Sophistication Quotes

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

Leonardo da Vinci

Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed -- but never the husband).

James Thurber

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

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.

Rand Beers

Arguably the greatest technological triumph of the century has been the public-health system, which is sophisticated preventive and investigative medicine organized around mostly low- and medium-tech equipment; ... fully half of us are alive today because of the improvements.

Richard Rhodes

The tremendous sophistication and collaborative work that goes on in communities, which are under siege, they're desperately impoverished, and the backbone of all of that are the women of Africa.

Stephen Lewis

What we tried to do is take a quantum leap in sophistication and scope. It gives you a picture of the truly complex nature of what we are trying to do.

Timothy Adams

They brought a level of sophistication in equipment that we weren't able to do as volunteers. That has really enhanced the run over the past couple of years.

Jim Bradley

Nobody is quite so blase and sophisticated as a boy of nineteen who is just recovering from a baby grand passion.

Helen Rowland

For all his learning or sophistication, man still instinctively reaches towards that force beyond. Only arrogance can deny its existence, and the denial falters in the face of evidence on every hand. In every tuft of grass, in every bird, in every opening bud, there it is.

Hal Borland

We've never seen a virus of this type that has the capabilities, the sophistication and the potential to do such widespread damage so quickly across computer networks.

Peter Watkins

Regardless of the quality or sophistication of rivals, the 207 will be another successful car and it will be the top selling car in the segment.

Peter Schmidt

(Kids') level of sophistication is quite elevated.

Ray Radelia

These startup groups suggest an increasing sophistication in the immigration debate.

Mark Krikorian

It provides a means to obtaining a sophisticated, single view of a customer.

Bill Roth

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Updated On : March 20, 2013
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