Top 40 Disingenuous Quotes

We have collected the best Disingenuous Quotes by famous authors including Richard Ayoade, Rodney Crowell, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Baiju Bhatt, Mary H.K. Choi and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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I find performing very difficult. It’s difficult to be a good actor. I get very nervous, even though it sounds disingenuous, because you could legitimately go, ‘Well, why do it?’

Richard Ayoade
I cannot say I’m a poet. That’s for someone when they take in consideration where they can bestow ‘poet’ on. I can’t do it. But I would be disingenuous if I didn’t say that my intention is poetry.

Rodney Crowell
It’s disingenuous to… pretend the sources of our money don’t impact the policy we write – you just can’t serve two masters.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
In a world where distrust of Wall Street has never been higher, we’re holding ourselves to a different standard. We also know that if we don’t stay really genuine to that, it’s very easy for this to sound incredibly disingenuous.

Baiju Bhatt
Yes, Justin Bieber is a contrivance. Yes, Justin Bieber’s lyrics are insipid – worse still, disingenuous. Yes, his tattoos stink. Yes, he’s lousy at skateboarding. But what does any of this actually matter? In case you missed it, Bieber won.

Mary H.K. Choi
It would be disingenuous of me to blanket-ly love everything a woman has produced simply to make a statement that we’re all in this together. No. We’re in Hollywood trying to be competitive, and get numbers, have our eyes on the Nielsens and things like that.

Mindy Kaling
We cannot equate white nationalist violence with what my colleagues on the right stated is ‘left-wing extremist violence.’ Equating a righteous movement for justice with hateful and racist white nationalism is outright ignorant and disingenuous on your part.

Cori Bush
The Congo is very wealthy from oil money but is not paying its debts and at the same time is applying for special status at the World Bank. That’s shocking and disingenuous.

Paul Singer
I come from very common stock, and I’ve always been uncomfortable with pretension and all the forms it can take, including disingenuous broadcasting.

Tom Bodett
Well, I think that I have a complicated relationship with whiteness because oftentimes, I pass as white, and I recognize that. I would be disingenuous to pretend that I don’t pass as white.

Rostam Batmanglij
I wholeheartedly agree that many media ‘standards’ can feel disingenuous or, in fact, be a cover for less-than-honest behavior.

Ryan Holiday
If you’re a comedian, it’s a bit of a choice whether or not you want to be funny when you’re not performing because it might feel disingenuous. In the same way, I don’t show people magic tricks in social situations any more.

Derren Brown
At the risk of appearing disingenuous, I don’t really think of myself as ‘writing humor.’ I’m simply reporting on the world I observe, which is frequently hilarious.

Richard Russo
I think there’s something very disingenuous about literally all people who say that they don’t care about anyone’s approval.

Faith Salie
I’ve always felt like there are certain politicians that wear their religion on their sleeve in a way that you almost feel is disingenuous. I think that your faith has to be first personal. I struggle with those people that preach something and go back behind closed doors and live differently.

Nikki Haley
And I think we as a people need to stop being disingenuous about what the Constitution provides for. It does not provide for this all-encompassing power that we’ve seen exercised over the last several decades. It’s what’s gotten us into this bankrupt position.

Joe Miller
On my wedding day. I didn’t want a natural, blushing-bride look – I had a full-on hairdo and red lips. I thought it would be disingenuous to do the whole virginal look, so even though I had the white dress, I had pink net underneath.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor
To dissociate politicians from capitalists is slightly disingenuous, to put it mildly. U.S. lawmakers are competitive and auction themselves to the highest bidder via the lobby system.

Tariq Ali
I don’t want to be polite. I don’t think campaigning is polite. That’s a disingenuous effort.

Carl Paladino
It’s difficult to find a genuine weakness that makes you appear competent. For instance, telling your interviewer that your weakness is working so hard that you have trouble prioritizing your family life is a little too cliche and comes across as disingenuous.

Travis Bradberry
It would be a lie to say that people are coming to adoption with joy at all times. Hope, perhaps, but it would be disingenuous to say that every part coming to an adoption isn’t seriously grieving.

Jennifer Gilmore
I really believe that when you’re playing a character that everything is contained in the script. If I’m pulling from things from my own life, then I think I’m being disingenuous to the character and the story.

Walton Goggins
I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.

Lisa Bonet
As many have noted, Donald Trump’s presidency is an insurgency. Mr. Trump himself is the quintessential insurgent, doing battle with a disingenuous and entrenched establishment.

Shelby Steele
I am aware it’s easy and may be fashionable to pose with a slum child, and the irony of getting the media along means that it can come across as disingenuous. But you take these things on board, and you hope you mean it whenever you get stuck into something.

Erin O’Connor
While it is clear that we need to make some adjustments to protect Social Security for the long term, it is disingenuous to say that the trust fund is facing a crisis.

Carl Levin
Anti-frackers are disingenuous. They bow to the religion of environmentalism.

Harold Hamm
I want to gesture toward a poetry of ourselves and others under the conditions of twenty-first-century absolutism, making us dimensional in a time when the human concrete is continually erased by state and religious violence and by disingenuous jargon serving state power.

Adrienne Rich
It would be disingenuous to say I don’t have some sensitivity to the seamy side of issues.

John F. Kennedy Jr.
The league has been good to all of us in terms of what we get out of all these TV contracts and everything, so it would be a little disingenuous to complain too much. But if I had my way, we’d take a five-day break at Christmas. I mean it.

Stan Van Gundy
Their argument is that most shows are losers, which is true, but it’s also disingenuous to say, ‘We are not going to take the risk unless it is totally covered by the few successful shows that are out there.’

Dick Wolf
It’d be disingenuous to say I don’t like attention – I’m an actor for God’s sake – and it’s flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time.

Paul Giamatti
If you’re on TV regularly, doing a thing regularly, whether you’re Anthony Anderson on ‘Black-ish’ or Don Lemon, an hour a night, you have to turn into, ‘What’s the delivery system through which I can deliver information?’ I don’t mean they are being fake or that they are doing something that’s disingenuous.

W. Kamau Bell
Throughout my football career, I’ve always been somebody who’s been very aware, and I know when the camera is on me, and I know how to be polished. I can see how that might come off as disingenuous.

Colton Underwood
I loathe people who are disingenuous or inauthentic.

Robert Rinder
I don’t want to sound disingenuous here – controversy is obviously good for business, especially if your business is satire. And it does amplify the discussion – in my view, a good thing.

Garry Trudeau
It seems disingenuous to ask a writer why she, or he, is writing about a violent subject when the world and history are filled with violence.

Joyce Carol Oates
I think it’s disingenuous to believe that being born into a privileged world means you feel like you are having an easy time.

Laura Wade
I think it’s disingenuous for people to talk in their living rooms about government collapsing, the possibility of total anarchy, but when someone says it in public, it’s so terrifying they have to persecute that person.

Augustus Sol Invictus
When men get together, they moan about their wives. The commentary provided on marriage between groups of men is typically one from a viewpoint that assumes marriage to be life’s greatest, most unfun mistake. Not only is it often as disingenuous as Joe Biden’s hairline, but it’s incredibly harmful.

Steven Crowder