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Total Quotes : 48
Big Industry

I was never a big networker, but I was a spin doctor, all those shock shows, that's how I got my first backers. But fashion's a scary industry to be in, especially if you've not grown up with it.

- Alexander McQueen

Trauma Cause

No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.

- Alfred Adler

Country Lives

The tragedy of September 11th was so sudden, so enormous, and so horrendous, both in terms of lives lost and global consequences, that this country and the world went into immediate and prolonged shock.

- Allen Klein

Change Stress

Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.

- Alvin Toffler

Trying Image

We're not trying to shock people with our image.

- Andy Biersack

Men Astounding

So many killings of black men in my lifetime. The physical shock is astounding.

- Alice Walker

Always Visit

A first visit to a madhouse is always a shock.

- Anna Freud

Think Always

I rarely get recognised. It's always a shock when someone notices me. I always think they must be confusing me with someone else.

- Anna Kendrick

Learning Ms

Just learning that you have MS is such a devastating shock.

- Annette Funicello

Next Minute

'Graceland' getting canceled was definitely a shock and disappointing for all of us. One minute it's this. The next minute it's that.

- Annie Ilonzeh

Want Upset

I don't just want to upset people and shock people by saying something really outrageous.

- Chris Lilley

Everyone Having

My biggest fear was public speaking, and then having everyone know who I was, it was definitely weird at first. When I first won, it was definitely a culture shock, it was something I wasn't quite ready for.

- Chris Moneymaker

Been Shows

I've been on shows that go for shock value.

- Daphne Zuniga

Know Going

I didn't know I was going to live for 50 years. It has come as a shock.

- David Bailey

Right Least

Invite characters of surprising and moral character, or at least those who grapple with what is right or those who make decisions that shock.

- David Bergen

People Like

I like to shock people.

- Jo Brand

Going Over

I am not well educated or bright enough to be politically clued in, but I hope in the film that I'm going to shock a few people, win a lot of people over.

- John Lone

Difficult Days

It's so difficult to shock America these days.

- Judd Apatow

Look Subjective

To look at ourselves from afar, to make the subjective suddenly objective: this gives us a psychic shock.

- Julian Barnes

Elderly Some

Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.

- Bertrand Russell

Ship Newspaper

When I was 15, I came downstairs one morning, picked up mother's newspaper and, oh, what a shock! The Titanic had gone. The 'unsinkable' ship - but it had gone down so simple.

- Henry Allingham

Lose Soon

Satire of satire tends to be self-canceling, and deliberate shock tactics soon lose their ability to shock, especially when they're too deliberate.

- Herb Caen

Cool Good Way

It's cool to be different and just be who you are and shock people in a good way.

- Brendon Urie

Black Nigeria

When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock, growing up in Australia and suddenly being the only white man in this unit full of black men.

- Bruce Beresford

Always Get

It's always a shock to me when I get recognized.

- Bryan Callen

Woke Psychological

One morning I woke up and was plunged into psychological shock. I had forgotten I was free.

- Jack Henry Abbott

Entertain Functions

It's one of the functions of the theater to shock and titillate and appall, apart from entertain and delight.

- Jacki Weaver

Yellow Green

If you take blue paint and yellow paint and you mix them, you get green paint. But if you take blue light and yellow light and mix them, you get white light. This is a shock to most people.

- James Turrell

Reason Contact

When reason and unreason come into contact, an electrical shock occurs. This is called polemics.

- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Accepted Became

My gayness became quietly accepted and, shock of all shocks, life went on.

- Lance Loud

Forgive Horror

When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.

- Lewis B. Smedes

Used Screen

My plan is to shock people with what I can do, because I've got a few sides to me that I've never used on screen.

- Lucy Lawless

Emotion Convey

Statistics do not convey emotion. They shock us for a minute or two, and then we click again.

- Madeleine M. Kunin

Been Might

It might shock you, but I haven't been to that many fashion shows, and I'd never done a commissioned piece for a fashion house.

- Mike D

My Life Felt

When I got on stage, I felt this bolt of electricity hit me, and it was this shock of, 'This is exactly what I'm supposed to do with my life.'

- Rachel Platten

Set Also

I don't set out to offend or shock, but I also don't do anything to avoid it.

- Sarah Silverman

Painting Worth

A painting that doesn't shock isn't worth painting.

- Marcel Duchamp

Big University

I did not enjoy Cambridge. But I shouldn't blame Cambridge alone. I wasn't ready for university or for the wrench of leaving home. It was a big cultural shock.

- Naomie Harris

Some Napoleon

Some friends said they weren't surprised to find out Napoleon and I were related, but it came as quite a shock to me.

- Tom Conti

Kind New

It's kind of a shock to your skin, changing climates. It's new water, and new air quality.

- Shay Mitchell

Me Nothing

Nothing can shock me.

- Sheri Moon Zombie

Shark Pool

If you are in the job for glamour, you're in for the shock of your life. The media is a huge shark pool.

- Trisha Goddard

Want Am

I am not interested in shock tactics. I just want to make beautiful clothes.

- Oscar de la Renta

Politics Deliver

When I got into politics, it was a shock. People promise all sorts of things and then never deliver.

- Matt Gonzalez

Own Pathology

The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right.

- Robert Farrar Capon

Always Which

Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.

- P. G. Wodehouse

Affect Receiver

Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.

- Walter Benjamin

Stuck Looked

I looked at my shoulder and saw a javelin stuck in it. I was in shock.

- Roman Sebrle