Top 25 Veneer Quotes

Here we have the best Veneer Quotes from famous authors such as Naomi Wolf, Ted Cassidy, Rutger Bregman, Lena Headey, James Cleverly. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

If you look at weak democracies, the oligarchies that h
If you look at weak democracies, the oligarchies that have taken undue control of them always seek to tamper with the vote. It is important for oligarchs to have elections to give their guy a veneer of legitimacy – and important for the vote always to turn out ‘their way.’

Only as a child is one truly innocent. When he grows, he must pull on one veneer after another.

There is certainly a longstanding idea within western culture that civilization is only a thin veneer. As soon as something happens, say a war or a natural disaster or an epidemic like we’re going through right now, the worst comes out in each of us.

There’s nothing more exciting for an actor than a chance to lose, to be someone who has lost – especially if it’s someone who starts off with a veneer of control. To be broken is wonderful.

Being hip, being popular, being cool, that’s really easy. Until you have to make tough decisions. And when you have to make tough decisions, that veneer of coolness comes off real quick.

People are sad. People are broke. People are worried about money, people are worried that they’re not enough and not amounting to anything and they don’t feel good about themselves. People have rough times, and everybody‘s pretending it’s not true, and we need to break that veneer.

I love the nooks and crannies of the American landscape; the back roads and back alleys, the places that are still untouched by the corporate gloss, the veneer of sameness that seems to be spreading across the country.

I like to show subjects inside a sealed veneer. There’s a sense that you can’t get in.

Steven Klein
I like extreme situations: people pushed out of their comfort zones; the civil veneer stripped off.

I really like raw connections, and so I’ve always had a harder time in politics because I feel there’s a lot of veneer around everything.

I think I’ve proven that I’m issue-oriented and I’m not apolitical. But I’m not a journalist and I don’t want to be one with that veneer exterior.

What I really wanted to do was take this character and go beneath the veneer of Lucifer. Underneath it all, there was a guy who was a hurt soul and rejected from his father. How that played upon his choices was kind of interesting, but also it’s going inside a shell of someone who doesn’t know what an emotion is.

The suburbs have this veneer of happiness, you know? This veneer of the ideal life. From afar, it’s all togetherwhite picket fence, nice house – but you peel away one little layer, and it all comes crumbling down.

Black Lives Matter is proving itself to seek only one end – and that is discord, alienation among Americans, rise in hate, and destruction of community bonds. The relative increase in justice afforded black Americans is of little concern, save as a convenient veneer for their anti-democratic mission.

I think there is this steely strength beneath this beautiful veneer that a lot of women possess. I can’t fathom or understand it.

I’m not tough, and I never have been. I suppose over the years I’ve built up kind of a veneer to protect myself because I have functioned on my own for a long, long time, and I have never had a lot of flunkies preceding me to clear the way.

Wearing a veneer of perfection never did me any good.

Success is a very fragile veneer. I get wary of people who embrace celebrity. It ruins people.

Douglas Kennedy
No one finds it interesting to look at the person who is perfect all the time. They have no flaws. Flaws are what open us up to another person to show that we are not having a veneer, a fake sort of exterior.

In 2007, Lindsay Lohan seemed to be on top of the world, a bona fide star who had her pick of acting gigs. But it wasn’t long before the veneer cracked, and Lindsay’s life began to shatter.

After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.

Lucifer likes to have fun, but we need to make sure that he’s also rooted in a proper journey. For the first few episodes after a pilot, you’re just trying to establish your world and the starting points for your characters. But I feel like, as the stakes went up, the ‘Lucifer’ veneer got less and less.

There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation – veneer isn’t worth anything.

The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!

Michael Flanders
As a teenager, Tiger was self-assured and mature, yet also warm and charming. But the warm outward veneer gradually changed. When he pulled off his ‘win for the ages‘ at the 1997 Masters, he already was sharing less of his softer, emotional side.