Top 200 Mask Quotes

Here we have the best Mask Quotes from famous authors such as Rey Mysterio, Mark Hamill, Shweta Tripathi, MF Doom, Victoria Abril. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

When writing 'Behind the Mask,' I opened up on every le
When writing ‘Behind the Mask,’ I opened up on every level. Hopefully, even the more knowledgeable fans, who really know me, will be surprised when they read it.

I love the fact that, one time, my face was on the back of a cereal box – probably 3-CPO’s – and it was a mask where you cut out the eye holes and put a string through the side. It makes me feel like I’m 11 years old all over again.

When I take up a film or role, I don’t want to be fake; I don’t want to wear a mask. I want to be myself.

The ‘Doom‘ thing is to be able to come at things with a different point of view. I decided the mask would just add to the mystique of the character as well as make Doom stand out. I though it’d be an easy way for people to see and differentiate between characters, sorta like when an actor gains weight for a role.

You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.

Victoria Abril
I’m a very positive person, but this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that’s not real. It was like I was wearing a mask. I was becoming this perfectly chiselled sculpture, and that was bad. That took a long time to understand.

There’s a very old tradition of theater actors doing their own makeup. It’s like putting on your mask. There’s an element of storytelling involved in it – you put on your character when you put on your makeup. At least, that’s how I like to look at it.

Some days I’ll put on a face mask for 30 minutes, and then I’ll wash it off in the shower.

I’d never felt afraid of pollution before and never wore a mask no matter where. But when you carry a life in you, what she breathes, eats and drinks are all your responsibility; then you feel the fear.

Chai Jing
Funny is as funny does, and funny puts on a walrus mask and slowly gyrates in a mall food court. I laugh at absurdity hardest, then stories, then observations, then bearded men on roller skates.

Just like our bodies need rest, so does our hair. I put a hair mask on twice a month and walk around with it for a whole day.

When the mask comes down when the plane’s in turbulence, you’ve gotta put it on yourself first or you’re not going to be able to do much good, even for the kid screaming next to you.

One of the most beautiful objects I have ever seen was a Yupik wolf mask, made in Nunivak in around 1890.

Kane dons the mask because he is horribly disfigured, unstable, mentally insane and crazy, so I thought it would basically look like he had escaped from an institution. Then, I get the creative for the costume, and it looked like a superhero.

Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.

Choosing the right mask helps you… We went through many masks. It was very particular leather that as soon as you smudged it, you had to get a new one. We went through about 55 masks.

Addiction‘s some kind of disease? No, it’s not. It’s a mask for pain that usually comes from childhood and fatherlessness.

He’s so ugly he should have to wear an oxygen mask.

Mickey Rivers
‘Black bloc’ is a tactic that Antifa and other militant movements use where they adopt, essentially, a uniform of wearing black clothing, long sleeve, and mask and sunglasses completely.

Andy Ngo
I personally don’t feel like I’m really different with the mask on or not, but I don’t really like to take interviews or go talk to other people or in front of other people.

I want to enjoy not getting recognised while it lasts. But the mask is a symbol of unity. Anyone can be a Walker.

I mask every single day. I mask every morningsince I was 27 years old. I don’t care the brand: it can be from the drugstore or high end. I can be walking my dog in the mask scaring children and people off, but it’s my routine that I commit to every single day.

We discount the physical, when, in fact, much of life is physical. People’s personalities are partly formed by, or in response to, how they take up space; the physical mask has some relation, howsoever obscure, to the mental work happening underneath.

When you’ve got a mask on, you’re kind of invincible. It’s almost like nobody can see you, and you can do what you want to do without consequences.

My role as a chef is respecting the produce. Why should I change and mask the original flavors of the produce that I’m utilizing?

People think stars never have any problems or cares. That’s bull. Why would we show any more than one mask to the public. There’s a whole lotta things I’ve done that I don’t want to think about. But I bring it all right out when I need it for a role.

The prosthetics were interesting because the artist was so good that they could just put a Hitchcock mask on me, but you don’t want to do that. You’re an actor playing Hitchcock, so it’s about how much of that you’re going to do.

Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.

If I’m doing an olive oil tasting, I would do a very lean bread: an Italian style or pita bread. You want the flavor of the oil to shine; you don’t want the bread or anything else to mask it.

When blacks become humanly visible, when their true beliefs are known, their mask shatters and their symbiotic bond with whites is broken.

When I started out, I preferred to watch my films without music, as its presence tends to mask the underlying pace of the film. I felt I could feel the rhythm of the film better without music to influence me.

Paul Hirsch
If you live in Tishomingo County and there’s a statewide mask mandate you can’t help but say, ‘Well, that’s probably for those folks in Hancock County.’ If you put a statewide mandate, the folks in Hancock County are going to say, ‘That’s for the folks up in Tishomingo County, they can’t possibly be talking about me.’

The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.’

For ‘Blue Jasmine,’ I made a decision not to wear any make up in the last shot of the film, as I felt like she had such a mask on – I thought it would be a good idea to leave her with nothing and become completely transparent.

The Guy Fawkes mask has now become a common brand and a convenient placard to use in protest against tyranny – and I’m happy with people using it; it seems quite unique, an icon of popular culture being used this way.

Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty; it’s a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside.

The Manuka honey face mask is another favorite of mine that I actually do. I know there are these people that recommend crazy masks, and I’m like, ‘There is no way you’re putting that on your face!’ But I do put Manuka honey on my face. I take a teaspoon and warm it up.

I want to be the female Rey Mysterio. Whether it’s with a mask or not, I want to be him.

I use Auto-Tune but it’s not to mask anything. If you come to see me live, I can sing on the spot. Auto-tune is just for the recording. It keeps everything really precise.

If I don’t wear the mask, I’m not playing.

Jacques Plante
I have two curiosity cabinets at home filled with finds from jumble sales, markets and my travels. My favourite piece is a voodoo mask from just outside Cape Town.

You learn to rely on a few basic movements and use your voice to the greatest extent possible to convey your emotions. So there was a technical challenge there and a responsibility to create a character from behind the mask.

I always had to mask my emotions. I could never show that I missed my mom or my dad, especially when they moved to America. My grandparents were tough. I was not allowed to receive letters that had not been read before. Everything was controlled – everything!

I just have a lot of respect for Terry and his family. He played without a mask, and his life was tragically ended. And it just means a lot to me to be up there with him and the other greats that have played that long.

Ed Belfour
When considering real-world issues, particularly those that touch on science and technology, it is harder to speak in platitudes or rely purely on emotion or fear. Substance, or its lack, becomes harder to mimic or mask, which is why I wish we had a true televised presidential debate on these subjects.

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.

I have such freedom when I’m living through a mask, and by contrast, can feel very exposed when a camera is capturing my real face. Kind of like the difference between walking out your front door in a sweater and jeans or in a Speedo.

The leader of men in warfare can show himself to his followers only through a mask, a mask that he must make for himself, but a mask made in such form as will mark him to men of his time and place as the leader they want and need.

John Keegan
When my skin is irritated, I’ll use an aloe mask pack for its soothing effects.

I do sheet mask every day! They are so great when you are at home. My daughter thinks they are hilarious.

Being natural is incredibly empowering for women because it’s just who you are. You’re embracing all the beautiful things about you from your head to your toes. Because when you mask so much of your natural beauty, people don’t get to see that.

Oh, everybody wears a mask. We all put our best foot forward. We all try and make a statement, I’m not saying that’s bad.

I make sure I use, like, a hair mask, and I try not to spend too many days at a stretch with product in my hair, which is difficult ’cause then I have to wash it every alternate day – being an actor is not that easy, because everything you use has chemicals.

If you’ve got a mask around your face sometimes you can’t help it because you’re just touching parts of your face.

Theresa Tam
When I’m writing, I try to have the mask of my character on as I’m walking through the world.

Stewart O’Nan
Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters.

I always wear a mask if I’m going to the shops.

My mother was a trained nurse, and she’d tell me that patients would fight as they were administered anaesthetic, grappling to get the gas mask off their face.

This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart of the British Fabian Socialist, who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind a mask which he calls National Planning.

Well, when I was a kid, if my father was witnessing something that he thought was particularly outrageous or he was looking at some sort of a question that he thought lacked proper definition, he would say, Well, at least Jesse James had the honor to wear a mask.

Public displays of puritanical religiosity mask the private perversions of the real Washington behind closed doors.

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.

I get really puffy eyes, so I’m all about a good puffy-eye mask.

I find if you can look in the mirror and see something other than the face you see every day, it can free you up in terms of who you play. Wearing a mask can free you up.

I actually have a little routine I do before every shoot. I put a face mask on before bed and make sure I go to sleep early. Then, I get up early and make myself breakfast and get in a workout.

When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it.

I think now that I’m in the autumn of my life, and I’m getting a chance of having an overview and looking at the shape of how things happen, when things happen, why things happen, I think it was fitting that I spent most of my early career doing mask work, because I just don’t think I was that comfortable in my own skin.

I love getting facials. I’ve even started doing microdermabrasion to keep all the makeup and dirt out of my pores. And when I’m traveling, I’ll always grab a moisturizing face mask.

You try, as an actor, to wear a mask; you’re serving a story.

I can’t perform without the mask or be seen without it on stage, or else it’ll distract from the whole persona.

If I’m on a flight for more than 14 hours, I will do this Fresh face mask on the plane. I don’t care how silly it looks; it saves my skin from drying out.

I use egg whites and an olive oil-based hair mask that deep-conditions the hair and adds incredible shine.

I would have loved to have been in The Stand. I would also loved to have been in The Mask.

I had a Spider-man costume when I was about three, and I lost the mask. So I went to the underwear drawer and put a pair of red pants on my head. My dad came home and just laughed, and I ran into my room and burst into tears.

Emun Elliott
Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.

As a player I have to be ultra-careful, especially in supermarkets. How often does somebody pick up something, realize they don’t want it and put it back for someone else to touch. So yes, I put my mask and gloves on to be safe because you don’t want to get ill, do you?

I know how to do music, no matter how weird I look on stage with the face paint, mask, and hospital scrubs.

When it comes to Shad, this is the man I at one point really considered marrying. He is the one I decided to say yes to, but once the mask came off, I realized I had made a bad choice.

So, I created these creatures called The Frightened Ones which in the film you see do have mask like kind of heads and they run beneath the ground to hide. Which is what in fact we did during the war.

Gerald Scarfe
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.

In Mexico, luchadores, the wrestlers, are the only Mexican superheroes. And to keep the mystery behind the mask is really important.

Some years ago, I landed in Mumbai with no eyebrows, no eyelashes, or hair. I wore a mask over my nose and yet people came up to me and asked, ‘aren’t you Mumtaz?’

A lot of the work I did with WWE had very strong comic book ties that were more than just a wink at the audience. There was a period of time when I had a clear protective face mask and a hood over my head that correlated with Doctor Doom.

I love making a body scrub with ground-up coffee and coconut oil. It’s really good for circulation, and it smells delicious. I also do a DIY Greek-yogurt-and-honey mask that softens your skin and helps reduce puffy eyes.

Batman and the Flash have a whole lot in common behind the mask. They’ve both experienced loss, know forensic science, and are both a bit introverted. In ‘Flashpoint,’ Thomas Wayne thinks Barry is crazy, but Barry thinks Thomas is crazy. It’ll be really fun seeing those two trying to figure things out.

It’s a terrible thing to be alone – yes it is – it is – but don’t lower your mask until you have another mask prepared beneath – as terrible as you like – but a mask.

Katherine Mansfield
It’s in literature that true life can be found. It’s under the mask of fiction that you can tell the truth.

I can’t close my left eye properly. I have to sleep with a little eye mask and my mouth still goes to the side when I talk, although people don’t really notice.

When the two have crossed paths in public, McCain hasn’t even tried to mask his ill will toward Obama.

If I want to do something like the Batman mask, I just do it. I was like this all the time; I think nobody can change me.

All artists draw from their lives, except they mask it and camouflage it… which is the smarter way to do it.

All the children had to wear a gas mask in case of a gas attack by the Germans. They tried to make the masks like Mickey Mouse faces so the children would like them. But I didn’t. They had big ears on them.

Gerald Scarfe
I literally wear a mask. When I take it off, I’m a father. I’m a husband. I like to come home, and I like to spend time with family, and I like to travel, and I like to have a good time. And I like to be a kid every now and giggle and play with my kids.

The talk shows I’ve done are all radio for exactly this reason: I don’t want to wear a rubber mask.

If you choose to be Frankenstein with Botox and plastic surgery, you’ve bought your own private mask.

Frances Conroy
Who knows what true loneliness is – not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.

I know what to expect now with the mask and the social distancing and no crowds. But honestly, I feel like this is something I can never get used to, because this is completely not normal, and I obviously want it to be back to normal how it used to be.

All of us have ways in which we mask and cover our pain.

I’m like the female version of George Clooney in ‘Up in the Air.’ I have to have an eye mask, and Amore Pacific has this cream face mask that’s moisturizing. Moisture is so important in the stuffy, dry air on a plane.

Negative thinking is subtle and deceptive. It wears many faces and hides behind the mask of excuses. It is important to strip away the mask and discover the real, root emotion.

Of course, I wrestled in Windsor for Scott D’Amore’s promotion way back in my very early days. That was at the very, very beginning, when I was working under a mask as La Felina.

Love often wears a mask in order to test loyalty.

Minna Antrim
Hardboiled crime fiction came of age in ‘Black Mask’ magazine during the Twenties and Thirties. Writers like Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler learnt their craft and developed a distinct literary style and attitude toward the modern world.

Sometimes people pretend to be someone else and act in a different way, everyone carries an invisible mask.

On social media, you have a mask on where you are smiling, but you’re crying inside. And that was me.

One of the best decisions we made on the ‘Arrowpilot was to have the Deathstroke mask. Within 30 seconds, you knew you were watching a DC comics show.

Andrew Kreisberg
There are pictures of me in a Dos Caras mask when I was 3 years old.

If ‘Drag Racegets an Emmy nomination, I will put on a red glittery face mask over my mouth and I will lip-sync to an Ariana Grande song.

I always have Chanel lip salve with me, a sheet mask for the plane, and extra moisturizer. I like to use iS Clinical Moisturizer, luxe eye mask, and drink water.

Throw a little glitter on a dead flower and it’ll mask the decay.

We now open our mail with gloves and mask, though I can’t imagine why anyone would target a literary agency!

Richard Curtis
The freedom to connect to the world anywhere at anytime brings with it the threat of unscrupulous predators and criminals who mask their activities with the anonymity the Internet provides to its users.

When you wear a mask and create a character, nothing will pigeonhole you faster.

The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid puts on the mask and it is his POV, I was hooked.

David Arquette
I wouldn’t say one is easier or more difficult, but when you’re inside a costume and a mask, you have to endure heat – and, often, difficulty seeing. The vision is not very good in a mask. And you have to cope with that, as well as trying to think about this character.

In South Africa, we’ve been watching these movies all our lives – ‘Batman,’ ‘Superman,’ ‘Captain America’ – and every time the mask comes off it’s a white man.

At night, I try to sheet mask. I’m one of those people who does it on the plane.

I met Drake. That was crazy. Chief Keef, that was another crazy one. Obviously, people like Ski Mask The Slump God, that’s my boy.

The Kid Laroi
I have issues about swimming in the Med unless I’ve got a mask on.

‘Imposter Syndrome‘ is the feeling of wearing a mask and playing a role that one does not feel at home in. It is when you feel like you or your work is a fluke and that you’re a dwarf amongst giants. Many of us have this, especially when we’re in some sort of creative industry.

It’s nice because working in England I’m know for working in television and theater when you get a chance to come out, it is quite fun to be out from behind the mask. You need to let people know who you are.

Jeremy Bulloch
Cyber bullies can hide behind a mask of anonymity online, and do not need direct physical access to their victims to do unimaginable harm.

Anna Maria Chavez
That’s really what drew me into wrestling. To see my own uncle put on the mask every Friday to go into the ring, and me putting on his masks to play wrestle with him. It was a whole different world when it came down to sports.

I like to bring some hydrating face oils and de-puffing eye patches in case I get puffy on the flight. I also always am sure to travel with my own silk eye mask; it’s so necessary when trying to sleep on flights.

The normal storyline of a horror film or a slasher film is the young, beautiful college folks go camping and get systematically killed by the person in a mask. So that’s how it normally is.

Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.

Honestly, I never needed a mask to go onstage. It was me who was there, and it was always what I felt, based on what I had learned at home, in my religion, and from society. I clung to that: ‘This is me, it has to be me.’ And if I had an encounter with someone of the same sex, I looked away.

If I’m not working and getting my makeup done, that’s my chance to do a hair mask and a face mask and my plucking and waxing and all of that.

KISS is Las Vegas entertainment. A musician doesn’t need the mask.

Even when I was a young kid, I always told my uncle that, when I became a wrestler, I wanted to be Rey Mysterio, Jr. and I wanted to wear the mask. I always pictured myself wearing a mask. I dreamed about it for so long. I wanted to be one of those luchadores who wore the mask, the cape, and the fancy outfits.

We looked at Ian Curtis from the band Joy Division. He was a very ultra cool, non-expressive character. Cutler is confident, but people sometimes mask their insecurities with confidence.

Andrew Gower
I was given a mask of myself by Frances Barber when we opened ‘Julius Caesar.’ I looked much younger and prettier. Wearing it was certainly cheaper than Botox.

I love Weleda Skin Food and Avene’s Moisture Mask, especially if I’ve been travelling. Weleda also makes great deodorants and body oils – my mum introduced me to them long ago.

Anna Ewers
Neutrality is generally used as a mask to hide unusual bitterness. Sometimes it hides what it is – nothing. It always stands for hollowness of head or bitterness of heart, sometimes for both.

Perfume always makes me feel put together after a long day of travelling. And I need my phone charger and a great moisturiser with SPF in my bag. A great pair of sneakers, a great face mask, and drinking a lot of water – those are my essentials for staying hydrated and refreshed.

The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building.

Benito Mussolini
Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.

Although I know it’s unfair I reveal myself one mask at a time.

Stephen Dunn
As a performer, you get your ‘thing.’ You’re the deadpan comedian, or the mad one, or the sexy one, and then you rely on that and mine that seam for years and years and you kind of forget who you were. There’s this mask that you hold up between you and the audience that means they never get to see who you really are.

A lot of actors work too much. There comes a point where it’s hard to mask your basic personality. It’s a bit like a relationship. If you’re always there, they can’t desire you.

Because the mask is your face, the face is a mask, so I’m thinking of the face as a mask because of the way I see faces is coming from an African vision of the mask which is the thing that we carry around with us, it is our presentation, it’s our front, it’s our face.

I wish I were a character actor. Of course, if I played hockey without a mask, I could become one.

Michael Vartan
To suggest things may be going on in our brains that we aren’t fully conscious of, that we unknowingly make classist, sexist and racist presumptions… Well, there just aren’t many comfortable ways to take that. And in the face of discomfort comes the mask of defence.

I make a honey, egg white, and lemon face mask. It helps to reduce the appearance of sun spots and pimples; plus, it’s so nutritious and natural, what could be better!

If health and medical experts told me I should wear a mask while I was briefing, I would do it.

People claim to be progressive by celebrating curvy bodies – but the standards for those hourglass shapes are equally rigid. They mask that with body positivity – but what about unconventionally attractive bodies?

The idea of the mask in any scenario has always fascinated me. Not only does it protect identity, it also allows one to hide.

Peter Sellers was a solitary character, always preferring to hide behind a mask, and consequently, you never really got to know the real Sellers.

Solemnity in politicians is not only tiresome but may even mask those twin sins – self-righteousness and intolerance – for the opinions of others. If I couldn’t laugh, I couldn’t live, especially in politics.

Ralph Bellamy
The Democrats have concocted this whole phony ‘war on women’ narrative simply to mask their dreadful record on the economy and jobs.

I really love Neutrogena’s acne mask. It’s cleared up my skin on a bunch of occasions.

Acting is about giving yourself away, like the U2 song ‘With or Without You.’ You just don’t stay behind a character and make people laugh or cry. At some point you have to take off that mask, and when you do, you’re a human being, not just an actor. After all, I’m Catherine the person first. You share that.

Catherine Hicks
Not longer loved or fostered by religion, beauty is lifted from its face as a mask, and its absence exposes features on that face which threaten to become incomprehensible to man.

Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.

Who was Amanda Knox? Was she a fresh-faced honor student from Seattle who met anyone’s definition of an all-American girl – attractive, athletic, smart, hard-working, adventuresome, in love with languages and travel? Or was her pretty face a mask, a duplicitous cover for a depraved soul?

There is a deep question whether the possible meanings that emerge from an effort to explain the experience of art may not mask the real meanings of a work of art.

Jerome Bruner
Aggregate statistics can sometimes mask important information.

Mr. Giuliani’s liabilities as a G.O.P. candidate were obvious. There was his well-documented history of cultural liberalism – on abortion, gay rights, immigration and gun control – which he tried, unsuccessfully, to mask. And then there was his style – bland, uninspiring, even soporific.

A woman who hides behind a mask of makeup is still going to have to take it off at some point… and deal with reality.

Most painting in the European tradition was painting the mask. Modern art rejected all that. Our subject matter was the person behind the mask.

Robert Motherwell
I had to get used to wearing a mask and wearing a prosthetic and performing with those things while singing and expressing myself through stylized movement, while keeping it as human as possible so the audience could be closer to the horror of the Phantom.

I know it will be the thing that’ll be my epitaph: They won‘t say anything about my movies, I’ll be this guy in a rubber mask.

Nick Castle
It’s almost like putting on a mask protects you from people’s judgments and lets you completely flow freely, like, with all your aggression and our animosity against anything.

There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.

Jane Jacobs
The mask is a pain thing. It’s clammy, and your body is moving all over, and you’re locked into this thing, and you can’t get out.

I don’t travel without a sleep mask or Post Its!

I don’t like a heavy mask of make-up day or night – mascara and a bit of bronzer.

The internet creates a mask and you are talking to people who you don’t necessarily know.

I’m an actor, in particular, that likes to have a mask or something that can help me distance myself from the character. Like the moustache or an accent.

I have a very ‘theatre’ face. I have what they call a wide mask. I probably would have been a big film star in the ’20s with the silent films where they used a lot of key lighting, and make-up carved out your face.

Faith Prince
I went to drama school, where you learn to clown around a bit. You’re walking around in leotards every day for three years, and you’re taught clowning and mask work.

Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend.

I find it very satisfying to write because you can purge many things and vent what you feel under the mask of fiction.

If your oxygen mask drops down, it’s time to take a breather!

I request everyone to mask up, sanitize and be careful not just for yourself, but for those around you, too.

Man’s great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to.

Tatcha Face Moisture Mask and a facial by Nicola Joss, who literally massages your face from inside your mouth! Insane, right?

I would love to go to space, take a view of the Earth, see the stars without the mask or the atmosphere. I think that would be an absolutely amazing experience.

Sunil Nagaraj
My career actually started in the second grade as class clown. That’s no joke. I was always making people laugh, and it was really to mask a learning disability… When it came time for me to read out loud, I would crack jokes or create a diversion.

My philosophy at the moment is that I’m great – and so is everybody else. You have to fit your own oxygen mask. That’s really my philosophy now: our band is the best band in the world. And so are all the other bands.

I feel super happy when I put on a sheet mask after washing my face.

So the mask was just really easy, I’ve got to be honest. And it was great actually because it really allowed you to get into the character a little bit more maybe than without it, if that makes sense.

Julian McMahon
I love a mask. It’s why I’ve got a thing about good writing. When you’re acting, you’re going into someone else’s work. You’re behind his words; it’s not you.

Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.

If it’s an international flight, I always like to wear a sheet mask.

I found ‘The Face Of Another’ by Kobo Abe disappointing despite the excellent, gothic premise: a man who’s terrible facial scarring leads him to create a perfect mask.

A mask of gold hides all deformities.

Thomas Dekker
I’m really lucky because I can sleep on planes. I wear an eye mask, I have a book, and I sit down and pass out pretty easily. I know that not everyone can. I think I’m good at it because I travel so much, and for me, being on planes is like a sacred time. It’s the only time to zone out and meditate.

My hair is naturally straight, and I maintain its texture. My weekly indulgence is an egg-white and olive oil hair mask that deep-conditions and adds incredible shine.

Let’s stop hiding behind a pseudo-respect of cultures, in a sickening relativism that’s only a mask for our cowardice, our cynicism, and our powerlessness. I, born Muslim, Moroccan, and French, I will say it to you: Sharia makes me vomit.

Sometimes, when I’m just watching TV at home, I cut some aloe vera leaves and use the inside gel part as a mask. It’s incredible how much comes out of every cut – you can just do a little slice. I buy the leaves at health food stores. You can get single whole leaves, and they kind of last you forever.

History is laden with belligerent leaders using humanitarian rhetoric to mask geopolitical aims. History also shows how often ill-informed moralism has led to foreign entanglements that do more harm than good.

I have a really intense night routine. I use Rodan + Fields – and I love their anti-aging line. I use the face mask, retinol, moisturizer… the whole nine yards. I also rely on a really gentle cleanser and keep an eye gel around at all times.

I went to Julliard and we did a lot of mask work there, and I remember thinking in class, ‘When am I ever going to use this?’

Benjamin Walker
Superman is the hardest character to draw. There are a couple of things that make him difficult. He’s got a very simple costume and doesn’t have the long cape like Batman. He’s not a character that is necessarily always in shadow, and he doesn’t have a mask.

The best word to describe my father? Thoughtful. There was a tender quality to Dad that his sense of fun could sometimes mask. But, above all, he was sensitive and looked out for those he loved.

Be willing to shed parts of your previous life. For example, in our 20s, we wear a mask; we pretend we know more than we do. We must be willing, as we get older, to shed cocktail party phoniness and admit, ‘I am who I am.’

‘Mask’ wasn’t the version that I wanted when it was originally released. It made money, but it would have made a lot more money. My version was a lot less depressingtragic, but a lot less depressing.

If you see someone on a plane with an eye mask, sleeping, that’s probably me, because that’s pretty much where I live.

Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face.