Quotations on Disguise

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We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate that our slowness in keeping up with our North American neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: American, Beginning, Disguise, May)

With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And that's definitely changed.
- Judy Chicago
(Keywords: Women, Work, Disguise, Impulses)

I am at war... with the principal personage of traditional philosophy, that abstract subject who masquerades as everyone and anyone, but is really a male subject in disguise.
- Pam Gems
(Keywords: War, Disguise, Philosophy)

The president's poking fun at himself over what goes down. I thought it was a good-natured performance. It made him look good. But he certainly doesn't disguise the record on weapons of mass destruction. And you feel like saying to people, Just get over it.
- Brit Hume
(Keywords: Thought, People, Performance, Destruction, Disguise, Fun, President, Saying, Weapons)

The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.
- Erica Jong
(Keywords: History, Cats, Disguise, Famous)

There are people hell-bent on the idea that we're a Christian band in disguise, and that we have some secret message. We have no spiritual affiliation with this music. It's simply about life experience.
- Amy Lee
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Music, People, Idea, Christian, Disguise, Hell, Spiritual)

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes.
- James Russell Lowell
(Keywords: Love, Disguise, Eyes, Man)

There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism.
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Keywords: Patriotism, Disguise, Popularity)

We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
- Blaise Pascal
(Keywords: Contradiction, Disguise, Falsehood)

Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
- Bertrand Russell
(Keywords: Happiness, People, Contempt, Disguise, Hatred, Race)

The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Beauty, Disguise, Lovers)

And that's just what I'm saying. I would never want to be like certain people, who change the way they dress, go out in disguise, wear a big floppy hat and dark shades. I would hate that.
- Todd Solondz
(Keywords: Change, People, Disguise, Dress, Hate, Saying, Want)

Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
- Bishop Robert South
(Keywords: Art, Appearance, Disguise, Mirth, Spirit, World)

Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
(Keywords: Thoughts, Disguise, Man, Speech)

As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
- Gore Vidal
(Keywords: Time, People, Disguise, Language, Vote, Will, Words)

It is only in the case of the Priestly Code that opinions differ widely; for it tries hard to imitate the costume of the Mosaic period, and, with whatever success, to disguise its own.
- Julius Wellhausen
(Keywords: Success, Disguise, Opinions)

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