quote by Robert Longo

An artist should know art history. Shock value only lasts so long.

— Robert Longo

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Shock value quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p

Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

That's what you strive for - you strive to take your move to the next level.

It's about shock value, always shock value, but keeping it flavor and stylized and making it yours.

In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film.

Shock value quote Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.

Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.

It's funny how something so normal and mundane that you see every day-your body-can be controversial. The shock value is intense. It's like carrying an art piece around with you all the time.

To cite my own alma mater, it's shocking to me that Yale University can teach what it teaches at the Yale School of Environmental Studies and utterly fail to mirror those values in any way in its investment practices.

When art becomes merely shock value, our sense of humanity is slowly degraded.

Shock value quote Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get mor

Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.

The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.

We have a slate of four films. From Karen Young - the USA bestselling author - we have Blood Bayou. Again, we're relying on the story to tell itself and the characters tell it and not (relying on) shock value. It's a suspenseful drama...The best way I can describe it is Pelican Brief meets Time to Kill.

My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with the lust for pure shock value.

Shock value quote Never waste your feelings on people who don't value them.

Never waste your feelings on people who don't value them.

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Developing protectionism regarding trade and our reluctance to place fiscal policy on a more sustainable path are threatening what may well be our most valued policy asset: the increased flexibility of our economy, which has fostered our extraordinary resilience to shocks.

People are very surprised to hear me say that a lot of my values are Christian values. I think that's part of my shock. I just don't like the way that Christianity combined with the influence of television has bred a nation of weakness. (Christian television do get the facts wrong sometimes and the image they portray turns most people off.)

Young kids should be doing music that has shock value. They'll grow out of it.

Shock value quote Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become wh

Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

I stand by everything I said. I absolutely can defend my material, and I take issue with people who say, "It's just shock value. It's not even funny." I disagree. There's different ways to be funny and to be a comedian.

I don't like the phrase shock value. Surprise is essential in comedy, and if people are shocked by what I consider merely surprising, then that's their shock. But there is no joke without surprise.

I've been on shows that go for shock value

Shock value quote Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate

Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.

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I just started to see the world as it really is and it completely shocked me and changed my opinion on everything.. on life and my values and certainly my own sense of self.

I'm not easily offended. I have a pretty high tolerance for raunchiness or shock value, so I'm the wrong person to use as a gauge.

This perpetual round of constrained civilities to persons quite indifferent to us, is the most provoking and tiresome thing in theworld, but it is unavoidable in a country town, where everybody is known.... 'Tis a most shocking and unworthy way of spending our precious irrecoverable time, to those who know not its value.

Shock value quote Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than pers

Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain.

I don't try to be completely calculating in everything I say and do, but there's no way I'm going to talk. There's no reason to. And that's why I'm such a boring interview, because I don't go for the shock value, or smartass answers.

The often cruel behavior of Christians toward unbelievers and even toward dissenters among themselves is shocking evidence of the function of that image in relation to values and behavior.

Women don't want to exchange places with men.

Male chauvinists, science-fiction writers and comedians may favor that idea for its shock value, but psychologists say it is a fantasy based on ruling-class ego and guilt.

Shock value quote Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory

You don't do things for shock value anymore, because that's not even the language of today. At least, that's not what interests me. If I do it, it's because I want to see things in another way, not necessarily because I want to shock anybody.

Americans give you the violence, Europeans give you the sex.

I think people have been saying that since the 70s. And I think it's kind of pathetic that Americans are still stuck - on the shock value of violence, when sex is such a natural thing for everybody.

I'm a big fan of shock value humour and I find myself being most comfortable when I make other people uncomfortable. Is that sick of me? I really like it.

Shock value quote Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until becomes a memory.

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until becomes a memory.

ISIS is a terrorist entity whose barbarities have been condemned by all those who value our common humanity. In the current political climate, when hate crimes are rising and political rhetoric is increasingly divisive, this is all the more shocking.

I hated Shallow Grave, that movie made me angry.

And I hated Happiness. I generally hate movies that use extreme violence or gratuitous shock value in place of having a heart. For example: movies that combine extremely sadistic violence with humor I find offensive.

Personally making a film solely for the shock value serves no purpose to me.

Shock value quote Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

You don't need shock value things to make a movie successful.

I use the [vulgar] words because apparently these words do not corrupt morally.

I'm from the street in New York, hung around in a tough neighborhood. It was common to curse, you make your point. It's a very effective language. I try not to overdo it. It's never to shock. I know where it fits, it's never to shock. There's no shock value left in words.

Such techniques, including meta-discursive stuff, self-reference, irony, black humor, cynicism, grotesquerie and shock, it would be safe to say that television or televisual values rule the culture. Television is successfully using a lot of those same techniques but using them for a very different agenda, which is to sort of create an ethos and please people and to sell products to consumers.

Shock value quote Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.

Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.

Nothing is more hackneyed than the liberal dogma that shock value confers automatic importance on an artwork.

I've always been really dark, and drawn to darker humor.

Nothing has been forced, and I don't say anything for shock value.

claims about what's 'natural' have long been used to reinforce traditional gender roles and values. ... Even the notion that women should have children at all is based on the idea that a woman's inherent and most important role is that of mother. Shockingly, men's 'innate' roles are a lot more fun than the ones bestowed on women.

When I was three, my dad thought it would be hilarious to teach me swear words, then have me say them to his friends. They would laugh and laugh. I realize now the laugh was pure shock value, but it felt really good, and I've been chasing it ever since.

Obscenities are too often used for shock value, as a kind of shorthand for real expression of emotion. You've got to scale down your monstrosities. A scream is not a discovery.

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