Quotations on Sophistication

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The amount of sophistication varies according to the quality of the medium, and to the state of the same medium at different times; it must be attributed in the best cases physiologically to the medium, intellectually to the control.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Keywords: Quality, Control, Sophistication, State)

I don't understand why Europeans and South Americans can take more sophistication. Why is it that Americans need to hear their happiness major and their tragedy minor, and as jazzy as they can handle is a seventh chord? Are they not experiencing complex emotions?
- Joni Mitchell
(Keywords: Happiness, Americans, Emotions, Sophistication, Tragedy)

The spirit's foe in man has not been simplicity, but sophistication.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Man, Simplicity, Sophistication, Spirit)

I don't think there has been any increase in sophistication in the audience. When people are aware of a concept that's easy to understand, and there's an actor who will attract them to the theater and it's a movie that's funny three-quarters of the time, it will be successful.
- David Zucker
(Keywords: Funny, Time, People, Successful, Actor, Sophistication, Theater, Will)









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