampton
    Christopher Hampton
    British playwright 1946-
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    I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence.
  • Bill Ackman
    Bill Ackman
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    If you think of the typical Herbalife distributor and their level of sophistication, to this day I still don't understand the marketing plan - true story.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    It takes that je ne sais quoi which we call sophistication for a woman to be magnificent in a drawing-room when her faculties have departed but she herself has not yet gone home.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
    James Thurber
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    Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
  • Carlo Ratti
    Carlo Ratti
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    The first autonomous cars date back to the late 20th century. But recent increases in sophistication and reductions in cost - reflected, for example, in cheap LIDAR systems, which can 'see' a street in 3D in a way similar to that of the human eye - are now bringing autonomous cars closer to the market.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
  • Don Herold
    Don Herold
    American humorist, writer, illustrator, and cartoonist 1889-1966
    Don Herold
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    There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe.
  • Bill Conti
    Bill Conti
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    There's a higher place that I have no illusions about reaching. There's a sophistication and aesthetic about composers who only write only for the music's sake.
  • Bryan Fuller
    Bryan Fuller
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    With land-roaming animals, I've just read so much about the sophistication of their emotional lives and their intelligence and the way they process information that betrays a greater intelligence.
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